[08/27/15 - 10:01 AM]
The Illusionists Return to "America's Got Talent" for Sept. 2 Semi-Final Results Show on NBC
Adam Trent, Dan Sperry, Raymond Crowe, Jonathan Goodwin and James More will captivate America with their jaw-dropping showcase of illusion.

[via press release from 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.

The semi-finalists performing on Tuesday, Sept. 1 are:

Arielle Baril http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/cast/season-10/arielle-baril

Benton Blount http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/cast/season-10/benton-blount

Derek Hughes http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/cast/season-10/derek-hughes

Drew Lynch http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/cast/season-10/drew-lynch

Ira http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/cast/season-10/ira-fennelbloom

Metal Mulisha Fitz Army http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/cast/season-10/metal-mulisha-fitzs-army

Mountain Faith Band http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/cast/season-10/mountain-faith-band

Oz Pearlman http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/cast/season-10/oz-pearlman

Samantha Johnson http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/cast/season-10/samantha-johnson

Siro-A http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/cast/season-10/siro-a

The CraigLewis Band http://www.nbc.com/americas-got-talent/cast/season-10/the-craiglewis-band

Open call auditions for season 11 of "America's Got Talent" are now open. Please submit a video or audition in person in the following cities: Detroit, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, San Jose, San Diego, Kansas City and Los Angeles with additional cities to be announced. Please visit www.AGTAuditions.com for more information.

"America's Got Talent" is produced by FremantleMedia North America and Syco Entertainment. Simon Cowell, Sam Donnelly, Jason Raff, Trish Kinane and Richard Wallace are the executive producers.

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  [august 2015]  


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