Posts tagged as: Las Vegas Magic Shows

Magic variety show to fill in for ‘Criss Angel Believe’ during hiatus

Magic variety show to fill in for ‘Criss Angel Believe’ during hiatus

Top magicians will be taking the stage in Criss Angel’s Believe Theater at the Luxor this coming February and March while Angel recuperates from his upcoming shoulder surgery. Angel’s Cirque du Soleil show, “Criss Angel Believe,” goes on hiatus Jan. 5, 2014 and is scheduled to reopen in April. Calling the two-month production “Criss Angel [...]

Vegas illusionist Criss Angel heads downtown to make magic

Vegas illusionist Criss Angel heads downtown to make magic

You could hold the fate of a famous Las Vegas magician in your hands! Illusionist Criss Angel will perform the most dangerous demonstration he has ever attempted with a little help from the audience at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas on Thursday, May 9 at 10 p.m. Angel is filming a segment for his [...]

Penn & Teller to join Hollywood Walk of Fame

Penn & Teller to join Hollywood Walk of Fame

Six-time Las Vegas Magicians of the Year and Emmy Award winners Penn & Teller will be inducted on Friday into an exclusive club of entertainers. The stars from the Rio will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Magic Castle, located down Hollywood Boulevard from where the star will be [...]

Vegas magic goes Hollywood in ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’

Vegas magic goes Hollywood in ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’

There’s a new magic act in Vegas! Check out their awesome TV commercial… For six days last year, Las Vegas played host to the  incredible magical friendship of illusionists Burt and Anton. Their bedazzled, burgundy velvet suits and soft flowing hair elicited childhood flashbacks to legendary Vegas magicians Siegfried and Roy. On March 15, this [...]

Penn Jillette talks ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

Penn Jillette talks ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The new season of NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” premieres Feb. 19, and this time Las Vegas magician Pen Jillette is one of the 18 celebrities competing on the show. For those of you unfamiliar with the reality TV show, “Celebrity Apprentice” features a group of contestants (musicians, actors, comedians, TV stars and [...]

The First Lady of Magic reappears in Vegas

The First Lady of Magic reappears in Vegas

Almost every magician disappears as part of their act. Most of them reappear within seconds, but not if you’re Melinda Saxe. Better known by her stage name, “Melinda – First Lady of Magic,” she was the only female magician to have her own headlining magic show on the Las Vegas Strip during the 1990s. In 2002, she [...]

New Vegas magic show has lots of variety

New Vegas magic show has lots of variety

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Last night, Vegas Magic Theatre officially opened at the Gold Coast. Magic celebrities Lance Burton and Siegfried of the famed Seigfried and Roy magic duo were some of the attendees in the audience to welcome the city’s newest magic revue. Vegas Magic Theatre has a variety show format with the main [...]

It’s National Magic Week – and Las Vegas is the most magical place on earth!

It’s National Magic Week – and Las Vegas is the most magical place on earth!

Do you believe in magic? An evening of trickery is the perfect pursuit if you plan on visiting Las Vegas for Halloween weekend. In fact, National Magic Week, as proclaimed by the Society of American Magicians, takes place Oct. 25-31. It’s a fitting period because the holiday of haunting is also the deathiversary of the [...]

Weekender: The best in magic, music and meals in Vegas

Weekender: The best in magic, music and meals in Vegas

Criss Angel performs at the Luxor Headline shows capture the magic of Vegas “Criss Angel Believe” combines the magic of “Mindfreak” star Criss Angel with the showmanship of Cirque du Soleil. That might sound like an odd combination, but after some tweaks to the show’s original format, it all comes together. Showtimes are 7 and [...]

Penn & Teller are having a ball (& cup) exposing the secrets of magic. Or is their exposé simply an illusion?

Penn & Teller are having a ball (& cup) exposing the secrets of magic. Or is their exposé simply an illusion?

By Aleza Freeman (aleza.freeman@vegas.com) Vegas.com Revealing the secret behind an illusion is typically frowned upon in the world of magic. So how is it that Penn Jillette and magic partner Teller get away with breaking the rules? The truth is: They didn’t always. “We pull that off because we became successful,” admits Teller. Both magicians [...]

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