Years ago I did a preview article for a performance by two dudes from Australia who were part of a touring company that went under the title Puppetry of the Penis. I’m not sure how I got roped into doing it, but at the press conference I attended the performers demonstrated a couple of the tricks they did during their act — which involved stretching, folding and otherwise manipulating their penises and scrotums to form various objects in the style of genital origami.
I don’t think any origami is involved in this touring act, which hits Conexus Arts Centre on Monday June 6. But The Naked Magic Show does come with a R-rating, and apparently involves two male magicians who perform a variety of magic tricks while sans clothing.
“Nothing up my sleeve” is a standard magician’s disclaimer, and in this instance that’s definitely true. The curtain for The Naked Magic Show is at 7 p.m., and you can get ticket information on the CAC website. Here’s a little G-rated sample of what to expect: