Opera House to present The Magic of Cliff Hopkins

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Master Illusionist Cliff Hopkins will be bringing his own unique brand of comedy magic to the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m.

Submitted Photo Master Illusionist Cliff Hopkins will be bringing his own unique brand of comedy magic to the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m.

Spellbinding illusion combined with sidesplitting comedy will be front and center when the 1891 Fredonia Opera House presents The Magic of Cliff Hopkins on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m.

When it comes to magic & illusion, Cliff Hopkins & his assistant Kelly are one of the hottest and most unique acts appearing in the world of magic today! Mesmerizing and astounding audiences around the world, this dynamic duo is in constant demand, creating feats that appear to be impossible.

Whether slicing a woman in half while she’s standing up, making it snow onstage or defying the laws of gravity, Hopkins leaves critics and audiences alike scratching their heads in wonder at his unique and often unbelievable performances. For nearly two decades, this witty, personable and fun-to-watch grand illusionist and comedy magic professional has been astounding audiences at some of the largest theatres, colleges, comedy clubs, theme parks and corporate events around the world. As a master of his craft, his performance is one of the most talked-about magic and illusion shows in the industry.

Expressing a gift for his unique capability at the age of 7, Hopkins’ very first magic performance was as part of a talent show in the first grade. His career path was sealed after his parents took him to see Doug Henning perform. Mesmerized and awestruck at Doug’s performance, it was at that moment that Hopkins’ passion for magic was cemented!

Today, Hopkins flawlessly executes the most challenging illusion concepts. Combining state of the art sound, high tech lighting, special effects, sidesplitting comedy, eye-popping magic and cutting edge illusion is what guarantees that audiences are treated to a theatrical experience they won’t soon forget!

Hopkins has been featured on a wide array of television and radio shows, performed at the world famous Magic Castle, in Hollywood, and conducted his act for countless Fortune 500 companies including Norwegian Cruise Lines, Six Flags Darien Lake, the US Army and GE, to name a few.

Tickets for the performance are $17, $15 (Opera House Members), $5 (Students/Children) and may be reserved or purchased in person at the Opera House Box Office or by phone at 716-679-1891 Tuesday through Friday, 1-5 p.m. They also may be purchased online anytime at www.fredopera.org.

Chautauqua County’s only year-round performing arts center, the 1891 Fredonia Opera House is a member-supported not-for-profit organization located in Village Hall in downtown Fredonia. A complete schedule of events is available at www.fredopera.org.

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