F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre live streams improv comics and magicians on Sept. 18 and Oct. 1
From a press release:
Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre announced three live streaming performances – “Whose Line Is It Anyway” stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood present “Stream of Consciousness” this Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m.; magician Ben Seidman does “Camera Tricks” on Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m.; and “Remote Control” with Max Major, a mentalist and magician, will mesmerize audiences online on Thursday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m.
Tickets, which vary in price, are on sale now and available at kirbycenter.org.
Improv legends Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood from the long-running hit television series “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” have been captivating live audiences for more than two decades with their hilariously irreverent humor, whip-smart senses, and off-the-cuff comedic brilliance, including a performance at the F.M. Kirby Center in 2017.
Now, in an all-new live improv show via Zoom, they’re unleashing a wild, comedic ride with “Colin & Brad: Stream of Consciousness” where the audience is in the driver’s seat. This truly interactive experience is fueled by audience suggestions, leaving Mochrie and Sherwood to rely only on their wits and intuition.
Whether fans choose to enjoy the show solo or share in the fun with a larger group, each ticket allows viewing on one device. Prices are $35 (access to the stream) and $75 (access to the stream, pre-show photo-op, digital download of “Out of the Box” special, and a special surprise), plus fees.
With no scripts and no rehearsals, audiences indulge in the danger and delight that makes improv so delicious, with the renowned duo known as the best in the business. “Colin & Brad: Stream of Consciousness” is a full hour of next-level improv genius streamed directly to audiences to enjoy in the comfort of their homes.
Prepare to be amazed and entertained with an all-new kind of live interactive entertainment designed for you and your family to enjoy in the comfort of your own home with the convenience and ease of Zoom.
Get ready to have your minds blown during this engaging hour, packed with a unique blend of psychological magic, clever comedy, and artful sleight of hand led by one of today’s hottest talents, Ben Seidman, in “Camera Tricks.”
Fresh off of Netflix’s “Brainchild” and “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” Seidman is sweeping the nation, charming all with his “How did he do that?!” magic and knockout sense of humor.
With a limited capacity of only 40 passes per performance, tickets will sell out fast. Grab your family and some popcorn and pull up a seat on the couch. Whether you choose to enjoy the show solo or share the fun with the whole family, each pass allows viewing on one device. Prices are $27.50 (access to the stream) and $42.50 (access to the stream, post-show meet and greet and magic trick demo/digital download), plus fees.
Creative, playful, hilarious, and entirely captivating, Seidman brings his astounding magic to fans at home in a show that inspires awe and sparks laughter. “Camera Tricks” is live entertainment at its best – a one-of-a-kind, uniquely memorable magic experience for all ages.
Not just a show, “Remote Control: A Mind Reading Experiment” is a hands-on experience. The intrigue kicks off before the show even begins when you receive a top secret package in the mail. It must remained sealed until the show begins. Be warned – when you open it, you will be helping to unleash the real-life Jedi mind tricks of today’s leading mentalist and you’ll soon discover that yes, your mind is really being controlled remotely.
The host leading this experience is Max Major, who has appeared on the “Today” show and “America’s Got Talent,” as well as dozens of viral videos that have stunned millions across the Internet. An expert in in body language, influence, and reading people, Max Major has been called before two Department of Defense Intelligence Agencies to demonstrate his innovative techniques, earning him the reputation as “the human lie detector” along the way.
“Remote Control” is incredible and unforgettable family-friendly fun for all to enjoy. Capacity is limited to only 40 passes per performance, so enjoy it alone or share the fun with the whole family – each ticket allows viewing on one device. Tickets are $30 (access to the stream), $45 (access to the stream and a surprise box), and $65 (access to stream, post-show M&G with Max and surprise box), plus fees.
Don’t miss a truly unique and entertaining evening that will blow your mind.