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‘Band Of Magicians’ tours NZ


MAGIC SUPERGROUP ‘BAND OF MAGICIANS’ SET TO TOUR NZ

The four hottest faces of modern magic are set to bring a night of awe-inspiring entertainment when magic supergroup ‘Band Of Magicians’ tours NZ across August and September 2015.

This revolutionary and utterly contemporary magic show is unlike anything New Zealand has seen before. The foursome execute increasing impossible feats that draw on their collective talents, delivering fans a show that far surpasses anything a magician can accomplish alone.

The show features the mind-bending tricks that have made them famous individually, new illusions created collectively, multimedia wizardry and audience interaction. 'Band of Magicians' is a must-see for the whole family.

Band of Magicians is made up of James Galea (AU), Ben Hanlin (UK), Brett Loudermilk (USA) and Adam Mada (AU). This magical foursome is set to blow kiwi audiences away as they tour the country from August 20th.

"I can’t wait to hit the stage with Band of Magicians, says UK based Ben Hanlin. “The other 3 magicians are great guys on and off stage and we have some awesome magic planned. I’m so excited about making my New Zealand debut in this show as I know it’s going to be brilliant!”

The Band of Magicians tour kicks off in Dunedin’s beautiful Regent Theatre on August 20th then moves to Auckland’s Bruce Mason Centre before winding up the tour with a run at the Christchurch Arts Festival.

Tickets are available now and can be purchased via the links below.

DUNEDIN:

Regent Theatre

20th – 22nd August

Tickets on sale from May 25th through TicketDirect



AUCKLAND:

Bruce Mason Centre

9th – 13th September 2015

Tickets on sale now through Ticketmaster

http://www.ticketmaster.co.nz/Band-of-Magicians-tickets/artist/2125111

CHRISTCHURCH (As part of the Christchurch Arts Festival 2015)

Isaac Theatre Royal

16th - 19th September 2015

Tickets on sale now through Ticketek

http://premier.ticketek.co.nz/shows/Show.aspx?sh=BANDOFMA15



CAST BIOS


James Galea

James is Australia’s Number One Magician. Constant television appearances (including The Ellen DeGeneres Show, TODAY, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Access Hollywood), his own series Urban Magic and his recent role co-starring in the Discovery Channel series Breaking Magic/The Magic of Science have seen James in constant demand in his home country and internationally. He resides in both Los Angeles and Sydney.

Ben Hanlin

Ben Hanlin can be seen on TV3 starring in his own hidden camera magic show, Tricked, now in its second season. He is also co-host of the series Breaking Magic/The Magic of Science. Ben performs worldwide and hails from Birmingham, UK.

Brett Loudermilk

Brett Loudermilk has performed for celebrities and royalty in more than 15 countries across the globe. He specialises in blurring the lines between what's real and what isn't. Brett's work has been featured on countless TV shows including The Tonight Show, Kids Choice Awards and Top Chef. He resides in Los Angeles.

Adam Mada

Adam Mada is the resident magician for Studio 3 on Australia’s ABC3 and the creator of the famed weekly live cabaret El Circo in Sydney, Australia. He starred in the TV series The Real Hustle, created illusions for Australia's Got Talent and had a weekly radio show about the history of magic for which he performed magic on air. He headlines with his unique style of magic across the globe. He lives in Sydney, Australia.


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