U.S. Premiere of Jamie Allan’s “iMagician” Dec. 22 – Jan. 6
Starvox Touring, Inc. presents Jamie Allan’s iMagician, a show combining trickery and illusion with technology, and is delighted to announce its U.S. premiere in Chicago at the Harris Theater (205 E. Randolph) for a limited two-week engagement Dec. 22, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019. Individual tickets will go on-sale to the public October 5, 2018.
As the United Kingdom’s original “technology magician,” Allan and his team incorporate classic magic with cutting edge technology to create a unique theatrical experience. Allan’s use of high-powered laser beams, digital tablets and social media “exceed[s] all expectations” (The Sun).
Tune in! Allan will appear on The CW’s “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” tonight, Sept. 24, on the episode “Never Trust a Magician with Jamie Allan.”
“I’m beyond thrilled to bring my original production of magic and technology to Chicago. It’s a city which I know appreciates innovation and all the fun a magical show can deliver,” said Jamie Allan as he readies the debut of his first new production in America.
Highlights at the Chicago engagement include:
- The Laser Levitation: A jaw-dropping illusion in which performers fly over the stage, supported only by laser beams.
- Houdini 2.0: Tackles the legendary Harry Houdini’s most dangerous illusions while incorporating modern technology, such as combining immersive video mapping technology with a thrilling underwater escape.
Allan has toured the U.K. for three years with iMagician, which opened at the Garrick Theatre in London’s West End in 2015.
Holding the accolade of being the most televised British illusionist of the last decade, Allan first showcased his iMagic on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ in 1995 when he was just a teenager. Allan has since performed his signature iPad illusion “Digital Art” live on the BBC One Show, ‘Grand Cabaret Du Monde’, ‘BBC Breakfast’, ‘The Slammer’ and ‘Penn and Teller: Fool Us’. He has also been seen as a star mentor on ITV1 in the prime time show ‘Get Your Act Together’, has appeared as the special guest star on ‘Michael McIntyre’s Big Show’, and was a winner of ITV prime time show ‘The Next Great Magician’.
Jamie Allan’s iMagician is a production of iMagician Live and presented by Starvox Touring, Inc.
For more information, visit iMagicianLive.com.
Individual tickets for iMagician at Chicago’s Harris Theater (205 E. Randolph) go on-sale October 5, 2018. Ticket prices range from $49.99 – $159.99. To purchase tickets, please visit www.harristheaterchicago.org. Sign up for the iMagician newsletter to be the first to know about early access for tickets and exclusive deals at iMagicianLive.com
ABOUT JAMIE ALLAN
In 2017, Allan joined the ranks of Harry Houdini and David Copperfield when he was invited to join The Inner Magic Circle. Allan was chosen to headline the world’s largest magic convention in front of 3,500 magicians, was the first magician to ever perform for the entire second half of the show, and was bestowed the highest honor of The Magic Circle in the same year.
In addition to magic, Allan has worked in various aspects of the entertainment industry – performance, producing, directing, TV, and theatre.