Welcome to the Criss Angel news section of the site! This page is constantly updated with the latest Criss Angel news, articles, events, shows, sightings, and more. LY is not meant to be an official source of Criss Angel news, but accuracy and timely updates is the goal. Always visit CRISSANGEL.COM for the latest official news and information about Criss Angel!
UPCOMING NEWS & EVENTS:
Criss Angel has several projects "in the works" including a documentary called "1095" (in progress), a "Mindfreak" movie, a new RAW tour (announced), a new TV project called "Like Magic" (on hold), and a new ensemble touring show! A new collaboration between Criss Angel and Dragone has also been announced for 2021. Project details will be listed here as more information is released!
July 23, 2021
February 17-20, 2022 - Criss Angel will be headlining the Blackpool Magic Convention! Learn more and get tickets: https://blackpoolmagicconvention.com/ *Note*
The Feb 19-21, 2021 convention has been canceled.
Criss Angel's tours are paused for now and are being postponed or rescheduled - check out the most recent Criss Angel RAW tour dates HERE!
Let's #CureCancer - donate $1 (or more!) at CRISSANGELHELP.COM
-- Criss Angel's restaurant Cablp is officially open to the public! Congratulations to Criss and all involved on this delicious new adventure! If you are in Vegas, be sure to head out to Overton and check the restaurant out! If you love it, be sure to review it on Yelp!
Check out the photo gallery
for photos from the grand opening celebration!
Article: Criss Angel makes restaurant appear in rural Nevada
July 13, 2021
-- News outlets have picked up on the fact that Criss Angel is expecting again - here are articles from People and Us Weekly with the news! Criss Angel's Pregnant Wife Shaunyl Benson Says Baby on the Way Was 'Absolutely Unexpected'
| Criss Angel’s Wife Shaunyl Benson Is Pregnant With ‘Unexpected’ 3rd Baby ‘Thanks to Tequila’
July 8, 2021
-- More news of Criss Angel's return to the strip! Criss Angel's MINDFREAK returns to Planet Hollywood
July 7, 2021
-- Welcome back Criss Angel!! #Mindfreak at Planet Hollywood officially resumes at 7PM tonight!
From KTNV Las Vegas: Illusionist Criss Angel returns to stage after pandemic pause
Criss Angel's restaurant Cablp is also nearing completion, as menu items and the look/feel of the restaurant is being revealed!
From Eater Las Vegas - Criss Angel Pulls Back the Curtain on His Overton Restaurant’s Menu
June 21, 2021
-- Criss Angel appeared on the Season 20, epsiode 4 of Hell's Kitchen titled "Young Guns: Young Guns Going Big" where he and Shaunyl have dinner service at the restaurant.
June 20, 2021
-- Today is Father's Day and Criss Angel announced that he will be a father - again! Three's the charm for the #magical family - a girl is on the way! See the adorable announcement on Criss Angel's social media here!
May 18, 2021
-- Criss Angel is going into the restaurant business! The restaurant, formerly Sugars Home Plate in Overton, NV, will be called "Cablp" which stands for Criss Angel's Breakfast, Lunch, and Pizza. Here are a few articles about the forthcoming new restaurant! One outlet in particular isn't too keen on the name ...
Criss Angel & partners ready new restaurant near Valley of Fire State Park
| ‘Mindfreak’ Magician Criss Angel Dives Into the Restaurant Business in Overton
| Is Criss Angel's ‘Cablp’ the Worst Restaurant Name of All Time?
May 14, 2021
-- It is time! Criss Angel announced today that his Vegas show, Criss Angel MINDFREAK, will resume production on Wednesday, July 7! Shows will perform daily Wednesday - Sunday at 7PM with tickets starting at $69. Read the official announcement on Criss Angel's web site here
- welcome back Criss!!!
