The Illusionists Comes to the Balancing Act
August 8, 2016
Broadway Balances America Series
Our Broadway Across America series comes to the Balancing Act studio as we visit with Jeff Hobson, the Trickster, from the smash Broadway hit, The Illusionists. This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw-dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth. It dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.
And it’s hitting the road! Audiences across America will soon be about to witness stunning acts of grand illusion, levitation, mind-reading, disappearance, and more in a theater near them.
The Trickster gives us a preview of a few of his tricks that he’ll be performing when the national tour gets under way this summer. Hosts Olga Villaverde and Amber Milt even try their hands at an illusion.
On this episode, Beth Troutman tells her story; Christina Nicholson embarks on an adventure to Orlando with her family; and former football player Marc Bouniconti shares his journey.
Three decades later, Marc Buoniconti, a quadriplegic, visits The Balancing Act to talk about his life, his mission, and his goal to one day walk again.
The Balancing Act's host Christina Nicholson and her family are embarking on a fun-filled vacation to Orlando, Fla., also known as the "theme park capital of the world."