Liberty Magic
Liberty Magic
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2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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In short, Liberty Magic is dedicated to elevating the art of magic. On the same block where Harry Houdini mesmerized Pittsburgh crowds in 1916, Liberty Magic is an intimate, speakeasy performance space dedicated to the art of sleight of hand and prestidigitation. With less than 70 seats in four rows, Liberty Magic offers a one-of-a-kind experience that is easy to access and hard to forget.
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  • PerfectAlibi
    Wheeling, West Virginia122 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mr Messado is MAGICAL!
    Highly recommend Mr. Messado. Wonderful and entertaining show with a beautiful message. We brought 2 kids who were highly entertained and engaged the entire time. The skeleton key was absolutely worth it. Mr. Messado is not only talented but also very kind and caring. We hope to see you soon!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 July 2023
  • Laurie H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun night out
    We saw Jimmy Ichihara and were thoroughly entertained! Even if we knew how he did it (such as cutting a deck perfectly) we were still awestruck at the skill involved. It wasn't necessary to get the Skeleton Key, the view from the back row was great anyway - its a very small theatre. Highly recommend going with friends.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 23 July 2023
  • Christina S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Top quality - so much fun - I go there all the time
    This place is delightful. ☺️ I recommend it 100%. I go there a lot. The staff and performers are all really fluid, fun, engaging personalities. I'm a skeptic with magic, and they both fool and entertain me. They have really good acts! Even famous and international magician!! They did a really good job setting up a small place that feels unique, comfortable, and just clever.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 August 2023
  • L2theC
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania209 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun night out for all!
    We loved Liberty Magic. What a fun night out. We brought the kids and grandma and we all had a great time. Smiles and amazement across the board. The magician we saw - Jimmy Ichihana - greeted and talked with us all and made us feel as friends. I am telling every one to put this on their list to do! Fun for all - friends/date night/family. Can't wait to go back
    Visited August 2023
    Written 8 August 2023
  • Steven L
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A perfect combination of execution and performance.
    The best magicians are performers, they connect and draw you into a narrative, not just show 'tricks'. Liberty Magic consistently has the finest performers available, each with their on distinct connections to the audience. Shoot Ogawa does 'sleight of hand', familiar tricks of parlor magic from rings to handkerchiefs. These props are centuries old but his combination of flawless execution and a comfortable, friendly performance make them thoroughly enjoyable. For anyone who hasn't been to Liberty Magic this would be a perfect show to come and see just how much fun it can be.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 10 October 2023
  • mt2011
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mr Messado's School of Magic- Outstanding experience!
    What an amazing experience! We went to Mr Messado's School of Magic and it was indeed magical. The venue was intimate and comfortable. The show was outstanding with words of wisdom interspersed with magic, and plenty of audience participation from both kids and adults. So many great messages for kids in a way that was accessible and so much fun! My children (and husband) were thrilled that they were able to participate. We were able to join Mr Messado and others backstage, and he taught us some of his magic tricks and had a lovely conversation with us. I rarely remember to write reviews, but this was a home run and my kids are inspired!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 23 October 2023
  • Colleen H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A magical experience in Pittsburgh.
    A little gem on Liberty Avenue that both astounded & mesmerized me. No bad seat in the place & the intimacy of the room makes you feel like you’re a part of the action. The Life & Death of Harry Houdini did not disappoint. Both educational & entertaining, Lee Terbosic morphed into Harry Houdini with the ease of well, a masterful magician. I highly recommend both the show & the venue. We need more magic in Pittsburgh!!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 November 2023
  • Mike K
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Kids magic school
    I took my grandson their on his seventh birthday for his 1st magic show. He loved every minute of it. Mr. Messado performed wonderfully and amazed the children and the adults!! I paid for the vip and it was definitely worth it.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 December 2023
  • Cindy M
    Allison Park, Pennsylvania2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I laughed and was also impressed by the tricks!
