Michael Kent to Appear on Season Premiere of "PENN & TELLER: FOOL US" on The CW

I just got word that I’ll be appearing on the SEASON PREMIERE of Season 3 of “PENN & TELLER: FOOL US” on The CW July 13 at 8pm EST. UPDATE: For those watching in Central Ohio, check your local listing. Most cable providers are airing the show at 9pm AFTER the Columbus Crew game. AT&T Uverse will air the show at 10pm.     On the show, aspiring magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately … Read more

2015 Was A Record Year in Many Ways!

In 2014, I was named Entertainer of the Year by Campus Activities Magazine and Magician of the Year by the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities. I was concerned about 2015, because how do you beat that!? Here’s how! In 2015, I: • Performed for an exclusive invite-only event as part of NHL All Star Weekend. • Did a special performance for The Columbus Zoo, after which “Jungle” Jack Hanna told me, “You’re the best we’ve had! I’m proud you’re from Columbus!” • Spent the entire month of April performing 17 magic shows all around the world for the … Read more

Michael Kent Joins Cast of Miracles & Magic to Help Children

I’m happy to announce that I will be joining the cast of the 2016 Miracles and Magic Show! From miraclesandmagic.com: The Miracles & Magic Foundation is an organization that provides life experiences to children who are currently fighting life-threatening illnesses. At the heart of Miracles & Magic is a comedy magic and illusion show. It features the best magicians in the world coming together to help these children and their families forget, if only for a few hours, about the shots, hospital beds, treatments and other daily challenges they face. Instead, they experience the wonder, laughter and emotion of the … Read more

The Fall Tour off to a Great Start at BGSU!

I once again had a great time at Bowling Green State University! I performed the first show of my Fall 2015 Tour as part of BGSU’s “Opening Weekend.” Here are some photos and a video! Created with flickr slideshow. [fbvideo link=”https://www.facebook.com/michaelkentfans/videos/10153478842115519/?pnref=story” width=”300″ height=”300″ onlyvideo=”1″]

Michael Kent Returns Home for a Special Show! Tickets on Sale Now!

When I was a kid growing up in Urbana, Ohio, entertainment options were limited. There were always high-school sporting events to watch. Older kids would “cruise the lot” (I never understood this. They would literally just drive in circles in the big empty parking lot behind K-Mart). And of course, there was the movie theatre. It was a twin-cinema theatre with second-run movies for cheap prices. If you were special, you had a friend who worked there and could watch for free from the viewing booth upstairs. The theatre was originally opened in 1918 as a Vaudeville Theatre and named … Read more