Inviting a magician to perform at your birthday party is a great form of entertainment. Magicians aren’t just for kids. You’d be surprised to know that adults love magic too. It’s not all about pulling rabbits out of hats and making coins disappear. Magic can be sophisticated too. We can customize our routine to accommodate your theme. A theatrical program complete with glitz and glamour might be perfect for a burlesque themed birthday party. A mysterious and intimate performance may be more suitable for a Great Gatsby themed party. Talk to us in detail about your theme, guests and venue and we will create a bespoke routine for you. We also provide corporate event services.
The history of magic can be traced back at least 5000 years. There are hand paintings in historic tombs depicting ancient Egyptians using magic to entertain the Pharaoh and make predictions. This form of magic began as entertainment. The Romans also have evidence of magic being used for entertainment purposes. Later magic was viewed as black magic, voodoo and sorcery. It received a bad name. Anyone who participated in magic was deemed a witch and branded evil. Magic went underground for a while. It resurfaced in the 19th century and greats like Houdini were able to flourish and travel the world using magic as a tool to bring people together.
You take the time to plan a party and invite all your favorite people. Then when the moment arrives every one is in clusters. Your guests are only mingling with the people they know. The purpose of a party is to have a good time and celebrate. Magicians help to break the ice. We bring people together in a way that only magic can. The wonderment, mystery and surprise catches people off guard and instantly breaks down walls. Now all of your guests have something in common that they can rally around and talk about. Magic is a wonderful form of entertainment.
There are a multitude of genres within magic. Some genres are better for the big stage while others are best performed up close. For most birthday parties there are at least two genres that provide the utmost in entertainment. The first genre is known as close up. Close up magic involves tricks that are best performed close up so that the audience can see. It is interactive and often requires participants. Children’s magic is PG and get kids giggling and laughing non stop. Once you hire Ran'd Shine - Magician in Philadelphia to perform at your child’s birthday party, the kids will talk about it for weeks and beg their parents to hire a magician for their next birthday.
Types of Tricks
You may be asking yourself, ‘what type of tricks will he do?’ We have been doing magic professional for over 20 years. During that time, we have experimented and performed magic tricks originated by international masters. There is a nearly endless list of magic tricks. Most people are familiar with the cut and restore. This is where a handkerchief or rope is cut in front of your eyes and then restored back to its original unaltered form. The ambitious card trick is used in intimate settings and always confuses people. Best of all, it makes complete strangers come together to find find a solution. These are the most common tricks but if you have something special in mind, let us know and we can facilitate your request.