    This was my first time at Liberty Magic. The lobby is so interesting and visually stimulating. I am not very interested in magic, but went to the show with a group of friends. We saw the Michael Misko show. He was funny and engaging with the crowd. I highly recommend this show. I laughed a lot and was pleasantly surprised!
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 18 December 2023
  • Steven C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perfect night out with family!
    What an incredible night out with a terrific comedic and magical experience with the family! Truly world-class quality magic act with well curated magic, comfortable seats, and great availability for tickets. Easily accessible being located on liberty Avenue and directly across from a parking garage making it easy to access for anyone. Located near many restaurants as well. This particular event was a BYOB performance. be sure to check for other possible performance opportunities to watch because they change several times a year with act running several weeks at a time. Be sure to purchase VIP seats. The after show time with the magicians is well worth the extra cost.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 December 2023
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Susan R
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
We had an awesome experience seeing Shawn Farquhar in March 2024. The show was amazing! Venue was terrific! Everyone at Liberty Magic was welcoming! We will go again!
Written 7 April 2024
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summerfish1971
Pittsburgh, PA96 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
The History of Magic: Part 1 with Naathan Phan and Hayden Allcorn, was our first trip to Liberty Magic. We live in Pittsburgh and had never been. What a great birthday gift experience. Small intimate theater, the gentlemen did magic, sang and were comedic. Loved every moment of this show as did my husband and mother in law. Highly recommend going to this show. We hope eventually there will be a part 2!
Written 7 April 2024
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MsScarlet59
Bethel Park, PA47 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
This was our second visit to Liberty Magic. It is a charming small venue- only 66 seats- so every seat is close to the action. The show was History of Magic: Part 1 , which was kind of a blend of sketch comedy, traditional magic, stage combat, interesting tidbits about magic through the ages, and even a bit of singing...so unique even in the realm of magic show performances. We were told this show, created and performed by the energetic and talented Naathan Phan and Hayden Allcorn, was in it's debut run, and hopefully will continue to entertain audiences across the country.
Written 6 April 2024
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Michael B
Saint Louis72 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
What a fun and unique evening! We attended a Liberty Magic show while in town visiting colleges and what a treat it was! The theater is intimate. Our sleight of hand magician so skilled and engaging. We paid extra for the skeleton key experience and got to participate in the show and attend a special Q and A session after the show. Definitely a highlight of our trip. Highly recommend supporting Liberty Magic!
Written 18 March 2024
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DayTrip612560
Pittsburgh, PA3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Saw the Shawn Farquhar Deja Vu show today . Truly amazing magic and very funny - great entertainment and highly recommended.
Written 16 March 2024
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Maps411953
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
My wife and I went to liberty magic and saw Shawn Farquhar perform
His act was both comical and magical. We thoroughly enjoyed the show and would encourage others to see this or any other show at liberty magic.
Written 15 March 2024
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Linda K
Coraopolis, PA3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Wonderful venue and show by Shawn Farquhar. Awesome magic and comedy. Nice small venue. Not a bad seat in the house. Please support.
Written 14 March 2024
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David L
Pittsburgh, PA24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
We've been to every show that Liberty Magic has done, and this Magician, Shawn Farquhar, was the best. While we rate most of the magicians as about a B, with some a little higher or lower, Shawn was an A+ from beginning to end. Very engaging personality, and we are still talking about his tricks a day later ("how did he do that"?)

Liberty Magic is a lot of fun.
Written 11 March 2024
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DJPadre
Pavilion2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Great Great atmosphere, Fabulous staff Shawn always does a great job to impress. Great close-up magic location everything flows smoothly.
Written 10 March 2024
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Claire M
Allison Park, PA1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Mr Messado's School of Magic was thrilling, and full of excitement for my 7 & 9 year olds... and this 41 year old too. Fantastic event for everyone. (the "general seating" made me hesitate, but the venue was comfortable ultimately very comfortable. Plenty of room.)
Written 3 March 2024
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