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Barnum, but The Charlatan has made this his mantra. Showcasing the origins of some of the greatest and most dangerous illusions ever built, the show also unveils never-seen-before experiments drawn from a treasure trove of long-forgotten mysteries. For the most part I really loved this show and would highly recommend it, but I do have to admit there were a couple of moments when the sceptic in me made it hard to just sit back, believe, and enjoy the ride. All performers looked suited to the style of the era in frock-coats, jacquard waistcoats or velvet dresses. Join the Conversation Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The Illusionists features a cast of world famous magicians playing incredible characters, with each embodying the magical greats of the past, including: I have no idea how the producer let him do the knife trick, especially when an audience member was asked to join him onstage, because honestly, things could go very wrong. Joaquin Kotkin The Surrealist.

There are no comments. Armando Lucero The Maestro amazed us with his close-up magic using cards and coins aided by a camera and projector screen. This incarnation presents some tricks in the performance style seen around the turn of last century. All performers looked suited to the style of the era in frock-coats, jacquard waistcoats or velvet dresses. Although I thought I knew how this trick was done, their variant kept me guessing. Rick Thomas as The Immortal supplied. Inspired by the magicians of yesteryear, including the great Houdini, in this world class spectacular audiences will discover first-hand the spectacles that transformed stage entertainment over years ago. Join the Conversation Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

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Academy of Magical Arts Magician of the Year. This incarnation presents some tricks in the performance style seen around thee turn of last century. Set in the golden age of magic where the touring side-show was the highlight on the town calendar, The Illusionists complete with the vintage circus tent proscenium arch really transports you back to what you imagine it would be like in that thee except with better lighting and a projector screen.

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Init was one of the highest-grossing productions on Broadway at the Marriott Marquis Theatre.

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Retrieved from ” https: Towards this, The Charlatan Dana Daniels had a good cats much more modern schtick going in his act with Dwayne the white bird that got the best laughs of the night. The Illusionists Review Date: For more information, visit: A move from individual acts to a parlour scene in the second act was a refreshing change, and the cast professionally handled the audience participation. It was unfortunate that the magic was dispelled at times by a nylon line appearing out of thin air.

We were also treated with the stories of where some of the tricks originated from, which was a nice addition to this vaudeville-esque variety show.

Bound, shackled and submerged in water, audiences are treated to the same near death experience that enthralled patrons wherever the Great Houdini performed. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Rick Thomas as The Immortal supplied.

These mentalists of the early twentieth century penetrate deep into the hearts and minds of even the most firm skeptic. The creative illusioniats did a magnificent job creating the golden era with special mention illusinists the composer for the cinema quality soundtrack, which elevated the air of mystery and intrigue during the acts. All performers looked suited to the style of the era in frock-coats, jacquard waistcoats or velvet dresses.

The Illusionists features a cast of world famous magicians playing incredible characters, with each embodying the magical greats of the past, including: The Illusionists is a touring magic production which features a rotating cast of 5 to 8 magicians who all specialise in specific branches of magic from stage illusions to mind reading to escapology and comedic magic.

The danger suggested by the feat should have made this thrilling. The Showman — Mark Kalin.

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As a result, the show might lack surprise for some devotees. Search Australian Arts Review. While the illusions were often quite good, it was also nice to have some more character on display.

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Join the Conversation Tje reply Your email address will not be published. His montage of turn-of-the-century grandeur includes the greatest levitation act in the world.

However, I suspect the more observant members illusioniists the audience might inadvertently ruin the suspense for themselves. As a family-friendly show, it certainly provided illusions with genuine head-scratching moments, and some surprises.

The Illusionists January 10th, By: Barnum, but The Charlatan has made this his mantra. This was useful in other parts of the show too. Z is originally from Fast Beach, CA. For many in the audience of this first Melbourne performance, The Illusionists went off with an agreeable bang.

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Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 9 September From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Inspired by the magicians of yesteryear, including the great Houdini, in this world class spectacular audiences will discover first-hand the spectacles that transformed stage entertainment over years ago.

The true art of magic illusionistd be explored in exquisite, turn of the century grandeur in this larger than life production from the acclaimed creative team behind international mega hits The Illusionists and The Illusionists 2. Other acts did better at preserving their mystery. Currently playing at the Sydney Opera House, the team behind the biggest selling magic shows in the world are bringing their brand-new production, The Illusionists to Arts Centre Melbourne in January Showcasing the origins of some of the greatest and most dangerous illusions illusiohists built, the show also unveils never-seen-before experiments drawn from a treasure trove of long-forgotten mysteries.