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The Wilcox "The Real Price of an Illusion Show" Podcast Interview

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by Roland Sarlot and Christian Painter

The Wilcox

What We'll Explore

Knowing first hand the complexities of an illusion show, Rick and Susan Wilcox discuss behind the scenes details including how to buy illusions, ATA cases, when to take corporate events, backstage assistants, the reason to compose custom music, when to hire lighting designers, rehearsing, and the importance of apprenticing.

Who are The Wilcox?

For the last 23 years, Rick and Susan Wilcox have owned a magnificent 500 seat theater in the tourist town of Wisconsin Dells. Their show is the #1 attraction rated by TripAdvisor. Their show features all the Las Vegas style large illusions (including an appearing helicopter) with high-end lighting and custom-written music.

Running Time:
The following interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.

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