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CraigMitchell
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Changing tastes threaten magic acts

Postby CraigMitchell » April 18th, 2010, 5:23 am

Mike Weatherford writes:

"We've all seen (and that's part of the problem) the Vegas magic show where a woman or a tiger goes into a box and disappears.

Now I'm wondering if we're seeing the box itself disappear ...

It's fair to ask if the same is happening with illusionists: If the end of an era is coming for a familiar type of magic show; the ones with big cabinets, leggy dancers and maybe even a sequined jacket with epaulets ..."

http://www.lvrj.com/living/changing-tas ... 50229.html

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Re: Changing tastes threaten magic acts

Postby John B. Pyka » April 28th, 2010, 2:19 pm

The trend is definitely changing, but mainly because magicians are failing to see changing trends and change with them. There is a reason why Cirque has taken over the strip and any magician who fails to see the reason will continue with the status quo and in the end, vanish him/herself.
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