Best Magic Shows (in America) 2023!
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 - Philadelphia
2840 Pine Rd, Huntingdon Valley
2840 Pine Rd
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
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.
Best South Carolina Magic Shows
GTS Theatre 1220 Port Drive Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
1220 Port Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
The Michael Bairefoot show is where music, magic, comedy, and audience participation are all pushed to the max (some might even say it's on steroids!) His unique style of world class magic will astound and amaze as the magic happens right before your eyes and will make any event truly magical and memorable.
843 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island
843 William Hilton Pkwy
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
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 stop in and share their performance specialties. The theater also offers food and beverages.
Best Tennessee Magic Shows
119, Lower Level, 3rd Ave S, Nashville
119, Lower Level, 3rd Ave S
Nashville, TN 37201
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.
100 Music Rd, Pigeon Forge
100 Music Rd
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Terry's show has it all... old-fashioned comedy, flashy lights, funny skits, sparkling curtains, 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 amazement".
Best Texas Magic Shows
525 E 6th St, Austin
525 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78701
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.
Best Virginia Magic Shows
5535 Olde Towne Rd, Williamsburg
5535 Olde Towne Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Brandon and Hannah Wagster will be appearing and disappearing daily in their own venue, The Wagsters Magic Theatre! This couple will keep you enthralled with their sharp sleight of hand, fast-paced illusions, charming interaction, and high-production value. Recently awarded "Best Theatrical Magic Production" from The International Magicians Society, this show is sure to amaze and mystify the entire family!
Best Washington Magic Shows - Seattle
222 Mercer St, Seattle
222 Mercer St
Seattle, WA 98109
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.
Best Wisconsin Magic Shows
1670 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells
1670 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Open since 1999, this 550 seat theater in Wisconsin Dells has entertained thousands with their near-daily magic shows. Rick and Suzan change 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.
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!