New for Genii Online: Experimental Magic Flourishes at Long Island City's Amazeballs

Some shows are polished and refined. Others are Amazeballs. Eric Dittelman's open mic style playground for magicians, standup comedians, and variety arts acts plays monthly at The Creek & The Cave in Long Island City. It's raunchy and unpredictable, and a total treat to get to see some incredible professional magicians working out new ideas, raw material, and in the works routines live on stage. In this feature for Genii Online, I spoke to Dittelman and some other Amazeballs performers about the importance of a friendly room, the power of live theater, and proving there are a lot of different ways to make magic.

Read: Long Island City's Amazeballs: Where Experimental Magic Flourishes