Grand Illusionist to Close Show at Tropicana on September 30 in Preparation for Spring 2019 Launch


LAS VEGAS (July 24, 2018) – Award-winning grand illusionist David Goldrake announces today he is planning to open a new show, set to debut to Las Vegas audiences in Spring, 2019. Following his final performance at the Tropicana on September 30, 2018, David Goldrake will focus on producing and rehearsing for his new headlining magic production. He looks forward to announcing the details regarding his new project within the next few months.

Last month, David Goldrake, known as 'The International Man of Mystery,’ celebrated the first anniversary of his Las Vegas residency at the Tropicana, where he has performed more than 300 shows. Recently, the magician welcomed a new performer to the show, Mariama, a contortionist and aerialist; and also introduced new choreography, stage lighting, and a new sideshow act.


In the past year, David Goldrake has achieved much success with Imaginarium, earning rave reviews from media and audiences alike, as well as the accolade of 'Best Magic Show' (Bronze) by the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s ‘Best of Las Vegas’ awards. This year, David Goldrake has been honored with nominations in four ‘Best of Las Vegas’ categories, including ‘Magic Show,’ ‘Family Friendly Show,’ ‘Resident Performer/Headliner’ and ‘Best Value Show.’

David Goldrake says that he feels privileged to have made his Las Vegas debut at the Tropicana, where other magic stars such as Siegfried & Roy and Lance Burton started their careers. He is grateful to the Tropicana for having given him this unique opportunity.

David Goldrake welcomes media inquiries, and is available for interviews to discuss this transition. Please contact Gina Yager at [email protected] to arrange an interview.

David Goldrake performs Imaginarium Tuesday through Sunday at 7 p.m. with general admission ticket prices starting at $45.98 (excludes tax and fees). Tickets can be purchased at the Tropicana box office, by calling (800) 829-9034 or online at and For more information visit

Representing a new generation of illusionists, David Goldrake allows guests to lose all sense of reality, creating a surreal scene caught somewhere between reality and a dreamlike world full of dreams and fantasies. From the classics of magical history to modern experience, the grand illusionist treats guests to an interactive show featuring escapology, contemporary music and dazzling choreography blended with cutting-edge 3D mapping technology. Developed with the best creators in the field of magic and entertainment, Imaginarium embarks on a journey through time that challenges the laws of nature.

David Goldrake began his career as a professional magician in 1999. In addition to being featured as a regular performer at the renowned Magic Castle in Hollywood, he has entertained audiences all over the world and amazed more than 20 million guests in over ten countries and speaks seven languages. In 2010, he was awarded the coveted 'Mandrake d’Or’ award (The Oscar of Magic) ranking him alongside other renowned Las Vegas favorites including David Copperfield and Siegfried & Roy. In 2015, David Goldrake was awarded the 'Merlin Award' for ‘Best Illusionist Europe 2015’ by the International Society of Magicians.