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“Best Value in Chicago” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Supernatural Chicago

Supernatural Chicago
Ranked #46 of 179 Concerts & Shows in Chicago
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Owner description: Now in its ninth straight year! Experience true stories of Chicago's paranormal past -- including ghosts, curses, and ESP -- brought to life through audience-involving demonstrations of the magical and the psychic. This interactive and creepily funny one-man show is hosted by Neil Tobin, Necromancer every Friday night in one of the city's most haunted locations, Castle nightclub. Educational and unforgettable fun! Group rates and private seatings are available.
Richmond Hill, Canada
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Best Value in Chicago”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

Really fun interactive show. Great way to spend a Friday evening. The host was very good. The magic was a little basic, but the overall experience was very enjoyable. Good stories. Great audience participation. At $25 per person including 2 free drinks, it was definitely great value for the money.

Visited August 2013
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Necr0mancer, Owner at Supernatural Chicago, responded to this review, 10 September 2013
Thanks so much, Rowan F.! It was a pleasure meeting you at the show, and an honor having you include Supernatural Chicago in your visit.
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LisaAlvarado1956
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The spell that never fails”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

I was bowled over at Supernatural Chicago. I am a 'magic geek' and have seen effescts large and small, some done with elan, and some just done. Neil Tobin is a stellar representative of the ancient and arcane arts. The show and Neil are engaging, thought-provoking, laced with bon mots and 'whaadyaknows' about Chicago and Excalibur history. It is easy to be seduced by the way Neil creates a otherwordly environment, and the legerdemain is seamless. Bravo, bravo and I need to go again. - Lisa A

Visited August 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Disapointed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013

Saw this in 2012. My friend and I were excited to see this; we were looking for a fun, probably a little cheesy, show. Plus majority of reviews were positive and the fact you got free drinks was a bonus. Unfortunately we were very disappointed, even with the two free drinks in us. The magic was a little weak and the stories were not very scary or funny. Sorry, but I'd say pass on this show.

Visited August 2012
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Necr0mancer, Owner at Supernatural Chicago, responded to this review, 8 August 2013
A lot can change in a year. Live performances evolve over time, so maybe the show we're doing this week would connect with you better than the performance you saw last year. At any rate, I'm sorry you didn't enjoy the show as much as others have. Wishing you the best.
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Personal, magical ghost tour of Chicago!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2013

Neil Tobin is disarmingly laid-back & personable, putting his audience at ease to laugh with him and just have a great time with this Chicago lore. He will also blow your mind with his magic. You might not notice his magic, because he seamlessly makes you believe you are inside the ghost stories and that the ghosts are doing it all. I don't know about ghosts, but honestly, I have no idea how any mortal person could do what I witnessed! See the show & decide for yourself - it's a really fun & different night out!

Visited March 2013
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1 Thank DeborahC208
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Chickago
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Master Necromancer!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2013

Neil Tobin is a wonderful magician. If you're a person with a vivid imagination, he's great fun and helps bring a group of strangers (or "audience", as they say in show business) together to laugh and have some good fun. He encourages his audience to show up after a few drinks, which I'm completely down with. His stage presence is really playful, and i'm sure even the drunkest skeptic would find amusement in his act.

Visited February 2013
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2 Thank Larry G
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Necr0mancer, Owner at Supernatural Chicago, responded to this review, 8 August 2013
Wow, Larry G., thanks so much! Believe me, there are some shows in which the "drunken skeptics," as you call them, come out in full force. And that's not a problem. The goal of the show isn't to convert anybody into a Believer; it's to send everybody home (regardless of belief system) with a little more knowledge about Chicago's paranormal history and an overall experience that's fun, interactive, and inexplicable. I'm so glad you could join us. Keep on spreading the word!
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