"William the Conjuror," a.k.a Magician, Wm. Penn Russell will entertain and amaze you and your guests with sleight of hand, illusions, and masterful storytelling. In addition to performing at faires, festivals and historic sites, Penn Russell shares his quick wit and expert manipulative skills at corporate and private events, family reunions, schools, and just about anywhere! He has performed on cruise ships, in restaurants and comedy clubs, at outdoor festivals and New Year's Eve celebrations, in private homes and museums and at historical sites.
William the Conjuror specializes in antiquarian magic, or the historically accurate representation of performance from various time periods, particularly the Renaissance, 18th-c./Colonial America, and the 19th-c. Historical performance venues have included Colonial Williamsburg, Michie Tavern (Charlottesville, VA), Maryland Renaissance Faire, Ohio Renaissance Faire, Hanover Tavern (Hanover, VA), and many others.
William Penn Russell (magician)