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Champions of Magic Live Reviews

Julia Morgan Theatre (Berkeley, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

30 ratings
4.1 average rating
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196 events
189 reviews
86 stars
7 events
4 reviews
13 stars
attended Dec 29 2013

The show was really great. We brought our 5 year old grandson. One act was a little too Las Vegas and a bit boring/inappropriate for kids involving a hand wandering over the magician's body, but overall rated as excellent--particularly Jade who...continued

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341 events
194 reviews
133 stars
attended Dec 29 2013

Great troupe, very slick and professional. Hard to see first fellow's tricks from the last row; he did numbered card tricks. The rest of the troupe, esp. the funny fellows, the M.C., and fellow with bird, dog.
Good show!

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92 events
56 reviews
26 stars
attended Dec 28 2013

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...continued

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38 events
26 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 29 2013

Great show. Very entertaining. Illusions were very well done. Jokes were very good. Lots of audience participation. Slight problem with seeing what's going on if you're short and the person in front of you is tall or has a big head. Seats are...continued

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xxlorac
9 events
8 reviews
11 stars
attended Dec 28 2013

3 of the 5 magicians were wonderful. the other 2 so-so. however,
very entertaining for all ages. especially liked the comedic aspect
of the show. nice to have short intermission for kids to get a snack...

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14 events
7 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 28 2013

Out of 5 acts only one was actually glitzy, like a "real" magic show. But only one was dumb. The rest were entertaining, funny, magical. The venue is small, but that makes it easy to see everything. All in all, a fine evening. Young kids were very...continued

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27 events
6 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 29 2013

Phenomenal performers - it would have been an amazing show with just the first half but the entirety of the lineup was a roaring success. Kudos to the producers and the magicians for an amazing performance!

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Ben
19 events
6 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 28 2013

Venue had some issues getting people seated. I bought "VIP Up Close Seating" and was sat in the 2nd to last row of the theatre in the back and on the side. Why did you sell a VIP up close seat if you couldn't do it?

The magicians were OK. Some...continued

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8 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 28 2013

It was basically fun, though very uneven. Sort of a poor man's Las Vegas. The small venue actually detracted from the experience because you could see some things you weren't supposed to see (like the magician leaping off the top of the backless...continued

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12 events
3 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 29 2013

funny, entertaining, varied. Loved by all: children teens adults of all ages,

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5 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 28 2013

This was pretty lame for adults. Would probably be good for younger kids. They do lots of card tricks which are hard to see from the back which is where we were seated despite getting VIP tickets.

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2 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 28 2013

A great magic show but the venue is a little worn.

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4 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 28 2013

Great concept to have multiple magicians with different styles and acts on the same show. The items and acts varied in quality but overall very enjoyable. I liked the MC and his prattle best.

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1 events
1 review
3 stars
attended Dec 29 2013

The will call window didn't open for 30 minutes after it was supposed to, so there were many of us standing in the wind and cold.

The performances were uneven. Some were stellar and very funny; some were very amateurish. I guess you have to...continued

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1 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 28 2013

We loved it. Berkeley is very convenient to park near the venue. Unlike San Francisco. Spangers was convenient eating.

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2 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 28 2013

What a great show. The five acts ran the gamet from hokey to funtastic to incredible!

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