Articles announcing the show return: CRISS ANGEL RETURNS TO THE LAS VEGAS STRIP STAGE ON JULY 7
| Criss Angel’s ‘magic concert’ set to return to the Strip
| Criss Angel's' 'Mindfreak' show to return to Las Vegas Strip stage in July
March 25, 2021
-- Criss Angel made an appearance on an episode of Hell's Kitchen, season 19 titled "There's Magic In Hell?" The remaining contestants in the competition got to see a private Criss Angel performance and the black jackets were revealed. Despite airing in 2021, season 19 was originally shot in the spring of 2019 and the season aired in the UK ahead of the US, in October 2020. You can check out photos from the episode in the photo gallery
February 15, 2021
-- Criss Angel announced on social media today a new partership with Dragone on a "revolutionary new project" set to debut later this year! In the short press release,
the project is described as an "interactive immersive Euphoria" called Mr. Smiles and Molly
, a pre-night club experience that is a fusion of electronic music and theatre. Looking forward to learning more about this project in the months to come! Below are a few articles mentioning the new partership and project:
Las Vegas Weekly - CRISS ANGEL, FRANCO DRAGONE COMBINE FOR ‘IMMERSIVE’ NEW VEGAS PRODUCTION
Las Vegas Review-Journal - Criss Angel, Franco Dragone club it up with Mr. Smiles & Molly
Broadway World - Franco Dragone and Criss Angel Partner on Revolutionary New Project
January 23, 2021
-- So saddened to hear of Larry King's passing! Larry was a media and news legend for over 50 years & interviewed everyone under the sun, including Criss Angel in 2007 and 2008. Larry's coverage of Criss was, in my view, the best of Criss' entire career. #RIPLarryKing
January 15, 2021
-- Good Morning America posted a video tribute to Siegfried which includes a brand new interview with Criss - check it out here: Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried and Roy fame dies at 81
January 14, 2021
-- News broke today that Siegfried of Siegfried and Roy passed away from cancer at the age of 81, just days after news broke that he was fighting cancer. What a loss for the magic world! Siegfried and Roy will always be remembered for the mark they left on Vegas and the magic community.
September 25, 2020
-- Caesars Entertainment announced today that Planet Hollywood will be reopening its doors on October 8! The hotel will be open on weekends only while the casino will be open 24/7. Read the press release: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino to Reopen Oct. 8
From Fox 5 Vegas: Planet Hollywood to reopen on Las Vegas Strip on Oct. 8
July 20, 2020
-- Today Criss Angel unveiled "ESCAPE," a miniature wonderland created by Criss Angel Studios with all props from Woodland Scenics and Walthers Trains. It looks amazing! Check it out on his social media accounts.
Criss Angel #Mindfreak turns 15 today! On this day in 2005 the series debuted on A&E and changed magic forever! To celebrate I created an amazing photo mosaic that has hundreds of different photos from all 6 seasons of Mindfreak - you can check it out HERE
or on my social media accounts! Pro Tip: you can view the image on your phone, but it looks best on a larger screen (think computer or laptop)! Congratulations Criss on 15 amazing magical years of #Mindfreak!
June 18, 2020
-- Las Vegas Weekly's "Best of Vegas" Readers Poll is here, but this year it's a little different! Instead of voting in categories for this past year, you can vote in categories spanning Vegas' entire history! The poll is the "All-Time" Best of Vegas Awards! This means you can vote for Criss in the "Best All-Time Magic Act" and "Best All-Time Cirque Show"! Voting is open until July 14 and the winners will be featured in a future issue of Las Vegas Weekly. Get voting! VOTE HERE
June 12, 2020
-- Criss Angel interviewed Las Vegas visionary and theatre director Franco Dragone which aired as part of a special series titled: "Las Vegas Creators United." The two discuss the art of putting together shows, inspirations, challenges, and much more! Check out the full hour plus interview HERE: Las Vegas Creators United - EP1 - Criss Angel and Franco Dragone
June 4, 2020
-- Criss visited Cure 4 The Kids a second time to donate more food and supplies!
June 3, 2020
-- The American Dad episode featuring Criss Angel aired Monday night! Titled “One Fish Two Fish,” Criss performs an unforgettable illusion to conclude the episode! Check your local listings for additional showtimes! Check out a review of the episode here!
May 21, 2020
-- Today Las Vegas magazine - popular in Vegas hotels and known for featuring Criss Angel on both the cover and in articles through the years - announced in local news interviews
that the March 22 issue was the last issue they published but never distributed due to the COVID-19 virus. It is now considered "the lost issue." Why is this significant? Criss Angel is on the cover! Criss posted
the cover on his Instagram account in late February that the issue would be out in March, and little did anyone know what the future would hold for Vegas and the world! The issue is available in digital and print formats by going to http://lasvegasmagazine.com/subscribe
. Get your copy of Criss Angel history!
