Theatrical Magic Omnibus

Theatrical Magic Omnibus : Turning Tricks Into Theater

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In his book Theatrical Magic, John teaches the reader how to create theatrical presentations for by presenting the reader with creativity exercises, essays and audience tested scripts for classic and commercially available close-up and stage magic - The Origami Box, Substitution Trunk, Snowstorm, 20th Century Silks, The Broom Suspension, Sidewalk Shuffle, Chop Cup, Pyro Perception and more! The book includes a valuable chapter on character development for magicians, which many consider the center point of the book. Theatrical Magic was first released in 2007 and author John Pyka has updated the text with new routines, new methods, and updated scripts, including the long awaited method for the infamous -Scorpions- routine! Additionally, in this Omnibus edition John has included the complete How To Produce Your Own Theater Show and The Script as well as an expanded appendix and the complete never before published script for his hit magical musical Swingin' At The Roxy!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 16.26mm | 807.39g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 151421198X
  • 9781514211984

About MR John B Pyka

For nearly 20 years John B. Pyka (known best in magic circles as Big Daddy Cool) has made his living performing and producing shows in traditional theater venues. He has produced and directed everything from original musicals, to classic plays, to vaudeville revues, to evening illusion shows. As a performer he has been seen performing on TV (MTV, A&E, ABC, NBC, ESPN, CNN, PBS, E!, and BBC Ch. 4), and on broadway stages. He is an award-winning magician, actor, singer, and director. His original magic musical Swingin' At The Roxy successfully toured theaters nationwide for 4 years, successfully produced Music City Magic for 4 seasons, and served as a director/creative consultant to illusionists Jason Michaels, Lonny Divine, Robert Jones and Angela Funovits (NBC's Phenomenon)! website: www.johnpyka.comshow more