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Hailed by audiences and critics alike as the greatest illusionist of our time, David Copperfield has elevated the ancient art of magic to new heights and redefined it over the past few decades. And now he is bringing his magic back to Vegas for a special show at the Hollywood Theater located inside the MGM Grand.
The man behind such illusions as the Statue of Liberty disappearance and walking through the Great Wall of China, Copperfield began his career in magic as a child performing illusions in his hometown of Metuchen, New Jersey. He began performing professionally at age 12 and became the youngest person ever to be admitted to the Society of American Magicians. So advanced in his years, by sixteen Copperfield was already teaching a course in magic at New York University.
During his years at college, Copperfield was cast as the lead in the Chicago Musical, "The Magic Man." Copperfield acted, sang and created all the magic in the show, which eventually became the longest running musical in Chicago history. Due to Copperfield's impressive illusions in the play, he was chosen to host and star in "The Magic of ABC." During his time on the show, Copperfield created and performed impressive, mind-boggling illusions before a live audience. Since then Copperfield has gone on to baffle audiences all over the world performing over 550 shows per year to sold out audiences.
Some of Copperfield's most famous tricks and illusions include making a duck magically appear in a bucket held by an audience member, having a deadly scorpion choose the card picked out by another audience volunteer, or transporting himself and a fan to a Hawaii beach.
Copperfield's show at the MGM Grand gives audiences the opportunity to see some of the larger-than-life illusions Copperfield is so famous for. Demonstrating similar and equally amazing illusions like making the Stature of Liberty vanish, Copperfield takes this opportunity to create mind-boggling illusions that defy all reality. Audience interaction is a big part of the show as he picks a person at random for almost every illusion. In order to keep his show authentic Copperfield throws a Frisbee or huge ball into the crowd, proving all of his illusions are not set-up with audience plants.
Unlike other magic shows in Las Vegas, Copperfield does not incorporate flashy show girls, dancing or over the top production elements to supplement his illusions. His magic is excitement enough for the crowd!
Come see for yourself "the greatest magician of our time" at the Hollywood Theater in MGM Grand. You'll be amazed at what you thought you saw when David Copperfield takes the stage!—BestofVegas.com