Shin Lim’s first experience with magic was at 16 when his older brother taught him the one trick he knew, sparking a fascination that would shape the course of his life. Intrigued by the world of magic, Shin dedicated himself to perfecting that trick until he was a master at it. Once accomplished, it ignited his passion and he not only found himself hooked, but also began to believe that this was a skill where he could truly thrive.
In the captivating world of Vegas magic where Shin Lim's journey found its roots, the city's vibrant entertainment scene unfolds with a dynamic flair, known for its luxurious and dramatic nature. From magical performances to wondrous acrobats, Vegas has it all. Here are some shows that, like Shin Lim's, dazzle and delight.
David Copperfield is a figure who requires no introduction, widely regarded as one of the greatest in the craft. His career, marked by countless illusions, shows, and TV appearances, adds to the city’s enchanting tapestry. Renowned for his style that blends classic magic with mind-bending illusions, Copperfield's repertoire, to name just a few, includes a jaw-dropping disappearance and reappearance of the Statue of Liberty, levitating above the Grand Canyon and walking through the Great Wall of China.
The dynamic duo of Penn and Teller have now become a household name. While Penn takes the role of vocal half of the duo,Teller, as the silent partner, uses sleight of hand to create an element of mystery and wonder to their show. One of the most interesting aspects of their performances is that the duo occasionally gives the audience a glimpse behind the curtain, unveiling intriguing secrets about their mind-bottling tricks.
The last performance in this entertainment highlight is Awakening at Wynn. This show takes a very different approach than the other two, focusing more so on telling a story. Awakening blends magical entertainment with death-defying acrobatic acts. Renowned puppet master Micahel Curry, has designed many of the characters that are featured during the show. So if you’re looking for something more story-driven, this show is for you!
Stay tuned for more magical people and dazzling stories!