Thursday, April 2, 2009


Keith Barry Direct from Vegas – Back by popular demand!
Due to the phenomenal success of Keith Barry – Direct From Vegas in December 08 and January 09, the 2nd leg of this sold out show is back to play more dates around the country.
Since winning the coveted Merlin Award for ‘Mentalist of the Year 2009’, demand for Keith’s performances has gone through the roof, resulting in a massive 19 more dates being added all over Ireland. The Merlin Award is to magic what the Oscar is to the movies and is judged by the members of the International Magicians Society. Previous winners include Penn & Teller, Paul Daniels, and David Copperfield.
“Keith Barry – Direct from Vegas” features the best of Keith’s magic including material from his time in Las Vegas in 2008, plus a compilation of brand new never-been-seen before mind illusions, created especially for Irish audiences.
The dates for the tour are:
MULLINGAR: Mullingar Arts Centre – March 13th
DUNDALK: An Tain – March 14th
ATHLONE: Dean Crowe Theatre – March 20th & 21st
TIPPERARY: The Excel Theatre – March 27th & 28th
LIMERICK: UCH, Limerick University - April 2nd
PORTLAOISE: The Heritage Hotel – April 10th & 11th
CORK: Everyman Palace Theatre – April 12th & 13th
WATERFORD: Forum Theatre – April 17th & 18th
MULLINGAR: Mullingar Arts Centre – April 25th
CASTLEBAR: The Royal – July 18th
DUBLIN: The Olympia Theatre – July 30th & 31st, August 1st & 2nd

Keith completed a month long residency as the newest "Las Vegas Strip Headline Act” in Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in October 2008. Celebrities who attended Keith's shows in Planet Hollywood include Jason Statham, Paris Hilton, Bette Midler, Sean Maguire, Mel B, and Charles Fleisher.
2009 has started off hugely successfully for Keith and with his return to Vegas on May 1st it looks like it could be his biggest year to date.

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