Magic shows fill onlookers with a sense of wonder, much like watching a parade of Disneyland floats crash into the Grand Canyon. Get astonished with this GrouponLive deal.
- One G-Pass to see The Amazing Kreskin
- When: Wednesday, October 9, at 8 p.m.
- Where: Bergen Performing Arts Center
- Door time: 7 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.<p>
- $17 for mezzanine or balcony (up to a $34.95 value)
- $22 for orchestra (up to a $45.45 value)
- Click here to view the seating chart.<p>
How G-Pass Works:</b> Your G-Pass will be ready to print 48 hours after the deal ends. Print the G-Pass and use it to enter the venue directly; you won’t need to redeem at will call. Due to security restrictions, G-Passes cannot be redeemed through the Groupon mobile app.<p>
The Amazing Kreskin
Don’t call him “psychic.” It doesn’t do justice to his talents, and he can probably tell you’re thinking it anyway. George Joseph Kresge, best known to generations of television audiences as “The Amazing Kreskin,” doesn’t claim to be clairvoyant. But anyone who has seen him stun Johnny Carson during his decade of appearances on The Tonight Show, leave David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon gobsmacked, or watched his annual New Year’s predictions on CNN and Fox News, can attest that his powers of prognostication are indeed amazing. As the pioneer of televised mentalism, Kreskin’s name has become shorthand for spot-on observations for over 50 years. His psychological expertise has even been sought after by law enforcement agencies, who use his tools to develop their own powers of observation.<p>
Still spry and sporting an unseen third eye at the age of 78, The Amazing Kreskin performs live shows that make onlookers part of the act as he unlocks their mental diaries. In his signature move, he lets the crowd hide his stipend check for every performance and forfeits his fee if he can’t find it, and offers a million dollars to anyone who can prove that he relies on the secret aid of assistants. As a special treat during his show at the Bergen Performing Arts Center, Kreskin also plans to reveal any specters that might be haunting the space to audience members he brings onstage.
Bergen Performing Arts Center
In 2004—on a mission to bolster its community’s wellspring of creativity and education—the nonprofit Bergen Performing Arts Center took over the former John Harms Center, an art-deco-style movie and vaudeville palace built in 1922. Today, in the same antique theater where Frank Capra screened his first car chase, the venue hosts 150 yearly events that bring dance, music, and theatrical productions to an estimated 250,000 annual audience members. Networks such as HBO, PBS, and MTV all have filmed international broadcasts on the stage, which has seen the likes of Diana Krall, Heart, and ZZ Top.