Ultimate Magic

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Ultimate Magic
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Details
Launched: September 1, 2008
Venue: The Arena @ Clarke Quay
Producer: Concept: Magic
Stars: J C Sum & 'Magic Babe' Ning
Website: http://www.ultimatemagic.sg

Ultimate Magic is Singapore’s first permanent illusion show at The Arena @ Clarke Quay,[1][2][3][4] the top entertainment district in Singapore. The show was Singapore’s only magic attraction[5] and it was officially endorsed as a live attraction by the Singapore Tourism Board.[6]

Produced and managed by Concept: Magic, Singapore’s only full service magic production house,[4][7] the show opened in September 2008[8] and started its third season, Ultimate Magic: The Revolution on 2 May 2009, ending in August 2009.

Ultimate Magic Season II, 2009

Synopsis[edit]

Ultimate Magic starred Singapore professional magic duo, J C Sum& 'Magic Babe' Ning. The show is a partnership between the co-stars, Sum and Ning.[9][10] The show is described as “Urban Illusions in the City” and is a magical personification of the characteristics of Singapore city.[4]

Stars[edit]

Sum and Ning's partnership as a professional magic duo has been acknowledged as “very groundbreaking and refreshing”[9] and they were said to represent “the new faces of an age-old art form”.[11] They are best known for a teleportation feat across Singapore River where three volunteers were teleported across Singapore River in just 2.5 seconds.[2][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20]

Illusions in the show[edit]

Original illusions in the show (all seasons) include:[1][21]

  • J C's cross country teleportation
  • Crystal Metamorphosis – J C & Ning's instant double teleportation
  • Revollusion – An illusion with an 8-ft industrial fan
  • Dreamscape: The Realm of Sandman
  • Extreme Burn – An escape from a flaming spear

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Blood Sugar Sex Magic", FiRST, August issue
  2. ^ a b Hot Stuff Magazine Singapore: Model Profile, September 2008, Issue 67
  3. ^ "The Bag Page", The Straits Times Urban, 12 September 2008
  4. ^ a b c "The Sum of All Illusions" (Cover Story), Current Events Issue 7.1, September 2008
  5. ^ “Singapore Illusionist & Sexy Female Magician Make a Magical Appearance for Asia Uncut Talk Show on Star World”, retrieved 19 May 09
  6. ^ “What to do”, Uniquely Singapore, retrieved 20 May 2009
  7. ^ "It is Not a Trick, Just Magic" (Cover Story), Art Jam, Jan - Mar 2009 issue
  8. ^ "Quote/ Unquote: The Illusionist", FHM Singapore, August 2008 issue
  9. ^ a b "Cool Jobs - Magician", JobsDB.com, 24 September 2008
  10. ^ “Asia Uncut Episode 10, Part 3 of 6 Magic Babe Ning & JC Sum”, Starworld, Air Date: 17 May 2009
  11. ^ "Primetime Morning Interview”, Channel News Asia, 19 January 2009
  12. ^ Lifestyle activities planned for Singapore's first F1 race, Channel News Asia, 23 June 2008
  13. ^ "魔术宝贝2.5秒让你消失",WOBAO, 8 August 2008
  14. ^ "Trick with Treats", The Straits Times LIFE!, 12 September 2008
  15. ^ “神奇魔术表演千名观众惊叹”, Lianhe Wanbao, 25 September 2008
  16. ^ "新加坡河大型幻术表演 三人在数千人眼皮下消失", Lianhe Zaobao, 25 September 2008
  17. ^ "幻术师瞬间传送真人 穿新加坡河畔", xin.sg, 24 September 2008
  18. ^ Channel 8 News, 24 September 2008 (VIDEO)
  19. ^ Channel 5 News, 24 September 2008
  20. ^ "Singapore Tonight, Channel NewsAsia, 24 September 2008
  21. ^ ”Magic Day 2009”, Kozine, April 2009

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