WHAT IS 52 UP CLOSE?
A live 90-minute one man show starring Pittsburgh's own Lee Terbosic that combines the art of magic, sleight of hand and mind reading into a dazzling close-up performance inches away from the audience. The show is held in the beautiful Roberto Clemente Suite on the first floor of The Kimpton Hotel Monaco in downtown Pittsburgh. There are only 52 seats available for each show & only 52 chances to catch the show each year.
WHO IS LEE TERBOSIC?
Lee Terbosic is a nationally touring magician, comedian, creator, actor, daredevil and entertainer from Pittsburgh, PA. Over the past two decades he's headlined across the country at Universities, for Fortune 500 Companies, appeared on National TV and amazed some of Hollywood's biggest celebrities like Aaron Paul, Wiz Khalifa, Andy Grammer and Jack Black. In 2015 he was named the Magician of the Year by The Association of the Promotion of Campus Activities and at noon on November 6th, 2016 Lee performed Houdini 100 a tribute to Harry Houdini. On that afternoon Lee successfully linked a moment in time while hanging 100 feet above thousands of spectators with his performance of the very dangerous upside-down straight jacket escape 100 years to the minute and at the same Pittsburgh city corner as Harry Houdini did when he performed his escape at noon on November 6th, 1916. (www.Houdini100.com) In 2019 Lee stared in the Discovery Science Channel series “Houdini’s Last Secrets” which featured Lee traveling around the world with George Hardeen the grand nephew of Harry Houdini with them uncovering incredible secrets about the Houdini family and his incredible magic. Lee is put to the test and attempts some of Houdini’s deadliest stunts including the Bullet Catch, Buried Alive escape and the Water Torture Cell Escape.
HOW LONG IS THE SHOW?
Each performance is approximately 90 minutes in length with no intermission. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime.
52 Up Close dress code is cocktail, business attire & casual dressy - Dress to impress... you just might become part of the show.
FOR HOW LONG WILL THE SHOW BE RUNNING?
52 Up Close debuted at Hotel Monaco on October Friday the 13th 2017 and has no end date set.
WHY ONLY 52 SHOWS EACH YEAR?
Lee is currently working on several projects at the moment with limited availability until 2021. Keep an eye out for some announcements.
WHERE IS THE SHOW?
Kimpton Hotel Monaco - 620 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 - Roberto Clemente Suite - Located on the second floor from lobby entrance (1st floor when using elevators) - www.hotelmonacopgh.com
ARE FOOD AND DRINK INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE TICKET?
No, but a show-infused drink menu is available outside the theater before and during each show. Reservations for The Commoner can be made for before and after shows.
ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED?
52 Up Close is recommend for ages 18 and over. (no one under 14 ammited )
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RESERVED & GENERAL SEATING
52 Up Close only has 52 seats in its theater with rows 1-2 being reserved ticketed seating. This guarantees the closest view and chance to become part of the performance. General seating are rows 3-6 and are sat accoriding to arrival at check in.
CAN I TAKE PHOTOS?
Yes! Before and after each show but is strictly prohibited during the performance.
Yes, we offer valet parking or suggest using the Mellon Square Parking Garage at 6th and William Penn Place.
You can make dinner reservations with The Commoner for before and after shows.
CANT MAKE IT?
All sales are final but tickets may be transferred to other parties. Guests should check in at the show doors under the name of the original ticket purchaser.
There are no wait lists for sold out shows - Drop us a line if you have any questions.