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The Magic and Comedy Tour: "Tricks and Treats"

An Evan Gary Production

Sunday, October 26th, 2008 at 2:00 PM

Janet and Ray Scherr Forum Theatre (Comedy)

Dana Daniels has been called one of America’s top comedy magicians working today.  In-fact, he was just awarded the 2007 Stage Magician of the year from the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, CA.  Dana's many television appearances include Stand-up Live, Evening at the Improv, CBS Morning show, The Golden Girls, News Radio, Masters of Illusions, The Secret World of Magicans and Lance Burton's Magic Special. Dana has also opened for such stars as Madonna, Charo, Tony Orlando, Amy Grant and Vince Gill.  Dana keeps the laughs going at a speedy clip using his trusty side kick Luigi the Psychic Parrot. Yes, you read correctly -- a psychic parrot!.  Dana takes command with a style and confidence that puts the audience at ease. His clever audience participation and an undeniably magnetic personable connection has given him wide appeal with his audience.


Farrah Siegel mesmerizes and charms audiences with her amazing manipulative skills that incorporate magic, dance and visually stunning effects. Farrah won the 2005 1st place International Brotherhood of Magicians Youth Stage Competition and has been awarded the Best Female Yo-Yo Artist in the Nation by the American Yo-Yo Association three years in a row.  She has performed for a wide variety of venues including the world famous Magic Castle, juggling conventions, and has been featured on Disney and Nick TV.  Farrah has entertained audiences at magic conventions from London to Las Vegas and her unique approach to magic proves that skill is no illusion.


Dan Birch’s magical career is no illusion!  After almost twenty years, this one-of-a-kind Magician hasn't exactly pulled his entertainment success out of a hat!  His high-tech magic style shaped by his dramatic looks, skillfully mixed with flash, laser lights and live animals naturally solves the inexhaustible question, "Do You believe in Magic?  The California native has been captivating audiences around the world with his spellbinding effects and high-tech magic. From cruise ships, to nightclubs, hotel and casinos, Dan Birch’s magic has traveled throughout the whole spectrum starring in a "Really Big Shew" at The Reno Hilton in Nevada, the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas and the Tropicana Hotel in Atlantic City.  He has opened shows and entertained myriads of celebrities including Dana Carvey, Norm Crosby and Scott Bakula, among numerous others.  The talented magician has been featured on the hit TV series "Quantum Leap," and "Columbo".  Dan Birch is a magic purist whose shows and illusions are a loving homage to his craft and a salute to the child inside us all.


Barry Diamond is a multi-talented Actor, Singer and Stand-up Comedian. Born and raised in the Bronx, NY ("A great place to grow up, if you were a bullet").  Diamond’s credits are impressive.  He has appeared in "Parenthood" "Curb Your Enthusiasm" on HBO, "Friends", "Seinfield",  "Comic Strip Live", "Politically Incorrect",  and "The Naked Truth" to name a few. Movies he has appeared in include "Bachelor Party", with Tom Hanks, "House Party 1 and 2" and National Lampoon’s "Class Reunion" and "National Lampoon Goes to the Movies".  The San Francisco Examiner described his act as "A Cast Of Thousands In A One Man Show. Diamond is an absolute hit on stage; he’s a cut above the rest, with a high-calibre repertoire, which sees him undergo numerous personality changes with great effect. He also has a powerful singing voice and opens and closes his performance with two superb numbers. Barry is very unique, very wild and very funny."  

Tickets: $49.00
Children 12 and under:  $39.00

Tickets available at the Civic Arts Plaza Box Office in person, or visit ticketmaster

*Above ticket prices include $4.00 facility charge