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“A dedicated magician who knows his audience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Marrakech Magic Theater

Marrakech Magic Theater
419 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
877-624-4264
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Ranked #31 of 394 Activities in San Francisco
Type: Performances
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: An uproarious one-of-a-kind close-up show in an intimate, historic setting. Featuring the comedy and classical magic of San Francisco Magician Peter Morrison. Have an experience to last a lifetime. At The Marrakech Magic Theater, cherished memories are made during Peter Morrison's unique comedy and magic experience. The evening begins one hour before the show in the Sultan's Oasis lounge where guests can enjoy s little pre-show entertainment and meet and greet with Magician and host Peter Morrison. Drinks and appetizers are available for purchase as well during this hour before the main show. Your evening ends in the Magic Theater with Peter's unforgettable 75 minute performance in the Main Showroom. Have a stress-free night, full of laughter and sensational entertainment! The Main Showroom is an intimate close-up theater, perfect for high spirits and Peter's extraordinary performances. You'll witness intriguing feats of mentalism, sleight of hand miracles, and throughout, his clean comedy will keep you laughing! Have a remarkable evening-see a show so fantastic that you'll almost forget that you're still in San Francisco!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator
Billings, MT
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“A dedicated magician who knows his audience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012 via mobile

Peter the Great runs a one man hour+ entertainment empire. I'm not sure if there is more magic involved with getting and keeping his presence in the tiny theatre on o'farrell street.
He deftly mines his audience (and their wallets) preshow with some of the strongest alcoholic beverages and worst grub on the face of the earth.
As an ersatz magic trick guy myself I know he has his homework completed but unfortunately he laughs at his nightly zoo more than they laugh at him.

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Chandler, Arizona
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“1st Class Magic Show”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

My wife and I went to the show on Oct 11th. Decided to go based on all of the positive comments from others. My recommendation --if you want to see a magic show in an intimate setting, given by a true professional who takes pride in his craft and the history of it, this is the show to attend. Peter Morrison is an outstanding magician and a very personable, down to earth individual who greets and interacts with every guest. We have seen a number of magic shows usually in larger settings (Las Vegas/Phoenix). They are fine but if you enjoy being entertained with only 40 - 45 other persons, this is well worth it. Get there early, have a drink or some food and you will be sitting a few feet away from a 1st Class Magician (and most likely will be involved to some degree). I rarely write reviews but can't speak highly enough about this show. Word of mouth is the best (or worst) advertising. The positive comments from so many individuals are why this is rated so highly.

Visited October 2012
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upstate NY
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“Must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

Went on recommendation from Trip advisor and it was a wonderful night. Got to the theater by 8:20 pm for a 9:00 pm performance. The magician comes around in the lounge area before the show and shows close up simple magic, while you are having pre show drinks and or snacks. Then the magician seats you in this small close up theater .....there are no bad seats. Max. Audience size is 35, but that this perfect. Very friendly and outgoing magician with great old fashion magic. The performance lasted 1.5 hrs. Worth the money for the show and a great night out.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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“Up close and personal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

Had a great time at this classic magic show in a comfy setting. This is the perfect setting for a romantic date or a night out with friends as you get to enjoy drinks in a nice bar beforehand while experiencing up- close magic at your table. The show itself is fabulous, mainly because magician Peter Morrison is super smooth and funny about his performance. Don't expect David Copperfield type of entertainment with explosions and fireworks but an intimate setting with some (but not too much) audience interaction.

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“Excellent night out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

My partner and i went to see this show in September and are were really glad we did, we had an excellent night. We arrived an hour before the show (which is reccomended) and we were instantly made to feel welcome by the magician himself. We had drinks while we were waiting and Peter came round to introduce himself and to get to know us, he also performed some card tricks on us - even up that close we could not see how the hell he did it! The show itself was very entertining, it's a small theatre but it means you can see exactly what is going on! There was a lot of audience participaion which i know a lot of people would squirm at but you really feel like you all know each other and it's just a bit of fun! Would thoroughly reccomend it!

Visited September 2012
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