Magical Greg Frewin wows Niagara Falls

(Adrian Brijbassi/Vacay.ca)

Greg Frewin uses fire and water — and a beautiful woman — in this illusion that you can see when you visit his Niagara Falls theatre. (Adrian Brijbassi/Vacay.ca)

Photo by Adrian Brijbassi
Vacay.ca Columnist

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO — Greg Frewin is Canada’s finest magician and guests to his theatre in Niagara Falls will never leave anything but mesmerized by his feats of imagination and sleight of hand. This photo was taken during a recent performance where Frewin showcased his array of entertaining tricks, which feature parrots, a goose, and more than one tiger.

As you can see, beautiful women also share the stage, including in this act that features a water feature (it is Niagara Falls, after all) and a levitating partner. Frewin is from nearby Stoney Creek and spent much of his career travelling the world, wowing audiences with his illusions. In 2009, he was named the World Magic Awards Magician of the Year.

Three years ago, Frewin set up his eponymously named theatre near tourist-heavy Clifton Hill. He fills the 600-seat theatre whenever he performs. In a city that too often feels desperate in its mimickery of Las Vegas, Frewin is perhaps the only attraction in town other than the Falls themselves that rivals anything you might see in Sin City.

Tickets to his show start at $34.98 per adult and $24.98 for children between 3-12 years of age. Find out more on the theatre’s website.

This image was taken with a Nikon D7000 camera body at ISO 1250, aperture 5.6, and shutter speed 1/60 of second. The lens used was a 16-85mm zoom set to 85mm.

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Adrian is the editor of Vacay.ca and VacayNetwork.com. He also edited "Inspired Cooking", a nutrition-focused cookbook featuring 20 of Canada's leading chefs and in support of the cancer-fighting charity, InspireHealth. "Inspired Cooking" was created in honour of Adrian's late wife and Vacay.ca co-founder, Julia Pelish, who passed away of brain cancer in 2016. Adrian has won numerous awards for his travel writing, travel photography, and fiction, and has visited more than 55 countries. He is a former editor at the Toronto Star and New York Newsday, and was the social media and advocacy manager for Destination Canada. His articles have frequently appeared in the Huffington Post, Globe & Mail, and other major publications. He has appeared on national and local broadcasts, talking about travel, sports, creative writing and journalism. In 2019, he launched Trippzy, a travel-trivia app developed to educate consumers about destinations around the world.