HENDERSON, Nev. – Fans are encouraged to be inside Allegiant Stadium before 12:00 PM PDT Sunday to watch the breathtaking “Wizard of the Century” Criss Angel show as part of the NFL’s Crucial Catch initiative. In collaboration with Caesars Entertainment, proud partner of the Las Vegas Raiders, a unique stunt will be performed for the first time in front of an audience of this size and in a venue of this magnitude.
Angel’s performance – which will take place ahead of Sunday’s Las Vegas Raiders-Chicago Bears game presented by Allegiant – is being kept under wraps while security teams work behind the scenes, but is sure to live up to its reputation of “the most influential and imitated magician of the modern era” who has “dominated the world of magic as the biggest name on the planet for more than a decade”.
“I am grateful to the Raiders for giving me the opportunity to direct what is going to be a truly remarkable performance that is very personal to me and my family,” said Angel, whose MINDFREAK show performs from Wednesday to Friday. Sunday at the Criss Angel Theater inside. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. “I urge everyone to be seated well before kick-off so as not to miss a minute.”
The acclaimed illusionist’s pre-game is personal and will be aligned with the NFL’s “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” initiative to support the American Cancer Society’s call for early detection and risk reduction for several types of cancer. Angel’s son Johnny Cristopher was diagnosed with leukemia in 2015 at the age of 20 months. To raise awareness about pediatric cancer and provide funds for research, treatment and – ultimately – a cure, the Johnny Cristopher Children’s Charitable Foundation was established. Before his performance, a previously unseen excerpt from the new documentary “1095”, which chronicles the battle of Johnny Cristopher and his family against this disease, will be screened in the stadium.
As per the Las Vegas Raiders Home Game Admission Policy, all fans are required to use the CLEAR Health Pass to upload their vaccination information in order to enter Allegiant Stadium on game day. The Raiders are urging fans who need to take alternative screening or receive vaccines to plan ahead and do so on Saturday, October 9 to avoid queues and risk missing this demonstration. The tent that houses the alternative screening and vaccination services is located in Lot B of Allegiant Stadium from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 9 and on match day (October 10) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and evidence of vaccination requirements as well as stadium locations can be found here: https://www.allegiantstadium.com/plan-your-visit/raiders-gameday-alternate-screening
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For more than two decades, Criss Angel has dominated the world of magic as the biggest name on the planet. From his role as the star, creator, executive producer and director of the most successful magical television series of all time,Criss Angel MINDFREAK on A&E Network, at their best-selling stage show in Las Vegas Criss Angel MINDFREAK, to countless critically acclaimed TV specials and series, best-selling books, top-grossing retail products, music CDs and more, Angel is the most influential and imitated magician in the world. modern era. Greet spectacular reviews from outlets such as Bloomberg Business week – who called him “the biggest name in Las Vegas magic” – Angel brings “about $ 150 million a year into the local economy” (News week) and personally generates “$ 70 million per year” (Working week), proving time and time again that he is the most successful magician of all time. It is currently in development with Franco Dragone on AMYSTIKA, a new production opening in Las Vegas later this year.
His successful series MINDFREAK on A&E resulted in more hours of prime-time magic than any other magic show of all time. The series has been seen regularly by over 100 million viewers in over 90 countries. For over a decade, Criss hosted the “1st Best Selling Magic Show in Las Vegas” (Additional). 2019 marked the end of his historic 10-year journey at Luxor, with the inauguration of Criss Angel MINDFREAK® in the new Criss Angel Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Las Vegas. This concert-show offers original sequences, including a revolutionary final in preparation for nearly twenty years. MINDFREAK® is Las Vegas – the entertainment capital of the world – the first high-tech immersive experience. Disappear Magazine, the world’s largest magic publication, called it “the greatest magic show of all time!” Celebrity radio ranks it as “the best show in Las Vegas!” ” and the BBC gave it “10 stars!”
About the Johnny Cristopher Children’s Charitable Foundation
The mission of the Johnny Cristopher Children’s Charitable Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) organization, is to raise awareness about pediatric cancer and provide funds for research, treatment and – ultimately – a cure. Unlike many other nonprofit charities, 100% of donations go directly to this fight; NO cent is deducted for ANY expense, salary or overhead. Criss Angel has personally funded the foundation’s operations since its inception in 2008. It became his life’s mission (after working with childhood causes since 2001) when his own child, Johnny Cristopher, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in 2015. at 20 months.