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Festival of Magic - Full Ride

$395.00 ($200.00 minimum deposit)

HELD IN CHICAGO at the Rhapsody Theater, May 31-June 2, 2024!
McBride's Magic &Mystery School 2024 FESTIVAL OF MAGIC

May 31 through June 2, 2024, McBride's Magic & Mystery School will gather in Chicago for THREE DAYS with the Senior Faculty of the School, plus Special Guests.

During three immersive sessions, Friday night through Sunday afternoon, you will experience TWO major shows and participate in workshops, lectures, and private parties at the magnificent  RHAPSODY THEATER in Chicago. Above all, you will spend quality time in small groups learning from the world's finest magic teachers.

Seating is limited, so REGISTER HERE NOW for a full weekend of ILLUSION, MINDREADING, and FUN!

During McBride's Magic & Mystery School 2024 FESTIVAL OF MAGIC you will experience - close-up and personal - magic performances, lectures, and teaching sessions, along with party and magic jam sessions with the Senior Faculty of the School.

Along the way, you will see these TWO full-evening shows:

David Williamson starring in Ridiculous! - Superstar comic sleight-of-hand performer; recipient of a Performing Fellowship from the Academy of Magical Arts.

JEFF MCBRIDE & the Mystery School All-Stars Show - Guinness Book of World Record holder who fooled Penn & Teller.

McBride's Magic & Mystery School 2024 FESTIVAL OF MAGIC in CHICAGO

The 2024 Festival of Magic (May 31-June 2, Friday-Sunday)

(Subject to Change)

The Rhapsody Theater, 1328 W. Morse Ave., Chicago, IL 60626

Friday, May 31:

6:00-6:30 p.m.:  Check-In and Meet the Faculty

6:30-7:15:  Getting Started

7:30:  Attend Ridiculous! Starring David Williamson

9:00-9:30:  Post-show Conversation with David

9:30-10:30:  Magic Jam and After-party  

Saturday, June 1:

9:15-9:45:  Arrival and Magic Secret Teaching

9:45-10:30:  Larry Hass Keynote:  “Empowering Your Magical Vision”

10:30-11:15:  Small-Group Learning #1

11:15-11:30:  Quality Time and Sharing Magic

11:30-12:15:   Ross Johnson Keynote:  “Mind-Melting Mentalism”

12:15-1:45:  Lunch Break

1:45-2:00:  Magic Secret Teaching

2:00-3:00:  David Williamson: Special Guest Lecture

3:00-3:15:  Quality Time and Sharing Magic

3:15-3:30:  Special Session

3:30-4:15:  Small Group Learning #2

4:15-5:00:  Sharing Magic

5:00-7:00:  Dinner break

7:30pm:  The Festival of Magic All-Star Show!

9:15-10:30 p.m.:  Eugene Burger 85th Birthday Party and Celebration

Sunday, June 2:

10:00-10:30 a.m.:  Arrival and Magic Secret Teaching

10:30-11:15:  Ricardo Rosenkranz Keynote: “The Mystery of the Orange Tree Revealed and Decoded”  

11:15-12:00:  Small Group Learning #3

12:00-1:15:  Lunch

1:15-4:00:  Jeff McBride Keynote:  “My Houdini Séance Exposed!: Tricks & Techniques of the Spirit Mediums”

4:00-5:00:  Photos, Wrap-Up Party, and Magic Jam

2024 Festival of Magic FULL-RIDE VIP PASS: $395.00
**TWO premium show tickets
**All post-show special events
**FIVE FULL Magic Lectures
**Small-Group Trick-Teaching Sessions with the Faculty
(The regular cost would be over $500.00)

Note: A Saturday-Only Pass is also available for $250.00; a Sunday-Only Pass is available for $175.00

DOUBLE THE MAGIC & MYSTERY: also attend the SOLO SHOW BOOT CAMP, May 29-May 31 held at the Rhapsody Theater. (People registering for BOTH the Solo Show Boot Camp and the 2024 Festival of Magic will be treated to a PRIVATE PERFORMANCE of the Rhapsody Theater's Secret Seance on Thursday night, May 30.)