Ed Alonzo, with his wonderful Groucho Marx eyebrows, Harold Lloyd Glasses, topped by his signature explosive hairstyle, is easily recognized as one of the country’s foremost comedy magicians. Don’t be deceived by his retro-style costuming, because for Ed, the tux and the magic is simply a vehicle for his intelligent and sidesplitting comedy.
Perched on the precipice of international fame, Ed Alonzo already has a phenomenal track record! Not only Command Performances in London, multiyear headline contracts in Ls Vegas, and countless US and International Television appearances, but Ed also has a wealth of experience in the art of funny.
From comedian, to actor, to Vaudevillian Entertainer, Ed Alonzo’s performances grab the audience’s funny bones and tickle relentlessly, leaving crowds rolling in the aisles gasping for air. While most magicians use a dramatic flair to build to a crescendo, Ed raises his audience’s anticipation with laughter.
Comedy energy has been bursting from Ed all his life. By the time he was seven, Ed was already performing in his own puppet and magic shows for friends and family. While in his teens, he became one of the youngest comedy/magicians ever to perform at the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood. And most recently, Ed Alonzo won the coveted STAGE MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR for two consecutive years, and COMEDY MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR for another two consecutive years from the internationally recognized Academy of Magical Arts.
In a word, “Ed Alonzo is Brilliant!” He is often recognized as the series regular, Max – the owner of the diner, from the hit sit-com “Saved by the Bell”, and the costar on “XUXA”, the CBS Saturday Morning program. His numerous television appearances include NBC’s Las Vegas, ABC’s Full House and CBS comedy Murphy Brown where he became one of the infamous secretaries in a guest-star role. In addition, Ed has appeared on over 100 major television variety and talk shows like TheEllen Degeneres show, Evening at the Improv, Gorilla Magic on Animal Planet, E true Hollywood Story, and NBC’s Las Vegas.
Ed Alonzo, the Misfit of Magic, is in demand around the world. Last year, Ed headlined in Athens Greece at the Gilano Music Theater for a three month run. While there, he appeared and disappeared on all the major European TV talk and variety shows, magazine covers and city billboards. For the next three months Ed did the same in Brazil starring in the International Magic Festival held in both Rio and Sao Paulo then finished 2007 in Malaysia starring in the Genting magic festival. On New years’s eve Ed was the opening act for comedian Jay Leno of tonight show fame for two sold out shows. You may have caught Ed headlining in the major grand theaters of the seas both for Princess and Royal Caribbean cruise lines. Ed is currently on tour with Britney Spears performing a magic production number with her playing the magicians assistant. Ed has also been hired to create the illusions for Michael Jackson and his concert for July 2009.