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What’s On (Edmonton Fringe): Mind Games – Newman Mentalism

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What’s On (Edmonton Fringe): Mind Games – Newman Mentalism

Newman-Mentalism-Poster-With-Billiard-Club-LogoWelcome to a different kind of magic: Jeff Newman will read your mind. No floating balls. No women sawed in half. No rabbits in hats.

In this 60-minute production, Newman uses his background in science, suggestion, and good old-fashioned trickery to influence, predict, and determine the thoughts of others. After years of studious work learning the psychology of the mind, Jeff combines his favorite techniques with humor and charm to create a one-of-a-kind experience. This year, the Edmonton Fringe’s theme “Fringed and Confused” gives a nod to the festival’s roots, and Newman acknowledges his own history by weaving and blending anecdotes of his journey to becoming a mentalist.

Experience the mystique as Newman makes you gasp, laugh and cheer – no rabbits required.

“Watching Jeff perform is so perfect it’s like watching a fish swim. A clown fish actually, because he’s funny as hell!”
– Wes Barker, Stunt Magician | www.wesbarker.ca

Performances take place daily at 2pm from August 14-24 at The Billiard Club on Whyte Avenue, 10505 82 Ave. NW (above Chianti’s).

Advanced tickets ($10.00, $9.00 for students/seniors) are available at by the Edmonton Fringe Festival Box Office in the ATB Financial Arts Barns Building at 10330-84 Avenue, by calling 780-409-1910 or online at tickets.fringetheatre.ca. Limited tickets will also be available at the door to The Billiard Club one hour prior to each performance.

For more information contact:
Jeff Newman
On twitter: @NewmanMentalism
Website: Newmanmentalism.com

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