Fans of Legendary Magician Harry Houdini are expecting to talk to him at the annual Seance being held on Halloween, Tuesday, October 31, 2017 (The anniversary of the death of Houdini) at 11:30 a.m., Sojorn Resturant-244 East 79th Street in Manhattan – Houdini’s first residence in NYC. The seance will be free for Houdini fans. It will take place at the site of Houdini’s first home in New York City when he arrived at the age of 13, in 1887. The building is considered to be haunted. The annual seance is hosted by the Houdini Museum and the Society of American Magicians.
October 31, Halloween, marks the anniversary of the death of Harry Houdini. Each year since his death a tribute in the form of a seance has been conducted on this day. Houdini famously said if he, the greatest escape artist of all time, could not escape from the beyond and return, no one could. Original items of Houdini, such as his handcuffs, will be on display. Magicians will be performing tricks in many forms. There will be a escape from a straitjacket, that was once performed by Houdini. Some of the famed Magican’s favorite food dishes will be also be served complimentary at the seance.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 11:30 AM (HALLOWEEN)
WHERE: – Houdini’s first residence in NYC, 244 East 79th Street bet. 2nd and 3rd Avenues in Manhattan (Sojourn Restaurant)