This is a very intriguing play and we thought we would give you a little peak at some of the magic tricks. Keep in mind that there is also music, singing, dancing and of course acting. Written and directed by The House Theatre of Chicago’s Artistic Director Nathan Allen, DEATH and HARRY HOUDINI delivers a roller coaster ride through the life of the great magician, Harry Houdini, and his life-long battle against Death. House Company Member and award-winning magician, Dennis Watkins, performs Houdini’s most renowned and dangerous escape—the dreaded Water Torture Cell—in this dark and tumultuous story guaranteed to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. DEATH and HARRY HOUDINI plays in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) from April 26 – May 20, 2012 as part of the Theater Up Close season.