At the nightclub Chez Manny, a new young magician, Doug, and his assistant, Cal, are hired as the headline act. Unlike the washed up no talent, Van Zyskin with his cliché style, Doug is an young ingénue with long hair and casual clothes, but with amazing talent. With the rumor of an important producer coming to see the show, the jealous Van Zyskin is determined not be overshadowed by the young upstart. He plans to steal Doug's secrets and undermine his young rival's confidence despite what unappreciated protection that Cal can provide. Can Doug keep true to himself and his art and appreciate his gifts despite what the villain plans? The result are certain to be magical.
Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
3 March 1983 (Canada)
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The Broadway production of "The Magic Show" opened at the Cort Theater in New York on May 28, 1974, ran for 1920 performances and Doug Henning
received a 1975 Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical for a role he recreated in this filmed production. See more