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Performances through August 16 are sold out. CLICK HERE to be notified when additional shows are added.

OVERVIEW

The Present is inspired by Helder Guimarães’ own life experience with quarantine during childhood. Using his signature mind-bending illusions, Guimarães recalls the funny, moving, and ultimately illuminating lessons he learned when he least expected them, and shares this story with us at a time when we need it most.

This new production will take place virtually via Zoom with a maximum of 25 households per show. You will be mailed a sealed mystery package in advance, the contents of which will only be revealed during the course of each performance, as Guimarães’ story unfolds. In a unique twist, The Present will provide both a virtual and physical experience, as magic will also take place in your own hands, from the comfort of your own home.

UNITED STATES ORDERS ONLY


HOW IT WORKS

1) Purchase a ticket online through this website at least 7 days in advance.
2) A mystery package will be sent to you inside a USPS Priority Mail box.
3) DO NOT OPEN this package until instructed during the show.
4) Follow the instructions and log-in to the Zoom virtual theater at the date and time of your performance.
5) Enjoy the show.

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Performance Information

Runtime
70 minutes, no intermission.
Late Seating

The virtual lobby will open 30 minutes prior to your showtime. Be sure to log on at least 15 minutes prior to your showtime so we can check you in. There will be no late seating.

Warnings

Given the unique nature and logistics of this production, tickets must be purchased seven days in advance of any given performance date. Recommended for audiences 12 years and older. Adult supervision required for participation.

“A storyteller with a philosophical air” “'The Present' sure makes isolation a lot more bearable.” “One wonder bled into the next.” “A storyteller with a philosophical air” “'The Present' sure makes isolation a lot more bearable.” “One wonder bled into the next.” “A storyteller with a philosophical air” “'The Present' sure makes isolation a lot more bearable.” “One wonder bled into the next.”

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Tuesday, June 02, 2020

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Wednesday, June 03, 2020

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Thursday, June 04, 2020

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Friday, June 05, 2020

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Saturday, June 06, 2020

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Sunday, June 07, 2020

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Tuesday, June 09, 2020

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

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Friday, June 12, 2020

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

2:00PM

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

8:00PM

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

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Friday, June 19, 2020

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

3:00PM

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

2:00PM

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

8:00PM

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

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Friday, June 26, 2020

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

3:00PM

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

2:00PM

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

8:00PM

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Wednesday, July 01, 2020

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Thursday, July 02, 2020

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Friday, July 03, 2020

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Sunday, July 05, 2020

2:00PM

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Tuesday, July 07, 2020

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Wednesday, July 08, 2020

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Thursday, July 09, 2020

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Friday, July 10, 2020

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Saturday, July 11, 2020

3:00PM

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

2:00PM

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

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Friday, July 17, 2020

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Saturday, July 18, 2020

3:00PM

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Sunday, July 19, 2020

2:00PM

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

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Friday, July 24, 2020

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Saturday, July 25, 2020

3:00PM

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

2:00PM

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

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Friday, July 31, 2020

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Saturday, August 01, 2020

3:00PM

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Sunday, August 02, 2020

2:00PM

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Tuesday, August 04, 2020

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Wednesday, August 05, 2020

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Thursday, August 06, 2020

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Friday, August 07, 2020

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3:00PM

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Sunday, August 09, 2020

2:00PM

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

8:00PM

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

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Friday, August 14, 2020

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Saturday, August 15, 2020

3:00PM

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Sunday, August 16, 2020

2:00PM

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