St. Petersburg, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2015) – The Mahaffey Theater welcomes back Masters of Illusion, the largest touring magic show in the world, Friday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m.
This year’s illustrious illusionists include the legendary Jonathan Pendragon, who was included on Magic Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the history of 20th Century magic; Greg Gleason, whose grandest grand illusions include making a full-sized helicopter materialize onstage; Las Vegas favorite Michael Turco (an America’s Got Talent finalist) and closeup magic star/comedian Nathan Phan (“the world’s favorite Asian-Scottish entertainer!”)
Based on the hit CW television show of the same name, the large-scale production features grand illusions, levitating women, appearances and vanishes, escapes, comedy magic, sleight of hand and beautiful dancers … everything you could possibly imagine and performances that you never dreamed possible – all rolled up into a live show!
Tickets, $25, $35, $45 and $55, are available online at themahaffey.com, charge by phone at 727.893.7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Theater Box Office. The Mahaffey Box Office is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday or at least 90 minutes prior to any ticketed event. There are no added charges ever on tickets purchased directly from The Mahaffey Theater.
The Mahaffey Theater
The Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, The Mahaffey hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – Broadway, pop, rock, comedy, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions.
Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums. Additionally, the theater supports the highly successful Class Acts program, which enables school children to experience the performing arts through in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension programs.
Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts
Founded as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2009, the Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is dedicated to the success and future of The Mahaffey Theater and to the notion that through diverse programing and patron membership support, performing arts should be enjoyed by all of St. Petersburg’s citizens. It’s your theater!
The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is committed to supporting and presenting all genres of the performing arts at The Mahaffey Theater, funding arts education for school children through the Class Acts performance series and providing its member patrons with unequaled services, entertainment and cultural experiences.