Jay Owenhouse, illusionist

Dare To Believe!

Jay Owenhouse, a legendary escape artist and one of the most awarded illusionists in history, appears in Dare to Believe!, an illusion spectacular. The show has been voted by audiences and critics alike as “one of the top 10 live shows in America.” Jay has amazed millions on TV in Master’s of Illusions and  Magic on the Edge. The Salt Lake Tribune calls him “simply amazing!” and The Tokyo Times calls the elaborate production “truly magic, a must see!” Jay welcomes you into his mysterious world of wonder and the impossible. You will experience a night of grand illusions with the most amazing magic in the world, Bengal tigers up close, dangerous escapes and inspiring storytelling. Seeing Owenhouse live is an evening that will leave you breathless with a feeling of childhood wonder that “anything is possible!”

Owenhouse spent 2008 touring China and Japan, where Jay’s show received the Best Touring Family Show in Asia award. Now back in the U.S., he is working on his new TV series and receiving critical acclaim for his live show Dare to Believe!

Caught by the magic bug at four years old, Owenhouse first performed as a freshman in high school. Since then, in the spirit of “giving it away to keep it,” he’s invented magic effects and designed illusions not only for his show, but also for other magicians of world renown.

Come see why Hollywood entertainment journalist, Mark Ebner, calls the magic of Jay Owenhouse “[With apologies to PT Barnum] the greatest touring family show on earth.”

VIP Gold • $73 Adults/Youth

“Save The Wild Supporter”

Limited to 160 seats closest to stage


Proceeds from this ticket go to help save tigers and cheetahs from extinction through RareSpeciesFund.org

As a thank you for your support VIP gold ticket holders receive the following:

  • Premium seating
  • Souvenir lanyard and VIP badge
  • VIP backstage visit with Jay and one of his tigers
  • Free souvenir program

Visit jayowenhouse.com >


This is a rental event and not part of the Lied Center’s performance series. For hosted rental events, the Lied Center has limited control over event-related activities, content, recording, reproduction, cancellation and ticketing or refund policies.


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