Doc Eason

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Doc Eason
Born (1947-07-22) July 22, 1947 (age 69)
Naugatuck, Connecticut
Occupation Illusionist, Magician, Entertainer, Lecturer, Public Speaker, Author, Teacher, Consultant
Website Doc Eason Magic

William H 'Doc' Eason (born July 22, 1947) is an American magician who specializes in bar magic.[1] For 27 years, he was the featured entertainer at John Denver's World Famous Tower Comedy/ Magic Bar in Snowmass Village, CO. (1977–2004). He is also a corporate entertainer, a lecturer, public speaker, author, teacher, consultant and recently was involved in the Fox TV show "Masters of Illusion". He talks to corporate and association groups about "The Therapy of Laughter" and connecting with customers. His remarkable memory for names is just one of his trademarks.[citation needed]

Widely recognized as one of the premier bar magicians of our time,[citation needed] he has lectured on the subject to magicians all over the US as well as Australia, Canada, England, Scotland, Netherlands, Austria, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Norway and most recently Japan.

Eason credits magician, Bob Sheets, as one of his significant influences. He also names Steve Spill, J. C. Wagner, Eddie Houlihan, Eddie Goldstein, and Bob Read as influences.[2]


In 2004 he was the recipient of the first ever W. C. Fields Magic Bartender of the Year by the prestigious Magic Castle in Hollywood, where he regularly performs.[3]

In 2008, he was awarded Closeup Magician of the Year from the Magic Castle in Hollywood. In 2009 he was awarded Closeup Magician of the Year and Lecturer of the Year.[4]

In 2012, he was selected Best Closeup Magician in a reader's poll on

In 2016, he was awarded Lecturer of the Year from the Academy of Magic Arts at the Magic Castle in Hollywood.


  • Fusillade, Notes on the Multiple Selection of Cards, By Doc Eason (coauthored with Paul Cummins)
  • Shot In The Act, Notes From The Working Repertoire, By Doc Eason
  • Aspen Bar Magic - Magical Arts Journal, By Doc Eason (coauthored by Michael Ammar)


  • Impossible Opener
  • Anniversary Waltz
  • Card On The Ceiling


  1. ^ Brooks, Steve (January 13, 2002). "The January 2002 entree: Doc Eason". NewsgroupMagic Cafe The Magic Cafe Check |newsgroup= value (help). Retrieved 2009-03-14. 
  2. ^ "20 Questions with Doc Eason". L&L Publishing. 
  3. ^ Sabel, Steven (March 17, 2005). "Blackstone magic continues". Redlands Daily Facts. Archived from the original on 2005-03-18. 
  4. ^ Garrett, Tommy (April 18, 2010). "AMAA's Hand Out Their Highest Honors". Canyon News. Beverly Hills. 

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