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The Illusionists Reviews

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Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.3 Stars)

Number of reviews: 14

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5.0 star rating Olesea from Toronto, Ontario

AMAZING!

Was at the edge of my seat the entire show, covering my mouth in awe. The performances were so astounding, I had to remind myself to clap.

5.0 star rating from Denver, Colorado

TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT

Just relax and be entertained ! No “message”, no politics, no “cause” - just a fun, talented show that gives you 120 minutes of fun.

4.0 star rating from Toronto, Ontario

ILLUSIONISTS

Overall the show was very entertaining. The MC was excellent and engaging with the audience, the mind reader was good, the two main characters that performed the main large higher risks were done very well. The jugglers was very physical and great for the younger children. The card dealers was good but limited time. The only criticism we have was the price, very costly and not for the average family. This appears to be the trend in Toronto.

3.5 star rating Anonymous from New York, New York

GOOD SHOW BUT SOME FLAWS

A wonderful concept, great for kids and magic aficionados. One problem is some of the magicians do tricks you have either seen done by other magicians , eg. David Blaine, or on YouTube. Some of the illusions and tricks were truly amazing, yet others, like the Houdini style upside down escape in the water trick are just tired. Yes, amazing but just been done so many times before you are numb to the difficulty. Overall a fun night but high prices tickets made me think twice about awarding more stars.

3.0 star rating Brad from Toronto, Ontario

WAS 'OK'

The illusionists was 'OK', flashy, but left you wanting more. With no real story (it's truly a magic show only) and sometimes with pacing that left you wondering what happened, it's high on flash but low on substance. Also, it is almost 2018, and having live animals used as show props comes across as tasteless and poorly thought out.

3.0 star rating Bob Williams from Hamilton,, Ontario

MOSTLY FUN

This was the first time I’ve seen magic live. This show was a mix of illusions and vaudeville. Was the show enjoyable? Yes. Spectacular? No. Expensive for what you get? Yes. I understand there’s a bunch of people to spread the money around with but was it worth that much for my wife and I to be entertained? No. The MC was a riot, a funny funny guy. How magicians did their tricks with the camera right there I still don’t know. Toonies passing through glass, amazing. Card tricks? You can maybe see the guy pulling them out of the folds in his coat. The juggler? Crowd pleasing with his hokey over exaggerated moves. The guy with the hand shadows needs more work. The guy guessing all the right stuff about some people in the audience was creepy sending chills up our spines. What if he guessed what I got my wife for Xmas?

2.0 star rating Arlene from Winnipeg, Manitoba

WRONG VENUE

Best was the English mentalist. Hard to see as we were at the opposite end of the stage and the screen wasn't large enough. The Burt would have been a better venue.

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