Hi. I’m Siegfried, a member of the Atlas Obscura community.
I'm a full-time award-winning professional magician. Born and raised in Ecuador, my first international appearance was in 2011 in Bogotá, Colombia. In 2015, I headlined at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the largest arts festival in the world, where my performance was highly praised by reviewers and critics. In 2017, my show See/Saw, hosted in collaboration with Atlas Obscura, premiered in Los Angeles and later in New York in 2018. I'm looking forward to guiding you through this journey!
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Each night, this experience will feature a different performer, in a curated lineup of some of the most renowned and celebrated magicians in the world. After a brief introduction to the history and role of the Philosophical Research Society (PRS), we’ll delve into the art of magic with an intimate 50-minute show. Some of the incredible artists in this series include:
Pisciotta is resident magician at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood and two-time winner of the prestigious "Close-Up Magician of the Year" award by the Academy of Magical Arts.
An award-winning magician and mentalist, Stryker has performed around the globe and for some of the world's most prominent companies, including Amazon, Disney, and Netflix.
Goodwin travels the country performing for exclusive corporate meetings and private parties. His experience and expertise have earned him multiple appearances on the television program Masters of Illusion.
Winner of numerous awards, Jon Armstrong has brought his amazing skills and magical comedy to prestigious audiences in over 30 countries worldwide.
Kopf’s publications for the magic community have received critical acclaim, leading him to be considered one of the most influential thinkers in his field.
The Philosophical Research Society bookstore will be open one hour before the performance begins. Attendees are welcome to browse and will be able to buy books.
Where better to engage in a night of magic and mystery than the nearly century-old library at the Philosophical Research Society? You’ll be surrounded by more than 50,000 volumes written by the world’s most illuminating spiritualists, thinkers and ponderers.
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There are 34 spots available on this experience.
Guests ages 16 and up can attend.