Lance Burton News

IT'S MAGIC! Set for Harris Center, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Harris Center for the Arts audiences has fallen in love with It's Magic as shown by consecutive years of sold-out performances and added performances... Now this show returns to Folsom with an exciting all-new lineup! (more...)

Tony-Winner Jay Johns Joins IT'S MAGIC as New Host Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

Due to a new filming conflict, Michael Carbonaro, has had to step down from the role of host for the annual 'It's Magic!' show. However, Producers Milt Larsen and Terry Hill are very fortunate to have been able to secure Tony Award winning ventriloquist Jay Johnson as his replacement to perform in and host the show. (more...)

IT'S MAGIC Returns to Thousand Oaks With Award-Winning Magicians Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

Back by popular demand, the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza presents It's Magic! at the Fred Kavli Theatre, tonight, November 30, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

A NIGHT AT THE MAGIC CASTLE Comes to Pasadena Playhouse, 8/4; IT'S MAGIC Set for Thousand Oaks, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Milt Larsen, along with Terry Hill, is currently executive producing 'It's Magic!' (itsmagicshow.com) now in its 56th year. A tradition for magic buffs and slight of hand fans, the show has been seen regularly throughout the USA including Hawaii, Washington, California, Arizona and Connecticut. The upcoming production will be appearing at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center today, November 30th at 7:00 pm and will be hosted by Michael Carbonaro. (more...)

IT'S MAGIC Returns to Thousand Oaks With Award-Winning Magicians, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

It's Magic! has been delighting generations of families and magic enthusiasts for more than 50 years. This dazzling live stage show is unique in that it features top professional magicians from all over the world, with each act carefully selected to represent the variety of the arts of magic. The audience will see internationally recognized and award-winning magicians direct from Las Vegas and Hollywood's Magic Castle perform sleight of hand, full stage illusions and comedy. The Los AngelesTimes calls It's Magic! 'A must for magic buffs of all ages.' The all- new 2013 lineup includes Christopher Hart, Jay Johnson, Milt Larsen, Adam Trent and Rick Thomas. (more...)

Tony-Winner Jay Johns Joins IT'S MAGIC as New Host, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Due to a new filming conflict, Michael Carbonaro, has had to step down from the role of host for the annual 'It's Magic!' show. However, Producers Milt Larsen and Terry Hill are very fortunate to have been able to secure Tony Award winning ventriloquist Jay Johnson as his replacement to perform in and host the show. (more...)

Halloween Video 'THIS TIME I'VE GOT IT' With Vegas Magician The Great Tomsoni is Bewitching Audiences On Video Channels
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2013

The magical single and music video featuring The Great Tomsoni with special guests Penn & Teller (both acts recently featured on the new Arsenio Hall Show) and members of the Las Vegas "Jersey Boys' cast, is causing a stir on regional and internet video channels becoming a Halloween favorite in it's second year of airplay. This madcap Halloween video has been gaining traction on VideoDetective.com (powers videos on other sites including: Veoh, Allmusic.com, Starpulse.com with 11 million viewership),Toronto's MuchMusic.com, and New York's Video Hits and H20 Television with over 2 million viewership. (more...)

MICKEY'S MAGIC SHOW Set for Australian Tour; Kicks Off 12/27 in Perth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2013

Abracadabra! Join in the magic with Mickey Mouse and some of your favourite Disney friends for a mystifying, energetic and hilarious magic show filled with spectacular illusions when Disney Live! presents Mickey's Magic Show tours Australia these coming summer school holidays. Opening in Perth on December 27, the magic will continue when the tour visits the Gold Coast, Melbourne, Wollongong and Adelaide through to January 19. (more...)

A NIGHT AT THE MAGIC CASTLE Comes to Pasadena Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2013

Milt Larsen, along with Terry Hill, is currently executive producing 'It's Magic!' (itsmagicshow.com) now in its 56th year. A tradition for magic buffs and slight of hand fans, the show has been seen regularly throughout the USA including Hawaii, Washington, California, Arizona and Connecticut. The upcoming production will be appearing at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center on Saturday, November 30th at 7:00 pm and will be hosted by Michael Carbonaro. (more...)

PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON Begins at Edinburgh Festival Fringe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2013

Following previous sell-out shows in Edinburgh and London, Piff the Magic Dragon and his sidekick Mr Piffles, the World's First Magic Performing Chihuahua, will once again dazzle audiences with their unique brand of deadpan humour and astonishing magic, playing at the Pleasance King Dome at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from today, 1 - 25 August and at the Soho Theatre 14 - 26 October (tickets on sale w/c 1 July). (more...)

A NIGHT AT THE MAGIC CASTLE Comes to Pasadena Playhouse, 8/4; IT'S MAGIC Set for Thousand Oaks, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Milt Larsen, along with Terry Hill, is currently executive producing 'It's Magic!' (itsmagicshow.com) now in its 56th year. A tradition for magic buffs and slight of hand fans, the show has been seen regularly throughout the USA including Hawaii, Washington, California, Arizona and Connecticut. The upcoming production will be appearing at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center on Saturday, November 30th at 7:00 pm and will be hosted by Michael Carbonaro. (more...)

PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON Set for Edinburgh Festival Fringe and SoHo Theatre, Aug 1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Following previous sell-out shows in Edinburgh and London, Piff the Magic Dragon and his sidekick Mr Piffles, the World's First Magic Performing Chihuahua, will once again dazzle audiences with their unique brand of deadpan humour and astonishing magic, playing at the Pleasance King Dome at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from 1 - 25 August and at the Soho Theatre 14 - 26 October (tickets on sale w/c 1 July). (more...)

Bill Blagg Comes to Milwaukee, Now thru 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Illusionist Bill Blagg is coming to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts-Vogel Hall tonight, April 12-14 for one weekend only! Bill has been hailed by critics across the country for his unique style of magic and illusion. His action packed show features random audience volunteers floating in mid-air while others vanish at a moments notice never to return. (more...)

Magician Luis Carreon Performs at Magic Inc., 2/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

Luis Carreon, a Chicago-based magician, has announced two performances of his original solo show, Bending Minds and Bending Dreams, at one of the most renowned magic shops in the country, Magic Inc. (more...)

Magician Luis Carreon to Perform at Magic Inc., 2/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Luis Carreon, a Chicago-based magician, has announced two performances of his original solo show, Bending Minds and Bending Dreams, at one of the most renowned magic shops in the country, Magic Inc. (more...)

Bill Blagg Comes to Milwaukee, 4/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Illusionist Bill Blagg is coming to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts-Vogel Hall on April 12-14 for one weekend only! Bill has been hailed by critics across the country for his unique style of magic and illusion. His action packed show features random audience volunteers floating in mid-air while others vanish at a moments notice never to return. (more...)

Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris and More Launch Magic Castle's 50th Anniversary Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

On January 2nd, professional performing magicians and an eclectic list of celebrity guests launched a year-long celebration for an Iconic Hollywood Landmark's 50th anniversary. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

New Generation Master Illusionist Christian Ford Presents Entertaining Evening of Magic at Encore Dinner Theatre
by Don Grigware - Jan 08, 2013


Photo Flash: Famous Fans Gather at Magic Castle to Celebrate Milt Larsen's Book MY MAGICAL JOURNEY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

It was an eclectic list of illusion lovers and admirers of magic that gathered on Thursday, Dec 13th at world famous Magic Castle to celebrate the release of Magic Castle co-founder Milt Larsen's new book, entitled 'My Magical Journey: The First 30,000 Days' (ISBN: HB: 978-1-939178-00-8 SB: 978-1939178-01-5). Scroll below for photos from the gathering! (more...)

BWW Reviews: SMOKE AND MIRRORS is Magic and Much More
by Don Grigware - Oct 30, 2012

Smoke and Mirrors/by Albie Selznick/directed by Paul Millet/Promenade Playhouse, Santa Monica/through December 16 (more...)

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