Recipient of 2019 Allan Slaight “Sharing Wonder” Award

I am honored to be the 2019 recipient of the Allan Slaight Award, in the category Sharing Wonder. According to the Magicana website, this award recognizes “exceptional performances, by exceptional artists” and is accompanied by an engraved iPad and a $15,000 prize. Previous winners of this award are: Penn & Teller, Darcy Oake, Derek DelGaudio, […]

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Graphic Novel Official Release Date is Today

“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 […]

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NYC Mayor Officially Proclaims Oct 6 As “Chamber Magic Day”

Tonight marks my 5000th performance of Chamber Magic, and I’m not the only one thrilled to celebrate. The NYC Mayor’s Office issued a proclamation that today, October 6, 2017, is officially “CHAMBER MAGIC DAY” in the City of New York. Thanks Mayor Bill de Blasio!   Here is the text of the mayoral proclamation: OFFICE OF THE […]

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ANNOUNCING CHAMBER MAGIC’S® NEW HOME: LOTTE NEW YORK PALACE

Sixteen years ago, I launched Chamber Magic® in a private suite in New York’s legendary Waldorf Astoria hotel. More than 500,000 guests have attended from around the world, and the show is regularly sold-out months in advance. TripAdvisor ranks Chamber Magic® as one of the top ten theatrical shows in New York, including all of Broadway. […]

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Luxury Listings Magazine – Feature Story

Now you see him A view of the Waldorf Astoria’s transformation as seen through the eyes of its resident magician by ISABEL SCHWAB On a recent Saturday night at the Waldorf Astoria, a crowd of dressed-up New Yorkers and tourists watch in amazement as a man attempts increasingly daring tricks. From a single teapot, magician […]

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