May 14, 2020
-- Today Criss visited Cure 4 The Kids and helped donate dozens of grocery bags and boxes full of food to families in need. The pictures say it all - check them out in the photo gallery!
May 12-13, 2020
-- News broke today that Criss Angel will be donating $250,000 worth of food to families in need at Cure 4 The Kids Foundation, where his own son Johnny Crisstopher is being treated. In addition, Criss is donating a custom-built train for the lobby, and giving away 1,000 #Mindfreak show tickets to families at Cure 4 The Kids and neighboring Summerlin Hospital! Stay tuned for more news on this event! Read the articles: Criss Angel's charity donates to Cure 4 Kids Foundation
| Las Vegas magician donates $250K of food to families dealing with childhood cancer
March 15, 2020
-- Criss Angel and Caesars Entertainment announced today that all shows are being cancelled beginning today, March 15, through March 31. Read Criss Angel's announcement here
and Caesars Entertainment's announcement here.
March 10, 2020
-- The March leg of Criss Angel RAW has been postponed and dates are being rescheduled for November and December. The latest dates are listed on the LIVE RAW Tour page
with TBD for the ones not yet known. Read the official announcement from Criss at CrissAngel.com.
March 3, 2020
-- 5PM performances of Criss Angel Mindfreak at Planet Hollywood have been canceled, according to TicketMaster. If tickets were purchased for these shows, they will be refunded to the original purchase method. Go see an 8PM show instead!!
February 16, 2020
-- News broke today that Criss Angel will headline the largest magic convention in the world, the Blackpool Magic Convention, in the United Kingdom on February 19-21, 2021! Criss will give a lecture on the secrets of his magic, and much much more! Check out all the info about the convention at https://blackpoolmagicconvention.com/
- if you are interested in learning the secrets of magic, get your tickets for an unforgettable #magical weekend with Criss!
February 6, 2020
-- Great interview from the Caller Times! Behind the curtain: Criss Angel talks about son's journey, magic and new 'Unplugged' show
February 5, 2020
-- The Las Vegas Sun has a new 20+ minute podcast with Criss Angel, check it out: Sun on the Strip Podcast: Catching up with Criss Angel
January 23, 2020
-- Criss Angel shared an amazing moment
on social media that Johnny Crisstopher was able to leave the hospital earlier than expected after receiving chemo treatments. News outlets like Us Weekly later picked up the story.
It's nice to see a light in the darkness :) #WithGodAnythingIsPossible
December 9, 2019
-- A new Criss Angel #RAW date has been announced for Friday, Feb 7, 2020 in Corpus Christi, Texas! Head on over to the LIVE
page for the details!
A new Criss interview / article from Preview 918 magazine has been added to the photo gallery!
December 4, 2019
-- TMZ broke the news today that Criss Angel's son, Johnny Crisstopher, has relapsed and his cancer has returned. TMZ caught up with Criss and Johnny when they arrived at LAX airport en route to Disneyland, where Criss relayed the news. On a personal note, this news caught me off guard since Johnny has been considered "cancer free" since last December and seemed to be doing so well this year. We all want the best for Johnny and for him to get better. Hopefully another round of treatments will do the job. Keep praying for Johnny and don't forget to #HELP by donating to CrissAngelHELP.com
! Every penny makes a difference!!! Here are a few articles that have reported on this news today:
TMZ - Criss Angel - My Son Johnny's Cancer Is Back ... But You Can Help Him!!!
People - Magician Criss Angel Says His 5-Year-Old Son's Cancer Is Back: 'He Had a Relapse'
Entertainment Tonight - Criss Angel Reveals His 5-Year-Old Son Johnny's Cancer Has Returned
Daily Mail - Criss Angel reveals five-year-old son's cancer is back after three-year battle with rare form of leukemia: 'Unfortunately he had a relapse'
Perez Hilton - Criss Angel Reveals His Son’s Cancer Has Returned Following Brief Remission
December 2, 2019
-- Criss Angel #RAW dates continue to be announced for the Winter/Spring 2020! Check out the LIVE page and see if a show is near you, and order tickets to see the #1MagicianOnThePlanet! Here are a few articles announcing some new shows!
