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Upcoming Shows ♦ Be Amazed!

General Information

Please check age limits on shows when buying tickets.
Our venue is 100% ADA compliant.
The theater is available for rental for corporate and other private events.
We seat 60 people in our Lounge.
You can have a private event using your caterer... Dinner & a Show!
We can send our performers to your event/location.
Season Passes/Gift Certificates Available
Guests at our Evening Shows may use our lounge for BYOB, beginning 90 minutes before Showtime and ending 5 minutes before Showtime.
We do not sell food (except for candy and water).
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before Showtime.
Theater doors are locked 15 minutes after the show begins.
Performers Are Subject to Change.
All ticket sales are final.

Family Magic Shows ♦ All Ages Show

May -  4, 11, 18, 25 @ 2.00 PM
Jun -   1, 8, 15, 22, 29 @ 2.00 PM
Jul -    6, 13, 20, 27 @ 2.00 PM
Aug-   3, 10, 17, 24, 31 @ 2.00 PM

 

A laugh filled and amazing show of magic and comedy geared to audiences of all ages. Featuring a number of Philly's favorite family entertainers like; Mike Miller, Danny Archer, Mike Bonacci, Ari Paul, Mystique, and many more. All shows in the one of a kind venue of the Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater. Show runs for approx. 60-70 minutes.

May/Jun shows feature; Mike Miller, Mike Bonacci, Mystique & Danny Archer

Magic Camp ♦ Be Amazing!

Four Consecutive Saturdays
August  3rd - 24th from 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Classes are for youths ages eight to fourteen. Each person recieves their own Magic Kit with lots of cool tricks and a ticket to a Family Show.

Magic has fascinated and entertained people for thousands of years. It’s of the most popular hobbies in the world and magicians can be found in every country. The Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater is pleased to be able to help spread the participation and appreciation of the art of Magic by presenting magic classes for beginners. The beginners classes will focus on the basics and the last day the students will perform in the main theater. Minimum of 8 people required to hold classes.

Gino Mozzarella ♦ The Godfather of Magic

May 31 & Jun 1  / 8:00 PM       ages 13+     All Shows are BYOB for ages 21 +

 

Gino’s act is part stand-up… part stick- em up!

 

He's on the lam and Wanted for stealing the show. From the mean streets of South Philly, Gino finally quit his criminal ways, and makes an honest dollar by amazing audiences with his killer sleight of hand and razor sharp wit. You’ll die… laughing...

Gino has performed in over 35 countries worldwide, and he's allowed back into most of them. He's thrilled to be back in Philly and working at a classy joint like the Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater. You won't soon forget your evening with the Sicilian Sorcerer. Yougotaproblemwitdat?

Darwin Ortiz ♦ Sleight of Hand Card Magic

Apr 26  /  8:00 PM   Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +
Apr 27 / 8:00 PM     Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +

 

Darwin Ortiz is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading sleight-of-hand performers with cards.

His clients have included the Pentagon, both the Barack Obama and George W. Bush Presidential Inaugural Banquets, England’s prestigious Eton College, and numerous Fortune 500 companies. Darwin has worked as a consultant on cheating prevention and detection for gambling casinos and government regulatory agencies in fifteen countries and has testified as an expert witness in casino cheating cases.

Darwin has appeared on shows on NBC, CBS, HBO, CNN, CNBC, A&E, The Learning Channel, and both America’s Most Wanted and Britain’s Most Wanted (as an expert on card cheating—not as a fugitive). He has also been featured on national TV in France and Argentina and BBC-TV in England.

Peter Samelson ♦ Illusionist/Philosopher

May 3  @ 8:00 PM     Ages 13+    BYOB 21+
May 4  @ 8:00 PM      Ages 13+    BYOB 21+

 

Peter Samelson insists that he doesn’t do magic; he only helps people to see it.

A recent recipient of a Merlin Award for Lifetime Achievement, and christened “the soft-spoken conceptualist of sorcery” by the New York Times, Peter has distinguished himself not only as a magician, but as an artist. He has performed atop the Great Wall of China, for Mexican peasants and Grand Prix drivers, Princess Stephanie of Monaco, the jet-set of Paris and the fishermen mending their nets on the beaches of Cartegena.

Peter also designs for TV, film and theater. He created magic for Sam Mendes productions at BAM and the Old Vic (London) and recently for two Broadway shows, Leap of Faith and Harvey. He has also created and starred in three critically acclaimed Off-Broadway shows; The Magician, PaperWork and Radnevsky’s Real Magic.

Will Fern ♦ Amazingly Funny 

May 10  @ 8:00 PM     Ages 13+    BYOB 21+
May 11  @ 8:00 PM      Ages 13+    BYOB 21+

 

Will Fern Brings the Party!

