I have fond memories of Sunday mornings as a boy, searching the Arts page of the NY Times for the “Nina’s” hidden in Al Hirschfeld’s illustrations. It was a clever game of hide-and-go-seek, since Hirschfeld hid his daughter’s name so well, and in such whimsically obscure spots – in the folds of a coat sleeve, […]Read the full post »
Since I began performing “Chamber Magic” at the Waldorf Astoria 15 years ago, many of the world’s top magicians have visited me during their trips to New York. It is always an honor to look into the audience and see my personal heroes looking back!
Here are some quotes from names you’ll be sure to recognize: David Copperfield, Juan Tamariz, Derren Brown, Andy Nyman, Teller, Siegfried, Eugene Burger, Jeff McBride, John Carney, Richard Kaufman, Roberto Giobbi, Dick Cavett, Patrick Page, Derek DelGaudio, Jon Racherbaumer, Simon Aronson, David Ben, Levent, Daryl, David Regal, Milt Larsen, Dani DaOrtiz, Richard Wiseman, Ken Weber, Harry Lorayne, Pit Hartling, and David Berglas.
“A masterful performance. You can’t write a show like this. It can only come from performing night after night, listening to the audience. I loved it.” – DAVID COPPERFIELD
“I loved your act at the Waldorf-Astoria – especially the elegant atmosphere and classical style of the performance, not to mention the very strong magic!” – JUAN TAMARIZ
“Aside from his success, it is Steve’s charm and elegance which separate him from all but a tiny elite of world-class magicians. However, Steve is the only magician from that elite and highly-select group to take his show to an elite and highly-select audience. It is a true one-off: an intimate caprice of parlour diversion by an enthralling and consummate master.” – DERREN BROWN
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By Nico Moreno, Cinematographer I have collaborated with Steve Cohen numerous times, shooting short promotional videos and still images of his show Chamber Magic. When Steve asked me to film a promotional bio at the Lotte New York Palace, I was equally honored and ecstatic. We spent months planning and prepping, scripting and storyboarding. […]Read the full post »
I’m honored to receive the 2018 Certificate of Excellence on TripAdvisor.com! Chamber Magic® is now the #1 show, among all Broadway and theater shows in NYC. It’s headspinning to be listed in the “Top Ten” with Hamilton, Lion King, Wicked, Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, etc. Thank you to all of my wonderful audiences for believing […]Read the full post »
Portrait artists often labor to look past their subject’s appearance in an attempt to discover the human inside. I was approached by German painter Joachim Marx in October 2017, requesting me to be the subject of his next major project. He wanted to paint a life-size portrait of me for an annual competition sponsored by […]Read the full post »
I had a specific visual look in mind for The Millionaires’ Magician graphic novel (now available as a digital edition), and knew from square one the importance of selecting the right artists. Like my show Chamber Magic, I wanted the art to look like a throwback to a classic era. I’ve always been drawn to the work of Alex […]Read the full post »
Steve Cohen, Ivy League graduate, brings intimate, mind-blowing magic to the 1 percent. Theater By Diana Crandall Warren Buffett is a terrible artist. Magician Steve Cohen knows this because he once asked the billionaire to draw his pet dog, Bean, on a playing card during a show in Omaha, Nebraska. The business mogul, who specifically flew Cohen […]Read the full post »
When I was a boy, I was convinced I was Batman. Seriously, my parents can attest to this. I walked around my neighborhood dressed as Batman all year long — not just Halloween. The campy Adam West television series was my first introduction, and I became infatuated with Batman throughout my adolescence, buying Detective Comics, World’s Finest, […]Read the full post »
Chamber Magic® is now ranked #1 on TripAdvisor among 420 NYC shows. Above Hamilton, Metropolitan Opera, The Tonight Show, Lion King, and hundreds more. Thank you! I’d like to especially thank my colleagues at the Lotte New York Palace who have helped me in more ways than you can imagine. If you haven’t seen the show […]Read the full post »
Five shows in Los Angeles are now in the books. The Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills was a wonderful host for my latest tour of Chamber Magic®, and I am excited to report that all shows (March 1, 2, and 3, 2018) were sold-out. After I arrived in California, the concierge desk continued to receive more requests for […]Read the full post »