Criss Angel will bring show to Victory Theatre in January
Magician Criss Angel will perform at Julie Rogers Theatre February 10
November 13, 2019
-- The LVRJ announced today
that Criss will perform on an upcoming episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan! The episodes will be taped in Vegas this weekend and they will air the following week. Check your local listings for airtime and dates!
November 5, 2019
-- From BroadwayWorld.com! Experience Criss Angel MINDREAK at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
July 12, 2019
-- Criss Angel Mindfreak at Planet Hollywood celebrated 100 shows!! Congrats to the cast and crew, here's to so many more amazing shows for years to come! CRISS ANGEL MINDFREAK Celebrates 100 Shows At Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
July 2-7, 2019
-- Criss Angel performed to sold out crowds during his premiere Broadway residency at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway, mere blocks from where Criss performed his very first stage production of Mindfreak in NYC way back in 2001! The shows were a big hit with the crowds and Criss appeared by the stage door after every performance to meet fans and sign autographs. Below are just a few articles from the week - pictures from the stage door will be added to the photo gallery as well as photos of the Playbill, so stay tuned for that!
BWW Interview: Criss Angel Appears on Broadway to Levitate Your Spirits
Long Island Press - Criss Angel: Long Island’s Master of Illusion
New York Theatre Guide - Criss Angel makes his Broadway debut in The Mindfreak Unplugged
PLAYBILL - Illusionist Criss Angel Is Part of In Residence on Broadway Series at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
June 12, 2019
-- Criss Angel's #Broadway shows are coming up and his hometown is taking notice! Here is a front page feature and article from the Long Island Weekly: Master Illusionist Criss Angel Stages Intimate New Show On Broadway
Scans of the newspaper cover and article are in the gallery! Check it out!!
June 5, 2019
-- 'I work harder now than I ever have': Criss Angel outlines latest tour
May 21, 2019
-- Criss Angel RAW starts another string of dates in a week! Articles: Criss Angel 'unplugs' for Genesee appearance
Double dose of magic: ‘Mindfreak,’ ‘America’s Got Talent’ stars bringing fascinating feats to Sands
May 18, 2019
-- New article! Criss Angel to Appear — and Probably Disappear - ‘Mindfreak’ coming to Leelanau Sands
May 9, 2019
-- Criss Angel and his family unveiled a new Criss Angel-themed patient room at Cure 4 the Kids, Nevada's only childhood cancer treatment center. Below are some articles and videos covering the event, and thanks to the Las Vegas Sun for the great pictures, available in the photo gallery!
Criss Angel unveils themed patient room for Las Vegas foundation
Nevada Business - Criss Angel Debuts Themed Patient Exam Room at Cure 4 The Kids Foundation
KNTV Las Vegas - Criss Angel unveils new patient exam room in Las Vegas
April 30, 2019
-- War of words: Cirque du Soleil has announced its replacement show at Luxor for Criss Angel #MindfreakLIVE titled "R.U.N", billed as "the dawn of a new era" for the company and the show being an immersive, live action thriller with no acrobatics, a departure from Cirque's typical show style. Criss Angel was not impressed, and took to social media to exclaim that the "immersive" aspect has already been done in his show, #Mindfreak at Planet Hollywood. A war of words soon erupted on Criss Angel's Instagram post between Cirque's R.U.N account and Criss Angel himself. It remains to be seen just how "immersive" R.U.N will be and if any comparisons can be drawn between the Cirque show and what Criss has already done in his #Mindfreak show. Stay tuned ;) Sources: Criss Angel fires a shot at Cirque as ‘R.U.N’ is announced
| Cirque du Soleil drops acrobatics in new Vegas 'live-action thriller' show
| Robert Rodriguez Teams With Cirque du Soleil for Stunt-Centered Vegas Show
April 22, 2019
-- A new article about Criss Angel's forthcoming shoulder surgery and information about the doctor who treats him: Dr. Neal ElAttrache treats magician Criss Angel's rotator cuff tear — 4 things to know
April 17-19, 2019
-- Beginning on Wednesday April 17, fans noticed that 9:30PM performances of Mindfreak were no longer available on TicketMaster. Criss made an official announcement on Friday that all 9:30PM performances of Mindfreak were being cancelled as he was preparing to undergo shoulder surgery in early 2020. You can read his social media announcement HERE
and the LVRJ article HERE.
