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06 May 2013

Win tickets to see The Comedy & Magic of Jean Pierre in Toronto

Updated May 10th: The winners have been announced!


I have 2 pairs of tickets to give away to my readers, for "The Comedy & Magic of Jean Pierre" on May 10th.  This family friendly show is at the Jane Mallet Theater (The St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts) in Toronto.

I will be holding a random draw for each pair of general admission tickets.  (There will be two winners. Each winner will receive a pair of tickets.)  The draw results will be posted on Thursday, May the 9th.


To enter:
  1. Leave a comment on this post, telling me your favourite children's magic trick (either done by children or shown for the amusement of children), and why.  (You do not need to be a magician to enter the contest.)
  2. Leave your name, along with a way that I may contact you (e-mail address, phone number, website, Twitter handle) so that I may notify you if you win.

The fine print:
  • To participate in the contest, you must be 18 years of age or older.
  • One entry per person.
  • You must be able to use the tickets as offered.  (No cash value will be offered if you cannot use the tickets.)
  • Photo ID will be required to claim the tickets at the theatre box office prior to the show.
  • The odds of winning depend on how many people enter the contest.
  • Contest closes on Wednesday, May the 8th at midnight, EST.

With thanks to Tristan from Strut Entertainment for generously making these tickets available!

7 comments:

  1. My favorite to perform for children is the Vanishing Bird Cage. I love the expression on their faces when a bird cage they are holding vanishes.

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  2. I don't perform for children, but simply pulling a coin out of a small child's ear always gets such a delightful reaction, particularly the giggling! Ariel Frailich, ariel@isawthat.com

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  3. Stephen Kirkegaard06 May, 2013

    Fraidy Cat Rabbit. The Kids get so excited that they have figured it out, and have a great time in their determination to catch out the magician.

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  4. I have been using Spotty for many years as a running gag throughout my show. Each time I take it out I repeat exactly the same words and there is a different reason why it didn't work the previous time I tried it. More often than not the children are soon saying the words with me. When the trick finally works and the spots disappear, I get a huge response from the kids. On top of that they then get the sucker ending.

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  5. Having issues getting comment to stick. Will add trick if this entry works.

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  6. i love the trick where the magician can uncover a card that's been signed by someone in the audience. when placed back in the deck,shuffled and all, it somehow appears in a sealed box elsewhere! i just love how magician execute this sort of tricks and make the greatest jokes.

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