Champions of Magic Live: Five Master Illusionists on One Stage
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The last date listed for Champions of Magic Live was Sunday December 29, 2013 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Julia Morgan Theater:
- Full Price:
- $37.00 - $62.00
- Our Price:
- $23.00 - $31.00
There's trouble in River City! Berkeley Playhouse presents the heartwarming family favorite The Music Man. Lovable swindler "Professor" Harold Hill is trying to pull a con on the citizens of River City, Iowa. He claims he'll save the town's youth from sin and corruption by selling them instruments and helping to organize a boys' band -- despite the fact that he actually knows nothing about music. Soon, the irresistible "Music Man" manages to turn the bickering school board into a barbershop quartet, win the heart of Marian the librarian, and somehow transform into an honest man in the process. The delightful story is set to a parade of classic Broadway tunes, including "Seventy-Six Trombones," "Ya Got Trouble," "Till There Was You" and "Goodnight, My Someone." Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Marty Nemko
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How wonderful to see 5 magicians do their thing. A fine night. But the quality varied.
I found Jason Andrews to be a master of classic sleight, Dana Daniels to be unusually funny and parodying of classic magic and Mark Kornhauser to be very clever and amazing in his ability to memorize (He not only told 8 of 8 people what town their zipcode was in but then proceeded to tell all 8's zipcodes and towns in sequence.) Jade did a fabulously beautiful opening routine before, unfortunately, descending into amateurishness: terrible patter, bad quick-change act, and would you believe---the tired old linking rings trick. And she only used 3 rings. Utterly unredeeming was Christopher Hart whose closer was a silly routine with a pink hand connected to "invisible" fishing wire. Bad, bad.
That said, it was a great overall experience and I hope that "Champions of Magic" returns to the Bay Area--with Hart replaced, Jade with an improved act. Or even better, 5 different top magicians every few months.