MT: March 30 – April 5, 1998

VOLUME: 3 / ISSUE: 91 / Monday – March 30, 1998
Appearing at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, Mar. 30-Apr. 5 are: Monte Smith, David Malek, James Warren, Howard Jay, Tom Ogden, Leopold, and Jade.(3/30)

Paul Hallas with a new lecture at the Magic Circle on Monday, Mar. 30 at the Victory Services Club in London.(3/30)

Todd McDonald, Simon Lovell and Jamy Ian Swiss appear at Monday Night Magic on Mar. 30 in NYC. For tickets call Ticketmaster at: (212) 307-4100.(3/30)

The Amazing Randi appears as an escape artist who actually disappears on “Happy Days” on Monday, Mar. 30 at 10pm ET on NIK-TV (US-cable).(3/30)
VOLUME: 3 / ISSUE: 92 / Tuesday – March 31, 1998
Marc Salem, star of Mind Games, appears on the Montel Williams Show on Tuesday, Mar. 31. This TV show is syndicated nationwide and appears on different stations and at different times. Check local listings. In the NYC area: WWOR-TV at 12pm and 4pm.(3/31)

“FairyTale: A True Story,” released last year to excellent reviews is now available on video. One of the main characters is Houdini, played by Harvey Keitel. I really like this movie, 99 minutes, from Paramount Home Video.(3/31)
VOLUME: 4 / ISSUE: 93 / Wednesday – April 1, 1998
Teller, of Penn & Teller appears as “Mr. Boots,” a man who thinks he’s a feline on “Dharma & Greg” on Wednesday, Apr. 1 at 8:30pm, ET on ABC-TV (US).(4/1)

Bill Irwin appears in a carnival in a magic themed episode of “Northern Exposure” on Wednesday, Apr. 1 at 12pm and 6pm ET on A&E (US-cable).(4/1)

David Copperfield’s April appearances: The Crown – Arena, Cincinnati, OH (Apr. 5), Ohio Theatre, Columbus, OH (Apr. 6), Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne, IN (Apr. 7), The Mark (Arena), Moline, IL (Apr. 9), Fox Theatre, St. Louis, MO (Apr. 10-11), Robinson Center Music Hall, Little Rock, AR (Apr. 12), Cowen Center, Tyler, TX (Apr. 13), Majestic Theatre, San Antonio, TX (Apr 14-15), Music Hall, Dallas, TX (Apr. 16-17), Jones Hall, Houston, TX (Apr. 18-19), Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan (Apr. 28-30).(4/1)
VOLUME: 4 / ISSUE: 94 / Thursday – April 2, 1998
Kaleidoscope Media Group, which produces the much awaited series, “Merlin: The Magic Begins” has finished filming the two hour movie which will launch the series. It will be screening the movie on Apr. 3 in Germany and it should hit the world-TV market sometime in April. The series will chronicle the early life of the magician prior to his hooking up with King Arthur. The movie and series will star Jason Connery (son of Sean Connery) and Deborah Moore (daughter of Roger Moore).(4/2)

On Apr. 3-5, Hank Lee’s Cape Cod Conclave will feature: Harry Anderson, Jeff McBride, Juliana Chen, Scott Cervine, Michael Finney, Mike Caveney, Bob Sheets, Scotty York, Victor & Diamond, Max Howard, Chad Long, Dean Dill and many more. For info call: 617-482-8749.(4/2)
VOLUME: 4 / ISSUE: 95 / Friday – April 3, 1998
Trilogy Prods. will produce a Houdini movie, for TNT, to air late 1998 or early 1999. Houdini will be played by Johnathon Schaech and the film will be directed by Pen Densham. The two-hour “Houdini” is scheduled to start taping in May and will focus on Houdini’s rise to fame, his fascination with spiritualism and the afterlife.(4/3)
VOLUME: 4 / ISSUE: 96 / Saturday – April 4, 1998
Le Grand David Spectacular Magic Company, now in its 22nd year, performs every Sunday in Apr. (Except Apr.12) at 3pm at the Cabot St. Cinema Theatre in Beverly, MA. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children under 12. For more info and tickets call: 978-927-3677.(4/4)
VOLUME: 4 / ISSUE: 97 / Sunday – April 5, 1998
Whoopi Goldberg will star in “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court,” which will air during the 1998-99 season on ABC-TV. She will play a modern woman at odds with Merlin the magician.(4/5)
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