An exciting historic re-enactment!
Perfect for historic festivals!
Great for craft fairs and antique shows!
Lots of audience participation!
Lots of comedy and audience participation!
Stage shows or Strolling Magic!
Easy to arrange - just email or phone 440-937-5488!
This special entertainment creation was only possible after countless hours of research in history. To commemorate the early history of this land, Jim has written and crafted a special program of authentic colonial period magic. He studied books and journals written in the 1800s and examined many original artifacts from the period. Then Jim custom designed a Traveler's Trunk and numerous props befitting the period. In addition, Jim's wife has carefully researched and custom sewn accurate period clothing.
With many years of historic re-creation to his credit, Jim presents a fascinating and fun look into entertainment of the past. He re-enacts a traveling conjurer of the 1750s who performed shows in the street and at bazaars and festivals. Jim wears authentic period clothing and has hand-crafted equipment designed after that of the time period. He can perform stop-and-watch shows with his fold-up table, stage shows with his larger traveler's trunk, or stroll about the grounds entertaining young and old with sleight-of hand close-up and personal. Jim is particularly good at entertaining children and their families, and enjoys festivals with a historic bent. He has worked at a great many Founder's Days, Settlers's Festivals, Community Bicentennials and other similar venues, as well as at historic parks and museums such as Schoenbrunn Village, Sauder Farm & Village and Stan Hywett Hall & Museum.
Like all of Jim's shows, Colonial Magic is a professionally scripted show, written with proper sequencing for high and low spots to provide children with lots of excitement but prevent them from becoming unruly. Children who are called on to assist are always rewarded and never embarrassed. Adults always comment on how wonderfully Jim handles children. In addition, Jim adds special humorous touches that just the adults will understand and enjoy. As always, Jim brings all of his own props and tables, has specially-tailored costuming and carries his own "anywhere" sound system. This is an act that can be performed in almost any location, large rooms or small. It can be adjusted to be suitable for groups of from 10 to 250. Jim's many years of experience assures you that your patrons will have the best of times with a minimum effort on your part.
To arrange for a program, just click this card or phone Jim.
33510 Jennie Road
Avon, Ohio 44011-2042