REVIEW: Mario The Maker Magician | Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2023
"An undeniable knack for creating riotous fun that keeps the kids and adults engaged and excited."
After gracing American TV screens on Sesame Street and Universal Kids, and touring with the American Illusionist David Blaine, Mario the Maker Magician brings his self-titled show to the Underbelly at Edinburgh Fringe.
Being an Edinburgh Fringe debutant did not faze the charismatic entertainer as he performs a whirlwind show full of marvellous misdirection, handmade robots, punk rock slapstick, and a whole lot of heart.
Mario has an undeniable knack for creating riotous fun that keeps the kids and adults engaged and excited, and not to mention, a masterful performance of clowning and chaotic camouflage.
Throughout the show, with references to some famous figures and one of his high school teachers, Mario delivers a motivational message in the hopes of inspiring the young and old to break free of the restraints we place on ourselves, to go out into the world, and live life to the fullest.
A delightful performance by "Magic’s Punk Rock Peter Pan Philosopher", Mario the Maker Magician implores you to “do what you love, use what you have, and have fun!”
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