10. On average in a Gentleman of Deceit show, around 6 mistakes occur
But the audience rarely notices them. Yes, half the show is the three boys looking confident in the full knowledge that something is not right. When one of them is on stage, the other 2 are usually backstage handling a magic emergency: gaffer taping key props, resuscitating puppies, they've faced it all.
9. Luke does a KILLER impression of David Copperfield
It is no secret that Luke always wanted to b
he three magicians sit in a room, their faces dimly lit by the white light of the empty Word document staring them in the face. Mocking them really. The only text on the page is the solitary line, ‘Melbourne Comedy Festival show #5’. In three months time when the Comedy Festival rolls in, this Word document will be packed with lines of dialogue and stage directions, but that’s a while away yet. The challenges of writing an original one-hour comedy magic act are two-fold. How
When a magician is performing on stage for a paying audience and something goes horribly wrong what do they do? Do they run back stage jump into fetal position and rock back and forth in a cold sweat, vowing to never perform that trivial magic nonsense in public ever again? This question is often posed to many live performers, but holds especially true for magicians because magic is inherently meant to be impressive with a ‘wow me’ conclusion. If there isn't a magic payoff t