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Contact: Gena Buhler Craig Boleman
AMERICA’S HOTTEST MAGICIAN BRINGS HIS SPELLBINDING SHOW TO ASPEN!
Aspen, CO (February 11, 2019) The Wheeler Opera House is pleased to present Jason Bishop: Straight Up Magic on Sunday, February 17 at 4:30 & 7:30pm. Tickets are $35 for adults, $17.50 for children (Wheeler Wins pricing available!) and are on sale now at the Wheeler Opera House Box Office (970.920.5770/ aspenshowtix.com). The Wheeler Opera House is located at 320 E. Hyman Ave., Aspen, CO.
Each performance of Jason Bishop’s exclusive grand illusions and elegant, agile sleight-of-hand magic are delivered with his wry wit and engaging audience participation. From his stunning Double Levitation to the new Hologram Illusion starring Gizmo the dog, Jason Bishop gives the audience a clear view of every detail. Intelligent lighting together with countless costume changes by his skillful assistant Kim, make this an extraordinary theatrical experience. This show is suitable for all audiences.
America’s hottest illusionist Jason Bishop has starred in two of his own off-Broadway shows, Jason Bishop – Straight Up Magic and Jason Bishop – Believe in Magic, both at the New Victory Theater on New York’s famed 42nd Street. He has been featured on NBC’s Today Show, CW Network’sMasters of Illusion, Canada’s popular Breakfast Television Toronto and Europe’s legendary Le Plus Grand Cabaret de Monde filmed in Paris, France. The New York Times has said “How did he do that?” and “…there’s real elegance and even within the precision of his gestures, the agility of each finger.”
From his astounding “Cage Levitation” and “Walking through a Brick Wall” to his cutting edge “Teleportation” and “Plasma” illusions, Bishop features stunning and original state-of-the-art magic. Each show features award-winning sleight of hand, exclusive grand illusions and close-up magic projected onto a large screen.
Some of Bishop’s awards include magic’s prestigious “Jack Gwynne Award for Excellence in Presentation” and “Performing Artist of the Year” by the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities. Bishop has performed in notable venues such as Hollywood’s Magic Castle, the U.S. Naval Academy and LiveNation’s Bamboozle Festival, and he has entertained celebrities such as Jordin Sparks, Jennifer Aniston, Hank Azaria, James Spader and Jason Alexander.
To get tickets or learn more about the 2018-2019 Wheeler Winter Season, visitwww.wheeleroperahouse.com.
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ABOUT WHEELER OPERA HOUSE:
Since 1889, the Wheeler Opera House has been Aspen’s community performance venue and has become the Roaring Fork Valley’s premiere site for concerts, movies, festivals, lectures, community events, opera, and more. In recent years, the Wheeler has been a leader in producing exceptional festivals in Aspen, celebrating the comedy arts, global issues, and the craft of songwriting.