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World Famous Illusionist, Rick Thomas to bring jaw dropping magic to Sydney this summer!


OCTOBER 2023 – In a treat for lovers of magic and illusion world renowned Grand Illusionist Rick Thomas is set to take over Sydney’s resplendent State Theatre from 1-3 January 2024. Widely known as one of the greatest illusionists in the world today, audiences will be blown away as they witness the most intriguing, innovative and mind-blowing grand illusions in the world!


From sold out performances at Caesars Colosseum and Broadway, to headlining the Sydney Opera House, and staging the most successful family show in the history of Las Vegas for 15 straight years - Rick Thomas has completed an astonishing five world tours covering over 50 countries in his career. Even now Rick Thomas continues to entertain millions of people across the world with the most breathtaking and spectacular magic ever to be seen on stage and television today!


“…His command of pure illusion can't fail to astonish, and he creates spectacular set-pieces including a double levitation.” – The Sydney Morning Herald


“Rick Thomas is a triumph of personality and presentation!” – Las Vegas Sun


“The slick showmanship of Rick Thomas is a riveting visual delight!” – Los Angeles Times


“It has been a long-time goal of mine to bring Grand Illusionist, Rick Thomas’s show to Australia. That time has finally arrived, and it is with great pleasure and excitement that I get to announce, that the man I believe is the greatest living Illusionist is coming for a limited season this summer to Sydney - for what is sure to be a fantastic experience for all!”, said Producer, Charlie Mortimer.


Rick Thomas said, “Without doubt, Australia holds a special place as the ultimate destination for touring and presenting my show. Despite being born and raised in the United States, I hold deep family roots in Australia that span generations and now I eagerly anticipate gracing the stage of the State Theatre. It offers the perfect majestic backdrop for me to weave my magic and create an unforgettable experience for Australian audiences. I do hope all of you can join me on this exciting journey. I assure you that my show will be a delight for the entire family, and I guarantee to leave you utterly astounded… in fact, I promise to blow you away!”


Illusionist Rick Thomas is presented by Charlie Mortimer Entertainment. Tickets are on sale from Monday 23 October 2023 via Ticketmaster. More information about Rick Thomas can be found at 



- World Magic Award -



- Academy of Magical Arts –


Rick Thomas is available for interview by arrangement. To arrange an interview or to attend the show - please contact Aisling Brady - Publicist on M: 0424 520 345 OR E:



Rick Thomas is well known as one of the most successful illusionists working today, having completed five world tours covering over 50 countries. High honours include the coveted “Magician of the Year” by the Academy of Magical Arts and "Stage Magician of the Year" by the World Magic Awards. Thomas has performed for 15 years in his own show in Las Vegas, and it went on to become the most successful family show in the history of Vegas. Thomas recently starred at the Andy William’s Moon River Theatre in Branson, Missouri. Rick has also been featured on numerous national television specials including the NBC specials "The World’s Greatest Magic" and his own special on ABC that aired throughout Asia, performing the most intriguing and innovative grand illusions in the world with a style unlike any other magical entertainer. By the age of 18, Thomas was already performing and headlining at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California. He went on to star on over 300 cruises on the finest cruise lines in the world, such as; Royal Caribbean, Royal Viking, Princess and Crystal Cruise Lines. In the following years, Thomas honed his craft and landed his first long-term (5 years) professional engagement in Asia. Last time Rick was in Australia he stared as the Immortal in "The Illusionists 1903", now he brings his full-scale Illusion spectacular to the State Theatre Sydney.


Charlie Mortimer Entertainment was founded in 2023 with the goal of bringing the best live Illusionists and Performance Artists to Australia. Founder Charlie Mortimer brings a wealth of experience across two decades of live entertainment, theatre and film work from producing cutting-edge magic shows, working as a special effects maestro and illusionist, and behind-the-scenes work on Hollywood films.


Charlie worked on an independent feature film by director John Duigan. It was there he worked with George Millers right hand man and Assistant director PJ Voeten. PJ became Charlie's gateway into blockbuster filmmaking. Introducing him to Baz Luhrmanns team and then hiring him on both Mad Max and Alex Proyas's film "Gods of Egypt". Now he is bringing world-class commercial entertainment to Australia with his typical flair and masterful approach.  


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