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Show Notes: Episode 17 Mark Toland

Updated: Aug 21, 2020


Mark Toland is an international award-winning mind reader. His entertainment is the go-to choice for major corporate and college events around the world. Mark has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, WGN, NPR, SiriusXM, and WBEZ.

In 2018, Mark’s critically-acclaimed one man show “MIND READER” won the prestigious Chicago Theatre Award for “Best Special Event.” In the same year, Mark’s international “Out Of My Mind” tour garnered praise across North America. The show won “Best of Fest” (Kansas City), a “Top 10 Pick” (Kansas City), and “Outstanding Mentalism Performance” (San Diego). Vue Weekly says “Mark Toland is sincerely funny, heartfelt and keeps you in awe!” and awarded the show “☆☆☆☆☆” (“Five Stars”) at the Edmonton International Fringe Festival.

In 2017, Mark went on an international tour performing sold out shows around North America. "The Mystery Tour" earned praise and awards from New York City to San Diego, including "Best of Fest" (NYC), “Audience Choice” (NYC), "Pick of Fringe" (Orlando),  "Outstanding Mentalism Performance" (San Diego), and “Top Selling Show” (Chicago).

Mark has also correctly guessed the outcome of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, predicted the headlines of the Chicago Tribune, and bicycled through Chicago traffic completely blindfolded.

Episode Highlights:

0:39: Mark on how he first got involved in magic and discovered he had the power to do it.

6:04 : The power of prediction

11:26: The worst gift Mark has ever been given!

14:50: Mark shows me his skills first hand as he attempts to read my mind!

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