Psychics & Mediums – Adult Program

Draw More Adults to Your Library!
Stories of Real Psychics & Mediums from History!
Amazing Psychic Demonstrations!
Interactive Audience Participation!
Ghostly Events May Occur!
Suitable for Any Setting or Size of Audience!
This One Hour Long, Self-Contained Program Comes to YOU!

Easy to arrange – just email Cris at cris@elementaryschoolassemblies.com
or phone 716-940-8963!


Psychic Sylvia Browne

Uri Geller

Nostradamus

Jean Dixon


Are you looking for ways to draw more adults into your library? Adults will happily come to your library if you offer the right program. Unfortunately, many performers either only do kids shows or their subjects do not appeal to adults. This program will appeal to your adult patrons, guaranteed.

My name is Cris Johnson. I have been performing for library, school and corporate groups professionally for nearly 25 years. I’ve always been interested in psychics and mediums.  The supposed mind reading abilities of psychics satisfies a strong wish fulfillment in adults. And the ability of mediums to commune with the dead is a powerful way to give people closure or hope for departed loved ones.

But is direct mind-to-mind contact possible? Can we really contact the departed?

The problem is simple. Even if these abilities are real, the field is littered with frauds. There are people looking to take advantage of our deepest desires to know what our futures hold. Or to contact loved ones and receive comfort knowing they have reached ‘the other side.’



Fox Sisters

As a ‘mystery performer’ with over 30 years of experience, I am amazed at how badly people want to believe. After performing a “mind reading show” 20 years ago for another group of entertainers, I was asked afterwards how I received my special abilities. The genesis for this show was born that day.

Since then, I’ve spent decades researching past psychics, their methods, and even the steps mediums will take to ‘prove’ their abilities. And I have collected many of these methods into one incredible night of entertainment and education.

I have reached as far back as Nostradamus and as recently as Sylvia Browne. From Brown’s “visions” to the inexplicable spoon and fork bending demonstrations of Uri Geller, I’ve found a treasure trove of material to share. The astrological readings of Jean Dixon. Edgar Cayce’s supposed knowledge of the future. Cora Scott’s spirit communication. Even the humble rappings started and popularized by New York’s own Fox Sisters. The history of psychics and mediums is filled with colorful characters just as memorable as their reputed supernatural abilities. None other than Thomas Edison himself was riveted by the idea of communing with those who have passed on.

I’ve gathered everything I know about these past performers and their techniques and put it all in a brand new program for libraries. You now have the ability to bring this unique, interactive walk through psychic history to your library! It’s called:

“Psychics & Mediums” is a 60-minute historical demonstration. During this program,. your guests will hear stories about these wonder workers from the past. And I will demonstrate the actual psychic techniques these supposed supernatural experts used to work their magic. But that’s not all! After delving into the lives of histories most colorful mediums, your group will witness the same kinds of demonstrations past mediums use to show their sitters that the spirits were present.

The hairs will raise on the backs of guests’ necks as apparently contact with the afterlife is made. While nothing I perform is accomplished with supernatural abilities, your guests will get a taste of what made true believers out of the witnesses who saw these demonstrations decades ago. “Psychics & Mediums” is a presentation your patrons will love. Here are some highlights:

  •  How did Uri Geller convince millions of people he had psychic metal-bending powers?
  •  How did Sylvia Brown’s “visions” convince her followers she was genuine?
  •  How did the famed “Question & Answer Act” convince sitters that psychics could tell their fortunes?
  •  Why was Thomas Edison convinced we could commune with the departed?
  • How did the Fox Sisters convince millions of worldwide followers they could speak with the dead?
  • Ready to witness supposed physical proof of spirit communication?

Convincing Demonstrations of Other Worldly Contact

“Psychics & Mediums” is a fascinating look into lives and methods of these brazen individuals. Your guests will hear stories and see demonstrations, but they will be INVOLVED, too. Some just may be too frightened to join in the fun!

of all the programs I have created, this is the one I have spent the most time researching. Starting in my teen years, I have spent decades convincing people I have strange powers. Most of my library clients have never seen these demonstrations. Your guests will be astounded. And they will talk about it for months after.

The “Psychics & Mediums” program is perfect for adult audiences. It will not only draw them into your library but they will want to come to conduct their own research.

I bring photographs of the past psychics and mediums, and of course everything I need to demonstrate the same experiments these past performers used to convince the public of their special powers. The only thing I need from the library is a place to present the program! I’ve designed this show to easily fit in the coziest of meeting rooms. And I guarantee my presentations: if you do not feel I delivered an amazing evening of fascinating psychic demonstrations and spirit contact to your guests, not only will I return your check but I will also donate $500 to your library. I’m happy to report that after nearly 25 years of professional work, and performing 300-400 shows a year, no one has ever taken me up on my guarantee.

