Michael Ammar – The most influential Magician of the 20th Century!

March 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm America/Denver Timezone
Theatre of Dreams Arts & Event Center
735 Park St
Castle Rock, CO 80109
$25 - $30
Joe Givan & Carol Massie-Givan

In 1982, Ammar competed with magicians from 30 countries to win the “Gold Medal in Close-up Magic” at Lausanne, Switzerland.

It was during the 80’s that he developed a close friendship with his mentor, Dai Vernon (“The Professor”) – whose influence can be seen in every show Ammar performs.

Michael Ammar has many television credits. He was the magic week finale on Late Night with David Letterman in 2010. He has made multiple appearances on The Tonight Show.  He moved to Los Angeles – where he became a regular performer at the Playboy Mansion, and made appearances on the Merv Griffin ShowThe Tonight ShowCNN, and Travel Channel.

Ammar appeared at the Magic Castle in Hollywood. By 1990, the Academy of Magical Arts in Hollywood had awarded him its “Oscar” in six separate categories (the maximum number of awards for which his is eligible).

He appeared on NBC’s 1998 “Worlds Greatest Magic 5” special, and has been a guest on the Late Show with David Letterman.

Ammar has made private performances at Universal Studios and the Vatican. He performed and coordinated the magic talent at George W. Bush’s Presidential inaugural banquet. He was the first featured performer at the “Caesars Magical Empire” at Caesars Palace.


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Ammar helped pioneer the magic lecture tour industry, and has been lecturing to other magicians since about 1982.
In 1999, Magic Magazine named Ammar as “One of the Most Influential Magicians in the Twentieth Century”.
On August 26, 2010, Outside Magazine cited Ammar as the “go-to source” for magic instruction. The magazine published a list of “100 Things to Do Before You Die”, and numbered 45 as “Learn a magic trick”—suggesting studying with the master, Michael Ammar.