close up magician

Bringing visual magic shows & mindreading to your event!
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Some of the best close up magicians are in NYC apart from the the stage. Invite Richard, considered one of the best close up magicians in NYC, as he performs his branded style of modern magic and mind-reading for events like black tie events, celebrity birthday parties and corporate holiday parties. No more top hats, or "cheesy" magic - Richard specifically chooses magic designed to fit and amaze the modern day audience. If you are looking to break the ice among a group or add some entertainment to a networking event, cocktail hour, gala, or exclusive party, magic is the perfect choice. Check out the most popular event entertainment options below.

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close up magician

Walk around magic for private events

Highly regarded as one of the best close up magicians for private events in NYC with 5 star reviews on Google. Richard has performed for the most exclusive private events from black tie events, galas, Broadway and many more. From seated dinner with 2 people (true story) to a room of 4,000 guests at The Tao in NYC, Richard has no barriers. He'll create a magic show with apparent psychic abilities, magic in your hands, and visual surprises. Create a unique experience for your guests to talk about for days to come.

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nyc mentalist

Considered one of the best NYC Mentalist around, Richard uses a mixture of sleight of hand, hypnosis, and pop psychology to create the experience of a mentalist. Watch as Richard performs from small to large groups, revealing pin numbers, unlocking phones, secrets, and even teaching a guest to become the mentalist. A very popular choice as one of the best forms of magic for adult birthday parties, corporate functions, and private events.

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The secret magician

If you are looking to get creative with your event, why not have a secret entertainer. As a secret walk around magician, your guests have no idea there is a magician till they least expect it. Richard will cleverly weave a sudden magic performance within a conversation leaving your your guests amazed. A perfect idea for an ice breaker among groups, build a conversation, and get people excited for any main event.

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the parlor show

Perfect for small groups

A magic and mind-reading show mixing theatre, cinematic music, and audience interaction. Not your typical magic show - Richard's show is designed for the modern day audience. Audience members may experience magic from their seats or from the stage as they become part of the show. Just like a video game, the show's outcome is designed around the audience's choices. Watch as audience members become psychic, a hypnotic coincidence occurs, and secrets are revealed.

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the wedding magician

Hiring a wedding magician is a very unique way to entertain guests during cocktail hour or main reception. Richard's specialty in working as a close up magician in NYC can be tailored to fit as a cocktail hour wedding entertainer. While most people gather in groups during a cocktail reception, Richard will break the ice and create a unique memorable experience for your guests as he performs his blend of magic up close for groups at a time.

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A wedding proposal

Looking for unique ideas on how to propose? Richard will help with creating, executing, and capturing the magic moment. A once in a life time memory, why not make it super special.

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Check out what others are saying

Kristina Cancel

Private Event

To say you were superb would be an understatement everyone loved it and are still trying to figure out how you done it all – astounding!!!

Colleen Hagerty

Wedding

Richard performed at a Zoom bachelorette - completely made the party! Friendly, funny, and a great magician. Absolutely recommend!

Kristina Cancel

Private Event

To say you were superb would be an understatement everyone loved it and are still trying to figure out how you done it all – astounding!!!

Colleen Hagerty

Wedding

Richard performed at a Zoom bachelorette - completely made the party! Friendly, funny, and a great magician. Absolutely recommend!

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