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Gathering the Magic

Members say: Clever, Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Intelligent

About the show

The Tank NYC presents this autobiographical tale of “boy meets magic kit/boy becomes magician,” packed with pitfalls, triumph and adventure.

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'Gathering the Magic' is a solo performance event in which master magician Nelson Lugo combines slice-of-life storytelling with sophisticated stage magic to produce an extraordinary theatrical experience. In the style of NPR's 'The Moth' combined with classic turn-of-the-century magic, Nelson Lugo lures his audience into an intricate web of pop cultural influences and life lessons as he presents magic in a whole new way.

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Clever, Dizzying, Banal

See it if if you like magic, the story of it

Don't see it if can be slow, but a decent show.

Delightful, Enchanting, Intelligent, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if Intelligent one man show about his love affair with magic and all things nerdy, especially Batman. Great storyteller.

Don't see it if Looking for grand tricks or a big show. It doesn't need much.

Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you like up close magic. This is a one man show about a story of why Nelson Lugo loves magic. How he came about this love, that and Batman!

Don't see it if you're looking for a flashy big magic show; You are not into utterly charming one man shows; and if rope and card tricks are not your thing

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