Monday, August 7, 2017, 4:55 A.M.




brings TV’s funniest magic to Peoria for one night only on 10/7!


PEORIA, IL (08/07/2017) – MISCHIEF LIVE, a brand new touring show starring the world’s greatest comedy magicians makes its debut in Peoria on Saturday, October 7th. The one-night-only special engagement will take place at Peoria Civic Center Theater at 7:30 PM.


MISCHIEF LIVE stars all of the funniest magicians from TV’s top shows including America’s Got Talent, Last Comic Standing, Ellen, Penn and Teller’s Fool Us, The Tonight Show, and more featuring David Williamson, Mac King, Raymond Crowe, The Evasons, Rob Zacrecky, Derrick Hughes, Chad Long, and Jon Armstrong. This exciting new show is produced by the creative brain trust behind Michael Carbonaro Live and The Mac King Show, two of the country’s most successful theatrical comedy magic productions.


Host Derek Hughes (the renowned Stand Up Magician® and season 10 finalist of America’s Got Talent) is joined on stage by a group of talented friends, each with their own distinctly lovable personality. This gang of magical misfits features the funniest and most popular magicians who have been seen by millions on television, and shared by millions more on social media. For the first time ever, this cast of characters is teaming up to present an amazing live theatrical experience that will never be forgotten.


A performance full of side-splitting comedy, jaw-dropping magic, and audience interaction, MISCHIEF LIVE promises to have the whole family raving about the show on the ride home and long after. In the words of legendary illusionist and Emmy winner David Copperfield, “Mischief Live is funny, amazing and crazy!”


The producers and performers of MISCHIEF LIVE strongly believe in the power of laughter and wonder, and feel that they are uniquely positioned help spread joy to those who are most in need. MISCHIEF LIVE is proud to partner with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and pledges to donate a portion of every single ticket sold to the organization which works tirelessly every day to make the world a more magical place for those affected by MS.


Tickets for MISCHIEF LIVE go on sale Friday, August 11 at 10:00 am and can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, or at the Toyota Box Office at the Peoria Civic Center.


For more information about the show, visit www.mischiefliveontour.com.









About the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

The Society mobilizes people and resources so that everyone affected by multiple sclerosis can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever. Last year alone, through our comprehensive nationwide network of services, the Society devoted more than $100 million to connect approximately one million people affected by MS to the connections, information and resources they need. To move closer to a world free of MS, the Society also invested $42 million to support more than 380 new and ongoing research projects around the world. We are united in our collective power to do something about MS now and end this disease forever. Learn more at www.nationalMSsociety.org.




Ian Rich






About the Peoria Civic Center

The Peoria Civic Center, an SMG managed facility, is an entertainment and convention venue that contributes significantly to the economic impact on the downtown Peoria area.  For the most up-to-date event information visit www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com.

About SMG

Celebrating its 40th anniversary and founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, amphitheaters, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming; construction and design consulting; and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.


SAVOR is the food and beverage division of SMG, the global leader in public facilities and special event venue management.  Since its inception in 1983, SAVOR has specialized in creating menus that showcase local cuisine expertly prepared and presented to ensure a seamless dining and entertainment experience. SAVOR currently provides catering, concessions and special event services, to more than 130 facilities worldwide.


The company is also an industry leader in introducing green standards and programs to public facilities.  SAVOR’s commitment to farm to table freshness and food quality features locally grown products for their venue clients whenever possible.  SAVOR staff prides themselves on being on the cutting edge of the latest food and beverage trends in addition to searching out the most innovative food technologies available on the market.  To learn more, visit www.savorsmg.com

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