Entries by Magician

The best magic shows in New York City

When performed well, they welcome you to suspend disbelief in a special zone where skills honed over the course of years meet the element of surprise. Why not allow yourself a few illusions? In magic shows across the city, some of the world’s best illusionists help make New York a city of wonders.     […]

English teacher also works as Frankie Ace, a magician and comic

Frank Alletto of Western Springs has two passions, poetry and magic. And they have something in common. A poet uses ordinary words to create extraordinary ideas, and a magician uses ordinary objects to create extraordinary experiences. That’s what Alletto tells his students at Lyons Township High School, where he has been teaching English for 22 […]

Three magicians headline Taylor Martin’s monthly Indy Magic show

The longest running magic show in Indianapolis returns on the second Tuesday of July to the Indy Fringe Indy Eleven Theater. And it is a doozy. Three major stars of magic will be performing that night. Headlining will be Nathan Kranzo. Nathan’s magic is respected and taught all over the world. After you see him […]

Penn & Teller cancel magic shows over back injury

Spinal-fusion surgery and a comedy-magic production are an unhappy mix. Consequently, Penn & Teller have shut down their production show effective immediately. The duo will not be back onstage until Aug. 18. They called off their show at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Miss., on Friday night and have pulled their shows at […]