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Miles Thorn: Master Illusionist

From 58 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Clever, Masterful, Delightful, Absorbing

About the show

After four sold-out limited runs in 2016, magician Miles Thorn returns to Times Square's Elektra Theatre with a brand-new show. More…

Miles Thorn's latest spectacle features new illusions, live animals, incredible juggling, and other routines. Thorn combines his personal style with a modern approach to magic, and performs his illusions in the intimate Elektra Theater, making every visual moment even more mystifying.


Member Reviews (58)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Clever, Masterful, Delightful, Absorbing
75
Avg Score

80
Entertaining, Delightful, Ambitious, Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy magic, this was a very good show with the added dimension of some auto biographical stuff about depression that was interesting.

Don't see it if You can't appreciate magic done on a bit of a budget. This guy is good and he tries hard but it's not Vegas...yet.

32
Average magican with very little stage present

See it if You are in Times Square and want to see a magic show.

Don't see it if you are expecting anything more than average in any way

Also Show was supposed to start at 3PM. They had problems inside the house ... Read more Read less

63
Ambitious, Funny

See it if You want a magic show that aspires to mix lyrical Las Vegas shows with a hip-hop vibe.

Don't see it if You prefer illusions that depend less on props and more on sleight of hand and skilled distraction.

90
Clever, Great staging, Masterful, Must see, Riveting

See it if you appreciate a skillful, innovative, energetic, enthusiastic, attractive young magician in a short program (about an hour + intermission).

Don't see it if you don't enjoy magic or mind reading acts, violence, loud booming music or strobe lights or being in a theatre with children or Millennials

75
Clever, Enchanting, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if You have children and want to see something affordable, want a smaller setting for a magic show, if you like magic. Prior to/after dinner.

Don't see it if You expect Vegas showmanship, venue or Vegas-type act. It's cute, but won't win a Tony.

85
Clever, Entertaining, Riveting, Refreshing, Masterful

See it if you enjoy magic and illusion, enjoy loud music

Don't see it if you're not into magic & illusion, you don't like a lot of unnecessarily loud music & skimpily clad young assistants along with your show

Also Miles Thorn was a clever, skillful, showman who can use his patter to ... Read more Read less

79
Entertaining, Enjoyable, fun,

See it if a fun hour fifteen. guy does a nice job with his magic, lots of training goes in to this. kids will love it.

Don't see it if you are looking for a big production or a vegas style magic show.

74
Clever, Disappointing, Good for the kids

See it if you want to take the kids to a show. like magic shows in an intimate setting. like to support up ad coming artists

Don't see it if you have seen any of the great illusionists or are expecting a bona fide Broadway/off-Broadway show.

80
Clever, Energetic, Entertaining, Suprising

See it if U want actual magic show-not play. Talented young man's 1 person (+ 2 assnts) show w/many standards & some new. Well done he deserves credit

Don't see it if Not utterly polished; a bit downscale. Some tricks r rudimentary but all kids would def enjoy. Could use outside direction to tighten it up~

83
Entertaining, Absorbing, Delightful, Masterful, Magical!

See it if you want to be entertained with some masterful magic tricks that you would pay big bucks to see in Las Vegas but can see in Times Square.

Don't see it if you aren't into magic tricks that challenge you, slight-of-hand that mystify you, and just plain lots-of-fun visual effects. Only an hour!

75
Entertaining, Masterful, Magic for adults and children

See it if you like magic shows. It isn't much different than any other magic show. Kids like it and so do many adults.

Don't see it if you don't like magic.

79
Thorn is earnest and talented but lacking showmanship and professional staging.

See it if you like magic, are with children and/or want to see an up and coming magician.

Don't see it if you need slick production or hate loud, popular music.

80
Masterful, Entertaining, Dizzying, Clever

See it if This is a real old-fashioned razzle dazzle magic show with some very clever tricks and lots of drama and two attractive female assistants

Don't see it if you like the sort of low-res mind reading illusion show. This is straight from Vegas

96
Entertaining, Refreshing, Must see, Intense, Delightful

See it if you want to spend quality time with friends or family

Don't see it if a small intimate magic show is not your cup of tea...but how anyone would not enjoy this show is beyond me

60
Cliched, Disappointing, Overrated, Funny

See it if If you love magic & illusion you will enjoy this performance

Don't see it if loud music-bright lights rather than entertainment amuse you-show was 1 hour-illusions were nothing you have not seen before-disappointing

83
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you want a family friendly show

Don't see it if you don't want a family friendly show

94
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Edgy, Masterful

See it if You are intrigued by magic and illusions

Don't see it if You don't like magic

Also Miles Thorn is a charismatic, talented Illusionist. His showmanship wa... Read more Read less

69
Ambitious, Raunchy, Clever, Funny

See it if Like magic shows , interactive shows that include audience participation. Want a taste of Times sq with a side of introspection.

Don't see it if Want lots of bells and whistles with your illusions . Are jaded about sleight of hand/ illusions. Don't like lovely scantily clad assistants

49
Banal, Cliched, Slow, Dated, Indulgent

See it if You love magic shows that try too hard. And use women as objects.

Don't see it if You want to see something fresh.

61
Dated, Disappointing, Cliched, Cute

See it if You'd like a nice, little children friendly magic show with well performed illusions.

Don't see it if You're looking for a well-rounded or sophisticated "act" that plays to the entire house - left & right - and not just center. Loud music.

76
Entertaining, Disappointing

See it if you are with children or don't mind an amateur. Miles Thorn definitely was energetic and committed. A couple tricks were impressive.

Don't see it if you would be put off by some simple tricks that you can easily figure out or expect to be amazed the entire show.

42
Cliched, Disappointing, Insipid, Slow

See it if This show felt like a child's birthday party.

Don't see it if You like magic shows.

82
Entertaining, Clever

See it if you want to have a fun night watching a magic show in a small setting.

Don't see it if you are only interested in grand staging or elaborate magic.

80
Clever, Entertaining, Quirky, Funny, Delightful

See it if u like magic shows. Delightful show. It was a lot of fun he was witty, he had a flair for dramatics +everything was always INSANE loved it

Don't see it if If you're not a fan of magic shows and you're not a fan of times square...well then pass up this little Gem and stay in for the night

76
Cliched, Disappointing, Dated

See it if You've never been to a magic show. The magic tricks are dated.

Don't see it if If you've been to a lot of magic shows. i was able to figure out at least 1/3 of his tricks.


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