The world’s biggest selling magic spectacular, The Illusionists – Direct From Broadway, will return to London’s West End this summer with a brand new show from Saturday 6th July to Sunday 1st September at the Shaftesbury Theatre. The all-star line-up will see audiences wowed by The Showman James More, The Unforgettable Enzo, The Manipulator Yu Ho-Jin, The Futurist Adam Trent, The Mentalist Chris Cox, The Trickster Paul Dabek and The Daredevil Jonathan Goodwin.
Last seen in the West End in 2015 and having just recently broken its fourth box office record on Broadway, The Illusionists is a mind-blowing spectacular showcasing the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth. Collectively these performers have been seen by millions across the world and this production showcases their collective talents on stage together for the very first time. The Illusionists has shattered box office records and dazzled audiences of all ages around the world with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage.
This spectacular show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions. Prepare to witness stunning acts of grand illusion, levitation, mindreading, and disappearance next summer!
The Showman, James More, is currently one of the world’s leading and most viral illusionists. He first made an impact after an incredible run on Britain’s Got Talent in 2013 and has the most watched audition from his series with over 80 million hits on YouTube.
The Unforgettable, Enzo, warns his audience to forget everything they know and prepare to live an unprecedented experience though which all their senses will be put to the test.
The Manipulator, Yu Ho-Jin began his career in magic aged just 9 years old and it was only a decade later that he turned the magic community upside-down and won the first prize in Stage Magic and Grand Prix at FISM World Championship of Magic 2012.
The Futurist, Adam Trent inaugurated the first two record-breaking Broadway runs on the US tour of The Illusionists.
The Mentalist, Chris Cox is a multi-award winning ‘mind reader who can’t read minds’ and the star of the TV shows Chris Cox’s Mind Boggling Magic (CBBC) and Killer Magic (BBC Three).
The Trickster, Paul Dabek is one of the UK’s top entertainers, he has performed across 6 continents and headlined his own show in Las Vegas. As well as appearing on BBC TV. An accomplished magician, comedian and actor, Paul’s skills have won him critical acclaim, Time Out magazine named him ‘a superb showman!’
The Daredevil and Escape Artist, British-born Jonathan Goodwin is widely considered one of the most creative, skilled and frankly crazy stunt performers in the world. Goodwin has been hanged, buried alive, hung by his toes from helicopters, burned at the stake, attacked by sharks and even sewn up inside a dead cow.