Catch ‘Plaid Fever’ as King offers a complimentary ticket to guests on Tuesday, May 19 at Harrah’s Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS – May 13, 2015 – Harrah’s Las Vegas Headliner and Comedian-Magician Mac King is celebrating “National Plaid Day” by inviting plaid loving guests in for a special deal. On Tuesday, May 19 “The Mac King Comedy Magic Show” will offer a free ticket to anyone that shows up wearing a plaid shirt at the 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. shows. “The Mac King Comedy Magic Show” has delivered non-stop laughs and dazzling magic to audiences of all ages at Harrah’s Las Vegas since 2000. King’s contract was recently extended through 2019, which will give him 19 years at the hotel making him the longest running magician working at the same hotel.
“As everyone knows, I have a penchant for plaid. I also have a deep fondness for my fans who are truly amazing,” said King. “Inviting fans to come to Harrah’s Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 19 wearing a plaid shirt for a complimentary ticket is my way of saying thanks to those who support comedy, plaid and magic in the afternoon.”
Mac King’s Plaid Fun Facts:
· Known as Harrah’s “Man in Plaid”, King has worn a plaid suit more than 7,800 times while performing the Mac King Comedy Magic Show.
· In his show, King quips that his suit used to be his grandpa’s suit – a true story. When King first started performing magic he would borrow suits from his grandfather’s attic. Now, King currently has his suits specially created by Margaretrose Custom Clothing Design in Los Angeles, California.
· Event at a young age, King was “mad for plaid.” The earliest sighting of King in a plaid suit was at age 6 (see below photo).
King, one of today’s brightest and most talented magicians, takes the stage twice daily, Tuesday through Saturday, at Harrah’s Las Vegas Casino & Hotel. “The Mac King Comedy Magic Show” is performed at 1 and 3 p.m. in the Showroom Theatre. Tickets start at $29.95 plus tax. Tickets may be purchased by calling 855-234-7469 or by visiting www.harrahslasvegas.com.
Photo #1: Harrah’s Las Vegas Headliner and Comedy-Magician Mac King first sighting as a plaid aficionado at age 6.
About Mac King:
Now in his 15th year of headlining afternoons at Harrah’s Las Vegas, comedy-magician Mac King captivates audiences as he casts out a fishing line over their heads and catches live goldfish out of mid-air, performs amazing sleight-of-hand, makes his head completely disappear in a paper bag, and renders himself invisible, all while remaining unbelievably funny. Because of his quick wit and extensive audience interaction, no two shows are alike.
Sought after worldwide, King has made television appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” and all five of NBC’s “The World’s Greatest Magic” TV specials. King is consistently praised by fellow magicians. In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Teller, of Penn & Teller fame, called King “The best comedy magician in Vegas. He’ll fool you with his fantastically original tricks…” His numerous accolades include “Best Las Vegas Show” in the 2012 About.com Reader’s Choice Awards. Las Vegas Review-Journal named his show the “Best Bargain Show” for 10 straight years (2003-2013), “Best Family Attraction” in 2012, and “Favorite Male Las Vegan” in 2008. In 2011, he was deemed “Best Strip Headliner” in the Las Vegas Weekly’s “Best Of” Awards. King also has been voted as Magic Magazine’s “Funniest Act in Magic,” the World Magic Awards’ “Best Comedy Magician” and the Magic Castle’s “Magician of the Year.”