A Selective Guide to the Arts in Los Angeles

Albie Selznick brings Magic Monday back to Santa Monica. / Photo courtesy of Smoke and Mirrors

Magic Monday — Albie Selznick (Smoke and Mirrors) returns to the Santa Monica Playhouse for a summer full of magic. Every Monday evening from May through August will see a new and different lineup of world-class, award-winning magicians and outstanding variety acts. Get ready for an unforgettable season of show-stopping feats — including sleight of hand, interactive parlor magic and mind-blowing illusions.

Culture Spot LA readers can win a pair of tickets to the show on May 21. Email editor@culturespotla.com with “Magic Monday” in the subject line to be entered in a drawing.

Upcoming performers will include Simon Coronel (two-time award winner at the World Championship of Magic), Andrew Goldenhersh (two-time Magic Castle “Parlour Magician of the Year”), Hillel “Mr. Balloon Man” (Argentinean master magic clown), Bruce Gold (as seen on Penn and Teller’s Fool Us), Christopher Hart (award-winning magician who played “The Thing” in The Addams Family films), Steve Owens (14-time Magic Award winner ), Ivan Pecel (nine-time world champion juggler),  Naathan PhanMasters of Illusion, Wizard Wars, America’s Got Talent) and  (Jeki Yoo (close-up winner, Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Magiques (FISM); first place winner, Swiss Magic Competition). Plus, The Bistrevsky Brothers, Eric Buss, Lauro Castillo, Dave Cox, Kayla Drescher, Nick Paul, The LA Jugglers, Shawn McMaster, Richard and Migz, Dale Salwack, William Schwartzman, Scotto Smith, George Tovar, Michael Vile and more — over 75 performers in total.

Weekly line-ups available at www.MagicMondayLA.com.

May 7 – Sept. 3:
Mondays at 8 p.m.
*Arrive early – pre-show entertainment begins ½ hour before each performance!

Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 Fourth St., Santa Monica 90401


(310) 450-2849 or www.MagicMondayLA.com
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