Orson the Magnificent: The Magic of Orson Welles
Part of the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival 2018
Performance begins at 7:00pm.
Actor and magician Lars Klores celebrates a lesser-known side of cinema legend Orson Welles, his love of magic. Klores takes inspiration from The Magic Show, a TV special that Welles worked on towards the end of his life. Klores plays the part of Welles, spinning tales of the great magicians while performing astounding feats of mind-reading and illusion. Find out more about this fascinating show in this interview.
Suitable for all ages but best suited to age 13+.
About Lars Klores
Lars Klores is a local actor and magician. He recently appeared as Harold Hill in Music Man (City of Fairfax Theater Company), Tupolski in The Pillowman (Silver Spring Stage), and Freddy in Noises Off (Little Theatre of Alexandria). He is the president of the Washington, D.C. assembly of the Society of American Magicians, an organization founded in 1902 by Harry Houdini. He can be reached at lars[at]orsonthemagnificent.com