The Ottumwa Courier

March 1, 2013

Mind Bloggling Variety Show in Fairfield March 9

Ottumwa Courier

FAIRFIELD — What happens when you combine ventriloquism, magic, comedy, juggling, illusions and paranormal theater seamlessly created for an unforgettable evening of entertainment suitable for all ages? Your mind gets boggled ... that’s what happens! Get ready for the Mind Boggling Variety Show at 7:30 p.m. March 9 at the Sondheim Center.

You will see today’s most popular type of magic, street magic, or what magicians call pure sleight of hand. You can try to figure out his methods watching big-screen video close-ups of the tricks.

Andy Gross, who performs more than 160 family friendly shows per year, enjoys a relaxed rapport with the audience. His ad-libs during his stand-up are compared frequently to Don Rickles and Robin Williams. His voice throwing with his puppets has been called the best in the business, it’s a must hear to believe. The Mind Boggling Variety Show also features world class juggler, Fred Anderson.

All tickets are $12 and available at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Ticket Office, by phone at 641-472-2787 and online at