jden redden: The Expert at the Card Table

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2 Venues

The Parlour at Stirling Fringe

Stirling Lawns / Piccadillyangga (Coventry Library Lawns), 63 Mt Barker Rd, Stirling, SA, 5152

Black Box Theatre at Black Box Theatre - Adelaide Botanic Garden

Noel Lothian Hall, Adelaide Botanic Garden, Hackney Road, Adelaide 5000

Enter via Hackney Rd / Plane Tree Dr (first left turn into car park 39 - next to International Rose Garden)

Content warnings


Other Warnings:

Smoke Effects

Please note:

Gambling references.

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About this event

After sell-out shows and a BankSA Best Magic Weekly Award this critically acclaimed show is back.

Join jden redden as he takes you back to the rail-yards of 1902 Chicago to uncover the dirty-work of the gambling elite through the eyes of S. W. Erdnase - the anonymous and legendary author of the seminal gambling and magic book: The Expert at the Card Table.

 BankSA Best Magic of Fringe Weekly Award.

★★★★ "Defied belief" The Advertiser
★★★★★ "Refined and sophisticated" The Serenade Files
★★★★★ "Entrancing to watch" The Adelaide Show Podcast
★★★★½ "A true master at work" AU Review
★★★★½ "Impossible" Tupla Magazine
★★★★ "Left in awe and disbelief" TEO Magazine

Presented by:
Fascinating Lies

Fascinating Lies is a magic production and consulting company founded in 2015 by jden redden and Andrew Lymn-Penning.

Fascinating Lies brings a fresh, young and unique take on stage magic — blending technology and established methods in magic to create dynamic and engaging performances for the modern audience.

In 2018, Fascinating Lies won the BankSA Best Magic Weekly Award for 'The Expert at the Card Table — How to Cheat at Cards'.

For 2019, Fascinating Lies returns with 3 productions. A return of 'The Expert at the Card Table'; 'Late Night Magic at the Sorcerer's Bar'; and a non-magic production 'Monsieur Bunbury: A Tale of Two Men in Earnest' — a bilingual adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Earnest'.

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