Film Producer Ben McConley Expands Entertainment Portfolio As Producer of Broadway Show 'Penn & Teller On Broadway'

Jul 27, 2015, 08:55 ET from CapitalKeys

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Producer Ben McConley enters Broadway Theater by presenting a magic show in one act written and performed by Penn & Teller. The six week engagement at the Marquis Theater opened on July 12 to critical acclaim and sold out shows running until August 16. The show has been called, "…non-stop foolery that can be divided into pranks, stunts, tricks, illusions, deceptions, and baffling feats of - for want of a better word - magic."  Penn & Teller's last appearance in New York was in 2000 for one week. "Demand to see these groundbreaking performers is very high and we expect the show to do extremely well. The reviews have been great and everyone associated with the show is very pleased," said McConley.

McConley has also recently become involved as an Executive Producer of his 17th film, a political comedy, currently in pre-production and expected to be released in theaters next summer prior to the 2016 Presidential elections. The film will feature several cameos by prominent political figures as well as a spectacular cast.

About Producer Ben McConley: Mr. McConley is a producer, co-producer and financier of film industry projects through his company Forrest Capital Partners. Currently producing his 17th film, McConley leverages relationships and strategy with a team of select advisor finding projects that meet certain funding criteria. McConley focuses on exciting thought provoking films of moderate budgets which appeal to both national and international moviegoers.

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