The Illusionists, The Civic, THE EDGE
Tim Lawson and Simon Painter present 

The Illusionists

Wednesday 22 May - Sunday 2 June
Recommended for children 5 years and up

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WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE

The biggest selling magic show on earth comes to The Civic for a two-week season. 
 

The Illusionists: Witness the Impossible features seven internationally renowned grand master magicians performing a stunning mix of the most outrageous and unbelievable optical illusions including nail-biting Russian roulette, jaw-dropping acts of levitation, mind-reading, disappearance and death-defying escapes.
 
Prepare to have your perception of magic shows redefined as seven of the world’s greatest magicians combine to create the boldest most spectacular magic show ever staged in New Zealand.  
 
"Brain bendingly spectacular." The Telegraph
 
With over 25 million YouTube views for their individual shows and sold out arenas and theatres across the globe, including an all-ages audience of 31,000 over nine days at the Sydney Opera House, The Illusionists have revolutionised the age old art of magic and reinvented it for the 21st century.

MEET THE ILLUSIONISTS
 
The Anti-Conjuror   The Anti-Conjuror
Specialty: Shock illusions
Marilyn Manson meets David Copperfield. The Anti-Conjuror combines the art of magic with the bizarre and macabre. You've been warned.
The Escapologist   The Escapologist
Specialty: death defying escapes
The Escapologist’s thrilling escapes place him within seconds of life and death and have audiences frozen in suspense and disbelief.
The Inventor   The Inventor
Specialty: Magic inventions and ground breaking illusions 
A creator, comedian and collector of the strange and unusual. The Inventor will leave you awestruck.
The Mentalist   The Mentalist
Specialty: Master of the unexplained
A professional entertainer, television presenter and mentalist. Mind-reading is not possible, is it? 
The Trickster   The Trickster
Specialty: Comedy magic 
The Trickster is the epitome of glamour and showmanship, but don't be fooled by his innocent appearance.
The Gentleman   The Gentleman
Specialty: Classic magic reimagined 
One of the most influential magicians of the past decade, The Gentleman performed the largest stage illusion of all time, making a Jumbo Jet disappear.
The Enchantress   The Enchantress
Specialty: Skills of grace and gravity defiance 
With a unique blend of elegance and theatricality, The Enchantress seduces with the art of dance and illusion.

Meet the live band: Z
They’re the number one band from Los Angeles, CA who have toured with Hip Hop legends Nas and Kanye West. 
 
Tickets from $69.90 (service fees apply)

"Incredible, astounding, amusing, mystifying, perplexing, and challenging - all in all this is a magical, mystery tour de force. Be prepared to be amazed!"  Australian Stage Online
 
"Spellbinding entertainment, nights at the theatre don’t come more enjoyable than this." In Daily

"Eye-popping magic to blow minds" NZ Herald »

"the excitement of the audience was palpable... highly entertaining extravaganza that has something to appeal to everyone’s tastes." (QPAC) AussieTheatre.com

Performance Times
Wed to Sat 7.30pm, Saturdays 2pm, 
Sundays, 11am & 3pm. Tues 28 May, 6.30pm
 

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