Sunday, April 15, 2007

MARC SALEM Brings His Mystifying MIND GAMES to The Moore Theatre

SEATTLE— Seattle Theatre Group (STG) presents MARC SALEM’S MIND GAMES May 17 & 18, 2007 at The Moore Theatre. Laying bare the very nature of thinking itself, world-renowned mentalist Marc Salem takes his audience on a captivating excursion into the possibilities of the human mind through a series of hilarious, astounding and mystifying MIND GAMES.

Using psychological techniques, visual information, a sharp eye for human nature, a quick wit and 20 years of training, Salem breaks that eternal lock on the mind. By opening that door, he raises fascinating questions that continue to excite philosophers and scientists today: What are our senses? How do we use our senses to make our reality? What if our senses can be fooled? What is the mind?

Bringing his technique and unique gifts to the stage, Salem confounds audiences with the twists and turns of his MIND GAMES.

He can change the time on your watch without touching it.

He can describe your last vacation.

He can tell you the serial number of a bill in your wallet.

He can discern a single word you saw in a book of your choosing.

Salem has been a student of the human mind for over 30 years. He is considered one of the world's foremost authorities on non-verbal communication, focusing on how the mind creates reality and meaning. As a researcher, Salem has traveled the globe exploring the mind and its potential. Salem was also a director of research at Sesame Street studying the development and nature of the mental process.

As an entertainer Marc has performed around the world, astounding and entertaining millions. His show MIND GAMES concluded two extended runs on Broadway to both critical and popular acclaim. The Sydney Opera House, the Edinburgh Festival and Singapore's Esplanade have also hosted extended runs of MIND GAMES. Salem has been featured on The O'Reilly Factor, Montel, Maury, CNN, and has been a frequent guest on Regis. He has also completed four sell-out seasons in London. Salem was the only mystery entertainer ever profiled on 60 Minutes by Mike Wallace, who exclaimed, “I am stunned, amazed and smiling ear to ear!"

For more information on Marc Salem, please visit

SHOW TIMES: Thursday, May 17th at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, May 18th at 8:00 p.m.

TICKETS: MARC SALEM’S MIND GAMES tickets are $25.00 to $35.50 (not including applicable service charges), and go onsale Friday, April 13th at 10 a.m. online at, by phone at 206-292-ARTS (2787), at The Moore and The Paramount Theatre Box Offices and at Ticketmaster outlets. Groups of 16 or more call 888-214-6856. The Moore Theatre is located at 1932 2nd Avenue in downtown Seattle.

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