By Steve Cuiffo, Trey Lyford and Geoff Sobelle
Illustration by Lou Beach
Directed by Paul Lazar
a co-premiere between the
Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, Philadelphia, PA and Arena Stage, Washington, DC
The Cradle Season is sponsored by Arlene and Robert Kogod.
“Magic can show you that things can be much better and more amazing than they actually are. With all the terrible things that happen in the world, magic is the one thing that really lets you forget the troubles and enjoy the wonder of it all.”
– Louie Magic
Behind the Magic:
An Interview with Daryl Hannah, Dennis Diamond and Louie Magic
Engage in a candid conversation with the Elephant Room magicians on how they first met, their pre-show rituals and why magic is important today.
The Master of Escape
Explore the life and career of world-renowned magician Harry Houdini
How Do They Do It?: A Brief Encyclopedia of Magic
Delve through our guide of magic terminology and lingo
The Best Tricks and Illusions of the 20th and 21st Centuries
Prepare to mystified as we reveal the most astonishing and show-stopping stunts from the 20th and 21st centuries
Extras & Insights is funded, in part, by a grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities.
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