Back after TWO YEARS as the lead in MAGIC TO DO for Princess Cruises. From Broadway to the White House, the unique comic style of R.J.Lewis combines Magic and Juggling with a limitless sense of humor, which keeps audiences dazzled and delighted. Whether performing on stage or interactively throughout the audience, R.J.’s imagination, wit, and boundless energy create the perfect atmosphere of fun and excitement for any audience. Equally at home performing for corporations, colleges, festivals, and special events, RJ Lewis is a one man whirlwind of entertainment who will make any event a memorable experience.
Price Range: $400-1,000
Gig Length: 30 - 120 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Liability & Workers Comp are covered at all times
Unions: SAG, Actors Equity Association (AEA)
What to Expect
Whether doing stage or close-up walk around, you can expect clean comedy with impeccable timing, remarkable skills in manipulation, and a spirit of fun that will draw your guests into the spell RJ weaves.
R.J. started as a street performer. His skills and focus on sleight-of-hand helped him win the International Beaux Arts Society Award for Magic Excellence .
Seen performing in Schubert Alley, R.J. was hired for the Broadway show ‘BARNUM’ where he did magic, sang, danced, and juggled from 1980-1982. As a member of the cast he appeared at the KENNEDY CENTER HONORS AWARDS in the nationally aired television show.
He was invited to perform at the White House in 1982 as part of the “EASTER AT THE WHITE HOUSE” festivities before President Reagan.
He went on to perform in Atlantic City as the comedy act in the revue show, “ROGER MINAMI’S HEATWAVE” (1983-1985).
He went on to run programs at TROPICANA, SHOWBOAT, TRUMP TAJ MAHAL CASINO HOTEL, and TRUMP’S CASTLE CASINO HOTEL from 1985-1997.
At many events for those casinos he took the role of Masters Of Ceremonies for Casino events, ran Million Dollar contests, and even introduced performers for in-house talent shows.
In 1997, He was hired for the Broadway Company of “BUSKER ALLEY”, which starred Tommy Tune. His recent television appearances include LAW AND ORDER. the TODAY show and Season 3 of “THE APPRENTICE”.
His quick wit and personality has helped the success of many events for companies that include: COCA COLA; NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS, HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE PHARMACEUTICALS, and many others. He has just complete two years working for Princess Cruises in their hit show "MAGIC TO DO".
Additional Booking Notes
For stage shows, R.J. brings his own backdrop, sound system and tables. For some situations he might need to borrow a chair. For walk around and close-up, everything is self-contained.
Influences & Inspiration
Penn & Teller, Mac King, Chris Capehart
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