While there is no making people disappear or sawing of an assistant in half, illusionist Ivan Amodei’s show “Intimate Illusions” at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel does offer a lot of mind-boggling acts.
His show weaves his own original illusions while combining a unique “magical” experience that’s humorous, but also dazzles with a live cellist in an elegant candle-lit atmosphere.
Amodei said he set out to create a different type of illusion show.
“I talk about inspirational things like facing your fears, overcoming obstacles, and what are the most important things in your life,” Amodei said. “I talk about finding your destiny. It’s a really unique show because people walk away with more than ‘He fooled us.’ ( article by Brenton Garen for WestsideToday.com )
Also, see a nice interview in The Magic Roadshow… http://streetmagic.info/emagic144.html