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P.T. Murphy Magic Theatre, Galena

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Theater · Concert / Show
"Galena's #1 Show!"

Enjoy an evening of mystery hosted by critically acclaimed magician P.T. Murphy. The setting for this evening of illusion is P.T. Murphy's private 24-seat theatre located at 204 Hill St., just 39 steps West of Hill and Main St. in the heart of historic downtown Galena, IL. Built in the 1840's 204 Hill St. is the perfect location to experience the mysteries of an ancient art up close and right before your very eyes!

P.T. Murphy believes in magic. It's his job. He will entertain, mystify and inspire you to believe! P.T. is known for his personable style, mischievous sense of humor and sophisticated sleight of hand that the Chicago Reader called "An evening that shows magic to its best advantage, up close and personal!" He is the co-creator of Chicago's long running hit show The Magic Cabaret which the Travel Channel hailed as "One of America's Best Magic Shows!" .

Please Note: The theater is very intimate. Seating is limited. Advance purchase is recommended.

Recommended for Ages 13 and up.

Run Time: 65 minutes. No intermission.
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  • He was very interactive and personable. Show had some impressive tricks. A great way to spend an hour in Galena!  more »
  • What a blast! We all thoroughly enjoyed the show! Very interactive, fun and funny! The magic was incredible! I’d see it again in a heartbeat!!  more »
  • Absolutely AWESOME show!!! The day we went it was pouring down rain and Mr. Murphy greeted every single person outside while pouring out. If y'all have kids, they'll love this!!! He includes the children quite often and for my blind brother to be entertained..well that says it all!!! Hope y'all enjoy the show as much as we all did!!!
  • This was the best magic show ever! Its a small intimate theater of only 24 seats. The magician, P.T.Murphy is a true showman in every sense of the word. He made all of us feel like we were all friends by the end of the show. The tricks were intriguing and mysterious, no gimmicks here! I was thoroughly entertained for the whole hour. A must see if you are visiting Galena. I had no idea this place was here and I would totally go again. A great show for all ages!

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