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Promenade Playhouse
at Santa Monica Blvd 1404 Third Street Promenade Santa Monica, CA 90401
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34 stars
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"Smoke and Mirrors"
91 ratings
4.3 average rating
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3 reviews
18 stars
attended Sep 23 2012

WOW. Albie Selznick is one of those really, really talented people that makes everything look so easy. The magic is incredible. He incorporates all these tricks into a story about his life-- which BTW is sometimes poignant and sometimes...continued

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1 review
2 stars
attended Sep 22 2012

This is a unique theater experience. Albie Selznik's amazing versatility as an actor and illusionist and circus performer gives and gives to his audience . His personal narrative is threaded together with humor and humanity . He and the...continued

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61 events
14 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 23 2012

Great combination of a Magic and Story. It's like a play without a 4th wall. I highly recommend it.

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“The magic tricks — whether transforming objects, levitation or demonstrating telepathic powers — are first rate, and executed by Selznick and his assistants … with matter-of-fact assurance that belies the intricate sleights-of-hand involved. What most distinguishes Smoke and Mirrors, however, is the personal connection that Selznick explores between his life and his art … Perhaps his greatest trick of all: making boredom completely disappear.” —Los Angeles Times
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_Smoke and Mirrors _is recommended for ages 12 and older.