John C. Sherwood is a graduate of the Chavez College of Magic and Prestidigitation, a student of the late master magician Neil Foster. He is a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the Society of American Magicians and the Psychic Entertainers Association. His skills will amaze you and your guests!
In addition to his credits as a stage actor in more than 50 play productions, John has been a professional magician and mentalist for more than four decades, entertaining audiences across North America, Europe and even Africa! He is a graduate of the Chavez College of Magic and Prestidigitation and a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians (Order of Merlin - Shield), the Society of American Magicians and the Psychic Entertainers Association. He has written and edited books for magicians, has written for magicians' periodicals and is a former board member of the American Museum of Magic, based in his hometown of Marshall, Michigan. Today he calls Middletown, Connecticut, his home.
Arrange for Mr. Sherlock Holmes to speak to your group about his intriguing cases and share his astonishing observational and deductive skills. Programs can be presented virtually or in person, tailored to any age and to audiences of any size! Pictured: Mr. Holmes visits the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London, England.
John has been a stage actor and director for professional as well as amateur productions in many U.S. and international venues. He also is artistic director emeritus for the production company of The Victorian Villa Inn, a celebrated travelers' destination in Union City, Michigan. He began to shape his characterization of Sherlock Holmes in 1986 and eventually brought the great detective to a broad variety of professional venues in nearly a dozen U.S. states. By special request, in character as Holmes, he greeted visitors to the celebrated Sherlock Holmes Museum on Baker Street in London, England. John also has performed as Holmes in live radio-style presentations staged by the Great Escape State Company of Marshall, Michigan.
For more than 30 years, John has brought Charles Dickens to life to re-create the Victorian-era author's dramatic reading of his famous tale, "A Christmas Carol." This dynamic program can be tailored as a one-hour presentation without interruption or as a two-hour event that includes a meal you prepare for your guests!