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Jan Rouven's Illusions

Riviera Hotel & Casino, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-800-5888
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Ranked #157 of 583 Attractions in Las Vegas
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Apart from the venue (which he is moving) Jan is totally amazing, mindblowing and extremly humble He waits around and takes photos with fans, and generally likes to interact with the audience I would totally recommend this show. Glad we went over David Copper Field and Penn and Teller

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

The show was very entertaining and unless you are incredibly hard to please, the seats aren't that bad and the small venue is actually very nice because everything is pretty close. I bought the mid range tickets but they actually seated my party in the VIP section and everything was great. Jan even stays as long as needed afterwards to... More

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

We went here last night at the Riviera, the show was fine, some great illusions however we felt that the show lacked a bit of polish and was in parts a little amateurish. Jan said that he is moving to a bigger venue soon at the Tropicana, this may be better for him as he can do bigger and better... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Spending a girls weekend in Vegas. We were so excited to see this show... What a let down. We couldn't wait for the show to be over. He was trying to be funny and he is not! The dancers were OK. It was so boring I almost fell asleep. There were a few good allusions. Even the people he picked... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed Jan's show. I was thinking "how the hell did he do that?" after more than one of his illusions! The dancers are also very talented and deserve to be recognised as a key part of the show. The venue is terrible, or more accurately, the seating is terrible. It was hard to see from my vantage point... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Jan Rouven an illusionist extraordinaire! He appears 6 nights a week @ the Riviera hotel His illusions are exquisite and his stage presence is pure charm! He will be the most important act on the strip within a year ! He is far more proficient than Cris Angel and far more appealing and talented than David Copperfield. . You will... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This is one of the worst shows in Vegas. The illusions are outdated, interspersed with awkward dance routines and Jan's attempts to be funny (English is not my first language so don't make funny of me). Sadly, as bad as this is it is still better than Criss Angel Believe.

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Michigan
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20 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Very good illusions - lots of "death defying" and "disappearing" type of large magic acts. His comedy is funny and effective. Nice showgirls - not slutty, but every pretty and talented. He does the falling sword trick that Criss Angel tried and screwed up... so expect a few Angel jokes. The show is moving - getting bigger - so it... More

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Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

OK, so maybe I'm biased because I got pulled on stage to "assist" with one of the "most dangerous" illusions...but Jan was my favorite of the 3 magic acts we saw on this trip. So much energy, a great showman...and on top that, "easy on the eyes"!!! Terrific tricks - some truly amazing. He's moving to a new, larger theater... More

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were in Vegas back in 2011 with our family and another family and saw one of his early on shows at the Clarion Hotel which was a dump so we were expecting a real illusion with no talent. He billed himself as direct from Germany which somehow was to be translated into the show must be great. Well at... More

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