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University of Colorado at Boulder Alumni Association


Event Details

Event Title:  CU at David Copperfield
An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion
Date:   May 10, 2009
Time:   2:30PM MT
Location:   Denver Center for the performing Arts
The Buell Theatre
1245 Champa St. Denver

A magical weekend for CU students and alums kicking off with graduation on Friday and concluding with David Copperfield on Sunday.
Hope to CU there! All CU Alumni, families and friends are welcome to attend.
David Copperfield performance and light dinner reception at the Buell Theatre. The preshow reception begins at 2:30 p.m. and the show at 4 p.m.


  • David Copperfield vanishing in an airplane surrounded by a ring of spectators.
  • Made the Statue of Liberty disappear before a live audience of New Yorkers and a home television audience estimated at over 50 million.
  • During his eighth annual special, Copperfield walked through the Great Wall of China as thousands of live spectators looked on.
  • He levitated himself across the Grand Canyon.
  • He became the first person to escape from Alcatraz.
  • He escaped from an imploding building and survived a plunge over the precipice of Niagara Falls.
  • He has performed seven times for Presidents of the United States.