Master illusionist Rick Thomas, who has amazed audiences around the world, is now performing in his new home at the Theater inside the distinguished Sahara Hotel & Casino on the famed Las Vegas Strip. Thomas’ magic has been a showstopper for audiences of all ages where he combines the beauty of magic, the complexity of working with regal animals and the elegance of dance all into one dynamic performance.
Thomas has performed on the Strip for more than 10 years headlining in theaters at properties such as the Tropicana and Stardust. After earning the prestigious title of “Illusionist of the World” in 2008 and performing for audiences in various countries, Thomas decided to return to Las Vegas and open a show at the famed Sahara Theater where he performs on the same stage where legends such as The Beatles, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. performed.
For “The Magic & Tigers of Rick Thomas” show, Thomas showcases some familiar illusions that he has made famous in his career but Thomas also debuts a few new illusions that will have guests shocked and amazed on how it is done. Thomas also brings back his beautiful Bengal tigers into the show that have been staples of his magic career.
“I am happy to perform in Las Vegas again after being on a world tour,” said Rick Thomas. “I found a new home for my show at the Sahara Hotel & Casino in a more intimate theater where audience members will be closer to the action on stage. I am bringing back the Bengal tigers and my wonderful assistants but guests who have been following my career will see some new illusions never seen before.”
“Rick Thomas has an illustrious career in magic,” said Bill Tremper, Vice President of Marketing and Sales for the Sahara Hotel & Casino. “We are proud to bring his unique style to the Sahara stage where it will entertain audiences of all ages. Our property is focused on providing stellar and value-driven entertainment to our guests and with Rick, this was a great fit.”
“The Magic & Tigers of Rick Thomas” can be seen Tuesday through Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. (dark Monday). General admission tickets are $39.95 for adults and $19.95 for children under the age of 12. VIP tickets are available for $49.95, which includes preferred seating.