In these moments of storytelling and introspection, beautifully crafted monologues that would find a home in a Tennessee Williams script, Toland exposes a sincerity and vulnerability that only heightens the sense of wonder his illusions spark.
— Theatre Is Easy
One of the best mentalism acts in the world. Toland brilliantly combines comedy, magic, and even a splash of philosophy into this must-see performance.”
— Theme Park University
Mark Toland’s skills as a mentalist bring together fascination, awe and immersion in mystery — with humor and rapid-fire quips and stories. It’s an irresistible wild ride, especially for skeptics.
— Picture This Post
Mark Toland has created a performance that delights and astounds even the most die-hard skeptic, and is well worth seeing.
— The Hawk Chicago
It may be the oddest — and most mysterious — end to a Fringe show I’ve ever seen. Mark Toland’s show just might freak you out.
— Orlando Sentinel
Mark Toland clearly created his show with the skeptic in mind–not because it will convince you of the supernatural, but because it’s presented in the spirit of fun and entertainment. It’s full of laugh out loud moments and countless surprises. Mark is brilliant, funny and energetic with just the right hint of awkward energy that lets you know he’s a performance nerd at heart.
— PortFringe First Looks
Toland has a presence and a personality that is engaging and affable. This is a celebration of mystery that deserves to be experienced first hand.
— M-Dash
“The ending left me on the verge of happy tears. My mind is still blown.”
— PortFringe 2017
Mark Toland brings warmth and humanity to a gimmick-less set of mystical tricks that astounds and enchants.
— Fringe Biscuit
“Toland’s healthy skepticism and love of mystery take center stage.”
— Performing Arts Live
You will leave the theatre wondering how he knew so much...and what else he knows that he did not reveal.
— Theatre In London
The real star of the night was Mark Toland, a mind reader with seriously impressive abilities.
— Picture This Post
Mind Blowing!
— The Chicago Tribune
Scary good!
Freaking fantastic!
He must be THE DEVIL!
Mark Toland blew our mind!
— Orlando News Now
Classy, chic, and truly amazing!
— Campus Activities Magazine
— RedEye Chicago
That totally freaked me out!
— FOX 35 Orlando

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"BEST OF FRIGID - Mark Toland, Mind Reader" - Theatre Is Easy (Read Story)

"Mark Toland: Mind Reader - Full Frontal Mystery" - Picture This Post (Read Story)

"HIGHLY RECOMMENDED at Chicago Fringe Festival" - The Hawk Chicago (Read Story)

REVIEW: "Mark Toland, Mind Reader" at Orlando Fringe Festival - Orlando Sentinel (Read Story)

"4 Must See Shows At 2017 Orlando Fringe Festival" - Theme Park University (Read Story)

"Mark Toland Celebrates Mystery" - M-Dash (Read Story)

"Meet Mind Reader Mark Toland" - Voyage Chicago (Read Story)

"2017 Patrons Pick Award Winners" - Orlando Fringe (Read Story)

"2017 San Diego Fringe Awards" - KPBS (Read Story)

"In The WGN Newsroom With Mentalist Mark Toland" - WGN TV Chicago (Watch Video)

"Orlando Fringe Mind Reader Will Blow Your Mind" - Orlando Sentinel (Read Story)

"Amazing and Funny! Mark Toland at Chicago Fringe" - Playlist HQ (Read Story)

"Notes From The Fringe" - San Diego Jewish World (Read Story)

"Fringe Festival Lineup of Patrons' Picks for Memorial Day" - Orlando Sentinel (Read Story)

"Rounding Up The Fringe Award Winners" - The San Diego Union Tribune (Read Story)

"Recommended at San Diego Fringe" - San Diego Story (Read Story)

"7 Best Bets For The Chicago Fringe Festival" - TimeOut Chicago (Read Story)

"Chicago Fringe Fest Release This Year's Lineup" - DNA Info (Read Story)

"Mind Reader at San Diego Fringe" - Performing Arts Live (Read Story)

"PortFringe Celebrates Fringe At 70" - PortFringe (Read Story)

"A Phoenix Guide To PortFringe" - The Portland Phoenix (Read Story)

"Chicago Fringe - 3 Shows In 1 Night!" - DADaPalooza (Read Story)

"FRIGID FESTIVAL 2017 - A Q&A With This Year's Artists" - Stage Buddy (Read Story)

"Chicago Magic Lounge - Stunning!" - Picture This Post (Read Story)

"Pick A Card, Any Card" - Chicago Men's Book (Read Story)

"What's On Your Mind? Mark Toland Can Tell You At Fringe" - Freeline Media (Read Story)

"Mark Toland, Mind Reader to Appear At Chicago Fringe" - Broadway World (Read Story)

"Mark Toland to Appear At Chicago Fringe Festival" - The Hawk Chicago (Read Story)

"Chicago Fringe Starts This Weekend" - DADaPalooza (Read Story)

"Celebrate All Things Weird & Wacky At Chicago Fringe" - Concierge Preferred (Read Story)

"Mark Toland At The Orlando Fringe" - Bungalower (Read Story)

"Mark Toland To Appear At Orlando Fringe Festival" - Broadway World (Read Story)

“Mark Toland: In Your Face” – Campus Activities Magazine (Read Story)

"Mind Reader To Appear At NY FRIGID Festival" - Broadway World (Read Story)

"2017 FRIGID Festival Lineup Announced" - Broadway World (Read Story)

"WGN TV Appearance 2017" - WGN TV (Watch Video)

"Around Town Visits Chicago Fringe" - WGN TV (Watch Video)

"Around Town Visits Mark Toland" - WGN TV (Watch Video)

"Voyages Gala At Shedd Aquarium" - Michigan Ave (Read Story)

"Beyond Imagination" - Leadership Pocatello (Read Story)

"Shedd Aquarium Annual Gala" - Sheridan Gala (Read Story)

"It's All True With Mark Toland" - The Whiskey Journal (Listen)

"Guests From Frigid New York" - Mockumental (Listen)

"Five Fun Things To Do In Chicago" - Chicago Magazine (Read Story)

"Be Happy - Recommended Show" - Time Out Chicago (Read Story)

“Performing Magic Is Junior Mark Toland’s First Love” – Wichita State University (Read Story)

“Jaws dropped and silence sat in the room.” – The Northerner (Read Story)

“Success Isn’t An Illusion” – The Iola Register (Read Story)

“Magician Will Be First Of Season” – Blue Rapids Free Press (Read Story)

“Contemporary Magic Show Coming To Waterville” – The Topeka Capitol Journal (Read Story)

“Watch As Ana’s Mind (And Her Phone) Are Unlocked” – WGN TV Appearance (Watch Video)

“Mind Reader’s Impossible Card Trick” – WGN Radio Web Series (Watch Video)

“Mind Reader Rides Bicycle BLINDFOLDED Through Chicago” – WGN Radio Web Series (Watch Video)

“NCMC Presents Corporate Mind Reader Mark Toland” – North Central Michigan College (Read Story)

“Mind Reader Guesses Andrea Darlas’ Favorite Words” – WGN Radio Web Series (Watch Video)

“Mind Reader Reveals March Madness Predictions” – RedEye Chicago (Watch Video)