This article was published on December 11th, 2018
It’s no illusion! The Illusionists-Live From Broadway is touring North America! As part of Broadway Across Canada’s upcoming 2019 season, The Illusionists-Live From Broadway will be dazzling Canadian audiences in the new year.
Fresh from a hugely successful Broadway run and a multiple city tour, The Illusionists-Live From Broadway is the world’s best-selling touring magic production that has performed across the world and sold out to thrilled audiences around the globe. You’ve never seen anything like The Illusionists – Live From Broadway before!
Produced by Simon Painter, Tim Lawson and MagicSpace Entertainment, The Illusionists – Live From Broadway was also conceived by Simon Painter, with an artistic creative team including Lawson and production director Neil Dorward. Originally from London, Simon Painter made a name for himself in Australia by way of some starring lead roles in Las Vegas prior to moving down under with several productions that smashed records and sent his productions onto a global tour: Le Grand Cirque, Adrenaline, and Aerial Dreams, to name a few.
In 2010, while having 5 concurrent versions of Le Grand Cirque playing at various locations, painter joined forces with Tim Lawson. The two began compiling together the greatest magicians in the world under one roof to create the greatest magic show ever witnessed: The Illusionists – Live From Broadway.
The Illusionists – Live From Broadway is a breathtaking magic show featuring death-defying acts, insane stunts, hilarious tricks, and jaw dropping performances. You’ll witness 5 of the world’s most talented magical minds whose incredible illusions will leave you stunned for days.
As part of its North American tour and part of Broadway Across Canada’s 2019 season, The Illusionists will play a limited run in Edmonton January 1-6, 2019 at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, in Calgary January 8-13, 2019 at the Southern Jubilee Auditorium, and in Vancouver January 15-20, 2019 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
Creative Producer Simon Painter said, “We can’t wait to bring this electrifying show to Vancouver for a truly entertaining experience for the whole family. The Illusionists – Live From Broadway is the most non-stop and powerful mix of outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on the live stage.”
Tickets for The Illusionists – Live From Broadway are on sale now and are available at Broadway Across Canada, Ticketmaster.ca or by calling 1-855-985-5000. Ticket prices start at $30.50. Performances run Tuesday through Sunday evenings at 7:30pm with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2pm.