Venue Details

2 Star Starred
Chancellor Hotel
between Post and Sutter 433 Powell Street San Francisco, CA 94102
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10 events
7 reviews
0 stars
Kathleen Monaghan
21 events
7 reviews
0 stars
Bring a sweater or cover-up, the theatre gets chilly sometimes. Intermission was a nice break and allowed people to get up and get something to drink. Drinks are allowed in the theatre.
San Francisco Magic Parlor's Magical Tales of San Francisco, Storytelling-Magic
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"Eccentrics of San Francisco's Barbary Coast: A Magical Escapade"
21 ratings
4.5 average rating
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66 events
25 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 10 2009

Definately a fun and interesting show!

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132 events
11 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 04 2009

Really enjoyed the show. Magic was ordinary but the stories woven around the trick made things magical. would go again and bring friends next time. had great time on my birthday!

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12 events
9 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 04 2009

Traditional magic acts cleverly interwoven with stories of San Francisco's past. It was interesting to see how these conventional and oft performed tricks were given a new twist by being presented in the context of the storytelling. The venue is...continued

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  • Walt Anthony, conjurer & teller-of-tales has over thirty-years of experience in entertainment, and a consummate acting and directing background. Spellbinder Entertainment strives to bring a deeper, intrinsic meaning to our performances- our shows touch the heart, and empower through archetypal myth and symbol.


David Miller*, an actor and magician who charms his way into every audience’s heart, is a prominent and respected entertainer within the Bay Area. David exuberantly mystifies and astounds, leaving his audience with enduring memories.

Brian Scott, mindreader and magician, has been performing both nationally and internationally with his unique blend of magic since 1991. His down-to-earth yet mysterious personality adds a certain level of wonder to any situation.


Ruth Fraser*, a contemporary raconteur is inspired by sharing her fresh approach to “telling” in community and corporate venues, entertaining at private parties and business events, supporting a nonprofit’s or company’s vision through the use of parable-coaching techniques.