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from Toronto, Ontario
This was a fabulous show and worthy of multiple standing ovations. Unfortunately, we as the audience simply take their skills for granted and believe they are traditional actors. When in some cases they are performing some death defying acts, like the water cell. The entire production is family friendly and moves at a great pace, keeping the audience engaged and entertained. i honestly could not believe i had been sitting in my seat for an hour when they broke for the intermission. Folks please buy a ticket and reward these performers. Well done...
Anonymous from Chicago, Illinois
FLAWLESS PERFORMANCE, SPECTACULAR EFFECTS
I gladly gave this show a standing ovation. The illusionists were incredible. The escapologist had me on the edge of my seat as he attempted Houdini's underwater escape from handcuffs and shackles with only a bobby pin. The warrior did a crazy scary trick (I'll try not to spoil it) with a young couple which had a spectacular ending. The futurist did an incredible bit with multimedia and illusion. The inventor might have been the weakest of all of the performances, but definitely the number where Dan Sperry reaches pulls a live cockatoo out of nowhere was the most surprising to me. And there's more... I laughed, I applauded, I enjoyed every minute of it. I'd see them again in the future.
Sally from Denver, Colorado
Went with no expectations. Was on the edge of my seat almost the entire time. These illusionosts are amazing. Colin will keep you spellbound,. Dan will make yioi wonder how. The emcee is a hoot. No matter how closely I obsetved I jist could not figure out a thing. Truly worth seeing.
B Frank from Holiday, Flirida
MAKE A VIDEO
Y'all should film your show & put it on a DVD. I'd buy it just to see y'all again. Incredible show!
from Tampa, Florida
GO SEE IT!!
Don't think about it. Just go see it. It's worth the money.
Richard Hatfield from New York, New York
AMAZING AND ENTERTAINING
100% I would see this show again. It was beyond fascinating and cool. Don’t know how they donit and I was selected to show an item I had and they figured I turned it perfectly. So weird.
Joe Rios from West Palm Beach, Florida
The best show I’ve seen with the best illusionist of their time. The cast each of which had their on talents. The show was funny and captivating. Whoever gets a chance to see it will not be disappointed. I would more than recommend it.
Olesea from Toronto, Ontario
Was at the edge of my seat the entire show, covering my mouth in awe. The performances were so astounding, I had to remind myself to clap.
from Denver, Colorado
Just relax and be entertained ! No “message”, no politics, no “cause” - just a fun, talented show that gives you 120 minutes of fun.
from Toronto, Ontario
Overall the show was very entertaining. The MC was excellent and engaging with the audience, the mind reader was good, the two main characters that performed the main large higher risks were done very well. The jugglers was very physical and great for the younger children. The card dealers was good but limited time. The only criticism we have was the price, very costly and not for the average family. This appears to be the trend in Toronto.
Anonymous from New York, New York
GOOD SHOW BUT SOME FLAWS
A wonderful concept, great for kids and magic aficionados. One problem is some of the magicians do tricks you have either seen done by other magicians , eg. David Blaine, or on YouTube. Some of the illusions and tricks were truly amazing, yet others, like the Houdini style upside down escape in the water trick are just tired. Yes, amazing but just been done so many times before you are numb to the difficulty. Overall a fun night but high prices tickets made me think twice about awarding more stars.
Brad from Toronto, Ontario
The illusionists was 'OK', flashy, but left you wanting more. With no real story (it's truly a magic show only) and sometimes with pacing that left you wondering what happened, it's high on flash but low on substance. Also, it is almost 2018, and having live animals used as show props comes across as tasteless and poorly thought out.
Bob Williams from Hamilton,, Ontario
This was the first time I’ve seen magic live. This show was a mix of illusions and vaudeville. Was the show enjoyable? Yes. Spectacular? No. Expensive for what you get? Yes. I understand there’s a bunch of people to spread the money around with but was it worth that much for my wife and I to be entertained? No. The MC was a riot, a funny funny guy. How magicians did their tricks with the camera right there I still don’t know. Toonies passing through glass, amazing. Card tricks? You can maybe see the guy pulling them out of the folds in his coat. The juggler? Crowd pleasing with his hokey over exaggerated moves. The guy with the hand shadows needs more work. The guy guessing all the right stuff about some people in the audience was creepy sending chills up our spines. What if he guessed what I got my wife for Xmas?
Arlene from Winnipeg, Manitoba
Best was the English mentalist. Hard to see as we were at the opposite end of the stage and the screen wasn't large enough. The Burt would have been a better venue.
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