Magician Justin Willman performing at ISU’s family weekend

Magician Justin Willman. (Photo courtesy: Illinois State University)

By Blake Haas

NORMAL – In-person acts are returning to Illinois State University’s family weekend, as the University announced a magician and comedian as part of the lineup.

Magician and comedian Justin Willman is bringing his “Magic for Humans in Person” tour to Braden Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 2.

Willman’s Magic For Humans is one of the most-streamed shows on Netflix, with clips from the show garnering over 150 million views across social media.

Before Magic for Humans, Willman was known for his appearances on Conan, the Tonight Show, and Ellen, including live performances at the White House for the Obama family.

Willman also writes for television productions such as The Goldbergs and America’s Got Talent.

Tickets can be purchased at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 16, at the Braden Box office, located in the Bone Student Center at 100 N. University Street in Normal.

Tickets prices vary from $29 to $39.

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