The Amazing Kreskin

The Amazing Kreskin

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With a showman's flair, a comedian's wit, and the capacities of a bona fide Mentalist or thought reader, The Amazing Kreskin has, for some six decades, dramatized the unique facets of the human mind... his own. His very name has become an integral part of pop culture throughout the world, invoked in comedy clubs, comic strips, print stories, TV shows and national magazines.

Born in Montclair, New Jersey, it was during the childhood game "hot and cold" that Kreskin's remarkable ability to find hidden objects emerged. His ability to read thoughts expanded, and by his teens he also became nationally recognized in the United States as "The World's Youngest Hypnotist", resulting in his collaborating in psychological clinical studies extending into the realm of Parapsychology and the Power of Suggestion.

By his late teens, this icon of thought transference developed a mental test that has become the highlight of his performances all over the world. This signature piece has Kreskin requesting that his check be hidden somewhere within the venue he is appearing. If he fails to find it, he will forfeit his fee. Kreskin continues to offer "$50,000 to anybody that can prove that he employs paid secret assistants or confederates in any phase of his program". It is an offer as yet unchallenged.

Through the decades, audiences of all ages have been mesmerized by this legendary figure. How many other celebrities can boast their own television series, their own board game, over sixteen books, their own theme song arranged by Skitch Henderson and previewed at Carnegie Hall; hundreds of appearances on almost every talk/variety show around.

The Amazing Kreskin is often hired as a training consultant to law enforcement and security personnel throughout the western world to teach how to fully develop their own powers of observation and intuitive skills. Often heard: how can he know more than us?

Through the years, Kreskin has received international recognition for extraordinary predictions often dealing with world affairs: he correctly predicted the outcome of the US Presidential Election in 2008; same year he correctly predicted the outcome of the Super Bowl. He has been called by many the Nostradamus of the twentieth century.

2009 HOLDS DRAMATIC PRECEDENCE IN KRESKIN'S CAREER
Beginning in Canada, Bravo will initiate a new television series called Star Portraits. The entire program is devoted to a high-profile celebrity who has agreed to allow a trio of outstanding Canadian artists to each create a portrait of a celebrity; the series was launched with The Amazing Kreskin.

Actor/Producer Tom Hanks announced the debut of a feature film, The Great Buck Howard, starring Tom Hanks and John Malkovich. At the end of the movie Hanks credits the inspiration of the key character of the screenplay; The Amazing Kreskin (as played by John Malkovich).

Have you heard about Kreskin on television lately?

  • The Late Show with David Letterman
  • Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
  • The Mike Huckabee Show

Heard you heard about Kreskin in the movies lately?

  • Tom Hanks's movie The Great Buck Howard
  • Steve Carell and Jay Roach's movie Dinner for Schmucks

Press Releases

February 15, 2018
WORLD'S FOREMOST MENTALIST, THE AMAZING KRESKIN, TO ASTOUND NEW YORK AUDIENCES WITH MIND-BLOWING OFF-BROADWAY RUN
The Amazing Kreskin Live Headshot

'The Amazing Kreskin LIVE' opens April 12 at Theatre Row

Tickets on sale THURSDAY, Feb. 22

NEW YORK (February 15, 2018) - "Astounding." "Flabbergasting." "Incredible."

These are just some of the adjectives guaranteed to be flying around New York City in the Spring when THE AMAZING KRESKIN debuts his off-Broadway production, "The Amazing Kreskin LIVE" Thursday, April 12 at Theatre Row - Lion Theatre, 410 W. 42nd St., NYC 10036. Tickets, at $37.25 & $52.25, on sale Thursday, Feb. 22 at www.telecharge.com or by phone at 212-239-6200.

The three-week residency will showcase the legendary mentalist's you-gotta-see-'em-to-believe-'em abilities as a reader of people's thoughts which have mesmerized - and yes, amazed - fans of all ages around the world for some six decades. Marvel as Kreskin ascertains the suit and value of cards selected randomly by audience members. Watch in wonder as he displays his unprecedented mental powers by reciting information written in secret by those in attendance.

And, of course, Kreskin will climax each performance of "The Amazing Kreskin LIVE!" with his signature piece, in which he requests that his check be hidden somewhere in the venue. If he fails to find it, he will forfeit that show's fee.

To confirm the legitimacy of this and his other awesome feats of psychic literacy, Kreskin continues to offer $100,000 to anyone who can empirically prove he employs paid secret assistants or confederates in any phase of his act. Not surprisingly, the bounty never has been claimed.

As for the upcoming off-Broadway run, Kreskin counts it among his numerous career highlights (which include late-night TV stints with Jimmy Fallon and David Letterman, as well as 88 appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, and his own hit TV series, The Amazing World of Kreskin).

"I've spent my entire adult life travelling the world performing for presidents, kings and the elite of dozens of nations, but never have I been more excited about an engagement than this one," says Kreskin. "To have the opportunity to perform for New York audiences on an extended basis is one of the great honors and privileges of my career."

WHAT: "The Amazing Kreskin LIVE!" starring THE AMAZING KRESKIN

WHERE: Theatre Row - Lion Theatre, 410 W. 42 nd St., New York, NY 10036

WHEN: April 12 through April 28, 2018
Show times: 7:30 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday

TICKETS: $37.25 & $52.25 on sale Thursday, Feb. 22 at www.telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. More info at www.theatrerow.org.

February 5, 2018
WORLD'S FOREMOST MENTALIST, THE AMAZING KRESKIN, EXTENDS STREAK PREDICTING SUPER BOWL OUTCOME
The Amazing Kreskin, right, reveals his Super Bowl prediction this morning with 770 WABC RADIO/New York personality Tom Maoli, left, at Lexus of Route 10 in Whippany, NJ.

Safe and Lockbox Opened This Morning at NJ Lexus Dealership to Correctly Reveal the PHILADELPHIA EAGLES as Super Bowl LII Champions ... and more!

WHIPPANY, NJ (February 5, 2018) - THE AMAZING KRESKIN officially extended his decade-long streak of predicting the correct winner of the Super Bowl this morning, when a safe containing his forecast was opened at a New Jersey car dealership to reveal the Philadelphia Eagles as the new World Champions.

Also found inside the safe was paper on which Kreskin had written the number 8. That number, of course, turned out to be the difference in the final score, as the Eagles beat the Patriots by eight points, 41-33.

"I had a hunch at the time that the number 8 was going to have an important significance in the game but that's all I knew, so I wrote it down even though I had no idea what that hunch meant," said Kreskin. "It turned out that number ultimately represented the final point spread!"

Kreskin's prediction was revealed at 9 a.m. this morning here at Lexus of Route 10 in Whippany, the dealership owned by 77 WABC RADIO/New York personality Tom Maoli. Kreskin personally delivered his prediction Saturday afternoon to Maoli at the dealership, where it was immediately sealed in a steel lockbox inside the dealership's safe.

"I risked losing $10,000 with this prediction, because I always like to back up my intuitions monetarily," said Kreskin. "This is not unlike what I've become famous for doing at every one of my shows around the world, when I have my paycheck hidden within the venue and risk forfeiting my fee if I don't find it. I'm not playing games - I'm only predicting their outcomes!"

PHOTO CAPTION: The Amazing Kreskin, right, reveals his Super Bowl prediction this morning with 770 WABC RADIO/New York personality Tom Maoli, left, at Lexus of Route 10 in Whippany, NJ. Credit: Randex Communications.

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