Reality TV stars and critically acclaimed magician and pianist duo, Jarret & Raja, have entertained audiences worldwide with their amazing and unique blend of magic, music and comedy. The Strip’s newest hit family show includes music director Jeff Neiman, soulful singing, and spectacular illusions.
Directed by Doug Baker (Tournament of Kings), “Magic vs Music” will make its debut in the Stratosphere Theater on October 18 performing Wednesday through Sunday at 4pm with tickets starting at $39.99.
Chosen from a field of 43,000, Jarret & Raja appeared as entrepreneurs on ABC’s “Shark Tank” where they debuted their newest illusion, the (world’s first) Piano Aquarium. As Howie Mandel’s Wild Card pick, Jarret & Raja were the sensational magic act on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” (Season 7).
They were one of only 5 popular AGT acts chosen to headline in the 2013 “America’s Got Talent LIVE” at the Palazzo Hotel & Casino (Las Vegas). Since then, they continue to shoot TV shows in LA, NYC, and London. Other national TV appearances include The CW’s “Masters of Illusion”, SyFy’s “Wizard Wars”, BBC’s “The Slammer”, and CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”.
With roots from The Juilliard School in New York City, the showmen have been seen live at Hollywood’s Magic Castle, Singapore’s Resorts World, London’s West End, and Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival. Director Kenny Ortega (“High School Musical”, Michael Jackson’s “This is It!”) brought them to London for special appearances with David LaChapelle, Pamela Anderson and The Pussycat Dolls. Jarret & Raja have performed with the band One Republic in LA and wowed audiences at the legendary Vegas spectacle, “JUBILEE!” at Bally’s Hotel & Casino.
The magic pair headlined a two year residency in Singapore along with world renowned Cirque du Soleil acts in Resorts World’s $35M spectacular, “Voyage de la Vie”, directed by Phil McKinley (“Showstoppers”, “Le Reve”) and produced by Britain’s STUFISH Entertainment (U2, Madonna, Elton John).
A Harry Blackstone, Jr. protégé, Jarrett Parker was mentored by the creative mind behind Doug Henning and numerous Broadway hits, Charles Reynolds. As a solo act, he opened for Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby, and Debbie Reynolds. Pianist Raja Rahman is a graduate of The Juilliard School. Raja has toured Europe with legendary conductors Rostropovich, Solti, and Iona Brown.
Jarrett & Raja “Magic vs Music” will perform five nights a week, Wednesday through Sunday at 4 p.m., with ticket prices starting at $39.99 for general admission, $49.99 for preferred seating $69.99 for VIP and VIP booth seating inside the Stratosphere Theater. For show tickets visit www.StratosphereHotel.com, www.TicketBat.com, the Stratosphere Box Office, or call 702.944.4919.