The dates for the First Annual Houdini Festival are June 21&22, 2013. On Friday evening June 21, there will be a close-up magic show in the Balcony's Mini-theatre that seats only 100. On Saturday there will be a display of Houdini memorabilia, also lectures and viewings of two of Houdini's movies. In the basement of the theatre you can see an attraction called Houdini's Haunted House. Then in the evening there will be a gala show on the main stage with top magicians and variety artists.
Wayne has a few special connections to Houdini. One of them was recreating Houdini's upside down hanging straight jacket escape in the same location in Washington D.C. that Houdini presented it. He also owns some unique Houdini memorabilia that will be on display during the event.
Tickets to the festival can be purchased by calling 434-793-7469 or visit the theatre website at www.TheNorthTheatre.com The theatre is located at 629 N. Main St in Danville, VA.
WayFriday, June 21 in the evening, the theatre will host some of the country's top sleight of hand experts for an intimate show of close-up magic in the Balcony Mini Theatre that only seats 100. Saturday, June 22 during the day there will be a display of Houdini memorabilia, viewings of two of his famous movies, plus lectures and demonstrations (two are Top Secret- for magicians only). The Halloween attraction, Houdini's Haunted House, in the theatre's basement, will also be open during the festival. Saturday evening there will be a gala stage show featuring some of America's top magicians and variety performers.
Read more about Danville's Historic North Theatre to Host 1st Annual Houdini Festival, 6/21-22 by raleigh.broadwayworld.com