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Winnipeg magician Darcy Oake to visit hometown as part of Canadian tour

Darcy Oake, a Winnipeg illusionist who shot to fame overseas last year, will visit his hometown in December as part of a Canadian tour.

Winnipeg native brings Edge of Reality tour to MTS Centre on Dec. 4

Winnipeg magician Darcy Oake, shown in a publicity handout photo, will perform in Winnipeg on Dec. 4 as part of his Edge of Reality world tour. (Zakary Belamy/Handout photo/The Canadian Press)

Darcy Oake, a Winnipeg illusionist who shot to fame overseas last year, will visit his hometown as part of a Canadian tour later this year.

The 27-year-old son of Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster Scott Oake wowed judges and audiences on Britain's Got Talent in the spring of 2014, despite coming in fifth place.

Since the show aired, Darcy Oake has performed around the world, starred in a television special in the United Kingdom and released a book about classic illusions.

Oake's Winnipeg show will be the last stop on the Canadian leg of his Edge of Reality world tour. The Canadian dates are:

  • Oct. 31: Halifax — Casino Nova Scotia.
  • Nov. 2: Fredericton — The Playhouse.
  • Nov. 4: Charlottetown — Confederation Centre of the Arts.
  • Nov. 7: Montreal — Corona Theatre.
  • Nov. 10: Ottawa — Centrepointe Theatre.
  • Nov. 12: Belleville, Ont. — Empire Theatre.
  • Nov. 13: Kitchener, Ont. — Centre in the Square.
  • Nov. 14: Toronto — Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
  • Nov. 17: Brampton, Ont. — Rose Theatre.
  • Nov. 18: London, Ont. — Centennial Hall.
  • Nov. 20: Thunder Bay, Ont. — Thunder Bay Community Auditorium.
  • Nov. 26: Calgary — Arts Commons (Jack Singer Concert Hall).
  • Nov. 27: Vancouver — Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
  • Nov. 29: Banff, Alta. — The Banff Centre (Eric Harvie Theatre).
  • Dec. 1: Medicine Hat, Alta. — Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre.
  • Dec. 3: Regina — Casino Regina (Show Lounge).
  • Dec. 4: Winnipeg — MTS Centre.

Tickets to the Winnipeg show will go on sale June 19. Prices will range between $29.50 and $100.

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