MAGIC AT CONEY Announces Sunday Matinees

MAGIC AT CONEY Announces Sunday MatineesOver 100 years ago, Coney Island was a beacon for magicians throughout the world. The local sideshows at Dreamland, Luna Park and Steeplechase Park, as well as the dance halls and theaters were a proving ground for those performing artists looking to hone their skills. Luminaries such as Houdini, his brother Hardeen, Cary Grant, William "Budd" Abbott, Dai Vernon, Jean Hugard and Al Flosso were featured artists who went on to stardom around the world.

For the past three seasons, "Magic at Coney!!!" has re-kindled that spark of enchantment. Together with Coney Island U.S.A., Magical Promotions has presented an evening of fun and wonder for the entire family. "Magic at Coney!!!" is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up performers.

Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, is proud to present an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family:

Sunday Afternoon Matinees, EVERY Sunday at 2 PM, starting December 15th.

Hosted by Gary Dreifus, award-winning magician, mentalist, hypnotist, magic instructor and world-renowned magical host, the performers on opening day are:

Lee Alan Barrett
Award winning Magic from one of the top stand-up Comedy Magicians in the country, Lee Alan Barrett is an icon at Magic at Coney!!!

Phil Crosson
Phil Crosson brings his sophisticated, classical brand of Magic back to Coney Island!

Omar Olusion
Omar is a magician who has performed his unique style of entertainment for Ripley's Believe It or Not, Spike TV and NY Carousel. He is one of the funniest, zaniest performers to ever grace the Coney Island stage.

Admission is only $12 for adults and $8 for children under 12.

For tickets, visit www.coneyisland.com.



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