Insider's Guide to Reza: Edge of Illusion

July 8, 2022

Prepare to be mesmerized by the whimsy, the spectacle, and the sensation of the world's #1 illusionist, Reza: Edge of Illusion.

The renowned magician Reza is recognized as one of today's most highly sought-after entertainers in the touring illusion industry. His new groundbreaking grand-scale production, "Reza: Edge of Illusion," includes a magic extravaganza packed with comedy, special effects, rock n' roll, and incredible illusions like the split-second appearance of a real-life helicopter. This brilliant super-natural attraction has magic lovers sitting on the edge of their seats with their mouths dropped in awe.

Follow along as we uncover Reza's wonder, enchantment, and incantation!

Now for a limited time, the world-famous illusionist is returning to Branson, performing at the Famous Branson Theatre. Reza considers Branson his home base, and his love for the city shines through the experience. His family-friendly show features humor, interactive elements, and lively rock music.

Edge of Illusion delivers innovative, engaging, must-see performances. Read on as we uncover all you need to know about Reza's unique brand of wizardry.

About Reza

Reza John Borchardt saw his first magic show at the wee age of six in his hometown of Brookings, South Dakota. A year later, he asked for his own magic kit and began shocking and awing classmates. By age 15, the established touring magician came to Branson, MO, where he performed 18 shows for six weeks.

His Branson famous act created a fan base, and a legend was born! Voted Branson's "Magician of the Year" in 2016 and 2021, Reza has been described as "one of the fastest rising young stars in the country."

Today, known simply as 'Reza,' the nation's top touring illusionist incorporates music, movies, and pop culture into his acts. In 2013 Reza appeared on networks such as MTV alongside the American rock band, Never Shout Never. In addition, he has recently acted on popular reality shows like Japan's "Wonders of the World," A&E's "Duck Dynasty," and CW's "Penn and Teller: Fool Us."

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What's more, Reza has performed in stadiums across the country, from New York to Los Angeles, and for more than 30 million people across 31 countries worldwide.

Fun Fact: Reza's humanitarian work includes fundraising for charities such as the Red Cross and Star of Hope. The Make Hunger Vanish campaign provided 640,000 school lunches for Haitian children.

photo credit: Reza Illusionist Fans via Facebook

Reza: Edge of Illusion Showtimes & Tickets

Ready to secure your Reza tickets for a magically amazing night? General theatre seating costs for adults ages 12 and up is around $49.00. The price for children ages 4-11 is around $17.00, and $2.00 for children under four requiring a seat.

We highly recommend pre-purchasing tickets early to save you time and money on the night of the performance. If you buy your discounted tickets through Tripster, you'll save up to $9 per person, with no hidden fees. We also have up to $5 savings on special VIP seating (the first eight rows in the center section).

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Poof! After making your purchase, you'll get the tickets in your email inbox to print off or show on your phone the night of the show. Just like magic!

Edge of Illusion starts at 3:00 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays, with shows at 8:00 p.m. on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Edge of Illusion lasts approximately two hours with a 15-minute intermission. Therefore, guests can arrive between 45-60 minutes before each performance.
  • The show is family-friendly, with age-appropriate acts designed to entertain all ages.
  • Branson Famous Theatre is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Reach out to the theatre with any special accommodations.
  • The theatre offers a gift shop to purchase Reza merch.
  • Concessions are available before the show and during intermission.
  • The theatre has a 48-hour cancellation policy to change a performance date based on availability for no charge.
  • Flash photography and videography are prohibited during the show.

Pro Tip: Edge of Illusion contains loud sound effects, power tools, and pyrotechnics that can be frightening for some young viewers.

photo credit: Mariana Reyes via Facebook

Reza: Edge of Illusion Parking and Directions

Edge of Illusion performs in the Branson Famous Theatre, just off Highway 165, south of Branson's celebrated Highway 76 Strip. The theatre is conveniently located between many restaurants and attractions and has free on-site parking.

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Fun Fact: Guests can meet and greet some performers during the intermission!

Reza Special Packages with Other Attractions

The Reza: Edge of Illusion Branson, MO, is not the only act in town by a long shot, and naturally, Tripster has the best deals on local attractions, theme parks, and hotels. Besides, you can save up to 31% on Special Packages when you buy a bundle combination with Reza.

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Here are just a few of Tripster's one-stop shopping offers in Branson:

Reza: Edge of Illusion & Amazing Acrobats of Shanghai Combo Package

These two great shows go together like macaroni and cheese! Featuring more than 40 acrobats from Shanghai, China, the Amazing Acrobats of Shanghai offers an incredible theatrical experience for guests of all ages. Bundle this show with Branson's Reza, and you're in for a magical treat. Click here to capture these fantastic dual shows.

Reza & Silver Dollar City Ticket Combo

Get tickets to Reza and Branson's #1 theme park attraction. You know how amazing Reza sounds, but if you've never been to this award-winning amusement park, Silver Dollar City is a must-do destination.

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With over 40 rides and attractions, 60 unique shops, restaurants, and live shows, Silver Dollar offers an experience unlike any other. Don't delay in securing this fabulous Silver Dollar City vacation package.

ground view of Fire Spotter ride at the Fireman's Landing at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri, USA

Reza: Edge of Illusion & Titanic Museum Ticket Combo

Book your Reza and Titanic Museum Ticket Combo and get tickets to two incredible attractions for one low price.

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Considered "The World's Largest Museum Attraction™," Branson's Titanic Museum is an interactive family excursion that pays tribute to the 1912 final voyage. These two incredible activities are a Branson requirement when visiting the Ozarks.

Re-Vibe & Reza: Edge of Illusion Combo Package

Nothing but good vibrations here at this entertaining family show. Re-Vibe features musical hits from R&B, pop, alternative, jazz, country, and rock legends. Then Edge of Illusion will keep the beat flowing with its rock anthem motifs and jaw-dropping mysticism.

photo credit: Re-Vibe via Facebook

Branson Nearby Restaurants

Though there is a concession stand, Edge of Illusion is not a dinner theatre. And since no food or drinks are served during the performance, here's a list of the best area restaurants to hit before or after the show.

  • Jackie B. Goode's Uptown Café and Dinner Theater: You can't go wrong with this lively grill with old-fashioned soda fountains and American comfort food.
  • Cakes & Creams Fifties Diner & Drive-In: Feel the nostalgia as you sip a hot fudge ice cream sundae in this 50s-era burger joint.
  • Olé Eatery: Feeling like a bit of paella and tapas before the show? This Spanish bistro doesn't disappoint.
  • Wakyoto Japanese Restaurant: Wakyoto is a nod above the rest for strip mall sushi rolls and cocktails.
  • Gettin' Basted: If you're in the mood for delicious BBQ or burgers, this retro diner hits the spot, hands-down.

photo credit: Hank Lopez via Facebook

Experience Reza: Edge of Illusion

Branson's #1 family show is leaving audiences dazed and bewildered. The enthralling production Edge of Illusion offers a new age of magic, humor, and mystery.

Don't miss out on this magical bonanza! Quit your scrolling now. We've got easy solutions for all your travel and entertainment needs. Remember, our packages include a variety of attractions along with your choice of Branson hotel.

Tell Us, What Was Your Favorite Moment at Reza: Edge of Illusion?

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Written By Erin

Erin Poche` is a Utah-based writer and editor for Tripster and contributing writer for BeyondType1. She also writes and edits for an indie publisher of fanta ...

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