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“Not the show I expected”
Review of Kirby VanBurch Show - CLOSED

Kirby VanBurch Show
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed December 8, 2012

Love magic and illusions and was looking forward to this show. We went to a Sunday night show and sat in the 9th row which turned out to be the last row of people in the theater that easily would have held 3 - 4 times the number attending. Kirby is somewhat low key, but with the small audience everything seemed slow. On one illusion he wanted the audience to react to something he said and when the reaction wasn't what he expected he told his assistant to move on to the next illusion. The illusions were all top notch, but the performance was very low energy and felt even lower with the small crowd. His wife also does illusions in the show and is very good as well.

6  Thank SBJB24
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Reviewed December 4, 2012

Loved everything about this show. Loved the illusions, big cats, snake, the dancers, the young apprentice magicians, His beautiful talented wife, Brandi, and most of all - the message about his grandma at end... my favorite...

4  Thank Minka C
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Reviewed December 4, 2012

We saw the kirby show which was my bf first time but I've seen it 3 or 4 times over the past 10 years now. It's amazing and will leave you rubbing your eyes...great tricks and they're a wonderful act. Nice clean theater but a little off the beaten path. Worth the drive to find it though.

4  Thank mousey75
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Reviewed November 10, 2012

The Kirby VanBurch Theatre offers a unique performance and perspective on the art of "magic." Kirby and his wife Bambi, emphasize that the show is a series of "illusions," rather than calling it magic. The subtle Christian theme of the show is presented by a soft-spoken, likable husband and wife team, rather than obnoxious show people. The show is a mixture of illusion and art as there is a type of artistic dance incorporated into the act. It is all very well done and entertaining, and I defy anyone to figure out how the illusions are done! The staff of the theatre is very courteous and helpful. We had a handicapped person in our party, and the staff went above and beyond the call of duty in accommodating that person's needs. Jeff in the ticket booth was particularly helpful, but we appreciated all of the staff at the theatre. This show is a must see if you are in Branson, particularly, if you have children in your party!

11  Thank Painterbw
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

Excellent Show!! Took my very hard to impress 13 year old grandson to see the show. He is the kind of boy who thinks he knows all the answers...all the tricks... HA! Not this time.... We debated and guessed the whole way home of how he was able to pull off illusions like that. This show truly had us in awe... I've already recommended all my facebook friends to go see Kirby if in the Branson area.

8  Thank Trish C
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