MASTERS OF ILLUSION, America’s Largest Traveling Magic Show, Announces 2019 US and Canadian Tour
Masters of Illusion, America’s greatest traveling magic show featuring the greatest magicians of our time, will tour the United States and Canada in January and February 2019, stopping at theaters in North Carolina , Florida, Canada, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. It features magicians from The CW Network’s hit television series of the same name.
Magicians taking part in the January 2019 tour will include: Ed Alonzo, Naathan Phan, Michael Turco and Tommy Wind. Click here to see some performance highlights from the Magicians appearing on the January 14-21, 2019 tour dates: https://vimeo.com/user4830612/review/301716874/19b98d5c64
Magicians taking part in the February 2019 tour will include: Chipper Lowell, Naathan Phan, Michael Turco and Tommy Wind. Click here to see some performance highlights from the Magicians appearing from February 2-17, 2019 on the tour dates: https://vimeo.com/user4830612/review/301715723/9f169c234f
These cutting-edge illusionists perform large-scale illusions, sleight of hand, puzzling interactive mind magic, comedy, and dangerous escapes. These modern masters of illusion display skills that have taken a lifetime to perfect, and audience members will be left awestruck by their astonishing skills. All performances of the show include audience participation. Magicians will be available to Meet & Greets with audience members in the lobby of each theater at the end of each performance and will be available for photographs and autographs.
Master of Illusion is a massive stage phenom born out of the multi-award-winning television series Masters of Illusion, which will celebrate its 6th anniversary airing on The CW Network in 2019. The stage show, Master of Illusion was performed live in front of dozens of thousands of people in the United States and around the world. It has been seen by over 100 million viewers on The CW Network and in 126 countries around the world. Master of Illusion has just wrapped up their 10-month headlining engagement at Bally’s Las Vegas in their brand new show for the whole family.
The 2019 live tour schedule for Masters of Illusion is as follows
Monday, January 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.: Cape Fear Community College Wilson Center, 703 North Third Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401, https://cfcc.edu
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.: Coral Center For The Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065, https://www.thecentercs.com
Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.: The Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32118, https://www.peabodyauditorium.org
Friday, January 18, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.: Florida Theatre, 128 East Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202, www.floridatheatre.com
Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.: RF Funding Center, Youkey Theater, 701 West Lime Street, Lakewood, FL 33815, https://rpfundingcenter.com
Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.: Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, FL 33759, http://rutheckerdhall.com
Monday, January 21, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.: Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center, 1051 Main Street, The Villages, FL 32159, https://thesharon.com
Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.: Caesars Windsor Hotel & Casino, 377 Riverside Drive East (hotel, casino and valet entrance): McDougall Avenue and Pitt Street, Windsor, ON, CA N9A 7H7, https://www .caesars.com/ caesars-windsor
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7 p.m.: Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877, https://ridgefieldplayhouse.org
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.: Keswick Theatre, 291 North Keswick Avenue, Glenside, PA 19038, https://www.keswicktheatre.com
Friday, February 8, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.: Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, NJ 07631, https://www.bergenpac.org
Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.: Count Basie Center for the Arts, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701, www.thebasie.org
Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.: NYCB Theater at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590, www.thetheatreatwestbury.com
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.: Center In The Square, 101 Queen Street North, Kitchener, ON N2H 6P7, Canada, https://centreinthesquare.com
Friday, February 15, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.: American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602, https://amtshows.com
Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.: Rivera Theatre, 67 Webster Street, North Tonawonda, NY 14120, https://riveratheatre.org
Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.: The Palace Theatre, 21 West Otterman Street, Greensburg, PA 15601, https://www.thepalacetheatre.org
The Masters of Illusion live tour began in September 2011 and is in its 8th season. The tour played 225 shows in 147 venues, 29 states, 6 countries and 3 continents. For more information and a full US and Canada tour schedule for Fall 2019, please visit the official website: www.mastersofillusionlive.com
About The Magicians appearing on the US and Canada Fall 2018 Live Tour
Ed Alonzo, the “Misfit of Magic”, is easily recognized as one of the nation’s greatest comedy magicians. Twice winner of the “STAGE MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR”, “COMEDY MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR” award and the coveted “MERLIN AWARD”, Alonzo received the “MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR” award given to him at the Academy of magical science. Arts Awards show in Hollywood, April 2010. Ed Alonzo joined the Masters of Illusion Live Tour in September 2011 when it premiered. Since then, Ed has performed at several venues on the live tour and he has been featured several times on the hit TV series Masters of Illusion on The CW. Ed Alonzo is also well known as a series regular, Max, on the hit TV, ‘Saved By The Bell’, celebrating his 30th birthday in 2019.
For more than 20 years, Chipper Lowell has been bringing his eerie brand of infectious, fun-filled mayhem to audiences around the world at performing arts centers, theaters, cruise ships, casino showrooms and entertainment events. ‘business. He was described as an “artistic cyclone of talent and comedy” by the press. He was twice honored with “Comedy Magician of the Year”, “Specialized Act of the Year”, and was listed as one of the “Top Funniest Magicians Performing Today” by MAGIC Magazine. Lowell has performed several times with the Masters of Illusion Live Tour and appeared several times on the hit television series Masters of Illusion, which aired on The CW.
Naathan Phan’s first love was, and still is, magic. He fell in love with the art at the age of five when his grandfather showed him his very first magic tricks. While her magical genesis might seem a bit cliché, her magic is anything but. Naathan Phan hooks you with his Robin Williams-paced wit and humor, perfectly paced by his well-rehearsed prestidigitation, and tailored to your audience, whatever their age. Phan toured with the live show Masters of Illusion and starred several times on The CW’s hit television series, Masters of Illusion. Apart from being a magician, Phan is also adept at doing celebrity impressions. Phan was also a recently featured magician in the Masters of Illusion live show at Bally’s Las Vegas.
Michael Turco fell in love with the mystery of magic when he was only five years old. Spending his summers a few miles from the Atlantic City Strip, Turco saw every magic show in the area and intended to master every trick and illusion for himself. He had his own show in Las Vegas at Planet Hollywood Casino and brought a bit of Jersey to the Strip. The press describes Turco as “a born talent… a real success story”. Michael Turco has been on the Masters of Illusion tour for several years now and has appeared several times on the award-winning Masters of Illusion television series on The CW Network.
Tommy Wind is a magician and illusionist from Staten Island in New York, who is now a headliner in Las Vegas. He performed in several of his own original shows, combining illusion and rock and roll music, in New York, Atlantic City, New Jersey and Las Vegas, Nevada. Wind began his career at the age of seven after his grandfather introduced him to magic by showing him the disappearing handkerchief trick. He is now the youngest magician to perform in Las Vegas to date. Wind is a recipient of the International Brotherhood of Magicians award and won “Magician of the Year” in the TV special “World Magic Awards”. He has appeared several times on The CW’s hit TV show, “Masters of Illusion”, and was recently featured on Bally’s Las Vegas hit live show, Masters of Illusion.
The Monks are mysterious, mischievous and maddening, with a touch of the circus. They intertwine throughout the show, while delighting the audience with their whimsical antics.