Wednesday, November 21, 2018

'Houdini Comes Alive!' with David London, Dec. 9

Magician David London, who curated the spectacular Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini exhibition at The Jewish Museum of Maryland, will be giving a special "living history performance" at the JMM on December 9th as part of Baltimore's Downtown Dollar Day. Details below.

Houdini Comes Alive!
Downtown Dollar Day
Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 2:00pm
Performance by David London 
Admission: $1
Get Tickets Now! (JMM Members, Reserve Your Seats) 
Harry Houdini wasn’t born – he was invented. 
The world’s most famous magician began life as Erik Weisz, the son of a Hungarian rabbi. In 1878 immigration to the U.S. transformed Erik Weisz into Ehrich Weiss. It was the first of many transformations for the man who would become the first international superstar. 
This engaging and entertaining living history performance tells the story of how Ehrich Weiss became Harry Houdini and investigates the technologies, marketing prowess and entertainment trends that transformed him into a superstar.

Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini runs through January 21, 2019. For more information and a full list of events visit the JMM website.


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