Season 13 of America’s Got Talent concluded last-night and the winner was crowned. Taking the first-place spot was Shin Lim, who gave jaw-dropping performances, week-after-week with astounding card trick magic. Now Lim has his sights set on Broadway, joining the company of The Illusionists – Magic of the Holidays which is poised to open at the Marquis Theatre, running Friday, November 23 through Sunday, December 30th.
Shin Lim’s final performance on America’s Got Talent captivated audiences and the judges alike. Wielding his impressive abilities with complex card tricks, Lim has climbed through the ranks of competitors to secure the position of this season’s champion.
The Illusionists – Magic Of The Holidays is an all-new installment of the blockbuster world-famous touring magic spectacular, showcasing the jaw-dropping talents of the most incredible Illusionists on earth, alongside special guests Light Balance, also of America’s Got Talent. The Illusionists are no strangers to the New York stage, having previously left audiences spellbound with their record-breaking shows Witness The Impossible, Live on Broadway, and Turn Of The Century. The troupe is made up of Darcy Oake “The Grand Illusionist,” Adam Trent “The Futurist,” Colin Cloud “The Deductionist,” Hyun Joon Kim and Shin Lim “The Manipulators,” and Chloe Crawford “The Sorceress.”
The Illusionists – Magic of the Holidays is produced by Simon Painter, Tim Lawson, MagicSpace Entertainment, and Kilburn Live. Painter serves as creative producer for The Illusionists – Magic Of The Holidays and Tim Lawson as executive producer. Neil Dorward directs.
Mark Robinson is the author of the two-volume encyclopedia The World of Musicals, The Disney Song Encyclopedia, and The Encyclopedia of Television Theme Songs. He maintains a theater and entertainment blog at markrobinsonwrites.com.