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MENTALIST GUY BAVLI RETURNS TO OUR STAGE
Published: Feb 5, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE – From Caesars Palace in Las Vegas to New York’s Carnegie Hall, mentalist Guy Bavli has astounded audiences with his almost superpower to move objects with his mind and read the thoughts of others. He returns to the intimate Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for four shows Thursday, Feb. 14 – Sunday, Feb. 17. While Bavli is a Dunninger Award winner for Distinguished Professionalism in the Performance of Mentalism,” an honor which has also been bestowed upon Amazing Kreskin and Uri Geller, the audience is the star of the show as Bavli mystifies them with a infectious combination of humor and suspense. Bavli was awarded a contract to perform 400 shows each year for three consecutive years at Caesars Palace Casino making him the first longest-performing mentalist to work in Las Vegas. He drew a wider audience through television appearances including as segment on Stan Lee’s Super Human featuring his telekinesis skills. He created some of his famous acts such as bending a stop sign and acid roulette while appearing in the NBC series Phenomenon, which co-starred Criss Angel and Uri Geller. A reporter reviewing a Miami appearance by Bavli for New Times wrote, “At one point, I literally jogged to the bathroom so I wouldn't miss much… a couple of final acts blew my mind.” Performances are Thursday and Friday at 7:30 pm.; Saturday at 1 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35-$45. Ticketmaster is the only official ticketing service of the Broward Center, Parker Playhouse and affiliated venues. Buy tickets online at BrowardCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com; by phone at 954.462.0222 or the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office. Know who you are buying from when you purchase tickets. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. For more information visit BrowardCenter.org, like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BrowardCenter, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @BrowardCenter, subscribe to our channel at Youtube.com/user/BrowardCenter and join the conversation with #BrowardCenter. The Broward Center 2018-2019 season is presented by the Broward Performing Arts Foundation. AutoNation, Bank of America, Brightline, Canteen, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, JetBlue and MasterCard are proud sponsors of the Broward Center. ### About The Broward Center for the Performing Arts All dates, times, programs, artists and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. One of America’s premier performing arts venues, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents more than 700 performances each year to more than 700,000 patrons, showcasing a wide range of exciting cultural programming and events. Guest experiences at the Broward Center include the all-inclusive JetBlue Flight Deck on the Club Level, special events in the Huizenga Pavilion, waterfront dining at Marti’s New River Bistro and innovative classes and workshops for all ages at the Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center. With one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the United States, the Broward Center serves more than 150,000 students annually. The Broward Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. receives and maintains funds to sustain, develop and secure the future of the Broward Center. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, visit BrowardCenter.org. The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Consortium is a cultural partnership between the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Florida Grand Opera, Fort Lauderdale History Center and the Historic Stranahan House Museum. It is supported by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. Programs are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.