Magic and Comedy join forces at Hollywood Fringe 2017

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Hollywood Fringe 2017 Brings Magic & Comedy Together

            Are you ready for world class illusions and magic?  How about hilarious stand-up comedy guaranteed to amaze?  Well prepare yourself for two sets of shows at this year’s Hollywood Fringe 2017 featuring Jon Armstrong, Nick Paul, Simon Coronal, & Handsome Jack. What is Hollywood Fringe? Hollywood Fringe is an annual event that puts on open-access events focusing on community, collaboration, and freedom of expression within the performing arts.

            Starting June 3rd, 2017 world-renowned magician Jon Armstrong [whom you may have seen on Penn & Teller’s Fool Us, or at his engagements at The Magic Castle] brings some brand new material on his return to the Fringe Stage that will combine his penchant for comedy along with his amazing magical talents in Jon Armstrong: Comic Amazement

In addition, the world premiere of Name This Magic Show begins Friday, June 2nd and brings to the audience an interactive magic face off.  In Name This Magic Show; Jon Armstrong, Nick Paul, Simon Coronal, & Handsome Jack will each put on a set with their own unique and personal style of illusion.  The audience members will get to vote on their favorite magician and show title, granting one the winner with a big cash prize and all the glory!  The combination of these 4 with experiences on Penn & Teller’s Fool Us, The Today Show, The Melbourne Magic Festival, and the famous L.A. landmark Magic Castle make this a show you don’t want to miss.

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  • Performance Schedule for Name This Magic Show

Friday, June 2, 2017 – 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 11, 2017 -12:30 p.m.

Friday, June 16, 2017 – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 17, 2017 – 11:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 18, 2017 – 2:30 p.m.

  • Performance Schedule for Jon Armstrong: Comic Amazement

Saturday, June 3, 2017 – 3:30 p.m.

Friday, June 9, 2017 – 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 11, 2017 – 5:30 p.m.

Friday, June 16, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 17, 2017 – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 – 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 – 11:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 – 2:30 p.m

  • Location (Both Productions):

Main Space at Asylum @ McCadden Theatre

1157 N. McCadden Place

Los Angeles, CA 90038

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Below is the press release from co-producer Barbra Dillon:

  • Magic and Comedy Converge at Hollywood Fringe 2017

 

LOS ANGELES, CAMay 1, 2017 – In Jon Armstrong: Comic Amazement and Name

This Magic Show, magic and comedy are converging at Hollywood Fringe 2017 for two

powerhouse performances that feature world-renowned and award-winning magicians

Jon Armstrong, Simon Coronel, Nick Paul, and Handsome Jack.

 

In Jon Armstrong: Comic Amazement, world-renowned magician Jon Armstrong (Penn

and Teller’s Fool Us, The Magic Castle) is returning to the Hollywood Fringe stage for a

rare public performance of brand new material that is guaranteed to humor and amaze!

 

Winner of numerous awards, including Close-Up Magician of the Year and the 2011

Fringe Award for Best Cabaret or Variety Show, Jon Armstrong is best known for his

world-class magical talent and for being funny. Not just magician funny—actually funny.

In Comic Amazement, Armstrong – equipped only with his wit and a pack of cards – is

eager to mystify audiences with his remarkable skill while keeping them laughing . . .

loudly!

 

In the world premiere of Name This Magic Show, award-winning magicians Nick Paul,

Simon Coronel, Handsome Jack, and the aforementioned Armstrong battle it out onstage

for the interactive magic showdown where YOU decide the winner.

 

In the limited theatrical run of Name This Magic Show, each performer presents their own unique style of illusion. At the end of the show, audience members vote for their favorite magician and favorite show title! The winning magician takes home all the glory and a big cash prize!

 

Known throughout the world for their amazing magical talents and extraordinary

showmanship, the incredible casts for both shows are excited to entertain, excite, and

enthrall Fringe audiences once again. With previous appearances on Penn and Teller’s

Fool Us, The Today Show, the Melbourne Magic Festival, and the world-famous Magic

Castle, the combination of these powerhouse performers is a once-in-a-lifetime event that

is not to be missed

 

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