"Thanx for 'fitting us in' to your full house. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We'll be back! And next time I'll reserve in advance. Great show guys!" - MZ

 

"Thank you so much! We had an awesome time not only during the show but during the intermission too - with complimentary champagne and a wonderful magician who entertained us with some mind boggling card tricks! I can't wait for the next one — feeling entertained." - JP

 

Maione © 2015

Sunday, June 24 - 7PM
The FFFF'd-up Magic Show

FFFF - Fechter's Finger Flicking Frolics
Since 1971 a small group of the best close-up magicians in the world have convened in a hotel in upstate New York to share magic secrets and sleight of hand techniques and drink beer and eat donuts through the wee hours. The annual gathering is by invitation only and continues to feature the best performers, creators, and lecturers in the world. This show is all FFFF'd up, that is all of the stage performers in the line-up have performed at the 4F, been awarded recognition by the group and been invited back.

David Schwartz
An Award-winning magician David Schwartz uses a combination of mind-reading, expert sleight-of-hand, and easygoing humor to entertain and delight his audiences leaving them laughing and amazed.

Some of those who have experienced David's magic first hand include Jon Stewart, Kelly Ripa, Dick Cavett, Yoko Ono, and baseball legend Yogi Berra. Also he's entertained top executives at Ford Motor Company, Credit Suisse, Yelp and the New York Yankees. When not performing at private parties and corporate events David can be seen Off-Broadway as a featured performer at Monday Night Magic, New York's longest-running magic show.

Mark Zacharia
Mark Zacharia is a magician, mind-reader, and hypnotist with more than 25 years' experience entertaining in the corporate and private sectors. His one-man shows have been featured in theaters throughout the United States. He has performed for baseball great Bobby Thomson and even given a command performance for the New York State Senate.

New Jersey Monthly magazine calls him a "total bogglement" (February 2016). He can get the best reactions from audiences, whether commanding the attention of a boardroom full of executives, a living room filled with adults, a college filled with students, a theatre full of families or a house filled with guests. A magician's magician, Mark is often brought into magic conventions to teach other magicians and has authored several publications for magicians.

Jim Vines
On his way to South Korea to compete at FISM, the Olympics of magic, award-winning close-up artist Jim Vines returns to the Parlor to reprise the seven-minute close-up act that has won him numerous awards and taken him around the world. This show may be the only opportunity you'll have to see a FISM level close-up routine the way it is meant to be seen, close up.

Mike Maione
The evening will be hosted by producer and emcee Mike Maione. Maione is Long Island's silliest magician and best known for family-friendly entertainment. He is one of the founders of the Parlor of Mystery and frequently produces and performs at many Parlor of Mystery shows where his magic has a decidedly more grown-up flavor. Maione also lectures and has produced magic props and routines used by performers around the world.

T.J. Tana
Not yet a 4F'r, TJ Tana is one of the founders of the Parlor of Mystery. TJ just finished a tour with the widely popular "Masters Of Illusion" show and has performed in notable venues such as Harrahs Casino in Atlantic City, the NYCB Theatre at Westbury and Monday Night Magic. Get ready to enjoy TJ's close-up magic during intermission.

Sunday, July 22 - 7PM

Harrison Greenbaum
Comedian and magician Harrison Greenbaum is one of the most in-demand talents in New York, performing in more than 600 shows a year. One of Comedy Central's "Comics to Watch," Harrison has also received awards and honors for his comedy. Harrison was featured on NBC's Last Comic Standing, TV's Gotham Comedy Live and National Geographic Channel's Brain Games. He has appeared on MTV, SPIKE TV, the Discovery Channel, and the Science Channel and television programs in Europe and Asia.

Steve Friedberg
Steve Friedberg is a card man who has twice headlined at Hollywood's world-famous Magic Castle and has performed at London's Magic Circle. He's also a regular attendee at the invitation-only 4F convention, a yearly gathering held outside of Buffalo for 200 of the world's best close-up magicians.

