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The Magic Show Radio Show

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"The Magic Show" on KMBY 1240 AM: A Spellbinding Radio Hour


Tune in to "The Magic Show," the enchanting new radio show on KMBY 1240 AM, Cannery Row, every Thursday at 12 pm PST. Brought to you by Zucchini's Tricks & Things, this show marks the triumphant return of Will Roberts, who, 40 years ago, graced the airwaves of this very station. Today, he's back not just as a former radio personality but as the proud owner of Zucchini's magic shop.


Co-hosting with Will is the renowned magician Chris Herren. Together, they conjure a captivating hour filled with wonder and awe. "The Magic Show" isn't just about tricks and illusions; it's a variety extravaganza that brings together the local charm of Monterey and the international flair of Will's vast experience as an actor and performer.


Each episode features a blend of local and international guests, sharing stories, talents, and perhaps a few magical secrets. From spellbinding discussions to awe-inspiring performances, "The Magic Show" is your weekly ticket to a world where anything is possible. So, whether you're a magic enthusiast or just love great radio, don't miss this one-of-a-kind variety show of the airwaves!

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Will Roberts is an award-winning actor, film and television weapons expert, cowboy, author, reporter, dancer, and holder of two Guinness World Records.

Most recently Will can be seen in Christopher Nolans Oppenheimer as General George C Marshall. 

A member of SAG-AFTRA (Fi-core) for almost four decades. will also stars in the second season of the Emmy award-winning drama series Studio City, streaming on Amazon Prime, Roberts's other notable film credits include The Redeemer, A Soldier's Revenge, iBot, The West and the Ruthless, North of Neon, The Killer, Signal, and Turner and Hooch. Roberts's television credits include principal roles on the pop-phenomenon Netflix hit Lucifer, True Terror-Robert Englund, Wave Rider, Mann & Wife, and Last Man Standing. and is infamous for his appearance on The Ellen Show as "The Dancing Dad."


Roberts received the Best Dramatic Actor Award at the X World Short Film Festival at the Action on Film Festival in Las Vegas and the Best Actor Award – Short at the Golden Gate Film Festival, both for the film Signal in 2018. He holds the Guinness World Record for "Gun Spinning" and "Most People Inside a Spinning Lasso." He is a professional clown and magician and is a member of Magic Castle in Hollywood and the Magic Circle in the UK, a trick roper, gun spinner and coach, and a balloon artist. He is widely recognized for his stage combat expertise as a stunt performer. Additionally, he is a professional mechanical bull rider and coach. He is classically trained in ballet, jazz, tap, and hip-hop. ​


Chris Herren as Faust has been featured at prestigious venues alongside famous magicians across the world. Headlining at the World-Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, Chicago Magic Lounge, Jeff McBride's Wonderground in Las Vegas, the Celebrities of Magic Show, and a regular performer on Asian Culture Television. Faust has enchanted audiences across the globe. 


Recently honored with the 2022 Eugene Burger Legacy Award he represented the United States at the North American FISM Championships. He is a magician member of the prestigious Magic Circle in London, UK and currently resides in Benicia, CA (San Francisco Bay Area). 

Curiously Curated Magical experiences

A magician for the curious adult. Faust re-creates a magically curated experience, reminiscent of the 19th century parlor performances. In a bygone era, famous magicians once performed in the homes of royalty. Now you too can experience it in your event space! Faust's will entertain your audiences with whimsical pantomime magic, storytelling, interactive magic, and mysteries of the bizarre!

a bit of history...

Edgewater Packing Company

Zucchini's served as the lynchpin of cannery row from the edgewater packing company providing magic and novelties for the millions of tourists that visit Monterey each year.

in 2000 the owner of edgewater packing company, dick o'kane passed away and the landmark destination was sold.

in 1979 bryan whitehead opened zucchini's tricks n' things on the 3rd floor of the edgewater packing company on cannery row. the edgewater packing company had everything!  A carousel.  a shooting gallery.  an ice cream parlor. it even had a tic-tac-toe playing chicken! zucchini's was a perfect fit!

Monterey Canning Company - Home of Zucchini's Tricks & Things

That didn't deter bryan and zucchini's one bit.  in a matter of days of the sale, zucchini's moved 100 yards away to its current location, the monterey canning company.  located on the ground floor in suite h with a convenient entrance off the bike/walking path as well as from cannery row itself and on prescott ave.

46 years later Will is extremely honored to take up the mantle where bryan left off...making magic happen in monterey on cannery row!

711 Cannery Row Suite h
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 760-8291
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