59E59 presents this one-man play from Daniel LLewelyn-Williams about a Welsh dockworker's son at the turn of the last century, who, smitten by Harry Houdini, dreams of a life of magic. More…
His parents struggle with their son’s eccentricity, but doggedly training himself to emulate his hero on the industrial detritus, his relentless ambition finally brings him face-to-face with the world’s greatest showman - and one of the most terrifying events in British industrial history. Is it possible to follow one’s dreams when poverty weighs you down like mud? An story that blends childhood imagination with the cynicism of adulthood. A tale of hope, determination, and magic.
See it if Suspenseful one man bio with surprising twists and turns. Shows how a person can give their life unique meaning. Good writing and acting.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy one man biographies, even though the story is unusual. You are looking for a fancier production.
See it if You want to hear a gripping story. It starts off slow but really gets exciting as the story goes on.
Don't see it if You don't one person shows that only have an empty stage. It's all in the acting which Is pretty intense! This is not a magic show.
See it if you want to see an actor with a lot of charm and personality performing in a one man show
Don't see it if you don't like one person shows especially ones that are too focused on one very narrow topic or you're expecting a show with a lot of magic
See it if -you are looking for a story of family, a perfect complement to this time of year; -you like the storytelling craft; -you believe in magic.
Don't see it if - you don't like one person shows - you want fluffy, noisy, boisterous diversional entertainment
See it if You enjoy a compelling story, well told and beautifully acted! It's suitable for kids but tackles, complex themes and emotion intelligently.
Don't see it if You have little imagination.