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“Brilliant magic and entertainment -- Ivan Amodei”

#1 Magic Show in L.A.
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Current WINNER of Penn & Teller’s FOOL US brings his all NEW Intimate Illusions to the Four Seasons Westlake for only one night. On Sept 16th, Ivan appeared on the CW’s Penn & Teller’s Fool Us Season Finale and fooled the pants off veteran Las Vegas magicians Penn & Teller and was declared the winner. Currently on a national tour, this stop here at our beautiful Four Seasons will included the amazing illusion that FOOLED Penn & Teller, as well as, incredible coincidences, psychological illusions, and spectacular brain games all wrapped around spellbinding story-telling. And don’t forget the musical score by Celine Dion’s main star cellist Irina Chirkova. You’ll witness Amodei manipulate time, alter someone’s fate and even discover a spectator’s destiny – might it be you? “Absolutely gorgeous all the way through.” Penn & Teller “Spectacular” by BroadwayWorld “Brilliant & Enthralling” by Beacon Hill Times. 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. 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• Decor 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 and other classical pieces. Don't miss Ivan's witty humor and interactive style that leaves audiences wanting more!
Reviewed October 21, 2012

I brought 34 guests as a super birthday celebration, and all have gotten back to me saying how thrilled they were with Ivan's show! Even more, several are returning for more -- the ultimate compliment. Ivan and his cellist were both fabulous. If you want magic spiced with very funny comedy and ultimate entertainment, you will love this evening of wonder. Ivan involves many in the audience, so there's a great chance you or your friends will be in the show! Ivan's performed for many years at The Magic Castle, and he's now found his special niche. Go and enjoy -- take some friends -- they'll thank you for weeks! Thanks, Ivan, for a most memorable and magical night!!

3  Thank Gary F
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

it was truly an intimate magic experience. very private and Ivan gets everyone involved during the show! Ivan makes every person in the crow feel like they are part of the magic show. He does spend a lot of time talking, but that is not a bad thing at all. Most magic shows waste their time playing loud music to the left and to the right to confuse everyone. but not Ivan... He make it very interesting. He tries to make everyone feel good and personally talks to EVERY SINGLE person at the show!
I got over excited at times.. but this is amazing! DO NOT MISS THIS SHOW!
just wait until the end and crazy magic happens... =D
It really is worth every penny you spend...

1  Thank James K
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

Ivan's show is a delight, and it definitely transports you back to an Old Hollywood era of glitz and glamor. Plus, it's a whole lot of fun. You don't know what to expect, and Ivan keeps the show very lively, funny, and never dull. Live cello music is a bonus which maintains the energy. I think for couples and/or families, your evening is well-spent with Ivan.

3  Thank Bryan K
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Reviewed August 21, 2012

I flew all the way from TEXAS with my girlfriend to see Ivan's show and I have to say: it was worth the trip! Without a doubt, Ivan is one of the best magicians of our day. He's extremely funny, creative, and his show never slows down. The evening was 90 minutes jam packed with superb showmanship, mystery, and music. Factor in the intimate setting and posh décor of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, and you have a night you won't forget... Highly recommended. Book your tickets now.

1  Thank BenHJackson
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Reviewed August 19, 2012

Ivan's performance is laced with humor and is entirely engaging. An added bonus is the accompaniment of beautiful cello playing. When the show was over I couldn't believe it-- ninety minutes had flown by. For hours, I was replaying his illusions in my mind and was stumped completely. It was simply amazing! Without a doubt, I will see this show again.

1  Thank Laurin D
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