The Mystery of Chung Ling Soo

About the Show

By Amy Boyce, Adam Koplan, & The Flying Carpet Theatre Company

World-renowned Chinese magician is shot dead on Vaudeville stage while performing his signature trick, “Defying the Bullets.” Whodunit? The Mystery Of Chung Ling Soo blends mime, dance, live music, and stage illusions to dramatize the life of William Ellsworth Robinson aka Chung Ling Soo. Part murder-mystery and part magic show, Robinson’s true-life-story unfolds through a series of flashbacks.

Press and Reviews

– The Edinburgh Evening News

“…a theatrical bonbon…”
– Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“Flying Carpet Theatre Company holds all the aces!”
– The Scotsman