Step back in time and experience a mind bending evening where the craft of whiskey distilling collides with awe-inspiring magic. Magic: Distilled at Great Jones Distilling Co. is New York’s most unique magic performance. Enter Manhattan’s first whiskey distillery since Prohibition and sip on craft cocktails while NYC’s top magicians, led by illusionist Jeanette Andrews, perform table side and parlor magic before your eyes!
Join us for this elevated experience composed of rarely seen magic inspired by performances in the Prohibition Era. At each show, you’ll be met with three magicians, all with a unique and distinctive style, presenting close-up magic and parlor magic – a magic form rarely seen in modern times.
Tickets to Magic: Distilled include your reservation in our Art Deco lounge, a complimentary whiskey tasting, the performance and two drinks from our select menu of cocktails, wine and beer.
The event has two reservation options: 7:00-8:30pm and 9:00-10:30pm. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by clicking the link below. Walk-ins will be accepted if space is available.
Please note that your reservation is for 90 minutes and the room will be cleared after each seating.
Reserve a table at our New American restaurant, The Grid, before or after your reservation and receive 20% off your dinner bill!
*Valid only on the night of your reservation.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Jeanette Andrews is hailed as one of the most innovative illusionists in the world today and has staged hundreds of sold-out and standing-room-only performances for Fortune 500 companies, theaters and universities including Infiniti, Kraft, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Lyric Opera & Chicago Ideas Week. She has presented commissioned and site-specific works for The Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt, the International Museum of Surgical Science, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Andrews presented her first magic performance at age four, was paid to do her first magic show at age six, began running her business that day and has never had another job since, and is now internationally recognized as a pioneer in her field. Andrews uses sensory anomalies, art and scientific anecdotes to create luxurious experiences that bridge everyday life to a special, heightened world. She loves creating experiences for audiences to engage with the impossible in fun, insightful, generous ways.
Andrews is an Affiliate of Harvard’s metaLAB and prior artist in residence for High Concept Labs and The Institute for Art and Olfaction. Illusion is Ms. Andrews’ life’s work and her performances have been praised by the Chicago Tribune, PBS and the New York Times.
Matthew Holtzclaw is a featured performer at the New York City shows Speakeasy Magick and the Slipper Room and has been seen on the CW show Penn & Teller Fool Us!
David Corsaro has been a professional magician and mentalist for over 25 years and was recently featured on the hit TV show “Penn & Teller Fool Us” (where he successfully fooled the famous duo.) He performed 31 shows earlier this year at the world famous “Magic Castle” in Los Angeles. He also is a featured entertainer in 4 different off-Broadway magic shows in NYC including “Monday Night Magic”, “Speakeasy Magick” and “Magic in a Bottle.”
He has performed his amazing feats of magic for Fortune 500 companies (Toyota, BMW, Wrigley’s, Panasonic, Nestle, and Viacom) as well as top music acts (“Chicago”, “Earth Wind and Fire” and “The Milwaukees”). David also donates his talent for a variety of charitable organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Wounded Warriors, JDRF and Lions International. David’s personal brand of magic has been described as an enthusiastic blend of magic and comedy that will have you laughing while riveted to his every move.