In his landmark book, Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women, Ricky Jay devoted a chapter to my favorite magician Max Malini. When I heard the news that Ricky had died (or as he might have put it “joined the silent majority”), I recalled that my initial exposure to Malini and his escapades were contained in that book. If […]Read the full post »
Book signing event at Tannen’s Magic Shop! Join us next Thursday (November 15) for a FREE special event to celebrate my new graphic novel. November 15 (Thursday) 5:30-7:00PM Special performance starting at 6:00 “The best ever graphic novel dealing with the subject of magic” – Michael Uslan (Batman film producer) At 6:00PM I […]Read the full post »
“The best ever graphic novel dealing with the subject of magic.” – Michael Uslan, originator and executive producer of BATMAN film franchise “Not an illusion – this graphic novel is engaging and breathtakingly real.” – Chip Kidd, Penguin Random House Book Cover Designer “What Steve Cohen does is flatly impossible. Don’t believe […]Read the full post »
“The best ever graphic novel dealing with the subject of magic.” – Michael Uslan (Originator and Executive Producer of BATMAN film franchise) “Not an illusion – this graphic novel is engaging and breathtakingly real.” – Chip Kidd “What Steve Cohen does is flatly impossible. Don’t believe me? Well, read this […]Read the full post »
I will be touring at the end of September, and hope you can help spread the word. Tickets are now available for Chamber Magic® performances at the Waldorf Astoria CHICAGO. The show will be identical to my long-running show in New York, currently the #1 ranked show in New York City (including all of Broadway) on TripAdvisor! I’m […]Read the full post »
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 »