Well the other night, I went to see Derren's show in Bournemouth, and I wanted to post a review, as it was a completely mindblowing experience. I know it's a cliche, but it is so much more when it's live.
I'm not going to go into detail of what tricks he did, as he specifically asked at the end for people not to as it would ruin it for other people going to see it and when it comes out on DVD and suchlike.
But this guy is just incredible. He starts off with some simple mind-reading, but dresses it up into an incredible psychological test which blows the entire audience away. I was in the upper balcony and I could feel the intimacy of what he was doing with someone in the front row from all the way up there.
The finale is one of the most incredible experiences I have ever been witness to, with about 15 predictions rolled up into the same effect, each one more impressive then the last.
Seriously Mr Brown just oozes charisma. If you get a chance to go and see him live, you should jump at it. Just witnessing him is a lesson in how to present an effect, and how to control the crowd. A true master.
Also, I realise that a Derren Brown stage show is hardly an Ellusionist effect, but I thought I would put it in the review section anyway. I also realise that Derren doesn't perform in America very often, where most people are from on here, but if he ever does I strongly reccomend going to see him.