Broadway-Bound THE ILLUSIONISTS to Perform on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Tomorrow
THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE, the world's best-selling touring magic show, will be featured on "America's Got Talent" tomorrow night Wednesday August 20 between 9-10PM EST on NBC. Three of the seven spectacular magicians featured in the stage show will dazzle the Radio City Music Hall audience. You won't believe your eyes when Kevin James, Adam Trent and Dan Sperry bring their "A" game to the legendary venue. See them tomorrow before seeing them live on The Great White Way and in cities across the country this fall.
NBC is Channel 4 in the New York area. Check local listings.
THE ILLUSIONISTS will bring their show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE, to Broadway this fall as part of a 30-city US tour. It will play a six-week engagement at the Marriott Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway), beginning previews on November 26 and opening on December 4 through January 4, as part of a 30-city US tour. Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS are now on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.
Having shattered box office records around the world, THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE is now coming to captivate New York. This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw-dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth. Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, THE ILLUSIONISTS has dazzled audiences of all ages. Creative Producer Simon Painter said, "We can't wait to bring this electrifying show to Broadway for a truly entertaining experience for the whole family. THE ILLUSIONISTS is the most non-stop and powerful mix of outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on the live stage."
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 Warrior, Aaron Crow, a strong and silent type specializing in weapon magic, has mastered some of the most dangerous acts without saying a single word. Belgium's international magic sensation, a first place finisher at the World Championships of Magic, he uses swords, paintball guns and powerful crossbows to keep fans on the edge of their seat.
· The Futurist, Adam Trent, shatters stereotypes and brings a new generation of magic to fans fusing technology illusions, dancing and comedy with classic techniques.
CURRENT TOUR DATES (more to come)
Akron, OH - EJ Thomas Hall, November 19 - 20, 2014
Bloomsburg, PA - Haas Center for the Arts, November 22, 2014
Broadway's Marriott Marquis Theatre, November 26 2014-January 4 2015
Washington, DC - The Kennedy Center, January 6 - 11, 2015
Indianapolis, IN - Old National Centre, January 20 - 25, 2015
Schenectady, NY - Proctors Theatre, February 17 - 22, 2015
Philadelphia, PA - Academy of Music, February 24 - March 1, 2015
Rochester, NY - RBTL's Auditorium Theatre, March 3 - 5, 2015
Buffalo, NY - Shea's Performing Arts Center, March 6 - 8, 2015
St. Paul, MN - Ordway Center for the Performing Arts - March 24 - 29, 2015
Dallas, TX - Music Hall at Fair Park, April 7 - 19, 2015
Detroit, MI - Fisher Theatre, April 28 - May 10, 2015
Tampa, FL - Straz Center, May 26 - May 31, 2015
Houston, TX - Jones Hall, June 2 - 6, 2015
San Jose, CA - San Jose Center, June 9 - 14, 2015
Salt Lake City, UT - Capitol Theatre, June 23 - 28, 2015
Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS are on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.