Ovations by Jim Steinmeyer
This routine is a GREAT opener both in live or virtual shows. Jim Steinmeyer opened his virtual lecture with this routine and all the cards were mailed to each spectator and the ending was great! It is a great ice-breaker in real life shows as well!
No sleights, no moves and nothing hard to do!! The instructions are written as a virtual show, but this routine has also been performed LIVE and the set of 4 cards are given to each member of the audience as they enter the showroom, living room, parlour, Staples Center…you get the idea.
You hand everyone in the audience a small set of cards, or mail them in virtual shows, each with different words on them. (for example, Stand Up, Wow, Jump Up, Applaud etc...) Each person shuffles their packet as much, or as little, as they want. Each spectator eliminates a card after spelling the word (and every word is different), then shuffles the cards again. Cards are eliminated one at a time until there is only ONE CARD LEFT! Then, as the big finale, everyone is instructed to do whatever is written on their last card and BOOM - the ENTIRE audience is left doing the exact same thing for example everyone Jumps Up at the same time, or everyone Applauds!)
You'll get 15 sets of the 4 Ovations cards
VERY EASY to DO and a REALLY STRONG routine!