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Magic Chicago

The Company

Benjamin Barnes

Star and Producer

Benjamin Barnes is a Chicago native and a leader on its burgeoning magic scene.  A student of the legendary Eugene Burger, Benjamin spent the last decade under the tutelage of this modern master.  Although he is best know for his performances before corporate audiences, Benjamin has also appeared at some of the most prestigious showplaces in the United States including the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA.

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Jeanette Andrews


Since performing her first magic show, Jeanette Andrews has now amazed thousands live and countless others through television including features on ABC-TV, WGN-TV, and It’s Magic, a cable TV show highlighting Chicagoland magicians. She has performed twice in Las Vegas as a featured performer at the international Women in Magic Conference. Jeanette continues to study the art of magic in depth, including its history, as well as performance art, psychology and philosophy and their relationship to magic.

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Bill Cook


Bill Cook is a six-time award winning magician of the World Magic Seminar, held annually in Las Vegas. He is a rising star in the local and national magic scene.  His awards and accolades include Second in the World for both his close-up and stage competition pieces, and he was awarded the Lance Burton Award Of Excellence three times.  Locally, in 2009, Bill was the first ever combined Champion and Peoples Choice Award recipient at the Chicago Magic Competition, held at Navy Pier.

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Craig Murphy

Stage Manager

For the past seven years Craig Murphy as been a student of the McBride Magic and Mystery School.  He has performed both stage and close-up magic across the United States, Europe, Jamaica and The Virgin Islands.  Craig is a full-time artist in magic, music and painting.  With 25 years of experience in the art of tattooing, his work has taken him around the world garnering him universal accolades as a gifted tattoo artist.

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