Updated: Nov 7
It’s quite unusual to have double acts in magic, though it does seem more common when you look at some of the performers who stage big shows in Las Vegas.
This week we have Penn and Teller. Masters of magic and illusion. Comedy magicians who are hilarious and most talented. And of course, who can forget the best performance ever by Teller producing coins from water and then creating gold fish. Amazing.
I remember being amazed by Penn and Teller when I first saw them on TV and I do enjoy their TV show Fool Us. Just a shame it is a bit hard to follow in the UK. Other then the first two seasons on Netflix UK, the later series never seem to be shown.
They are great entertainers and very funny. True greats of magic. And if you live in the UK, they are currently advertising a tour in 2021.
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The duo has been featured in numerous stage and television shows such asPenn & Teller: Fool Usand they currently perform inLas VegasatThe Rio, the longest running headliners to play at the same hotel in Las Vegas history.Penn Jillette serves as the act'soratorandraconteur. Teller generally does not speak while performing, and instead communicates throughmimeandnonverbals, though his voice can occasionally be heard during their live shows and television appearances. Besides magic, the pair has become associated with the advocacy ofscientific skepticism, andlibertarianism, particularly through their television showPenn & Teller: Bullshit!
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