Magic show from London to be staged in Manila

Sep 29, 2017

Featuring six of the world’s most mind-blowing magical acts, Impossible will be staged in the Philippines in time for the Christmas season.

Fresh from its record-breaking second summer in London's West End, the magic shows will be staged in Manila from December 25 to January 3, 2018.

Audiences at the Araneta Coliseum will be able to see death-defying stunts, technological trickery, grand stage illusions, and close-up magic.

The performers who will show off their magical artistry include:

Magical Bones: South London street conjurer and break-dancing master Magical Bones is considered the world’s best hip-hop magician. Starting out in the music industry as a dancer for the likes of Madonna and the Black Eyed Peas, Bones has since turned his attention to wowing the public with expert sleight-of-hand tricks.

Ali Cook: Master of multiple magical trades, Ali Cook is a daring escapologist, sleight of hand expert, stage illusionist and performer of thought control. His highly innovative live shows have lead Ali to be awarded the highest accolade The Magic Circle has to offer with his promotion to Member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star. Ali is a pioneer of the alternative magic scene and he has written and starred in various television series including: ITV’s Penn And Teller: Fool Us; BBC 1’s Now You See It; Channel 4’s Dirty Tricks (Nominated for the British Comedy Awards); Sky One’s The Secret World of Magic and Channel 5’s award-winning Monkey Magic and Psychic Secrets Revealed with Derren Brown.

Chris Cox: Aaward-winning mind reading specialist Chris Cox will soon perform for Filipino audiences. Chris stars in BBC3's Killer Magic, bewildering audiences with his unique mind reading talent. He’s the man behind the magic at Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck restaurant; he has flummoxed audiences including One Direction’s Liam Payne and Jonathan Ross on stages across the country and continues to control minds in his multi-award winning tour Fatal Distraction.

Ben Hart: Ben invents unique magic which pushes the boundaries of film, theatre and television and tests the limits of illusion, including decapitation, vanishing and levitation. At the age of 16, he won the Magic Circle's Young Magician of the Year Award and his most recent show Belief? sold-out to astonished audiences. He starred in BBC 3’s Killer Magic, where his unique and unorthodox approaches amazed audiences across the country and has recently been seen wowing BBC’s The Voice coaches.

Josephine Lee: Josephine Lee is the world’s leading female illusionist. Josephine has thrilled and enchanted audiences with death defying escapes and grand illusions having recently appeared on The Next Great Magician and Britain’s Got Talent for ITV. She is also the fastest in the business, breaking the world record for the most number of illusions performed in 5 minutes with the world-renowned Hans Klok, an accolade held to this day.

Bello Nock: Bello is America’s favourite comic Daredevil. TIME magazine included Bello in their list of “America’s best artists and entertainers” and he recently wowed the judges on America’s Got Talent. His shows have played to sold-out crowds in Madison Square Garden and his first self-produced theatre show was nominated for a prestigious Drama Desk Award. Bello’s unique blend of endearing comedy and jaw-dropping daredevil stunts make him one of the most exciting live performers in the world today. Young or old, Bello always provides his audience with the gift of laughter and inspiration.

Tickets for Impossible are priced at P1800, P1500, P1200, P800, P500 and P150 (plus ticketing charge).

Tickets are available next Saturday, October 7, at all TicketNet outlets or online via TicketNet.com.ph. For ticket reservations, call Tel. No. 911-5555 or Tel. No. 374-9999.





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