The House Theatre of Chicago has announced the extension of the first play to ever grace its stage, the magic-filled crowd favorite Death & Harry Houdini, written and directed by The House Theatre of Chicago Artistic Director Nathan Allen and starring Company Member and professional magician Dennis Watkins as Harry Houdini. Filled with stunning magic, poignant dialogue and original music, Death & Harry Houdini presents the story of history's most famous magician and his life-long war against Death. The production's extension runs through August 21 at the Chopin Theatre's Upstairs Theater, 1543 W. Division St. The performance schedule, beginning July 1, is Wednesdays - Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 4 and 8 p.m Tickets range from $45 - 59. $15 same-day tickets for students and industry professionals are available for all dates, seats permitting. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.thehousetheatre.com or call773.769.3832.
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