A seasoned magician with over 25 years performing experience, Will Fern is known around the country for his diverse magical career.  From close-up magic performed at all manner of private and corporate affairs, to team building workshops, trade show booth “edutainment”, and theater performances…Will is constantly working, at over 250 shows per year.

“To me, magic is just the vehicle to lead my audiences into the fun zone.  Once we’re there…the sky's the limit. Trust between us builds, a fun camaraderie is heightened, and the end result is a unique performance that we've ALL made our own", says Will.

Luca Volpe ♦ The Italian Mentalist 

May 24  @ 8:00 PM      Ages 13+    BYOB 21+
May 25  @ 8:00 PM      Ages 13+    BYOB 21+

Without doubt, Luca Volpe is one of the most incredible mentalists in the world, performing mentalism and "magic of the mind" for over 25 years.

His experience and wealth of knowledge in this specialized field of entertainment is noticeable each time he takes the stage.

He is considered one of the most innovative and original mentalists today, entertaining with his elegant but cheeky Italian style, using his rare skills to astound every audience.

There are many performing mentalists, but very few that have a natural ability to make audiences laugh and gasp during a show like Luca Volpe does.

Rick Maue ♦ A Fine Li(n)e

June 7  @ 8:00 PM      Ages 13+    BYOB 21+
June 8 @ 8:00 PM      Ages 13+    BYOB 21+

 

Rick Maue has been one of the most influtential performers in the field of Mentalism for many years. 

It all ended in 1996, when the Pittsburgh native and his family were involved in an horrendous car crash. Maue was left with life-changing injuries to his brain and internal organs, and though he’s regained his mental faculties, he still suffers from seizures, severe headaches and blurred vision.

He retains the respect of his industry peers, as evidence by the Lifetime Achievement Award he received at the 2016 MINDvention mentalism convention, in Las Vegas. At MINDvention, Maue also performed A Fine Li(n)e, the one-man show he’s been doing for the past year-and-a-half

The séance-debunking tradition of Houdini, have always been about “lying on stage to tell the truth about the world.” Inspired partly by famed monologist Spalding Gray, the 90-minute A Fine Li(n)e also gets autobiographical. The theme, Maue says, is “what I used to do and why I no longer do it.”

Jason Ladanye ♦ Supreme Card Magic

June 14 @ / 8:00PM   13+   BYOB 21+
June 15 @ / 8:00PM   13+   BYOB 21+

 

Jason’s peers consider him one of the best card magicians in the world today.

 

Jason Ladanye will be demonstrating how easy it is to win in Las Vegas if you have his skill set. He’ll show you what can be done with a deck of cards after a lifetime of studying sleight of hand. It will be a night of magic and crooked gambling demonstrations that you’ll never forget. After seeing his show you’ll think twice about playing cards with someone you don’t know. Jason Ladanye has appeared on ABC’s 20/20 and Inside Edition exposing card-cheating scams.

He has has performed card magic at the prestigious Magic Castle in L.A. and resort casinos such as Turning Stone, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun. He’s also done consulting work for the hit Broadway show, Cheers Live on Stage. In 2013, he wrote his first book, Confident Deceptions, which is already a classic text for sleight-of-hand card magicians. His second book, Game Changer, will be released later this year. Jason’s peers consider him one of the best card magicians in the world today.

Harrison Greenbaum ♦ 3 Shows!    Adult Only Show 

 

June 21 @ 8:00 PM    Ages 16 + (Language)  BYOB 21+
June 22 @ 6:00 PM    Ages 16 + (Language)  BYOB 21+
June 22 @ 9:00 PM    Ages 16 + (Language)  BYOB 21+

 

“Hardest-working man in comedy” (Time Out NY) “One of the most unique acts you’ll ever see” 

 

As a magician, Harrison was named one of "today's best" by Newsday and tours around the world as one of the stars of The Illusionists: Direct from Broadway, the biggest selling magic show in history. He has appeared on America's Got Talent and is the most requested performer at Monday Night Magic, the longest-running- Off-Broadway magic show. Harrison has also performed at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, the Mystery Lounge in Boston, and at numerous theaters and events around the world.

Harrison’s solo comedy and magic show, Harrison Greenbaum: What Just Happened?, was a sold-out smash at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and ran Off-Broadway for two months.

Matthew David Stanley ♦ Comedy & Magic

June 28 @ / 8:00PM   13+   BYOB 21+
June 29 @ / 8:00PM   13+   BYOB 21+

 

Matthew David Stanley, combines Stand-Up Comedy with Mind Blowing Magic for a result that can only be described as Entertaining.

He is the proud recipient of the prestigious “Lance Burton Award” presented in Las Vegas, NV as well as the "International Brotherhood of Magicians Stage Champion Award" presented in Kansas City, MO.  He has been featured on NBC and FOX television networks and currently tours the United States as well as Internationally performing at Comedy Clubs, Colleges, Theatres, and Corporate Events.

He has opened for such names as Master Illusionist David Copperfield, Country Music Star Mark Wills, Funny Man Gary Owen, and Tom Wilson a.k.a. "Biff" from the Back to the Future Trilogy. Matthew is a seasoned professional and there is a little bit for everyone in his performances.

Carl Mercurio ♦ Spreading Magic and Love Worldwide

July 12th @ 8:00 PM  Ages 13 +  BYOB 21 +
July 13th @ 8:00 PM  Ages 13 +  BYOB 21 +

 

 

Carl Mercurio is a top comedy and cabaret magician, who entertains audiences with clever and astounding magic that’s guaranteed to make you smile. He performs weekly at LOL Times Square Comedy Club, and is a regular performer at two of New York’s longest running magic shows: Monday Night Magic and Magic at Coney. Carl will also be featured at two of the nation's hottest new magic venues: the Chicago Magic Lounge and the Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater in Philadelphia.  Carl performs classic magic with a comic twist. If you're going to Carl's show, you're going to laugh, you're going to be amazed, and you're going to make a new friend.

Carisa Hendrix ♦ Magician, Circus Artist & Actress

July 19 @ 8:00 PM  Ages 13 +  BYOB 21 +
July 20 @ 8:00 PM  Ages 13 +  BYOB 21 +

 

Carisa Hendrix is a magician, circus stunt girl and bubble performer featured in the Guinness Book of World Records and Ripley’s Believe it or Not.

 

Her performing character Lucy Darling is a charming and hilarious creature known the world over for her charm, her wit and her exceptionally good hair. This show is a wonderful mix of playful interactions, hilarious comedy, and impossible magical feats.

Carisa's one-of-a-kind show is a crowd favourite from Australia to the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood. Her magic will make you laugh, smile and feel like a child again

Takamiz Usui ♦ Joe Givan Co-Headliners!

July 26 @ 8:00 PM  Ages 13 +  BYOB 21 +
July 27 @ 8:00 PM  Ages 13 +  BYOB 21 +

 

The World's Best Rubik's Cube Magician from Japan and a former World Champion of Magic will co-headline this never to be repeated show!

 

Takamiz Usui from Japan, is the most influential creator in the field of Rubik's Cube Magic. His work is absolutely astonishing in every possible respect.

Joe Givan from Colorado, won the International Brotherhood of Magician’s 1st place award in close-up magic and he was also awarded the Gold Cups (one of only five recipient in the 75 year history of the organization).

Don't miss these exciting performers when East meets West --- it's must-see!

Chris Capehart ♦ Master Magician

Aug 2 @ 8:00 PM  Ages 13 +  BYOB 21 +
Aug 3 @ 8:00 PM  Ages 13 +  BYOB 21 +

 

Chris Capehart is an accomplished master magician. He is respected throughout the world by his peers, applauded for his skills by the most famous of magicians, and sought after for repeat performances by clients.

Chris Capehart has done it all. In forty + years he has performed on the big stage, lectured to magicians, become a famous, accomplished street performer, created routines and mastered the linking rings. He has been published and imitated throughout the world. His skill at close-up is no less than astonishing. His quick comeback verbal skills, sharpened on the streets of New York City, have made him an outstanding comedian.

He has performed in over thirteen countries and has worked for three different cruise lines.  He has worked for several corporations for the last fifteen years straight. When he was featured on the cover of Genii Magazine... It took 23 pages to tell his story.  Chris Capehart is a magician not to be missed.

David Corsaro ♦ Amazement For All

Aug 9   @ 8:00 PM  Ages 13 +  BYOB 21 +
Aug 10 @ 8:00 PM  Ages 13 +  BYOB 21 +

He has seen a million faces and amazed them all

 

David Corsaro has been a professional magician for over 25 years. David performs for all audiences, from the Museum of Natural History to our Armed Forces and their families.  He has performed his amazing feats of magic for fortune 500 companies including Wrigley's, Panasonic, Nestle, and Viacom as well as top music acts such as "Chicago," "Earth Wind and Fire," and "The Milwaukees." David also donates his talent for a variety of charitable organizations, such as Habitat for Humanity and Lions International.  You can catch David almost every Monday night at “Monday Night Magic”, NYC’s longest running off-Broadway magic show.

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