2018 BEST MAGIC SHOWS IN AMERICA
Hiding in the back streets all across America are magicians you have never heard of. Are they good? Of course they are! They just don't have the massive marketing budgets as the big names. So instead of building a marketing team, these magicians have built small intimate illusion shows. You don't necessarily even have to leave your state or take a cross trip across the country, these are the Best Magic Shows to see in America. (Shows are listed alphabetically by state....)
Best Florida Magic Shows
With his unique blend of comedy, magic, impressions, outrageous characters, and hysterical audience participation, Tony Brent keeps his theater full five nights a week with audiences laughing. This family magic show will have you not only amazed at the magic but probably up on stage laughing with him (or at him!)
Magician Peter Morrison presents an evening of classical magic and clean comedy at his "Atlanta Magic Theater". This 84 seat theater offers great views to all who experience Peter's sleight-of-hand and mentalism feats. Check out the classic elegance and magical abilities of Peter's performance.
John Hirokawa runs the large stage show "Magic of Polynesia" in a beautiful 7.5 million dollar theater. Seating 750, audiences are greeted with coconut and grass-skirt clad actors that lead you into the showroom. Dinner and drinks are served before the magic, then jugglers, dancers, fire spinners, and singers hit the stage. The show is geared for an international audience that speaks multiple languages yet still is able to mesmerize everyone through the language of his magic.
Kozak's Tiki Palace shares a space with his hip art gallery on the beautiful island of Hawaii. Kozak has performed all over the world to large audiences but now delights audiences on a weekly basis in his intimate island-inspired theater. His comedy is edgy and magic strong and Kozak will create a wonderful island inspired evening.
Founder Warren Gibson has performed and run Warren & Annabelle's 78-seat theater and restaurant in Maui since 1999. Known for its long history of magic and comedy, this multi-million dollar venue offers dinner, cocktails, a magical playing piano, and close-up magic. Much of this intimate magic happens right in the spectators' hands and often with their own possessions. Warren also features three visiting performers multiple times a year.
The Chicago Magic Lounge is a unique drinking and entertainment venue with two theaters seating 120 and 43. Guests enter through a secret door to a laundromat (?!) and will have multiple magicians perform behind the bar and at the two theaters. The Lounge also serves bar snacks and did we mention, magical bar drinks too.
David Parr's long-running show has recently changed venues and now performing weekly at the Chicago Magic Lounge. Long a Chicago favorite, David brings his sense of the bizarre and odd into his new show "Cabinet of Curiosities". Each object in the cabinet represents an encounter of something weird or wonderful. What will you see tonight? You'll have to choose one of the numbered tags in this 60-minute show to find out.
High-end Palmer House Hotel resident magician Dennis Watkins mystifies audiences with his adept magical background in theater and prestidigitation. Every weekend 44 special guests per show will be entertained in an intimate and dazzling manner of classic magic and mind reading. Enjoy his "Magic Parlour Chicago" show and keep the magic going afterward in beautiful downtown Chicago.
After running a successful magic show in Chicago for years, P.T. is now in his 6th season of his Galena "Magic Theatre". This retro theater houses 24 special seats while this enchanting wizard transports you on a 65-minute magical journey. Keeping in the tradition of other great P.T.'s, this showman will leave you dazzled and enchanted.
Are you ready to be MindTripped? You may not know you are but you'll love it regardless. The MindTripping Show is a collaboration between husband and wife team Christian and Katalina. Recipients of the prestigious Milbourne Christopher award in Mentalism, this couple turns the normally stodgy branch of magic into a hilarious evening of mind-blowing effects. At the end of your night you may not know what happened but you will definitely know you had a great time doing it.
Welcome to Boston's longest running magic and comedy nightclub right smack in the middle of Harvard Square. Now in its 22nd year, the "Mystery Lounge" has a constantly changing lineup of comedians and magicians to delight you.
On Friday evenings downtown Boston at the Omni Hotel, a small table is rolled out as 10 guests pull their seat up to it. Paul Gertner greets this intimate crowd and will proceed to share 75 minutes of his best magical routines in an evening of "Miracles & Other Deceptions".
In Branson's "Famous Theatre", Reza presents his new show called "Edge of Illusion" four nights a week. This is a play-big show on a huge stage with booming music, great lights, multiple assistants, large illusions, and obligatory smoke and wind machines. More than trying to figure out how his hair stays perfect, Reza presents a fast-paced and exciting show.
Rick Thomas presents his large stage show direct from Las Vegas. Known for his high-energy, captivating illusions, and use of large tigers, illusionist Rick Thomas is considered one of the best from Vegas. From numerous television appearances to world tours, hundreds of ocean cruises, Rick Thomas will delight you with his entertaining grand illusions.
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