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#1 Magic Show in L.A.

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Address: The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Bvld, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
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+1 866-811-4111
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Fri - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Current WINNER of Penn & Teller’s FOOL US brings his all NEW Intimate...

Current WINNER of Penn & Teller’s FOOL US brings his all NEW Intimate Illusions to the Four Seasons Westlake for only one night.

On Sept 16th, Ivan appeared on the CW’s Penn & Teller’s Fool Us Season Finale and fooled the pants off veteran Las Vegas magicians Penn & Teller and was declared the winner.

Currently on a national tour, this stop here at our beautiful Four Seasons will included the amazing illusion that FOOLED Penn & Teller, as well as, incredible coincidences, psychological illusions, and spectacular brain games all wrapped around spellbinding story-telling. And don’t forget the musical score by Celine Dion’s main star cellist Irina Chirkova. You’ll witness Amodei manipulate time, alter someone’s fate and even discover a spectator’s destiny – might it be you?

“Absolutely gorgeous all the way through.” Penn & Teller

“Spectacular” by BroadwayWorld

“Brilliant & Enthralling” by Beacon Hill Times.

World-renowned magician Ivan Amodei stars in his critically acclaimed INTIMATE ILLUSIONS show at the famed Beverly Wilshire at the most glamourous address in the world Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Blvd.

Watch him unleash the power of the mind of a mega-savant• A World Class magic show for only 60 guests• Set at the famed Beverly Wilshire in Ivan’s private luxury suite• Decor styled after a Ralph Lauren Madison Ave Apartment.

A concert cellist accompanying Ivan like the score to a great movie. Hear the music of Vivaldi, Bach and other classical pieces.

Don't miss Ivan's witty humor and interactive style that leaves audiences wanting more!

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Great Show~

Went with the hubby on a date night. Great show! Awesome act :). Couldn't figure out a lot of it - best we had was hidden cameras in the ceiling lol.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with the hubby on a date night. Great show! Awesome act :). Couldn't figure out a lot of it - best we had was hidden cameras in the ceiling lol.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We saw Intimate Illusions on New Years Eve at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The venue was nice with the exception of having to pay $45 for two drinks (one vodka/pineapple and one Jameson/ginger ale) The $45 for two drinks was ridiculous. The cellist played beautiful and was beautifully dressed which added class to the show. The Illusions were a little... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Maybe the title of the show, "Intimate Illusions", together with the venue - Boston Park Plaza - and a request for cocktail attire, made me think of an upscale, intimate magic show... well, it was in a dark, cold room with 350 other people (10 of whom might have been dressed as requested - and quite rightly, a sweater and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Not sure if I would call this magic, but it was an entertaining show. I would advise having a cocktail or a slight buzz before going in, that way you will be slightly more amused. Be prepared for audience participation.

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Thank JessicaLTL
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

An absolutely wonderful show! I have been to several magic shows in the past and this is by far the best performance that I have seen. I saw Ivan's Intimate Illusions show when he came to Chicago and my fiancé and I were blow away at the illusions he was performing. He does very well at getting the audience engaged... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

5.0 star rating 11/30/2016 OH MY GOSH!!! If you have the chance to see Ivan you really need to go! I am still in shock after seeing his show Saturday night in Chicago...so happy that we were able to get tickets. It was our 30th wedding anniversary and my husband and I are big fans, Ivan fooled Penn and Teller... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Amazing, Spectacular, Unique. I've watched David Copperfield before and this is 100 times better... why? Because it isn't the magician up there doing tricks... Ivan does an amazing job connecting with the audience and getting participation from random people in every act so that you are left in awe at how he did it.. For example, he did a trick... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Friends asked if we were interested in seeing this show at the Four Seasons in Palo Alto. Not knowing anything about him we thought it might be fun. What an understatement - it was a ball. Ivan has a small set of stage props, is accompanied by a celloist who provides backdrop music similar to the old silent films, has... More 

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Thank flylikeahawk
Newbury Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My boyfriend and I saw Ivan perform at the Four Seasons is Westlake and it was such a fun and unique date night! The show was small and intimate and really engaged the audience. Ivan's magic was unlike anything we have ever seen before, definitely a must see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

One word review: Aaaaaa-mazing Want details? Read on.. First off, I am a big fan of magic. I've been to many magic shows and have been to the Magic Castle over a dozen times. After each show, I would try to figure out how the magic was done and most of the time I could figure it out. This is... More 

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