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Magic After Hours

  • Theater, Circuses & magic
  • Tannen's Magic, Midtown West
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Recommended
Magic After Hours
Photograph: Courtesy Noah LevineMagic After Hours
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Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

Once a week, after closing time, 10 people convene at the city’s oldest magic shop, Tannen’s, for a cozy evening of prestidigitation by the young and engaging Noah Levine. The shelves are crammed with quirky devices; there's a file cabinet behind the counter, a mock elephant in the corner and bins of individual trick instructions in plastic covers, like comic books or sheet music. The charm of Levine's show is in how well it fits the environment of this magic-geek chamber of secrets. As he maneuvers cards, eggs, cups and balls with aplomb, he talks shop, larding his patter with tributes to routines like the Stencel Aces and the Vernon Boat Trick—heirlooms of his trade that he gently polishes and displays for our amazement.

Adam Feldman
Written by
Adam Feldman

Details

Address:
Tannen's Magic
45 W 34th St, Suite 608
New York
10001
Cross street:
between Fifth and Sixth Aves
Contact:
800-838-3006
Price:
$75

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