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Masters of Illusion with Michael Grandinetti

Released Tuesday, 26th April 2016
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Michael Grandinetti is notyour ordinary magician. With performances on national and internationaltelevision, in stadiums, arenas, casinos, and theaters around the country, withOscar winning composers and symphony orchestras, for NFL halftime shows andmajor sporting events while surrounded by 70,000 people, for Fortune 500companies, and even at The White House, Michael has made a name for himselfaround the world as an extremely talented and innovative illusionist andentertainer.

He has starred in NBC's "The World's Most Dangerous Magic" televisionspecial, The CW's "Masters of Illusion" series, and Pop Network's"Don't Blink" series, and has been featured in FOX's"Bones" series, the "Hollywood Christmas Parade" on The CW,"Entertainment Tonight", "Access Hollywood","SportsCenter", "NBA on TNT", "New York Today","FOX & Friends", and "The Bold and the Beautiful".Michael was recently featured on the cover of TV Times magazine, released innewspapers across the country and Entertainment Weekly named Michael as “agreat magician who can truly communicate with a TV audience”.

Michael has also pioneered live magic in one of the most challengingenvironments imaginable, major-league football stadiums, baseball stadiums, andbasketball arenas for NFL and NBA halftime shows and large-scale sporting eventshows. FOr example, at Bank of America Stadium, Michael caused people toappear, disappear, shrink in size, and levitate above the 50 yard line, while70,000 people witnessed the magic with a 360 degree view and at Kansas City'sKauffman Stadium, Michael performed one of the largest live interactiveillusions in history when he read the minds of all 45,000 people in the stadiumat the same time. Michael's performance for the Chicago Bulls NBA playoff gameat United Center in Chicago even caused commentators Shaquille O'Neal andCharles Barkley to comment in amazement during the live national broadcast onTNT.

Michael was recently honored to be the first illusionist ever invited toperform in the National Independence Day Parade in Washington DC. During thisremarkable celebration of our country, Michael levitated a girl high above oneof the floats as it moved down Constitution Avenue, while a live audience of250,000 people lined the streets.

This is magic on a major scale.

And, don't miss Michael when he stars in Season Three of the hit CW series"Masters of Illusion", premiering in the summer of 2016.