"Magicians Mort and Donna, we saw both of you and Matilda on 'The Tonight Show'. You all did a great job and made Alabama proud."
If you have seen Mort and Donna in action, it is easy to understand why their talents as magicians are so much in demand. If you have not experienced the magic of this husband and wife duo, prepare to enter their world . . . a world where the impossible is commonplace; a world extending beyond the boundaries of imagination; a world filled with wonder.
For the majority of their thirty-three years of marriage, Mort and Donna have been entertaining with their unique style of magic, which has been described as "a class act". Tailored in length and content to meet a client's specific needs, each show is a delightful mix of magic, music, comedy, drama, and audience participation. Highlights include not only Mort's spellbinding presentation of the Chinese Linking Rings, but also delightful magical appearances of two live animals; Velvet, the Mini-Rex rabbit, and Scarlett, the Nankin hen. Of particular interest is the fact that Nankins are extremely rare and on the most-endangered species list of chicken breeds.
In April 2004, Mort and Donna received worldwide recognition when Matilda, an Old English Game hen featured in their magic act, became the first chicken to officially be proclaimed, by Guinness World Records, as World's Oldest Living Chicken. At that time, Matilda was fourteen years old. Along with Matilda's title came guest appearances for her, Mort, and Donna on "The Tonight Show". Matilda lived to be sixteen years old and received numerous other honors, including the Olivia Bearden award from the Greater Birmingham Humane Society, a Commendation from former Alabama Governor Bob Riley, and induction into the Alabama Animal Hall Of Fame.
Mort and Donna offer clean outstanding magical entertainment for groups of all ages and sizes. Whether performing magic at birthday parties, churches, synagogues, corporate events, wedding receptions, restaurants, or schools, Mort and Donna always get rave reviews from their audiences.
As an addition or alternative to their magic shows, Mort and Donna are pleased to provide strolling entertainment, which entails Mort walking thru a crowd and frequently pausing to perform close-up magic and mentalism for one to six persons at a time. Donna is also noted for relaying personality profiles she creates by having spectators select from her collection of beautiful colored gemstones.
Mort and Donna have acquired a loyal following in Birmingham and the "Over-The-Mountain" communities of Jefferson County and Shelby County, including Alabaster, Bluff Park, Greystone, Helena, Homewood, Hoover, Inverness, Liberty Park, Mountain Brook, Pelham, and Vestavia Hills. Mort and Donna have entertained with their magic not only in Alabama, but also throughout the Southeast.
With their expertise as magicians, friendliness, and attention to detail, Mort and Donna will be happy to assist you with your entertainment needs. Contact them today to book your special event.
You and your guests will be glad you chose Mort The Mystifying and Donna.
This page was designed and copyrighted in 2002 by Keith and Donna Barton of MADATAM Productions.
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