By Erica Hui
HE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE ON BROADWAY™ press conference was held on November 20th at the Neil Simon Theatre. Announcing their new shows performed at the Neil Simon Theatre starting from November 19, 2015 to January 3, 2016.
The artists had shown some of their magic as a preview of their performances. Their incredible performances were absolutely astonished and breathtaking.
The following are descriptions of the cast of the show.
THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE ON BROADWAY™ CAST
The Unusualist, Raymond Crowe is a world-class magician, physical comedian, trained mime, ventriloquist, inventor, and master of intricate shadow puppetry. His unique spin on magic guarantees belly laughs and gasps of amazement to people of every age.
The Daredevil, Jonathan Goodwin is widely considered one of the most creative, skilled, and frankly crazy stunt performers in the world. He is an accomplished knife thrower, archer, escape artist, fakir, martial artist, free diver, and free climber. Unlike the other performers in the show, Jonathan is not a magician or illusionist but he will leave any audience breathless with his death-defying stunts.
The Trickster, Jeff Hobson is the epitome of glamour and showmanship. Don’t be fooled by his innocent appearance; Jeff has audiences laughing long after the curtain goes down.
The Deceptionist, James More burst on to the scene on “Britain’s Got Talent.” His modern approach to magic involving fast-paced, high-risk illusions, combined with his good looks and charisma, have been witnessed by millions of people around the world.
The Anti-Conjuror, Dan Sperry is described as Marilyn Manson meets David Copperfield, Dan combines the art of magic with the macabre and is one of the top-10 most Googled people, thanks to a legendary “America’s Got Talent” appearance.
The Futurist, Adam Trent, shatters stereotypes and brings a new generation of magic to fans fusing technology illusions, dancing and comedy with classic techniques.
The Manipulator, Yu Ho-Jin is considered a rising superstar in the world of magic; Yu Ho-Jin was named the 2014 “Magician of the Year,” by Academy of Magical Arts and was the first Asian to win the Grand Prix at the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Magiques, also known as the “Olympics of Magic.”