Tag archive: Award

2021 Magician of the Year

by John Stamas: It was Tuesday, June 22 at 8:00 p.m. here in New York City and I watched the unfolding of the much anticipated 112th Salute to Magic on Zoom. As this occurred, it struck me that the show’s producer, Sterling Lee, had surprised me again. No, it was not that Las Vegas legend Wayne Newton did the introduction to the show, although this was startling and fun indeed. My surprise had to do with the realization that this year’s happening marked yet another first.

2016 Merlin Award – Best Sleight of Hand Artist

On March 7th, I received the Merlin Award for Best Sleight of Hand Artist for 2016. The award was presented during the Murray: Celebrity Magician’s show at 4pm inside the Sin City Theater on the mezzanine level of Planet Hollywood.