Magic by Amore
James Lazzarini (Amore) has over 20 years of professional experience. He has performed in China, Bermuda, Canada, Puerto Rico, and across the United States and worked for some of America's largest companies including Deloitte & Touche, UPS, Burger King, Phillip Morris, WABC-TV, and Nabisco to name just a few. He has also performed for celebrities including Harry Blackstone Jr., Muhammad Ali, Jay Black & The Americans, Mookie Wilson, Boomer Esiason, The New York Islanders, Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mayor Giuliani and The Royal Family of Brunei. James will be thrilling people in the lobby doing interactive close-up magic and mentalism.

Sunday, August 26 - 7PM

Steve Rodman
Long Island's favorite comedy magician, Steve Rodman, returns to the Parlor by popular demand. Steve has performed magic all across the U.S., including Atlantic City, and Las Vegas and thrilled audiences around the world including Hong Kong, Canada, the Caribbean, Bermuda, Cuba, and Japan. Steve takes a new slant on the classics and has a classy take on what's new with bewitching magic with hilarious comedy.

Greg Milstein
Greg Milstein is the Executive Director of the National Circus Project. He has conducted programs in over 2,000 schools, camps, libraries and community centers throughout America, and has personally taught circus skills to over one million students. Greg represented the USA at the Circus Ring of Friendship, the former Soviet Union's international circus festival. Greg also performed on the main stage at Red Square as part of the 850th Anniversary Celebration of Moscow; in 2004 he appeared at the Gorky Park Theatre of Celebrated Artists as part of the 5th Moscow Circus Festival's "Planet of Clowns." The US State Department commended Gregg several times for his work.

Jeff Miller
Jeff is one of Long Island's best-known performers and has inspired many young magicians with his overwhelming enthusiasm fun routines and funny patter. He is a regular at the Parlor of Mystery and has thrilled our audiences many times performing close-up magic during intermission but, Jeff lost a bet, and for this show, he has to emcee.

Sunday, September 23 - 7PM

Bob Yorburg
Bob Yorburg, aka Professor Phineas Feelgood, is a magician, author, artist, woodcarver and restorer of all things cool. His interest in turn of the 19th-century amusement arts combined with his varied talents and unusual props are incorporated into a show that is unforgettable, interactive and downright fun.

RJ Lewis
R.J. began his career as a street-performer doing magic in Times Square in New York City, where he was seen and hired for the Broadway musical 'BARNUM.'   He went on to appear at the White House in 1982 for President Reagan.   He became part of "ROGER MINAMI'S HEATWAVE " show and made appearances at every casino in Atlantic City.  He consulted magic for the Broadway show "THE HIGH ROLLERS" and was cast in "BUSKER ALLEY" starring Tommy Tune. R.J. played the lead in two award-winning short films:  "BEYOND BELIEF" and "DOWN IN FLAMES."  He has recently completed two years with Princess Cruises as the Magic Maker in the hit show "MAGIC TO DO."

Sunday, October 28 - 7PM

The Halloween Special
We're already planning to communicate with the dearly departed and pleased to announce that Todd Landman 'The Academic Magician' is coming from England to help with the discussions.

Todd Landman
Dr Todd Landman is a professional magician and mystery entertainer based in the United Kingdom. As the world's first and foremost Academic Magician, Dr Landman is a member of the prestigious Magic Circle (AIMC with Silver Star), Founder of Psycrets: The British Society of Mystery Entertainers, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), and Visiting Professor of Performance Magic. Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Dr Landman is now a well-travelled polymath who has performed all over the world and combines his academic pursuits with performing close-up, parlour, and stage magic that baffles, entertains and educates all at the same time.
 
'I'm still trying to work Todd out.  I'd really like to think he is actually a magician.  In the 16th century he'd either have been very famous, or burnt at the stake.' Guest from a St Valentine's Event hosted by the High Sheriff of Essex, Layer Marney Tower, February 2015

'Todd is unlike any other performer on this planet. He is a sophisticated deceiver and at the same time a charming and delightful entertainer.'
Barrie Richardson, Celebrated mentalist and author of Theatre of the Mind

Please note performers subject to change without notice.