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Address: 3431 W 76 Country Blvd, The Club at Lodge of the Ozarks, Branson, MO 65616
Phone Number: +1 417-336-2424
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Description: Up close and personal with the World's Most Awarded Magicians - Kirby and...
Up close and personal with the World's Most Awarded Magicians - Kirby and Bambi! Mindreading, impossible sleight of hand, and excellent audience participation in an intimate, limited seating venue.
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We saw Kirby VanBurch at 3:00 on 12/21/10. He was very good and his illusions were mind boggling. We did like the tricks that he did close up and interacting with the audience... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2010
tlcmomof7
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Ada, Oklahoma
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dallas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2011

We saw Kirby two years ago with Bambi in his show. Bambi was more entertaining and he seemed like he was just going through the motions. We visited during our 2010 Christmas time visit to Branson. The show was absent Bambi and was absent any charm in the magic portion. He was no different. It was a chore and weird.... More 

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Springville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011

We have seen Kirby several times but decided to go back again because this time we were taking our elderly great aunt and knew she'd love to see the big cats and the great magic. We got to the theater and I looked through the theater doors and I was very concered because the stairs to get down to our... More 

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Burlington, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2011

The children and I went back again to Branson on NYE just to go see Kirby. We traveled 8 hours in severe weather and it was totally worth it. I can't express to anyone what a great show this is.

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Ada, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2010

We saw Kirby VanBurch at 3:00 on 12/21/10. He was very good and his illusions were mind boggling. We did like the tricks that he did close up and interacting with the audience. We had 6 teens with us and they enjoyed the show also. We have seen him before and this time he just didn't have the energy that... More 

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portland, maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2010

We saw Kirby VanBurch during mid-November as part of our visit to relatives in Springfield, Mo. We went because my sister talked about his show much like the reviews I've read here. But excuse me, I thought the show was boring and Mr. Vanburch was weird. My kids like it, but they like anything. He did not put himself out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2010

The show was great!!! My daughter n I enjoyed it. We chose to buy the backstage pass to see the tigers. It reaked of bleach!! If it was hard for me to breath, I can only imagine how the tigers felt. O understand it needs to be clean but wow. The other thing that upset me is one of the... More 

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tomerrys, Public Relations Manager at Kirby VanBurch Show, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing this; we do have special permitting requirements that we have to follow in caring for Kirby's furry friends. Our team takes great care in working with the tigers as does Kirby. The cats each have their own personality and moods. Many of our guests enjoy seeing them after the show and sometimes the cats do express themselves... More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

Frankly, I have to question the two or three bad reviews for Kirby. They're obviously not seeing the same show we saw! We took our grandkids and they absolutely loved the show! Wouldn't stop talking about it--I thought they were going to make us take them again before we could go home. My husband used to book acts for conventions... More 

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tomerrys, Public Relations Manager at Kirby VanBurch Show, responded to this review

Thanks Barbara! Kirby always appreciates the kind words from visitors. We've had great attendance at Kirby's show and many, many of our visitors are repeat visitors - and they send their friends and family. Those personal recommendations really to help overcome some of the negative. And Kirby also appreciates the great support his show receives from the people who work... More 

Ark City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2010

Kirby's illusion/magic was captivating. You get to sit fairly close to the action. Kirby's creativity and humor are worth the money. It's nice to have a wholesome show for the family. He ends with a Christian story about his grandma which includes magic as well. It's a must see.

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tomerrys, Public Relations Manager at Kirby VanBurch Show, responded to this review

Thanks! Personally my favorite parts of Kirby's show are the up close and personal illusions - and his interaction with the audience. His personality really completes the whole package! It's amazing to be able to see everything and try to figure out "how'd he do that?". Thanks again, Kirby's Marketing Team More 

Ozark, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2010

My family and I went to see Kirby perform on 9-2-10. We have seen this show many many times and each time is just as amazing and we will certainly be going again very soon! This show is not just for children but also children at heart. Kirby can make life a little sweeter and a lot more magical for... More 

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tomerrys, Public Relations Manager at Kirby VanBurch Show, responded to this review

Thanks Kim from Ozark! and THANK YOU for sharing the message! - Kirby's show is fun for everyone and his mischievious smiles adds a lot of fun to the experience. BTW We're putting in 3 new illusions this month (hopefully as they've been rehearsing them quite heavily) so if you come back later this month you'll probably see some new... More 

malden
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2010

Seeing Kirby VanBurchs magic show last week was the highlight of my entire vacation! It's been 12 days since I was lucky enough to be in the second row and I'm still thinking about it and smiling. :) There is something about him I just adored as a person, I loved his presence, his quiet sense of humor and his... More 

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tomerrys, Public Relations Manager at Kirby VanBurch Show, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks for the great and very thorough review. We have passed it along to Kirby! I know that he will be very disappointed that he didn't get to meet you too! We don't have a current DVD but are looking to make one available in 2011. Hope you'll come back to see the show as Kirby is adding some... More 

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