via press release:
THE ILLUSIONISTS RETURN TO ‘AMERICA’S GOT TALENT’ FOR SEPT. 2 SEMI-FINAL RESULTS SHOW ON NBC
Eleven Acts Perform in the First Round of the Semi-Finals on Tues. Sept. 1 (8-10 p.m. ET)
NEW YORK – August 27, 2015 –Celebrated magic group, The Illusionists, return to ‘America’s Got Talent’ with a fresh and thrilling performance during the live results show on Wednesday, Sept. 2 (8-9 p.m. ET) from Radio City Music Hall. Adam Trent, Dan Sperry, Raymond Crowe, Jonathan Goodwin and James More will captivate America with their jaw-dropping showcase of illusion.
The Illusionists have travelled the globe performing astonishing acts of levitation, mind-reading, illusion and disappearance. The ensemble will return to New York City this fall for a limited holiday residency entitled “The Illusionists—Live on Broadway” at the Neil Simon Theatre. Returning to the “AGT” stage for an encore following last year’s performance will be Adam Trent, best known as “The Futurist,” who balances classic technique, comedy and technology and Dan Sperry (The Anti-Conjuror) who fuses his effortless showmanship with an innate ability to perform jaw-dropping feats. Sperry previously competed on “AGT” during its fifth season in 2010. Joining Trent and Sperry will be three new Broadway cast mates, Raymond Crowe (The Unusualist,) Jonathan Goodwin (The Daredevil) and James More (The Deceptionist) who will each show off new thrilling stunts and awe-inspiring acts of amazement.
“The Illusionists—Live on Broadway” will kick off Nov. 19, 2015 and run thru Jan. 3, 2016. Their return to Broadway will feature three new performers—Goodwin, More and Crowe, along with thrilling stunts and jaw-dropping sleight of hand. Tickets available now at www.TheIllusionistsLive.com.
“America’s Got Talent” kicks off the first round of the semi-finals, with 11 acts performing live on Sept. 1 (8-10 p.m. ET) for America’s vote and the chance to advance one step closer to the $1 million prize.
Last night, America chose Alicia Michilli, Daniella Mass (Judges Save), Freelusion, Gary Vider (Dunkin’ Save), Mountain Faith Band, Oz Pearlman and The Professional Regurgitator to move on to the semi-finals. The judges also chose Metal Mulisha Fitz Army as their wildcard pick, allowing the previously eliminated act to return to the competition.