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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 time, beginning 90 minutes before Showtime and ending 5 minutes before the show begins.
We do not sell food (except for snacks 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

Feb -  23 @ 2.00 PM
Mar - 2, 9, 16, , 23, 24 (Sun), 30 @ 2.00 PM
Apr -  6, 13, 19, 22 @ 2.00 PM
May-  4, 11, 18, 25 @ 2.00 PM

 

ALL AGES SHOWS... BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY!

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.

Feb/March shows feature; Mike Miller, Mike Bonacci, Mystique & Danny Archer

Gino Mozzarella

Mar 8 & 9             / 8:00 PM       ages 13+
Apr 19 & 20        / 8:00 PM       ages 13+
May 31 & Jun 1  / 8:00 PM       ages 13+
Jul 12 & 13          / 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?

Scott Alexander

Feb 22 / 8:00 PM
Feb 23 / 8:00 PM

Feb 22 / 8:00 PM    Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +
Feb 23 / 8:00 PM    Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +  SOLD OUT!

 

Scott's name lit up the marquee as a headliner for over seven years at the illustrious Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Millions became acquainted with his lightheartedness and quick wit in the final rounds of America's Got Talent. Scott has been a special guest on Oprah and featured in People Magazine. The LA times calls Scott's approach to magic "hip, laid-back and refreshing." He was recognized by his peers, last year and honored with The Crandall Award for comedy which is why audiences everywhere say Scott is just like a magician...but funny!

Fred Siegel

 

 

Mar 1 / 8:00 PM    Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +
Mar 2 / 8:00 PM   Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +

 

Who: Fred Siegel, Eric Van Wie, The Rosen Sisters (Deborah Rosen and Gail Rosen)

Why: We love magic and wanted to create shows for people to see some cool tricks, have some laughs, and just unwind. If you love magic, you'll love our shows. If you hate magic, you'll still love our shows, since this is not a typical magic show.

What: Fred's Magic World is an extraordinary performance filled with mirth, magic and comical mayhem. The show features magic and comedy acts including a Houdini-like straitjacket escape, psychic sisters, a baffling memory exhibition, dexterous displays of sleight of hand, comedy improv (like Who's Line is it Anyway), and more! We take the classics of magic that have thrilled audiences for centuries and brings them into the 21st century.

 

The N Crowd
Improv Comedy

Mar 7 / 7:30 PM
Ages 16+   BYOB During Show 21+

The N Crowd was a featured in their first article in the Philadelphia Style magazine and took 1st runner up in their “Best of Style” contest for that year. (Best Comedy Club and Best Theater Group.)

In the article, The N Crowd was quoted to be “Philadelphia’s premiere improv troupe.” As a result of publication of that article, the troupe began to perform at various colleges, fundraising, and other events. The N Crowd ended its run at Society Hill Playhouse and moved back to Old City to take up residence at The Actors Center. In 2008, 2010, and 2013 The N Crowd was named “Best Comedy Club” by PHL17’s City Voter’s Hot List. More than 10 years, 600 shows and 50+ cast members later, The N Crowd still performs every Friday night at 257 N. 3rd Street. They have also appeared at comedy festivals in Philadelphia and throughout the country, as well as performed for local colleges and corporate clients.

The Great Kaplan

Mar 15th & 16th / 8:00PM   3/16 show is SOLD OUT
Ages 13+   BYOB 21+

 

 

Inspired by the antics of Keaton, Sellers, Victor Borge, the Smothers Brothers and the illustrious Wile E. Coyote among others, “The Great” David Kaplan welcomes spectators young and old into a wonderfully strange world they will not soon forget.

Perhaps Kaplan’s most spectacular accomplishment is emerging from the performance in one piece. As his world seemingly crumbles, he manages to tame a rogue bowling ball, juggle furniture, perform feats of prestidigitation, and play melodies on "concert balloon", turkey baster and his great grandfather’s ukulele, -- all to the delight of a charmed audience.

Mike Miller

Mar 22 / 8:00 PM   Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +
Mar 23 / 8:00 PM   Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +

 

Mike Miller is internationally known as a master magician and illusionist, combining incredible magic with his imaginative sense of humor. The results being a delightfully entertaining program that you will remember for a long time to come. After experiencing his fast paced laugh out loud show, there will be no doubt in your mind that deception can be fun. Mike's magic and mind reading use plenty of audience participation making the audience part of the magical experience. He's fresh off a recent tour of China (his fifth), and we know that your laugh and shake your head in amazement when you watch master magician Mike Miller in action.

Opening up for Mike is the one and only Sicilian Sorcerer Gino Mozzarella. Gino's act combines world class sleight of hand with with lots of laughs and "business". The combination of Mike & Gino means that you'll die... laughing.

Bill Abbott

Mar 29 / 8:00 PM   Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +
Mar 30 / 8:00 PM   Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +

Recently named Canadian Magician of the Year, Bill Abbott has performed over 5000 shows in 11 countries, performing for billionaires, celebrities and sports superstars.

 

A show filled with laughter, surprise, charm and wonder! Experience the incredible and hilarious magic show that has entertained and amazed audiences around the world! Every Trick In The Book by Bill Abbott features mind blowing sleight of hand, jaw dropping illusion and laugh out loud comedy that will leave you thoroughly entertained.

 

One of the most prolific and highly respected magicians in the world today." - Vanish Magazine

Larry Hass

Apr 5    8:00 PM   Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +
Apr 6 / 8:00 PM   Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +

 

A former philosophy professor, Lawrence Hass creates magic shows that mix astonishing magic with ideas that lift the spirit.

He has performed in over a dozen countries at theaters, nightclubs, universities, private parties, and corporate functions. He performs regularly in Las Vegas and at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, California. Dr. Hass has won multiple awards as both a writer and an inspirational teacher of magic. He is the author of over fifteen international bestselling magic books or teaching videos, including Life Magic (2018), Inspirations (2015), and Transformations (2007). Lawrence Hass’s visionary approach to magic has been featured in print, radio, film, and video media around the world, including the New York Times, USAToday, on National Public Radio the Discovery Channel, and in his recent TEDx Talk, “What Is the Art of Magic?”

The
Sentimentalists Mind Reading Duo

Apr 12 / 8:00 PM   Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +
Apr 13 / 8:00 PM   Ages 13 +    BYOB 21 +  Mysterion will also perform in the 2 PM Family Show on this date

 

Two world renown mentalists comibine their powers creating a two person mind reading experience that is truly breathtaking. Steffi's vintage look calls back to the golden age of magic and mentalism. Mysterion has appeared on stages around the globe with hundreds of television and media appearances. Together they showcase their special way of communicating, with a touch of humor and most importantly class.

Imagine your thoughts transferred across the room into Steffi's mind. Your think of the name of your favorite film and Mysterion and Steffi are able to divine that movie. Spoons move and bend with mental powers and drawings are duplicated with telepathy. For the highlight, The Sentimentalists are able to correctly identify items in the wallets and bags of audience members! Be careful what you think... they may be listening.


Darwin Ortiz

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

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

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


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

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.

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