Closed 2h 10m
The Illusionists – Magic of the Holidays (2019)
Midtown W
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The Illusionists – Magic of the Holidays (2019) NYC Reviews and Tickets

79%
(21 Reviews)
Positive
81%
Mixed
19%
Negative
0%
Members say
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Funny, Delightful

About the Show

Back in New York for a strictly limited run, this holiday spectacular showcases the talents of seven master illusionists.

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Member Reviews (21)

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Bring the kids!, Great staging, Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you like magic shows and love to laugh. The magicians are great but they are also wonderfully entertaining and funny.

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Basic cookie cutter, Cheap, Safe

See it if You want to see a family friendly magic show for all ages

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Critic Reviews (5)

December 6th, 2019

"Holiday Magic: Fooled and Fooled and Fooled Again: In its sixth year on Broadway, 'The Illusionists' serves up familiar routines, but two smaller shows deliver egghead charm and brainy sleight-of-hand."
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December 9th, 2019

"'THE ILLUSIONISTS' Return to Broadway With MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAYS"
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December 8th, 2019

3/5 Stars. "There's little particularly holiday-ish about this 'Magic of the Holidays,' but there are six magicians of various kinds conjuring up some easygoing entertainment."
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December 6th, 2019

Score: 90% "A two-hour entertainment that reaches out into the audience and wows everyone with a show of depth and variety that will tickle your funny bone, leave you scratching your head utterly flummoxed and amazed. Seriously."
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December 5th, 2019

"Admittedly, New York City is full of ways to make two hours 'disappear' during the holiday season - looking at store windows, shopping for gifts, ice skating - but few if any of these options can provide both the thrills and laughs of the latest edition of 'The Illusionists,' now at the Neil Simon Theatre."
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