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  • Writer's pictureRye Myers

INTERVIEW: Henry Lewis & Jonathan Sayer Chat "Mind Mangler" Now Running Off-Broadway

On Tuesday November 7, I attended the press day for the new Off-Broadway show "Mind Mangler: A Night of Tragic Illusion" now playing at New World Stages. They presented a bit from the show to members of the press at Sardi's on the 3rd floor.

Below are my interviews with Jonathan Sayer and Henry Lewis (the Mind Mangler) as they chat about the show, what we can expect, and why your mind will be BLOWN AWAY!

From the minds that brought The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong to Broadway comes the hilarious new comedy by Mischief. Join the “Mind Mangler” as he returns to the stage following a disappointing two-night run at the Scranton, PA Holiday Inn Conference Center, suite 2B. His new two-man show solo spectacular is predicted to spiral into chaos as he attempts to read your MIND…

Mind Mangler: A Night of Tragic Illusion stars original company members Henry Lewis and Jonathan Sayer with Tom Wainwright and is based on a character originally created in Magic Goes Wrong by Penn Jillette, Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields and Teller.

Mind Mangler: A Night of Tragic Illusion is directed by Hannah Sharkey, with set design by Sara Perks, costume design by Roberto Surace, lighting design by David Howe, sound design by Helen Skiera, and video design by Gillian Tan. Ben Hart serves as magic consultant, Steve Brown is the composer, and Tom Nickson is the UK production manager.

Mind Mangler: A Night of Tragic Illusion is produced by Kevin McCollum, Kenny Wax, and Stage Presence.


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