Producers Simon Painter, Tim Lawson, MagicSpace Entertainment and Road Show Entertainment LLC announced June 13 that The Illusionists will return to Broadway this fall for its third consecutive holiday engagement.
Performances are scheduled for November 25, 2016-January 1, 2017, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 W. 46th St).
The Illusionists — Turn of the Century, according to press notes, “is centered in a time when conjurers were the true rock stars of the day. Showcasing the origins of some of the greatest and most dangerous illusions ever built, the show also unveils never-before-seen experiments drawn from a treasure trove of long-forgotten mysteries. Audiences are invited to discover first-hand the spectacles that transformed stage entertainment over 100 years ago with a cast of world famous magicians playing incredible characters, each of whom embodies a magical great of the past.”
“Returning to New York during the holidays has become an annual tradition," said producer Painter in a statement. "This year we are really shaking things up by giving visitors an unforgettable new production that shines the spotlight on what was truly a magical time in history.”
The cast will feature Dana Daniels (The Charlatan), Charlie Frye (The Eccentric), Mark Kalin (The Showman), Jinger Leigh (The Conjuress), Thommy Ten and Amélie van Tass (The Clairvoyants), Justo Thaus Jin (The Grand Carlini) and Rick Thomas (The Immortal), joined by returning audience favorite Jonathan Goodwin (The Daredevil).
Tickets will go on sale to the general public June 27, beginning at 10 AM ET, at www.ticketmaster.com. American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning June 13 at 10 AM ET through June 20 at 9:59 AM ET. Audience Rewards members will have priority access to tickets beginning June 20 at 10 AM ET through June 27 at 9:59 AM ET.