Las Vegas Sun – April 17 2013

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‘Lefty’ sweeps up a list of skills for judicious magicians

Doug Leferovich can fling a playing card 40 feet.
He can also sew a slip stitch.
These are not exaggerations. A few months ago at the end of Murray Sawchuck’s comedy/magic show at Tropicana’s Laugh Factory, I noticed a queen of clubs sitting face-up on a table at the back of the room. Leferovich, as Sawchuck’s mopey custodial sidekick Lefty, had fired the card over the full distance of the club during a routine midway through the show.

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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.