Travel Weekly Magazine: BEST CLOSE-UP MAGIC: Murray Celebrity Magician

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Magic fans wax nostalgic about great magicians pulling off seemingly impossible, large-scale illusions.
But experts have a reverence for the intricate maneuvers and deft sleight-of-hand that defines “close-up magic.”

Big Las Vegas showrooms are the place for the former, but the latter can only be found in a few intimate club spaces.

Comedy magician Murray SawChuck and his sidekick Lefty do amazing close-up tricks that take years to master and are no less thrilling than making showgirls disappear. His afternoon show at the Tropicana’s Laugh Factory is rounded out with some impressive illusions and funny shtick.

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Douglas has worked on many shows up and down the Las Vegas strip. He has worn many different hats, from being a creative director, lighting designer, set designer, and production / technical director having worked with Wayne Newton, Frank Marino, Human Nature, and Recycled Percussion to name a few.