The one thing Sangamon Auditorium Director Bob Vaughn wants audiences to get out of the 2015-16 season is a sense of magic and wonder.
“I want that magic,” he said. “I want them to feel the magic that you can only get when you’re an audience member and you’re interacting with that artist on stage because you can’t get that on a flat screen.”
In fact, Sangamon Auditorium audiences can look forward to actual magic this season. On Oct. 13, the Illusionists from Broadway are coming to the stage in Springfield. Each magician has a specialty. Vaughn predicts it’s going to be one of the biggest draws for people this season.
“They’re going to be huge as people learn about them,” he said. “Once they become more widely known and people get the opportunity to see what they’ll do … the producers think that we’ll probably go back and add another show.”
The season was highlighted by The State Journal-Register on June 4, 2015.
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