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Monday Night Magic – 4/3/2017

Monday Night Magic is an interactive, jaw-dropping evening of illusion.

Off-Broadway’s longest-running magic show!

I hadn’t visited this series since it was uptown on the west side. The acts are all professional magicians!

Here are a few photographs I took that night of the acts.

Ben Nemzer – Master of Ceremonies

Great comedic patter and good magic for the MC.

David Oliver had a charm with the audience volunteers. His trick was a comedic version of the rope being and cut and restored.

Banachek did an amazing series of mentalist tricks including one that involved the audience and knives!

Banachek ability to read people’s minds and they numbers they choose was a miracle.

An audience volunteer takes a knife wrapped in an envelope and not knowing if the knife is in the envelope attempts to find out!

MC Ben Nemzer returns to the stage just before intermission and finds a torn $20 in a banana that the audience volunteer had selected!

Peter Samelson performed a stunt where he obtained 3 wedding rings from the audience and then joined them together.

One of Peter Samelson’s comedic reprises was to show the audience how he did the ‘scarf thru mic stand’ trick.

Peter Samelson’s finale was a beautiful ‘snowstorm’ trick from a handful of wet pieces of paper.

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During intermission, there were 3 magicians performing in the theater.

Michael Chaut, Noah Levine, and Eli Bosnick.

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Great fun every Monday night with new talent EVERY WEEK!

The Players Theatre
115 MacDougal Street
New York, NY 10012
(1 block East of 6th Avenue – between Bleecker and West 3rd Street)

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For more information go to their website here!

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“Wondershow” at The Cutting Room – Jan 19th, 2017

I first met Jonathan Burns at the Festival of Fools in Vermont in 2012. I photographed him many times and laughed even more times. He is one funny man! Now he is coming to New York with a gang of  talent that Time Out calls “Some of the Most Skilled Performers in the Business”.

 I hope you can get a ticket~~

The show is described as “Acts of Magic, Mischief and Mystery”

Ben Nemzer – Direct from The Magic Castle in California

Marcus Eddie – Direct from Penn And Teller’s ‘Fool Us’.

Jo Firestone – Direct from ‘The Tonight Show‘.

Special Appearance by Vinnie DePonto – acclaimed mind-reader!

WONDERSHOW, 10pm
Thursday January 19th
The Cutting Room
44 E. 32nd St.
New York, NY, 10016
http://thecuttingroomnyc.com/

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