David Copperfield, an Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion comes to the Cadillac Palace Theatre

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Magican David Copperfield is set to try and pull the wool over Chicagos eyes when he arrives for an exclusive three performance engagement in May.

Personally, I've always enjoyed magic, I remember buying magic tricks when I was a kid just so I could figure out how the illusion worked.  I can do a few tricks (can't we all), but I just don't have the best sleight of hand that's needed to be a good magician.

David Copperfield on the other hand is a great magician, I'm not embarrassed to say but I think that I've seen him perform at least 20 times and I can't wait to see him again.

He will be performing at the Cadillac Theater on May 7th & 8th with tickets starting at only $30.  Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 26th at 10AM via Ticketmaster.

Click through to see what Grand Illusions Mr. Copperfield will astound us with when he visits....and personally, I'm still trying to figure out how he flew - and that was almost 15 years ago!

Following are some of the illusions included in the program.

In an "unplugged" moment of pure sleight-of-hand Copperfield performs "close-up" magic with a lethal black African scorpion. One of the most original, startling--and dangerous--effects ever, this unforgettable display of sleight-of-hand presents Copperfield with a true challenge to his will and dexterity, in a test not to be tried at home.
Copperfield takes liposuction to a whole new level as the six foot one "King of Magic" gets squeezed into the size of a Prada shoebox.
Inspired by David's grandfather's unfilled dream, "The Lottery" is an astonishing epic of brain-busters. Copperfield involves the entire audience, and shares his secret technique for predicting the winning numbers of "The Lottery."
David walked through the Great Wall of China. This time, he'll do it a little slower. Instead of walking, he floats through solid steel, proving that dreams can dissolve barriers.
One of Copperfield's most heavily-requested creations, thirteen audience members chosen entirely at random vanish, leaving friends and family wondering whether to applaud or call 911. Their fears are allayed as the thirteen reappear, instantly, in the most surprising of places.
"David Copperfield: An Intimate Evening Of Grand Illusion" is an affecting, life-changing event that reaches into the audiences' minds and hearts and takes them on a feast of wish fulfillment. Displaying his off-the-cuff brand of humor, Copperfield breaks new ground in "Grand Illusion" and takes his art to a grand yet intimate, personal yet universal dimension for an evening of wonders that will never be forgotten.  *NOTE: ILLUSION LINEUP SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE


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  • Save your money. David Copperfield sure isn't what he used to be. Wait, I take that back. Copperfield is stuck where he used to be. He's stuck in the past. He's a big time has been.

    A has been who looks entirely bored as he sleeps through old predictable tricks.

    Then there's the make me feel like I'm being ripped off video montage homage to Copperfield's overblown ego and, not surprisingly, to his past.

    Copperfield is way past his exxxpiration date.

  • In reply to DannyBelasco:

    Really? I was hoping that he had gotten over that. The last time I saw him was about 10 years ago when I lived in Atlanta and the thing that upset me the most was that he only had one "new" trick. I guess when you see him so often you expect new things.

    Perhaps he's just not excited about magic anymore...but I'll be sure to let you know how he does...he better not suck!

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