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“Great Old Fashioned Magic... A Delight!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carnival of Illusion

Carnival of Illusion
2400 East Missouri Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85016
480-359-7469
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Ranked #5 of 129 attractions in Phoenix
Type: Performances
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Owner description: Laugh, Have Fun and Celebrate at Arizona's ONLY Intimate Illusion Show. Roland Sarlot and Susan Eyed transport you on a beguiling magical journey around the world in their Vaudeville-Inspired Magical Parlour Show limited to just a few dozen guests. Sarlot and Eyed have performed as house magicians at the world's top resorts, for Fortune 100 CEOs, to the 200 Most Powerful Women in America. The "Magic, Mystery and Oooh La La" happens select Fridays and Saturdays evenings during high season. Check website for show times and details.
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Old Fashioned Magic... A Delight!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Carnival of Illusion was a great show and the small audience allowed us all to see up close magic... like it used to be. Roland and Susan are clearly brilliant magicians and were able to develop that rare, intimate connection with their audience during the short period we were together. As an animal lover I loved the appearance of Henriette... imagine, a dog whose life is performing in a traveling magic show with her human parents. There was a brief intermission and the show was 1 1/2 pleasurable hours. I wish there were more opportunities to see and meet such nice, professional performers and truly "share" an evening with them. I would recommend this show to people of all ages. Great!

Visited March 2013
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Mesa, Arizona, United States
2 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A magical evening!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

I really wasn't sure what to expect, but my oh my, was I pleasantly surprised. This show is an entertaining mixture of illusion, old world charm, and interactive fun! Roland and Susan have a wonderful way of connecting with a small audience and drawing you in to their world of travel, illusion, and intrigue. Humorous, charming and highly recommended!

Visited February 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 attraction reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“A great time in an intimate environment”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

The illusions were fun and even more difficult to explain with them done up close and personal. Plus the illusionists were great at involving the entire audience with the tricks and the humor. Highly entertaining and a fantastic way of mixing up a typical on the town evening.

Visited March 2013
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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“An enchanting evening!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

I bought tickets for my husband's birthday and we had a fabulous time! Everything was perfect, down to the tiniest detail…from the gracious hostess greeting us at check in and giving us keepsake tickets, to the fancy parlor backdrop and lovely draped chairs, to the exquisite costumes, and the incredible synchronized illusions to the music! Roland and Susan have a way of connecting with the audience with their mysterious charm...it was all so OOH, La La!!

Visited December 2012
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Phoenix United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Outstanding evening of intimate entertainment”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Roland and Susan bring charm, humor, magic skills and dancing magic to a magical evening of fun and entertainment - highly recommended!

Visited December 2012
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