October always sells out, and that’s when most clients want to book “Psychics & Mediums,” so call (716) 940-8963 (that’s my cell number) or email me at cris@elementaryschoolassemblies.com right away to lock in your preferred date.

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Elementary School Assembly come again

“Thanks again for Friday night’s performance! Here’s what our patrons had to say: ‘I enjoyed putting the props with the stories, it made it seem more real that way!’, ‘The doll in the cage scared the **** outta me!’, ‘I loved everything he said!’, ‘When is he coming again?'”

Heide Robinson, Library Director
Wimodaughsian Library
Canisteo, NY


Elementary School Assembly flexible

“Cris was a very self-sufficient and flexible performer. The audience was very engaged and entertained, with several true shocks and surprises. Great mix of history, surprises, and the supernatural.”

Kirstra Otto, Librarian
Greece Public Library
Greece, NY


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“This was one of our most popular programs of the year! Our patrons enjoyed the audience participation and were very happy with the program. Highly entertaining and educational. Thank you so much!”

Carol Ellen Kowalik-Happy, Librarian
Olean Public Library
Olean, NY


“I loved your program–it was a great mix of spooky and fascinating and informational. The patrons loved it, too! The props were amazing! I was thinking about them all weekend. It was great to work with you–your online forms were very helpful and you always responded very promptly to emails. Thanks so much!”

Amy Henderson, Adult Services Librarian
Irondequoit Public Library
Rochester, NY


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“Fascinating history of sites, regardless of whether you believe in ghosts or not! Great thrills and scares!”

Theresa Streb, Library Director
Lyons Public Library
Lyons, NY


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“Last night’s event was such a great experience – I had patrons coming up to me afterward wanting you to come back for another program. There are typically two types of programs – ones that are interesting and ones that are fun. ‘New York Spirits’ was that rare experience of being both. With your retelling of New York’s interesting history paired with the surprising spooks the show had to offer, every left engaged and happy.”

Patrick Montanaro, Library Director
Ogden Farmers’ Library
Spencerport, NY


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“Thank you again for the great program. Here are some of the comments from our patrons that attended: ‘Very Entertaining,’ ‘Clever way to tell stories – loved the artifacts,’ ‘It was a fun hour-great time of year for the subject matter.’ Everyone thought you did a good job.”

Melissa Lindberg, Librarian
Clifton Springs Library
Clifton Springs, NY

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“It was mind-boggling – I don’t know how you did what you did! It was awesome, I loved it!”

Stacy Wicksall, Library Directory
Macedon Public Library
Macedon, NY

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“It was a great performance! He kept me wondering what was next! Cris was very knowledgeable. I thought it was very interesting and informative.”

Nancy Raymond, Library Director
Genesee Public Library
Little Genesee, NY

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“This is a perfect program to get in the ‘spirit’ of the Halloween season. The way the ‘artifacts’ come to life is amazing! Cris is a joy to work with. I can’t wait to host one of his programs again. Great program!”

Glenice Peel, Library Supervisor
Big Flats Library
Big Flats, NY

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“Teens and adults loved the Spirits program. They jumped when the spooky artifacts moved on their own. They leaned forward in their chairs during the stories and demonstrations. Cris is great to work with – he helped arrange tables, talked at length with the teens afterward, and was very engaging.”

Doris Jean Metzger, Teen Librarian
Steele Memorial Library
Elmira, NY

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“Cris Johnson does an excellent job captivating and entertaining the audience. His storytelling is superb. It’s clear he knows his material well and does a wonderful job educating while entertaining. I jumped in my seat more than once as his paranormal happenings thrilled and entertained.”

Tina Dalton, Youth Services Coordinator
Cuba Circulating Library
Cuba, NY

“Cris Johnson was awesome performing the NY Spirits program for my Historical Group. They loved all his facts about local NY spooky houses and places. With his twists of magic and some interactive fun- it was fantastic! Thank you Cris for another wonderful program!”

Nancy Bailey, Library Director
Byron-Bergen Public Library
Bergen, NY

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“WOW! Thank you SO MUCH for the fantastic, incredible performance you gave with your New York Spirits program at the Eden Library on Halloween night. Attendance exceeded our expectations and your rapport with the audience kept everyone on the edge of their seats! Patrons loved the show. You did a fantastic job engaging everyone in the tales – I’m hearing so much great feedback from community members who attended and even MORE buzz from those who didn’t make it (lots of ‘well, when is he coming back?’) We truly appreciate your taking time to visit us that evening. I’m definitely looking forward to working with you again!”

Donna-Jo Webster, Library Director
Eden, NY