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Chamber Magic is a show which Steve Cohen has been presenting in New York since April, 2000.
The show's title was inspired by the term chamber music, the intimate form of classical music typically performed in sophisticated and smaller venues. Cohen has recreated the intimacy of 19th century parlor magic performances by performing in the close quarters of a private suite. His show is strongly influenced by the Viennese magician Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser (1806-1875), the father of parlor magic, who entertained an elite audience of invited guests three or four times a week.
Cohen's Chamber Magic shows are held five times weekly in the Waldorf Towers hotel in New York, but have also been presented for public groups at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel (Los Angeles), The Drake Hotel (Chicago), The Beau Rivage (Geneva), The Langham Hilton (London), The Four Seasons Houston, Harvard Faculty Club (Boston), and the Ritz Carlton San Francisco.
The Creative Director of Chamber Magic is magician, author and positioning expert Mark Levy.
In March 2009, Cohen launched a new show titled "Miracles at Midnight" which is billed as the world's most exclusive magic show. Audiences are limited to only twenty guests, and the show is held only once monthly, at midnight on the last Saturday of each month. Like Chamber Magic, this presentation also takes place in a private suite at the Waldorf Towers hotel in New York.