April 8, 2019
-- Criss Angel announced today
that Criss Angel #RAW will be performing an exclusive set of shows on Broadway in New York City at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre! The shows will go on sale Friday April 12 and will take place July 2-7 2019. Be sure to get your tickets when they go on sale - you won't want to miss it!! Go to the LIVE
page (#RAW section) for dates, times, and links to purchase tickets!
April 6, 2019
-- Criss Angel appeared backstage at the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards for interviews and photos - check out a few photos in the photo gallery!
April 5, 2019
-- Criss Angel and Variety announced today that Criss will be guest-starring in a new NBC Pilot "Like Magic" scheduled to debut this fall. Criss will play the role of Trent, the leader of the Ministry of Magic. Exciting news! Read the Variety article: Criss Angel to Guest Star in NBC Pilot ‘Like Magic’ (EXCLUSIVE)
March 15, 2019
-- Criss Angel attended Tery Fator's 10th Anniversary Show celebration at the Mirage! Check out photos from the event in the photo gallery!
Several Criss Angel RAW tour dates have been announced over the past week and are now on sale to the public! Check them out on the LIVE page
and purchase your tickets to see Criss do what he does best live on stage in YOUR city -- tickets are going FAST and will sell out!
March 5, 2019
-- Criss Angel announced on his social media platforms that he is going on tour! Criss Angel RAW will be touring in 10 cities in May-June 2019. Dates in IL and Canada have been announced, with more to come! Check out the LIVE
page and follow LY on social media for all the latest tour dates and information!
March 1, 2019
-- Criss is on the cover of the March 2019 issue of Vanish magazine! The magazine lists the winners of the Vanish Magazine Awards which includes Criss' "Greatest Of All Time (GOAT)" award, in addition to several reviews and praise for Mindfreak at Planet Hollywood. Check out scans of the cover + article in the photo gallery
, and to download a digital or hard copy of the magazine, visit the Vanish web site!
February 27, 2019
-- Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada announced on their social media pages that Criss Angel and his family would be participating in this year's Walk for Wishes, to be held at Town Square Las Vegas on Saturday, March 9. Click HERE
to see an exclusive video from Criss Angel discussing this event!
February 22, 2019
-- Criss Angel received an unprecedented award from Vanish magazine after tonight's Mindfreak show at Planet Hollywood! The award, called the "Greatest Of All Time", was presented to Criss for "his incomparable accomplishments and his extraordinary milestones which have advanced the art of magic." Congratulations Criss on receiving this amazing recognition!!
February 21, 2019
-- Alex Belfield of Celebrity Radio has released his interview with Criss Angel, where Criss discusses his new show Mindfreak as well as several exciting projects slated for release this year, including the following (in no particular order):
+ New TV project
+ 1095 documentary release
+ New RAW tour
+ New York project
+ New Movie Project
+ Mindfreak improvements
Watch the interview on YouTube here!
These projects will be tracked right here on Loyally Yours and announced as Criss announces them. It's going to be an exciting #magical year!!
February 14, 2019
-- Alex Belfield of Celebrity Radio - always a favorite for Criss Angel interviews! - released a fantastic backstage look at the Criss Angel Mindfreak theater at Planet Hollywood. Check out the exclusive tour HERE
with a full interview coming soon!
January 23, 2019
-- Criss Angel announced on social media today (Twitter
) that his second son, Xristos Yanni, was born on January 22 at 5:03 PM. Xristos is healthy and happy!! Congratulations to Criss and Shaunyl on the #magical new addition to the family!! The Las Vegas Review Journal covered the story, read about the happy news here: Criss Angel, Las Vegas Strip performer, welcomes second child
January 22, 2019
-- Excellent new Criss Angel article from Inc.com -- Magician Criss Angel Has a Clear Message For Every Serious Entrepreneur: Want to really push yourself? Find a higher purpose.
January 19, 2019
-- Criss Angel #Mindfreak premiered in style at Planet Hollywood Resort Casino with a red carpet gala filled with celebrities, friends, and family, including Gary Oldman, Lance Burton, Flavor Flav, Carrot Top, and many more!! In addition, Criss Angel's son Johnny Crisstopher and significant other Shaunyl joined Criss on the carpet for photos. The premiere show was a huge success, followed by a VIP after party. Check out photos from the event in the photo gallery, and read these exclusive articles about the premiere!! Congratulations, Criss Angel, on a hugely successful event!! Welcome home!!
