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An Evening of Magic & Lies


DECEPTION is a magic & mind reading show, hosted by magician David Ranalli.

David creates an unforgettable evening by combining world-class sleight of hand, witty banter, and mysteries of the mind. Guests are invited into an intimate, cabaret theater where surprises lurk in every corner.

Perfect as a date night, group event, and for the hardcore magic fan.



  • 5:30 pm // Doors & Kitchen Open

  • 6:00 pm // Close Up Magic During Dinner

  • 7:30 pm // Main Stage Show Begins

  • 8:30 pm // Show Ends + Meet & Greet

  • 9:00 pm // Bar & Doors Close


DECEPTION is typically hosted at Feinsteins Cabaret Theatre, inside Hotel Carmichael in Indianapolis (Carmel).  David also hosts the show at venues in Chicago and other mid-western cities. Please check the ticket calendar for location-specific details.

Feinstein’s is located at:

1 Carmichael Sq
Carmel, IN 46032

– Frequently Asked Questions –

The show and experience are geared toward adults.

However, anyone ages 10 and over would find the show enjoyable!

Guests under 18 are not allowed without a parent or guardian. No babies, strollers, or toddlers will be allowed in the show.

The dress code for DECEPTION can be summed up with one word: COOL. Please wear whatever makes you feel confident and excited to see magic. Whatever it is, wear it!

The doors and kitchen open 2 hours prior to showtime. Please check in with our team when you arrive. All seating is determined when you buy tickets. Anyone with special needs will get priority access and accommodations.

DECEPTION is a full dinner and show experience. Feinstein’s has a full kitchen and bar, every ticket has a $25 minimum on food and beverage.

DECEPTION runs about 60 minutes in length. Doors open 2 hours prior to showtime, during which David appears doing close-up magic for people while they enjoy their food. Afterward, David briefly hangs out to take pictures and discuss odd things.

Photos are allowed! However, we do ask that there is no video of the show to upload to social media. We want David’s show to be a surprise to future guests.

All refunds and date changes must be received within 24 hours prior to the show date. We will refund tickets or move you to another date (if available). If David Ranalli must cancel the event for any reason you will be contacted about rescheduling and cancelations.

No problem! We would love to help you.

Please direct all questions to David’s Events Assistant: