1411766946 astonishment magical tales of san francisco tickets
4.2 / 5 Rated by 67 members
Review from Dana Miller
Red Velvet 181 events 118 reviews

While Walt Anthony, the magician/storyteller, was personable and interacted well with the audience, we were underwhelmed by the show. We found the pace to be extremely slow and the stories very drawn out. There were not that many illusions...continued

reviewed Oct 25 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Wayne
20 events 15 reviews

Parlor magic tricks from simple to unbelievable. Show was a quick two hours (with intermission). The tidbits of S.F. history kicked the entertainment up a bit over normal magic acts. We parked at the Union Sq. garage, just a short walk away. If...continued

reviewed Nov 10 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Szymon Nowak
67 events 11 reviews

David's an excellent on-stage performer. We had a lot of fun!

reviewed Jun 05 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Savage
35 events 7 reviews

Heard a lot of fun San Francisco stories, including the origin of the term "sugar daddy"....yes, coined in SF by Big Alma Spreckles.

reviewed May 18 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Linda Lee
335 events 7 reviews

I enjoyed the show soooooo much! The tales about people from the past in San Francisco's history were very interesting to me....and a little spooky, too! The decor of the room where the event took place added so much also. I thoroughly enjoyed the...continued

reviewed Nov 01 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
5 events 2 reviews

Half the art of storytelling, half the art of illusion. A fun time. It was interesting hearing stories about early San Francisco characters. The illusions were all pretty standard, but I left mystified. How some of them could be done, just six...continued

reviewed Oct 20 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
1 event 1 review

If you are looking for a different kind of night out, look no further. We took our two children, ages 10 and 12 as well as friends of ours in their 70s and everybody loved the show. A perfect blend of magic, drama and history for all ages. I was...continued

reviewed Dec 28 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Austin Nation
Red Velvet 715 events 617 reviews

AWESOME magic and story-telling....just a bit too long long and the stories and not enough magic.

reviewed Mar 16 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Hllywd
Red Velvet 857 events 434 reviews

I did not realize that there would be so much story telling involved. While somewhat interesting, it was a bit too much and certainly paced too slow. You can tell he is very passionate about what he does which I liked to witness. Just way to...continued

reviewed Jun 08 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from James
Red Velvet 163 events 137 reviews

A few impressive tricks, but the story telling dragged on.

reviewed Feb 28 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from James
Red Velvet 163 events 137 reviews

It’s about an hour's worth of lovely entertainment delivered laboriously for two hours. Walt works hard for the audience to like him, and he is a likable guy, but the show could use tightening up. The venue is delightful, some interesting S.F....continued

reviewed Feb 28 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Andrea Laudate
Red Velvet 73 events 43 reviews

It was like being in a warm Victorian living room.

reviewed Dec 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Marion Engelke
Red Velvet 46 events 19 reviews

A truly magical experience - made with love! The venue is tiny and intimate...a gem!

reviewed Jul 10 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from jasgo5@sbcglobal.net
Red Velvet 48 events 9 reviews

entertaining and informative

reviewed Jan 24 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from nismom
Red Velvet 10 events 4 reviews

What a great performance! I laughed, I smiled and was amazed!

reviewed Jun 28 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Jeff
Red Velvet 11 events 1 review

It's a little charmer. We had nice dinner at friends home nearby beforehand. Easy drop off at door and parking 1/2 block away at Union Sq garage. Delightful little salon with tales and magic tricks. Back home for dessert afterwards. Lovely evening.

reviewed Aug 31 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Judy Wong
77 events 66 reviews

Upon entering the turn of-the-century parlor you are greeted warmly by your cheerful but mysterious host, Walt Anthony and his lovely assistant. Don't be expecting a lot of fancy hocus pocus in his show. For Walt Anthony is a captivating,...continued

reviewed Aug 03 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Marty Nemko
100 events 62 reviews

This is well worth attending, whether you're a local or a tourist. And I had the opportunity to interact with him after the show. He is truly a fine man, and that should count as you decide how to spend your entertainment dollars.

reviewed Jul 18 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Michael Mytels
65 events 22 reviews

We didn't expect to have so much fun. The stories are enjoyable and the magic tricks well executed. The space is a little tight, which is making it harder on the performer, but he handled it very well. The hotel fed us tasty cookies and coffee,...continued

reviewed May 10 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Stanislav Kelman
31 events 18 reviews

Captivating stories and magic tricks beyond belief. Highly recommended to anybody with a sense of wonder!

reviewed May 17 2013 report as inappropriate
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