A Top rated show and attraction, Intrigue theater is one of the most fun things to do in Eureka Springs Arkansas.
After a day of strolling through the shops of downtown and then having a great meal at one of the many restaurants in historic downtown Eureka Springs, Arkansas the sun sets and you are wondering what are the things to do at night in Eureka Springs?
Fortunately, there are many shows and night time attractions in Eureka. And whether you are looking for a romantic evening of mystery or you are looking for something you can bring the kids to this weekend – you have come to the right place.
Intrigue Theater – created by Illusionists Sean-Paul and Juliane is a charming and nostalgic performance that brings visitors back to an age of Mystery. Inspired by the historical Victorian and HAUNTED landscape of Eureka Springs, Sean-Paul, and Juliana Fay perform a Vaudeville Era show that is unmatched in the country.
Tourists often say after seeing this Eureka Springs attraction is “why are they in Arkansas?!”
Sean-Paul and Juliane have performed in places such as Reno, Las Vegas, Branson, Throughout Alaska, In Jeff Hobson’s Illusionarium where they performed alongside some of the world’s greatest magicians and Illusionist. More recently just returned from Las Vegas where they performed for a packed house at the Rio Hotel for the Penn and Teller Show on the CW network! Scroll to the bottom of the page and sign up for the newsletter and we will tell you when it will air on Television this summer.
These award-winning show producers are in Eureka Springs by choice.
After 2 decades of performing around the world and across the country Sean-Paul and Juliane found a gem of a Venue – a 100+ year old Stone Church as years of work they have transformed it into a venue that is a cross between an elegant Victorian Salon and a Vaudeville Performance Venue. Now they use it as a testing ground for new material that they then take on tour regionally to other old haunted theaters and Gothic Masonic temples. Be sure to subscribe for INTRIGUE UPDATES at the bottom of the page to be notified when they will be on tour next.
2 completely different shows!
Not one single segment is seen in both shows as each experience is totally unique. Being able to perform 2 different shows that are each 2 hours long is a testament to the entertainment careers of Sean-Paul and Juliane. The funny thing is while they have some much material in their shows they continue to create new segments for their performance to thrill tourists that return for another night of Mystery and Intrigue
Eureka Springs’ landscape set the stage for an amazing night of Mystery. This Unique Haunted Victorian Town in the Ozark mountains inspired Sean-Paul and Juliane to create a truly unique experience that would regress audiences back to an Age of Intrigue.
Their extensive journey in the art of Magic and Illusion has given them a deep respect for the Grand Master of the Golden Age of Magic. 100 years ago with Magicians, Illusionist, and Mind Readers were the superstar celebrities of their era.
These Grand Masters were so innovative and brilliant that many of their methods are still being used to amazing today’s most skeptical audiences.
So for the last 6 years, Sean-Paul and Juliana Fay have performed their tribute to the Golden Age of Magic and the Ghostly Spiritualist movement of the early 1900s at Intrigue Theater in Eureka Springs.
Review from a Paranormal Blogger,
The room darkens and the spotlight shifts. All around, candles flicker. The beautiful blonde woman on stage, dressed as a Victorian spiritualist, chants in a lovely singsong voice, “I sense a presence from beyond…” The candles flicker. The music swells. A brass bell rings, untended by human hands…
This attraction in Eureka Springs, AR “Intrigue Theater,” is a true one-of-a-kind magical experience right in the heart of Eureka Springs. The show, which opened in Eureka 6 years ago, features Sean-Paul the Illusionist and Juliana Fay, as the Medium – featuring special guests from the other side. The evening begins as guests enter A century-old building that only seats 75 people.
This experience was designed and developed to be one of many things to do in Eureka Springs for adults, honeymoon couples, couples celebrating anniversaries.
The thing that surprised producers Sean-Paul and Juliane, was that this show filled with paranormal mysteries and demonstrations became one of the great things to do in Eureka Springs for kids and families. Children as young as 8 or 9 years old, when asked what they liked about the show, responded, “everything!”
Everything in this throw back production is based on Real Historical entertainment that is still so effective that it can bring even today’s most cynical audiences to the edge of their seats!
The Illusionist and the Ghost Talker is Thursdays and Saturdays please see the schedule for the most current schedule – as it is subject to change depending on what month it is.
Their ILLUSIONIST AND GHOST TALKER has been heralded by high ranking magicians as “one of the best magical experiences” and something that “transcends a magic show”. 3 years ago after experiencing a HIGH RATE of return guests Sean-Paul and Juliane created a 2nd show to give those guests a completely different experience. Different from their primary show MAGIC LAUGHS is now one of the best comedy shows in Eureka Springs, AR.
After 3 years in Eureka Springs, Sean-Paul and Juliane we seeing a high volume of repeat visitors and tourists to their attraction. Because they wanted to thrill their audiences with new mysteries – they created a second completely different show.
Up Close and Incredible is a show that is filled with the segments that Sean-Paul has been perfecting during his 30 plus career in magic and Illusion. As the name of the show suggests – the audience is seating in a circular manner around the performers and the level of audience participation is much greater. Miracles are performed with items borrowed from the audience and some of the inexplicable feats are actually done by the visitors! Just as with the Ghost talker show – there are segments in this show that are totally unique to the magic industry.
A review from a visitor on TRIPADVISOR.COM
“Sean Paul delighted us with his sleight of hand and Juliana amazed us with her mentalist ability. They both drew the audience in and called upon individuals to be part of the show. It was fun seeing the look of puzzlement on everyone’s faces as Sean worked his magic. “
A real monkey? In their Up Close and Incredible Show – they occasionally use their real pet monkey, Frankie. Frankie the monkey has been with them for years and he loves to do the show. If you want to see a show with Frankie in it – please call and ask when purchasing tickets as his appearance in the show is subject to change.
In March of 2107, They went to Las Vegas to perform at the Rio Hotel for the Penn and Teller FOOL US show. It will air in August 2107 on the CW network. spoiler alert – it went really well!