Magician Entertains Troops in the Middle East

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 17, 2024 COLUMBUS AREA MAGICIAN ENTERTAINS TROOPS IN THE MIDDLE EAST A resident of Hilliard, Comedian and Magician Michael Kent, recently returned from the Middle East where he was asked by The U.S. Navy’s MWR (Morale, Welfare and Recreation) Dept. and Navy Entertainment to present his show to service members stationed at NSA Bahrain and on-board an active aircraft carrier at sea.  “It’s the greatest honor to perform for these folks,” said Kent, a 2001 graduate of The Ohio State University. Many of them haven’t been home in a long time, and in the case of … Read more

Michael Kent Helps Raise Money for Ugandan Orphanage

From The Paper, THE WOODLANDS, TX – The John Cooper School Class of 2020 is hoping to “Pack the GPAC” on Friday, January 18 for a night of MAGIC that will raise funds for the Berakhah Orphanage in Uganda. Comic and magician Michael Kent will dazzle and entertain audiences with humor, satire and an expert sleight of hand. Kent is known for making a comedic spin on the ancient art of magic. Michael was named Entertainer of the Year by Campus Activities Magazine and Magician of the Year by APCA. He was recently featured on the hit television show “Penn & Teller: Fool … Read more

Columbus Magicians Battle at Shadowbox Live!

Two of the top magicians in the country both claim Columbus as their home. Having both appeared on the hit television show, “Penn & Teller: Fool Us!,” magicians Erik Tait and Michael Kent compete in an epic battle of magic – LIVE in front of your eyes! Judges pick the props, Erik and Michael do their magic, and the audience gets to vote to help determine the winner of each battle. About the performers: Michael Kent: Comedian and Magician Michael Kent gives the ancient art of magic an irreverent and satirical facelift. He has performed for audiences all over the … Read more

Funny Magician Michael Kent Dazzling 3 Cities

Funny Magician Michael Kent will present his show in Radford, VA, Indianapolis, IN and Manhattan, KS in upcoming weeks. His comedy magic style has been seen on The CW Network’s “Penn & Teller: Fool Us!”, in over 500 colleges in 47 states and 15 countries. Having been named Entertainer of the Year and Magician of the Year, he is one of America’s Top Funny Magicians. His show includes fast-paced audience interaction, comedy routines, improvisation, mind-reading and story-telling. Highlights from the show include his famous “Chicken Trick” and the “Multiplying Bottles,” which he performed on national television for famous Funny Magicians … Read more

Comedian & Magician to perform at MadLab Theatre in Columbus

Columbus-based Comedian and Magician Michael Kent will be performing his show at MadLab Theatre in Columbus as part of their “Friday Night Afterwords” series on Friday April 13 at 10pm. The hour long show will include material from Kent’s touring show as well as experimental new material. MadLab Theatre is a non-profit organization that provides an artistic haven for the creation and experience of original works.  It is a laboratory where individuals and ensembles are free to experiment without censor. Tickets are $10 and are available at MadLab’s Website. Purchase Tickets Here  

Columbus Magician Michael Kent Brings in 2018!

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

Upcoming Campus Activities Tour Dates

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!  

Michael Kent to Perform at Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival

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: