Columbus Magician Michael Kent is one of the busiest comedy magicians in the country…and he knows you’re not stupid. Magic isn’t real. But after this show full of fake magic, you may think it is. Rigged: A Fake Magic Show Starring Magician Michael Kent Tuesday, January 2nd 8pm Tickets: $7 Backstage Bistro 503 S. Front St. Columbus, OH About Backstage Bistro: Located in the “Brewery District” of Columbus, OH, the Backstage Bistro is an open, exposed-brick space offering salads, pizza, panini & American mains, plus comedy shows. It is located at Shadowbox Live®, which is regularly named “Best Theatre … Read more
An Interview with a College Magician Reveals the Ins and Outs of a Fast-Paced Performing Career Michael Kent, College Magician, has been performing a comedy magic show on America’s college campuses for more than a decade. Since that time, he’s become one of the top Comedy Magicians available for Campus Activities and has been referred to by Campus Activities Magazine as “one of the most respected and in-demand performers in the campus market.” In 2014, he was awarded the rare honor of being named both “Entertainer of the Year” by Campus Activities Magazine and “Magician of the Year” by The … Read more
Michael Kent returns to the road this fall for another Campus Activities tour! This is Michael’s 13th season performing as a college magician, visiting Campus Activities and Student Activities groups all across the nation! Follow the action on Michael’s social media to see photos and updates! Click the logos at the top of the page!
I’m happy to announce I’ll be performing at the Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival in Gahanna, OH! My show will be at the “Busker’s Bayou” area of the festival at 8pm on Saturday night! Here are some of the fun media appearances I’ve done to promote the festival! For tickets, visit: https://www.creeksidebluesandjazz.com/
There’s a reason Comedy Magician Michael Kent has been named ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR by Campus Activities Magazine and MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR by The Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities. Michael gives magic a facelift with irreverent comedy and satire. His unique style of performing magic has made him a FAVORITE in over 500 college campuses he’s visited. Michael has performed for audiences all over the globe – from Hollywood, California to US Troops serving overseas. Many colleges and universities book him YEAR AFTER YEAR because students can’t wait to see the show again! In a style reminiscent … Read more
TUESDAY, JULY 26 8pm at Shadowbox Live’s Backstage Bistro! Tickets $5 Join Magician Michael Kent as he does his best to try to stump scientists Dan Mushalko and Robert Pyatt using prestidigitation (that means sleight of hand). If Michael can stump the scientists, does that mean magic is real?! Come to celebrate science, magic, and the occasional blurring of the lines between the two!
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