Masters of Illusion

Saenger Theatre

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In a Nutshell

Television show turned touring performance brings some of today’s top magicians to stages all across the country

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 11, 2015. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Merchant reserves the right to substitute closer seat assignment. For ADA accommodations, call box office immediately after purchase - availability is limited. Holder assumes all risk in connection with the event and releases Groupon, Ticketmaster, the venue and their affiliates from any related claims. Not redeemable on mobile app. Ticket value includes all fees. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

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Masters of Illusion – Believe the Impossible

  • The Inspiration: the television show Masters of Illusion: Impossible Magic
  • The Potential Performers: the darkly comic “Misfit of Magic” Ed Alonzo, escape artist Farrell Dillon, and part-time ballroom dancer Rick Thomas, among others
  • The Potential Illusions: disappearing assistants, reappearing dogs, and daring escapes from various deathtraps

Saenger Theatre

When it first opened in 1927, the Saenger Theatre looked like a million bucks. Specifically, $2.5 million. It was a lavish investment at a time when $2.5 million wasn't chump change. Yet audiences could see where the money went, and sit in it too. The ads, which boasted "an acre of seats in a garden of Florentine splendor," didn't exaggerate—theatergoers were greeted by a stunning indoor replication of 15th century Italy, replete with a courtyard, gardens, and a cordial Donatello. Statues of Venus occupied pedestals, while a domed, twinkling ceiling gave joy to agoraphobic stargazers.

The venue suffered the same fate as much of its city in 2005, when Hurricane Katrina left its artificial Rome in ruins. But the public was unwilling to lose the storied space, and a 2013 restoration recently returned the Saenger to its former glory. Now looking like $52 million bucks, the Saenger sports the colors and finishes of the 1927 original, yet has been upgraded with some of the most technically advanced sound and lighting systems in the South.

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    Saenger Theatre

    1111 Canal St.

    New Orleans, LA 70112

    +15042870351

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