LVRJ Review: Criss Angel swings the club in new ‘Mindfreak’ on Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Sun Review: Criss Angel begins the next stage of his career with ‘Mindfreak’ grand opening at Planet Hollywood
News Release: Criss Angel Premieres All-New Headlining Show, Mindfreak®, at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Saturday Jan. 19
January 14, 2019
-- Criss Angel is featured on the cover of the January 13, 2019 issue of Las Vegas magazine! Check out scans of the article in the photo gallery!
January 7-8, 2019
-- CNBC released an announcement about their special episode of The Profit: High Stakes, an hour-long Vegas special featuring a segment with Criss Angel. The episode airs on Tuesday January 8 at 10PM ET / 7PM PT - don't miss it! CNBC PRESENTS A ONE-HOUR ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY 'THE PROFIT: HIGH STAKES' ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 8 AT 10PM ET/PT
Here an exclusive behind-the-scenes sneak peek with Criss Angel: Behind the Curtain, a Las Vegas Illusionist Shares a Personal Story on 'The Profit: High Stakes'
January 3, 2019
-- Business Wire announced today in a press release that Criss Angel is using HYPERVSN's 3D holographic effects for use in his Mindfreak show! Read the press release here: World-Renowned Illusionist Criss Angel Introduces HYPERVSN's 3D Holographic Effect for All New, Technology-Driven MINDFREAK® Show in Las Vegas
December 31, 2018
-- Criss Angel 'appeared' on CNN's New Years Eve coverage live from Las Vegas and performed an illusion with Gary Oldman! A #magical way to start the new year!! #HappyNewYear
December 29, 2018
-- Today is an exciting day! Criss Angel's son Johnny Crisstopher has officially completed chemotherapy treatments and is considered to be cancer free! Criss celebrated by turning his home into a carnival and threw the biggest superhero party ever where family and friends dressed in superhero costumes. Criss Angel HELP's social media accounts posted a few photos, which you can see in the photo gallery! Congrats Johnny, you did it! May you live a long, healthy, cancer free life from this day forward!
December 26, 2018
-- Criss Angel MINDFREAK officially begins preview performances! Check out the Mindfreak page
for all the latest news regarding the show!!
December 19, 2018
-- Happy Birthday Criss Angel!!! Hope you have an amazing day!
Great new article as #Mindfreak is getting ready to hit the stage in 1 week! Magician Criss Angel’s positivity becomes his legendary career
December 13-14, 2018
-- DELAY announced: Criss Angel #Mindfreak's opening has been delayed by 1 week, according to the Las Vegas Review Journal. The show was expected to begin preview performances on December 19; shows will now begin 1 week later on December 26. Read more: Criss Angel delays ‘Mindfreak’ opening at Planet Hollywood
In addition to this announcement, here are some new articles about the forthcoming show from Las Vegas Weekly and Las Vegas magazine: Criss Angel prepares to fire up his new Planet Hollywood production Criss Angel has a whole new bag of tricks
December 10-11, 2018
-- Criss Angel has directed a new music video for his upcoming 'Mindfreak' show featuring the track "Basic Needs" performed by Jonathan Davis from Korn. The song / video will be used to introduce audiences to Criss Angel's alter ego, Xristos. Read more: Revolver Mag - Watch Magician Criss Angel Torment Korn's Jonathan Davis in New 'Mindfreak' VideoVariety - Criss Angel Directs Korn’s Jonathan Davis in Video for New ‘Mindfreak’ Show (EXCLUSIVE)
December 5, 2018
-- The clock is ticking towards the opening of Criss Angel Mindfreak at Planet Hollywood! Just a few weeks to go - read the latest! Criss Angel says new Las Vegas show is ‘overwhelming’
November 21, 2018
-- The newest episode of PodKats! features an interview with Criss Angel - check it out here! PodKats Episode 6: Criss Angel, Frankie Scinta and more — PODCAST
October 28-30, 2018
-- Tonight marks the final performance ever of Criss Angel #MindfreakLIVE!! Congrats Criss and the entire cast for 10 amazing years of performances!! Johnny Kats interviewed Criss the evening of the final show - read it here: Criss Angel looks back on time at Luxor as final show nears
October 25, 2018
-- Don't miss Criss Angel RAW at Foxwoos in November! From the CT Post: ‘Criss Angel RAW: The Mindfreak Unplugged’ at Foxwoods
October 24, 2018
-- From KTNV -- John Katsilometes talks about Lady Antebellum Residency, Criss Angel's show closing and Britney; see the interview here! KTNV Interview
October 11, 2018
-- From the Hellenic News of America -- World’s Best Magician Criss Angel is Proud to be Greek American!
