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After years of successfully plying their trade around the world, acclaimed magicians Brian Curry and Mark Phillips have decided this town isn't big enough for them both. In 'Catch Me', these two sleight-of-hand masters battle live, on stage for the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection, Washington DC, DC 20036-4301
+1 703-725-2100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Unbelievable magic! Our family thoroughly enjoyed their performance! Definitely recommend to anyone looking to have fun!

Thank Ravi V
Bklos2014, Manager at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad you made it out. Thanks! Brian

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to this show tonight and it was excellent. We are in our 40s and took our two older teens. Everyone enjoyed the show. There is a lot of audience participation. Water is provided, bar is available to purchase drinks in the lobby. VIP...More

Thank Denise P
Bklos2014, Manager at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I'm so glad you enjoyed the show. Thanks for coming! Brian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my wife. Had fun, enjoyed the combination of magic and comedy. Seating was good, would have liked tables to set drinks on.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dueling magicians are very, very funny with great magic. The "dueling magicians" concept provides a nice theme for the show. I loved it & so did my wife, who is not a big magic fan. There is lots of audience participation. The show makes...More

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Bklos2014, Manager at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We're glad you liked the show.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I read the reviews in Goldstar and although the recommended âge is 15+, I brought my 8 YO boy. I bought the front seat ($10 extra per ticket) just to make sure that he gets a good look at the tricks. Not sure why the...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018

This was an unexpectedly AMAZING time. These guys are hilarious and true professionals. My face hurt from laughing and smiling - the magic was unbelievable. The next day we are still saying things like, "But how did they do that one . . " Definitely...More

Thank rubyt730
Bklos2014, Manager at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you so much! We’re so glad you had fun!

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

What a great show! It was My idea to do this magic/comedy night, and I had some reluctant friends and spouses come along. By intermission they were thanking me for setting this up and saying how awesome it was. If you are fascinated by magic...More

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FunnyMagicGuy, Owner at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Glad you enjoyed the show and that you got to tell your friends, "I told you so!" Thanks for the review and watch for our new show, "A Gentleman and a Liar," in late October.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

What an outstanding show! The magic tricks were top notch and the pace really kept things moving. A few tips: - There is audience participation. It's fun and lighthearted, so go with it! - Keep the kiddos at home. It's not dirty or raunchy, but...More

Thank Adam D
Bklos2014, Owner at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to post a review. We're glad you enjoyed the show!!!

Reviewed 27 August 2018

My husband and I had been looking forward to this witty show and we were not disappointed. Brian and Mark do a phenomenal job of involving the crowd, interacting with one another, and doing tricks that will have you analyzing what actually happened well past...More

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Bklos2014, Manager at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed the show! Thanks for taking time to post a review.

Reviewed 26 August 2018

Really great show, super entertaining! Suggest they try an audience layout with small tables and serve drinks (have people arrive ~30 minutes before to settle in, order and receive a drink) rather than the rows of seats right in front of the stage. The room...More

Thank Dan S
Bklos2014, Manager at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

That's a good idea, we'll look into it. Thanks!

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17 August 2018|
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Response from FunnyMagicGuy | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest! We don’t know what dates we will be performing in December yet. The big challenge is that the Mayflower’s Ballrooms are in high demand on Saturdays in December because of corporate and association... More
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2 June 2018|
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Response from FunnyMagicGuy | Property representative |
Hi, There is no enforced dress code. By choosing our beautiful venue, insisting that our show is for adults, not kids, and recommending a dress code, we are trying to create a specific atmosphere for our show. We... More
19 August 2017|
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Response from Bklos2014 | Property representative |
I'm sorry, I just saw your question. This show is aimed for adults ages 15 and older. Thank you for checking!