The Magic Castle in Hollywood
A few hundred yards from the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood lies the Magic Castle. With three formal arenas, a bar and several smaller stages. So, you can see magic everywhere.
The close up room boasts two international performers a night, as does the Parlour. The Main Stage does two to three shows each evening, seven days a week.
My First Performance at the Magic Castle
I first performed at the Magic Castle in 2003. A great friend Terry Seabrooke managed to get me a spot in the Close Up Room. Magic was relatively new to me at the time. I had only turned professional two years before. However, I had come second in the Magic Circle Close Up Competition that year and that seemed to impress the board at the Castle.
It turned out to be a great week. I even managaed to impress the Magic Club members who attend on a Thursday lunch time, traditionally a tought crowd.
The management told me that my style would suite the bar. This raucous arena turned out to suite me very well. The following year I returned to perform again.
In 2005 The Magic Circle celebrated its Centenary. Terry asked to represent the Magic Circle at The Magic Castle. So back I went with a group of friends. My wife to be was working in Long Beach at the time so everything was perfect.
In the years that followed I performed in the Close Up Room and Parlour ten times and have loved every stay.
It is a very special place, which a great deal of magic memorabilia. It even houses the pool table which featured in a WC Fields film.
Although it is a members club, if you find yourself in LA it is worth giving them a call. The food is also excellent and the service divine.
Tj performs all around the world as well as at the world famous Castle. Contact him now on our bookings page.
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