September 17, 2018
-- Criss Angel announced via his Twitter
accounts that he is expecting his second child with Shaunyl Benson, the mother of his son Johnny Crisstopher -- read the LVRJ story: Criss Angel, Shaunyl Benson expecting second child
Congratulations and best wishes to the #MagicalFamily!!
September 14, 2018
-- Criss Angel attended the 5th Annual Tyler Robinson Foundation Gala at Caesars Palace and donated over $100,000 to the cause to #HELP #SlayCancerWithDragons! Criss Angel walked the red carpet and attended the event in style - check out photos from the gala in the photo gallery!
Article: Imagine Dragons raises a record $2 million at Las Vegas gala
September 11, 2018
-- Criss Angel is featured in the September 2018 issue of Strip LV magazine - check out a scan in the Photo Gallery
August 29, 2018
-- On this day, Michael Jackson would have turned 60 years old. To celebrate, Cirque du Soleil threw a birthday celebration at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino (also the home of Cirque's MJ One show). There was a red carpet full of celebrity guests, and Criss Angel made an appearance! Check out photos in the photo gallery!
July 31, 2018
-- NEW SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT!
Criss Angel announced today
that a brand new show, Criss Angel MINDFREAK
, will debut at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort and Casino on his birthday, December 19, 2018. The show will be a brand new "immersive evolution of magic", with more than 75 illusions in a 90 minute performance - more magic on stage, by far, than any other magic show on the planet! Soon, all the details about Criss Angel MINDFREAK will be added to the "LIVE" page, but for now, here is the most important piece of information: tickets go on sale TOMORROW (Wednesday August 1)! Use code "LOYALS" on TicketMaster to reserve your tickets starting December 19! Performances will run Wednesday - Sunday at 7PM. The first few weeks are expected to be "soft/preview" performances, with a premiere expected in early 2019.
Congratulations, Criss, on another magical adventure - the #MagicRevolution continues, better than ever before!
Read the official announcement on Criss Angel's web site: CRISS ANGEL UNVEILS BRAND NEW MINDFREAK®, AN IMMERSIVE EVOLUTION OF MAGIC, OPENING DEC. 2018 AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO
July 25, 2018
-- From the Las Vegas Sun: Another big magical honor for Criss Angel, who’s ready for the next chapter of his career
July 7, 2018
-- The 2018 IBM Convention was held on July 4-7 in Grand Rapids, MI, and Criss Angel was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award
. Due to Criss' performances at the Luxor, he could not receive the recognition in person at the Convension; instead, he was live streamed from the Luxor during the presentation. Criss Angel is the youngest magician to receive the reward, and 1 out of only 6 magicians in 100 years to receive the honor! Congratulations Criss!!!
June 20, 2018
-- In one week, Criss Angel's mindblowing #Vegas show #MindfreakLIVE comes to Foxwoods! Check out the LIVE
page and get your tickets before they disappear! Article: Criss Angel’s Mindfreak stage show returns to Foxwoods
June 19, 2018
-- From the Las Vegas Review Journal: Felix Rappaport’s impact still felt on the Las Vegas Strip
June 18, 2018
-- Very sad news today :( Felix Rappaport, a man instrumental in furthering Criss Angel's career at the Luxor Hotel and Casino and Foxwoods Resort Casino, passed away unexpectedly today. He was 65 years old. Read the official statement here: Foxwoods Resort Casino Announces Passing Of President And CEO Felix Rappaport
May 28, 2018
-- Criss Angel attended the opening Stanley Cup Finals game at the T-Mobile Arena and cranked the siren to start the game! This was shown briefly on TV! Check out a recap here! Vegas Puts on Spectacular Show to Open Stanley Cup Finals
May 22, 2018
-- Criss Angel is returning to Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut! Read more about Foxwoods' exciting summer lineup from the Ledyard Patch: Foxwoods Unveils June Entertainment Slate - A mind-bending illusionist and a country legend are set to light up Foxwoods in June
May 1-2, 2018
-- The Criss Angel #RAW tour is in full swing this week! Check out this AWESOME review from the Valley Ledger about Criss Angel's #RAW performance the Sands Bethlehem Events Center!
