Paramount Theatre
Paramount Theatre
123 Third Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Administrative Office: 319.398.5226

Ticket Office:
319.366.8203

Ticket Office Hours
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.


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Jay Owenhouse, a legendary escape artists and one of the most awarded illusionists in history, performs in Cedar Rapids IA. one night only in “Family Magic!”, an intimate evening celebrating Christmas with Grand Illusions, Bengal Tigers and intimate storytelling. The show has been voted by audiences and critics alike “One of the Top 10 Live Shows in America”. Jay has amazed millions on T.V. in  “Master’s of Illusions” and  ‘Magic on the Edge’. The Salt Lake Tribune calls him “Simply Amazing!” and The Tokyo Times calls the elaborate production “Truly Magic, a Must See!”. 
Jay welcomes you into his mysterious world of wonder and the impossible. You will experience a night of grand illusions with the most amazing magic in the world, Bengal tigers up close, dangerous escapes, and inspiring storytelling. Seeing Owenhouse live is an evening that will leave you breathless with a feeling of childhood wonder that “anything is possible!”.

Owenhouse spent 2008 touring China and Japan, Where Jay’s show received the “Best Touring Family Show  in Asia”-award. Now back in the U.S. He is working on his  New T.V. Series and receiving critical acclaim for his live show “Family Magic!”
Caught by the magic bug at four years old, Owenhouse first performed as a freshman in high school.  Since then, in the spirit of “giving it away to keep it,” he’s invented magic effects and designed illusions not only for his show, but also for other magicians of world renown. 

Come See Why- Hollywood entertainment journalist, Mark Ebner, calls The Magic of Jay Owenhouse, “[With apologies to PT Barnum] the greatest touring Family show on earth.”



VIP Tickets:

Tier 1-VIP Gold- “Save The Wild Supporter”

Limited to 150 seats (give or take) per show closest to stage – $78.00 (Adults and Children)

The Proceeds from this ticket go to help save Tigers and Cheetahs from extinction in the Wild

As a Thank You for your support-VIP Gold Ticket holders receive the following:
*Premium Seating
*Souvenir lanyard and VIP badge
*VIP Backstage meet and greet with Jay and one of his tigers
(only available 45 min. Before the show)
*Free Souvenir Program




Jay Owenhouse 30 2017 Cedar Rapids_VO from Jay Owenhouse on Vimeo.