Jon Tai’s intimate take on magic and storytelling comes (virtually) to A Red Orchid.
Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Jay, the Chicago Latino Music Festival, and more goings-on October 9-12
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
In Deceptive Practice, master illusionist Ricky Jay remembers the stage magicians who shaped him.
An interview with Ricky Jay, whose show “A Rogue’s Gallery” runs through 12/6 at the Royal George Theatre Center.
From Mark Singer’s engrossing 1993 profile of Ricky Jay: “The playwright David Mamet and the theatre director Gregory Mosher affirm that some years ago, late one night in the bar of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Chicago, this happened: Ricky Jay, who is perhaps the most gifted sleight-of-hand artist alive….”