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Address: The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Bvld, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone Number: 8668114111
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Description: World-renowned magician Ivan Amodei stars in his critically acclaimed...
World-renowned magician Ivan Amodei stars in his critically acclaimed INTIMATE ILLUSIONS show at the famed Beverly Wilshire at the most glamourous address in the world Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Blvd.A celebrity favorite, Ivan has entertained in luxury venues throughout the world. Expert sleight of hand, original and mind bending illusions all while accompanied by a concert cellist that scores the show with great classics. BroadwayWorld calls his hit show “Spectacular’ ” and the L.A. Times named it a "Top Pick."Here’s what you will experience:• Witness Ivan Amodei recreate the famous story of William Tell with a surgically sharp darts and a unsuspecting volunteer from the audience • Ivan will disclose Houdini’s biggest kept secret • Watch him unleash the power of the mind of a mega-savant• A World Class magic show for only 60 guests• Set at the famed Beverly Wilshire in Ivan’s private luxury suite• Décor styled after a Ralph Lauren Madison Ave Apartment• A concert cellist accompanying Ivan like the score to a great movie • Hear the music of Vivaldi, Bach, Mission Impossible, James Bond, The Pink Panther and other famous classics played liveDon't miss Ivan's witty humor and interactive style that leaves audiences wanting more!
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Brilliant place! Great drinks and dinner reservations required. Take a friend, date, or go with a group of friends. Located nearer to Hollywood Hills. Safe & friendly place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2014
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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My boyfriend and I saw this show in Seattle on March 25, 2015 at the Westin. As this was the first show my boyfriend and I got to attend in about 3 years, I decided to splurge and payed rack rate for front row seats. I left the show very disappointed with that decision. While I think that Ivan was... More 

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Brilliant place! Great drinks and dinner reservations required. Take a friend, date, or go with a group of friends. Located nearer to Hollywood Hills. Safe & friendly place.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We are huge fans of Ivan's and have followed him for over 15 years watching his talents become more sophisticated and spectacular every time we see him. I arranged for this to be the birthday celebration show for my husband's surprise milestone party and invited 27 guests to witness and capture the same wonder that we have enjoyed so immensely... More 

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were expecting great things after hearing about this place from some close friends and felt a bit disappointed. It was good but not all that exciting. We had high expectations which may have been the reason for feeling let down. Still made for a fun time.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

If you are a FAN of Magic you will love this show! I caught Ivan's show in Washington DC over Valentines weekend. I am so happy that he travelled to our city to share his talents. They say that magicians use the art of distraction to perform their tricks...not Ivan. I watched extra closely and his show is so seamless... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Ivan was entertaining. He's got a wonderful personality. The venue is gorgeous and it really is intimate. You feel up close and personal with him and the other guests. I was really excited to have an unforgettable evening as we took our seats. My problem is that this wasn't the kind of magic show I was expectating. I was hoping... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I absolutely loved this show. It truly was intimate, and as a Beverly Hills native, I never knew this show existed! He was warm, funny, inviting, and interacted with the entire audience of about 75 people. Lovely, charming music on the Chello, great environment, beautiful hotel. I recommend this show for all ages, and would recommend it to all my... More 

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Tampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We saw the New Year's Eve performance and Ivan Amodei is not boasting when he says he has the number one Magic Show in LA. He is truly spectacular. His illusions are amazing. I am a magic buff and know what many of the tricks are. However, he had me fooled on many occasions. He is funny, entertaining, and he... More 

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Redlands, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We enjoyed the magic show the other night. My wife and I paid the extra few dollars to sit up in the front row (bad vision for me so the closer the better). The show was delightful and in good taste. The parlor room where the show I held had a great turnout, glad we sat up front but beware...if... More 

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Montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I absolutely loved the show. Ivan did a great job of making me laugh very hard :) That being said, a magic show (no matter how great) should cost 25%-50% less than it did.

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