Mario previously worked as a consultant for Blaine, helping him to develop his stage act for his first tour last summer. Mario and Blaine met through Asi Wind when Blaine asked for a recommendation for a children's magician. It turned out Blaine was seeking someone to perform with him at a party hosted by Robert DeNiro (for more on this connection, visit Maro and Katie's YouTube channel.
Marchese's act interweaves magic, physical comedy and new age robotic programming into an act that is stylistically flavored by the traditions of vaudeville and other genres of earlier eras. In addition to touring his own show to venues around the country Marchese has performed on Sesame Street and Sprout TV. For more detailed perspective on his act, his inspirations, and the way he has integrated his family and professional life see the recent interview he conducted for the Parent Assembly of the Society of American magicians as well as Mario's YouTube channel which features the "It's a Family Business" series that details the adventures of the Marchese family. More information about Mario is also available at mariothemagician.comwww.mariothemagician.com