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Monday, February 26, 2018

Magician David Blaine Coming to Altria Theater June 28

Posted By on Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 10:50 AM

Popular magician and modern Harry Houdini, David Blaine is coming to Richmond's Altria Theater on Thursday, June 28. Tickets are $25 to $99 and you can learn more here.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Friday, March 2 at 12pm local time at LiveNation.com, davidblaine.com, Altria Theater and Dominion Energy Center box offices, online at etix.com or charge by phone 800-514-3849.

Blaine, an old buddy of actor Leo DiCaprio's, is a magician, illusionist and endurance artist who has broken several world records. His one-man show in Richmond will be an interactive experience.

Here's more from the press release:

Described by Howard Stern as the greatest magician that ever lived, David Blaine single-handedly redefined magic after producing and directing his original television special Street Magic when he was just twenty-three. Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller called “the best TV magic special ever done.” The New York Times noted that Blaine has “taken a craft that’s been around for hundreds of years and done something unique and fresh with it,” whilst The New Yorker claimed “he saved magic.”

Blaine’s highly-rated primetime specials have shown him being buried alive in New York City for a week, encased inside a six-ton block of ice for three days, surviving standing atop a 100ft tall pillar in Bryant Park for 36 hours without a safety net, enduring 44 days inside a transparent box in London on nothing but water, and living within one million volts discharged at him continuously for 72 hours from seven Tesla coils. Blaine also spent one week submerged in a sphere-shaped aquarium at Lincoln Center, after which he broke the world record for breath holding live on the Oprah Winfrey show where he held his breath for over 17 minutes. Since graduating high school, he has performed to audiences of over 20,000 in arenas around the world. He has performed for U.S Presidents including Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and other international leaders and prominent figures such as Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, Michael Bloomberg, Stephen Hawking and Muhammad Ali. For more information visit www.davidblaine.com.

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