The world’s best-selling touring magic show, “The Illusionists – Live From Broadway“, is making a three-day stop in the Rocket City at the end of April thanks to the good people at Broadway Theatre League. RCM Readers will be thrilled to know more, and have a chance to win tickets below!
Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, The Illusionists has thrilled audiences of all ages with a show featuring the jaw-dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth.
The seven stars, each a master in their own field, are:
- The Manipulator, Yu Ho-Jin. Considered a rising superstar in the world of magic; Yu Ho-Jin was recently named the 2014 “Magician of the Year,” by Academy of Magical Arts and was the first Asian to win the Grand Prix at the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Magiques, also known as the “Olympics of Magic.”
- The Anti-Conjuror, Dan Sperry. Described as Marilyn Manson meets David Copperfield, Dan combines the art of magic with the macabre and is one of the top-10 most Googled people, thanks to a legendary “America’s Got Talent” appearance.
- The Trickster, Jeff Hobson is the epitome of glamour and showmanship. Don’t be fooled by his innocent appearance; Jeff has audiences laughing long after the curtain goes down.
- The Escapologist, Andrew Basso. Italy’s star escape artist, Andrew considers Houdini his hero and is fast becoming one of the world’s most popular illusionists. He is the only person in the world to perform Houdini’s famous Water Torture Cell with absolutely no covers.
- The Inventor, Kevin James, known for innovative illusions, is an inventor, comedian and collector of the strange and unusual. Kevin is one of the most prolific inventors of magic in the world and has created some of the most celebrated illusions of the last century.
- The Weapon Master, Ben Blaque, has established himself as America’s foremost master of the crossbow after appearing four times on America’s Got Talent. He performs incredibly dangerous acts of dexterity using highly powerful crossbows to shoot various objects supported by his assistant.
- The Daredevil, Jonathan Goodwin, the British-born Goodwin is considered to be one of the most creative, skilled and craziest stunt performers in the world who has been hanged, buried alive, hung by his toes from helicopters, burned at the stake and attacked by sharks.
“The Illusionists” Show Details
Every kid loves magic – tell us about your kid’s favorite magic trick in the comments below and you’re automatically entered to win 4 tickets to the show on Friday, April 29th at 8:00 PM. We’ll draw a winner on Wednesday, April 20th. (Be sure to enter using the email address you check often! We hate to throw back winner names because tickets go unclaimed.)
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