Criss Angel: Raw – The Mindfreak Unplugged @ The Sands Bethlehem Event Center | Review By: Janel Spiegel
Also check out this write-up from the Press of Atlantic City!
Criss Angel gives fans an 'unplugged' look at Mindfreak in his new tour
April 30, 2018
-- From the Philly Voice about Criss Angel #RAW! Criss Angel in AC: prepare for a mind-blowing experience
April 25, 2018
-- From The Times-Tribute about Criss Angel #RAW! Illusionist Criss Angel has magic eye on NEPA
April 10, 2018
-- Criss Angel participated in a youth summit for opioid awareness, talked to hundreds of Clark County students. Read more about the event: Criss Angel, Ryan Leaf join valley students in summit on opioids
April 2, 2018
-- From The Digital Journal: Criss Angel to bring 'RAW — The Mindfreak Unplugged' to New York
March 15, 2018
-- Over the past 2 weeks, #RAW tour dates have been announced and have gone on sale to the public! There are 6 total dates, 2 in PA, 2 in NJ, and 2 in NY! Check out the LIVE page for all of the information and to purchase tickets to the shows!
March 12, 2018
-- Criss Angel attended Terry Fator's 9th Show Anniversary celebration at the Mirage - check out an exclusive photo of Terry Fator, singer Matt Goss, and Criss in the photo gallery, courtesy of VegasNews.com - read more here: Matt Goss and Criss Angel Attend Terry Fator’s 9th Anniversary at The Mirage
March 10, 2018
-- Criss Angel attended the Walk for Wishes event at Town Square Las Vegas, and took part in the "Lemon Challenge" and also surprised the crowd with a donation of $100,000! Read more about the event: More than 3,000 celebrate Walk for Wishes in Las Vegas
March 9, 2018
-- Criss Angel #MindfreakLIVE is returning to Foxwoods Resort Casino for exclusive shows in June/July 2018! Check out the LIVE page for more info and to purchase tickets!
March 2, 2018
-- News outlets have started reporting that Criss Angel #RAW is going on tour in May, with one of the stops in Wilkes-Barre PA at the FM Kirby Event Center! Read more here: Magician Criss Angel bringing ‘RAW’ performance to F.M. Kirby Center
February 10, 2018
-- Criss Angel attended the first annual Construction vs. Cancer event in Symphony Park, and was awarded the Compassionate Heart Award by the American Cancer Society! Watch a video from Fox5 about the event here!
February 7, 2018
-- The International Brotherhood of Magicians, IBM, announced today that Criss Angel will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2018 IBM Convention, which will held July 4-7 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Read the exclusive press release HERE!
February 4, 2018
-- Criss Angel announced on social media
today that the International Brotherhood of Magicians, IBM, voted unanimously to award Criss with their Lifetime Achievement Award. This award has only been given out 5 times in the past 100 years, and only 1 of the recipients were magic legends. What an honor! More details about this exclusive recognition will be posted here as it becomes available!
January 27, 2018
-- Want Criss Angel RAW tour merchandise? Shirts, hoodies, and hats are now available to purchase online! Check it out here: Criss Angel RAW merch
January 21, 2018
-- The Criss Angel RAW tour has ended and was a huge success at every venue! Did you see a show on the tour? Be sure to write a review on TicketMaster - here's a link to get you started: Write A Review!
January 10, 2018
-- After Criss Angel's first ever Canadian performance at The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor, he was presented with a plaque commemorating the show. Congrats Criss! Check it out on his Instagram page here!
January 8, 2018
-- Criss Angel #RAW begins touring today in Akron, OH and will tour a total of 9 cities over the next 2 weeks! Good luck to the cast and crew as they hit the road!
January 4, 2018
-- The first annual Construction vs. Cancer event, which was originally scheduled to take place in October 2017, has been rescheduled to February 10, 2018. Criss Angel will make an appearance at the event and receive the American Cancer Society Compassionate Heart Award. Learn more: Excitement Builds For 2018 Construction vs. Cancer
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