Dazzling, hilarious, fast-paced and introspective, Life and Other Deceptions is a theater and magic show that has captivated audiences all over North America, and is called “one of the best magic shows ever.” As the star of NBC’s Crossing Jordan, Disney’s I’m in The Band, Major Crimes, The Big Bang Theory, Mike and Molly, Hot In Cleveland, Anger Management and over 200 hours of TV and film, Steve Valentine has carved out a unique place for himself in show business. However, few know that Steve Valentine is internationally recognized as one of the greatest sleight-of-hand artists in the world, having received four coveted awards from the world-famous Magic Castle alone. He was named Close-up Magician of the Year two years in a row and most recently Lecturer of the Year. Steve has traveled the world, performing in over 25 different countries, and had the honor of entertaining our troops overseas. Fusing his well known, wicked, and cheeky sense of humor with incredible magic and masterful storytelling, this hit show takes you on a wild ride through Steve Valentine’s life, featuring fascinating stories, never before seen magic, and incredible sleight-of-hand. Part performance art and part intricate magic act, this show is hilarious, dramatic, touching, intimate, raunchy, and mind blowing.