With a Las Vegas residency, a season on London's West End and seen in more than 250 cities across the globe, Australia’s The Naked Magicians is undoubtedly the world’s funniest and naughtiest magic show. Witnessed by over 50 million viewers on television including America’s Got Talent and Entertainment Tonight, it's the Aussie smash hit that's taken the world by storm.
The creators and co-stars of this R-rated magic show are the two Australian performers who deliver world-class magic and non-stop laughs while wearing nothing but a top hat and a smile.
“There isn’t a group that I am aware of combining R-rated magic and comedy,” said Adele Adkins, executive director of the Clark State Performing Arts Center. “People’s jaws will hurt from laughing so much; this is truly a wild night out. I would like to highlight it is for people 18 years and older. There is sexual references and partial nudity (no frontal). However, at the heart of the show is the magic, and both men are award-winning magicians!”
Magician Mike Tyler is the complete package of funny and athletic. Tyler was a competitive swimmer competing at the National Championships and Pan Pacific Games. After attending school under scholarship, he completed a university degree but soon realized his dream of becoming an entertainer with a quick wit, modest ego and incredible sleight-of-hand skill.
Tyler is considered one of Australia’s favorite and most successful entertainers performing over 250 “clothed” shows a year for the biggest companies and sporting teams in the country. Over 50 million people have witnessed him perform on TV in USA, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand.
Co-star Christopher Wayne of The Naked Magicians has a quick wit and is often confused as a Macklemore look-a-like. He is the proud owner of an impressive entertainment resume.
Originally known as the “clothed” magician on Channel 10’s long-running kids TV program, Wayne became the first Australian magician in TV history to have his own TV series, “More Than Magic” which aired in Australia, New Zealand, England and USA. Christopher also spent four years as the head comedy writer for Queensland’s favorite breakfast radio show “B105” and continues regular guest spots on several radio stations in Australia.
The Naked Magicians will take the stage of the Clark State Performing Arts Center in downtown Springfield at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 20. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com.
Note: Recommended for mature (18+) audiences only. Includes male nudity, sexual references and coarse language.