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The Magic Duel

1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection, Washington DC, DC 20036-4301
+1 703-725-2100
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After years of successfully plying their trade around the world, acclaimed magicians Brian Curry and Mark Phillips have decided this town isn't big enough for them both. In 'Catch Me', these two sleight-of-hand masters battle live, on stage for the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection, Washington DC, DC 20036-4301
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+1 703-725-2100
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first thing you should know is that they perform some of the most difficult magic tricks. They also perform them in a humorous and entertaining fashion. You are invited to get drinks from the hotel bar before the show begins, and at intermission, but...More

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FunnyMagicGuy, Owner at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the nice review John, and for sharing your perspective. We are not often compared to a Las Vegas show, but consider any comparison to P&T a compliment. Thank you for spreading the word about The Magic Duel.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This show was awesome! Hilarious, surprising, and confounding. And given the nature of the show, it's probably never the same thing twice. I look forward to seeing it again!More

1  Thank Mark S
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FunnyMagicGuy, Owner at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Mark! Thanks so much for the nice review; we are always trying to improve the show - polishing routines, adding new bits and cutting material that is no longer topical. That said, the structure and framework of the show are pretty consistent so we...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

My husband surprised me with tickets to this show. I didn't have high expectations when I walked into the super small venue (not their normal venue) with less than 50 seats. But by the end of the show, I was shocked that more people don't...More

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FunnyMagicGuy, Duelist at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Hi and thank you so much for your wonderful review. While 'shocked' isn't the right word for us, we certainly do wish more people knew about our show; that is why we are grateful to you for taking the time to tell others! Thank you.

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

I'm not in to most magic shows - I find them rather boring. But this one had me in stitches from beginning to end and the magic amazed me! The audience participation was the best and most awesome part of the show. I can't count...More

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FunnyMagicGuy, Duelist at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your review; we are sincerely glad you both laughed and were amazed. While you saw us do a close-up version of our normal Parlor/Stage show, we are currently developing a new show designed specifically for a smaller, close-up audience. It...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

This is the best magic show I’ve ever seen!!! Everyone should attend this show. These guys are hilarious and the magic is unbelievable!!

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Bklos2014, Owner at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed the show.

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

These guys are good - REAL GOOD. Their performance is top notch. Their tricks are some of the best out there and will really amaze you. Great, fun family entertainment. Highly recommend!

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FunnyMagicGuy, Owner at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Thanks very much for the review. We are glad you liked the show and appreciate you spreading the word. Mark Phillips

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

My friend and I went to see this show in DC and OMG we had a blast. The two magicians were hilarious and cracking jokes the whole time. The magic act was also amazing. It was truly top notch entertainment at an affordable price. The...More

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FunnyMagicGuy, Owner at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thank you very much for the review; we sincerely appreciate it and are very pleased that you enjoyed our show. The Mayflower Hotel is a great home for us, but we do like to get out to other venues when we can. If you have...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Folks, you seriously have to go watch this show!!! You will NOT be disappointed. These two entertainers work so perfectly together, are absolutely HILARIOUS and their magic skills are amazing!! The previous reviews I had read about the show already had me excited, however their...More

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FunnyMagicGuy, Duelist at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Wow. Thank you so much for your review. It makes me so grateful to know that our show meant as much to you as it does to us. Our sincere thanks and we hope you will be an ambassador for the Magic Duel for a...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

It was a fantastic show. Brian and Mark are both great, and they have a lot of skill. The audience participation was really good too.

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FunnyMagicGuy, Duelist at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Thanks very much for the review. We really appreciate you sharing with other TripAdvisor visitors. We are doing our best to reach both locals and visitors to DC; your review makes a big difference!

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

If you enjoy magic, you should see this show. If you enjoy comedy, you should see this show. If you enjoy both, it is a must-see. One of the most entertaining evenings we have had in a long time.

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Bklos2014, Manager at The Magic Duel, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you so much! We're glad you enjoyed the show!!

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August 18, 2017|
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Response from Bklos2014 | Property representative |
I'm sorry, I just saw your question. This show is aimed for adults ages 15 and older. Thank you for checking!
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Murray E
February 10, 2017|
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Response from FunnyMagicGuy | Property representative |
Hi Murray, the current "home" for Catch Me is the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. We do have some out of town shows in the works, one at the BlackRock Center in Gaithersburg and one at a venue to be determined in... More
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reidingl
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It runs between 80 and 90 minutes.
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