Penn & Teller on Broadway make money appear _ they recoup

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Posted: Aug 07, 2015 2:58 PM
Penn & Teller on Broadway make money appear _ they recoup

NEW YORK (AP) — Magical duo Penn & Teller have managed to make money appear out of thin air on Broadway: They've recouped their show's $2.85 million capitalization.

Penn & Teller — Penn Jillette, the taller, louder part of the group, and Raymond Teller, his small, silent partner — started their latest show July 7 at the Marquis Theatre. It closes Aug. 16.

The show celebrates new and old tricks and bursts the traditional pretensions of stage magic. Its tent poles have the pair pulling a rabbit out of a hat, sawing a woman in half and making a pygmy elephant vanish.

Other recent shows to recoup include "An Act of God," ''The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night-Time" and "Fish in the Dark."

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Online: http://pennandtelleronbroadway.com