Dirk Arthur Wild Magic at The Westgate, an intimate and mind-blowing night of entertainment, is an irresistible mix of “how’d he do that?” tricks and close encounters with majestic big cats. Arthur has been a professional magician for more than 25 years who has become a legend for illusions like the floating car and making a helicopter appear out of thin air, and he brings his decades of experience to his spectacular Las Vegas magic show.
Arthur takes pride in the fact that Wild Magic is currently the only magic show in Las Vegas featuring rare exotic cats. Audience members in the front row will be mere feet from the majestic and un-caged tigers, leopards, panthers, ligers, and bobcat who costar with (and sometimes upstage) the magician, while guests in the “nose-bleeds” aren’t that much further from the awe-inspiring beasts.
The magician uses his furry co-stars beautifully, performing a mix of illusions featuring the cats with some solo work. The common element that connects each trick is that audiences will have no idea how he pulled off any of them. A tiger suddenly appears in an empty cage, doves disappear with the wave of his hand, and a white tiger is transported from one side of the stage to another in the blink of an eye. And of course, in grand Vegas tradition, all of the tricks are backed by beautiful assistants.
The illusionist clearly takes great joy in working with the only cast of big cats currently performing in a Vegas magic show, and he strives to teach the audience how they can help save the natural populations of the endangered animals. Clearly, these majestic creatures are well loved, and Arthur has jumped at the opportunity to educate audiences about the big cats while entertaining them with a great show.
With an astounding mix of illusions and eye to eye encounters with some of the most amazing animals on the planet, Dirk Arthur Wild Magic at The Westgate is a one of a kind experience.