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The Amazing Max

From 18 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Delightful, Quirky

About the show

A return engagement of Max Darwin's popular magic and comedy show for kids and adults alike. More…

Max combines magic and comedy, making objects appear and disappear and generally defying the laws of physics inches from theatergoers' faces. This high-energy, interactive, and all-around silly show is appropriate for audiences of all ages 3 and up.

Member Reviews (18)


Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Delightful, Quirky
Avg Score

Very entertaining, Positive messages throughout, Very funny / excellent rapport with the kids, Original / refreshing / unique, Clever / educational (for ages 3-8)

See it if you have young ones who'd enjoy a cool high-energy magic show filled with laughter & uplifting/positive messages. Max is SUPERB w/the kids.

Don't see it if your kids are older than 10. It's definitely a family-oriented show, entertaining for all, but the humor's geared more towards younger kids.

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Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Masterful, Original

See it if Amazing and Magical

Don't see it if if you're a grump :)

Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if you are taking kids/grandkids that are 10 or under. Max connects with young kids, gets their attention and taps into their imaginations.

Don't see it if you are not into magic shows or shows geared toward young children

Entertaining, Cool, Intriguing, Suprising

See it if if you want to see some really cool magic tricks.

Don't see it if magic or shows with a lot of screaming little kids in the audience.

Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if your children enjoy magic. Max is super fun, funny, witty, silly and adorable with children. My 4 year old daughter ate this up. So much fun

Don't see it if you dislike fun and silly magicians.

Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you want a fun magic show to take kids to, but also entertains you!

Don't see it if you hate magic and children.

Entertaining, Resonant, Must see, Romantic, Intelligent

See it if If you love great dancing, romantic stories and classic music. It is a masterful reimagining of this piece.

Don't see it if If you are married to the original story, if you are not interested in dance or only like rock music.

Entertaining, Fluffy, Quirky

See it if Magic, or a talented magician. “KIDS” interaction with Max. You don’t mind magic without a plot. Really fun for kids!

Don't see it if You don’t like magic or Kids magicians. Basically it’s for kids.

Delightful, Funny, Refreshing, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if you have kids between 4-8.

Don't see it if you don't like magician shows, or you want something more complicated.

Clever, Entertaining, Funny

See it if you have young children who enjoy magic. Funny show for all ages.

Don't see it if You are looking for a modern, high tech magic show. This is a low budget show, but Max makes it entertaining.

Clever, Delightful, Funny, Kid-friendly

See it if your kid likes clever & fast moving magic acts. Max is a master at engaging with kids while keeping the tricks impressive & adults engaged

Don't see it if you don't like kid magic acts, are looking for a big stage show, or a lot of flash. He's a solid magician and adept MC, keeps things moving.

Delightful, Enchanting, Fluffy

See it if You have young kids/want something easy to watch

Don't see it if You don't have a light hearted sense of humor

Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you like fun magic shows to take kids to, but it'll entertain you too!

Don't see it if you're looking for a modern, high tech magic show, it's Max that makes this show entertaining

Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Quirky, Must see

See it if You love a comedic, witty, spectacular, heart-warming performance!

Don't see it if You don't want to be around kids having fun (it gets loud).. Don't go if you're an adult alone as this is a kid's show.

Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Hilarious, Refreshing

See it if you like subtle humor for children and adults. Includes all and is a great experience.

Don't see it if you don't like magic tricks or shows geared toward children.

Entertaining, Funny

See it if You have kids who love magic.

Don't see it if You aren't going with a child.

Clever, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you have kids who are up for some laughs and clever content

Don't see it if you are an adult alone

Delightful, Clever, Edgy

See it if You're looking for something different.

Don't see it if You want the same old same old

December 26th, 2011
for a previous production "Max is not only charming, witty, and hilarious, but he knows how to work his audience...Max is just as much a comedian as he is an undeniably talented magician. His show not only captivates the audience with his innovative magic tricks, but his comedic improv keeps the show moving along at a we...
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March 8th, 2012
for a previous production "The jokes flew a mile a minute and the audience, including my 3-year old and 5-year-old, was in total awe. It was clear this was a top-notch performance that could very well stand on its own as a Vegas performance. Like many magicians, Max has a shtick. But his shtick is so good, I left the show...
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December 28th, 2011
for a previous production "From card tricks to juggling to hatching eggs, to making coins appear everywhere, to taking a ring from a woman and finding it buried in a wrapped gift, his tricks are both amazing and puzzling. I found myself sitting there thinking, 'How did he do that?'...Not only is he nice and patient on sta...
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October 11th, 2011
for a previous production "Darwin is amazing at capturing the attention of little ones with a goofiness that is charming, shocking and delighting them in equal measure...Sadly, one of Max's captivation tools is potty language—lots of it. It's not that we're prudes or magic purists; we're just not big fans of words like 'p...
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