2018 BEST MAGIC SHOWS IN AMERICA
Can you believe how popular magic is right now? This may be the pinnacle of magic in America with so many tv shows, movies, youtube channels, masked magicians, and live performances sharing a unique take on this ancient art. If you want to see the best in magic, see it live. Today you no longer have to go to just a few certain cities to see the best. Here is the list of the Best Magic Shows in the Country, state by state. Enjoy what America has to offer. (Shows are alphabetical by state....)
Best Pennsylvania Magic Shows
Smoke and Mirrors is a 60 seat theater designed for great sight lines to watch live close-up magic. With shows most Saturdays, Smoke and Mirrors invites magicians from around the country so you can return to the theater and see different performers. The new facility also offers magic lessons, tricks to purchase, and entertainment booking.
Hilton Head, SC
Kerry Pollock's "Comedy Magic Cabaret" offers three different shows with live comedy nightly, a game show every other week, and Sunday family matinees. In general, the comedy night is Kerry performing his magic and he regularly invites magicians from around the country to drop in and share their performance specialties. The theater also offers food and beverages.
Underneath the Johnny Cash Museum, the House of Cards is a beautiful new establishment in Nashville featuring elegant dining, close-up magic, and a theater for live magical performances. When you arrive, you enter a secret tunnel to the basement where you'll be greeted in a room reminiscent of a speakeasy. With shows nightly, purchase of a dinner includes tickets to the showroom to watch the stage performance. Welcome to the 1930s.
Pigeon Forge, TN
Derren Romeo's "Beyond Belief" magic and illusion show is a play with childhood fantasies combining big illusions, large animals, singing, dancing and an impressive stage show that's fun for the whole family. With performances every day and a large cast on stage and off, you will witness exotic animals, mermaids, unicorns, and the biggest illusions in Pigeon Forge Tennessee.
Pigeon Forge, TN
Terry's show has it all... old-fashioned comedy, flashy lights, funny skits, sparkling backdrops, classic magic routines, American flags, and a heavy sprinkling of good-ol' schmaltz. Hey, you don't become a staple of Pigeon Forge overnight without giving your audience a big dose of what they want. Here's a show that will leave "even Granny’s mouth open in jaw-dropping amazement".
You don't become a "must see" show for 40 years in a town if your show isn't rocking! Well, Esther's Follies will entertain you with political satire, comedy sketches, Vegas-style magic, and hilarious musical numbers making you draw the parallel that it's Texas' answer to "Saturday Night Live". If you're not uptight and enjoy a bit more than innuendo, you will have a blast and probably return the following night to once again experience the comedy and magic of Esther's Follies.
Teatro ZinZanni's is two parts circus, one part dinner theatre, and ten parts magic on steroids. Described as "the Kit Kat Klub on acid" and "the hottest ticket in town" Teatro ZinZanni is a unique theatrical experience. It is a three-hour whirlwind of international cirque, comedy and cabaret artists all served up with a scrumptious multi-course feast with classy cocktails.
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Open since 1999, this 550 seat Wisconsin Dells theater has entertained thousands with their near-daily magic shows. Rick and Suzan update the show every year with illusions small to large, from a card trick video projected on a large screen to making a helicopter appear. This 90-minute show is highlighted by a state-of-the-art theater for maximum enjoyment.
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Of course, this list of the Best Magic Shows in the Country is always changing as new performers come on the scene after performing their 10,000 hours and others retire and transfer their wands. So, check back or contact us with your suggestions of favorite magicians to add to this list. In the meantime, here is the list of the Best Magicians of all Time which is a fascinating read. Enjoy the magic!