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Theatre Review: Brendon Peel's The Trickster (thumbnail)
Brendon Peel's new mentalism and magic show challenges audience members to interrogate what they are seeing and determine for themselves what is and isn't real - because, this time, the trick is that not everything is a trick.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 4 April 2019  |  View Comments


Theatre Review: Unique Wonders With Stuart Lightbody (thumbnail)
Magician Stuart Lightbody has brought his 2017 hit show Unique Wonders back to the stage for a 2019 run that should not be missed. The show is curious in that, through making choices, audience members get to decide on what happens next, which means that every performance is different.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 7 March 2019  |  View Comments


Theatre Preview: 3 Funny Guys & A Pack Of Cards (thumbnail)
Three members of the Cape Town Magic Club - Marcel Oudejans, Greg Gelb, and Andrew "Magic Man" Eland - have put together a show that features ensemble pieces, as well as the performers centre stage with some of their best solo material, but it's still a work in progress. Here's why.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 1 March 2019  |  View Comments


Theatre Review: Andrew Klazinga's What You Don't See - A Journey of Mind Reading, Mystery, & Magic (thumbnail)
Mentalist and magician Andrew Klazinga has debuted a show that once again uses his magic and mentalism skills to play with the illusion of what is and isn't real in order to confound members of the audience and leave them questioning the authenticity of what they perceive.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 8 February 2019  |  View Comments


Theatre Review: Monday Night Magic Season 7, Cape Town
A new season of Monday Night Magic has debuted in Cape Town, once again hosted by the Cape Town Magic Club. This season is being held in the Artscape theatre complex and will be running until the end of November 2018.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 18 October 2018  |  View Comments


Theatre Review: The Illusionists
The Illusionists, a grand spectacular featuring a cast of international magicians, illusionists, and escapologists, has opened in Cape Town at GrandWest, where it will complete a run of seven shows before moving to Johannesburg, to the Teatro at Montecasino, for a month.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 9 February 2018  |  View Comments


The Cape Town Magic Club Steps Into The Spotlight For The Holidays
The Cape Town Magic Club, which shortly will be celebrating its two year anniversary, has emerged from its entrancing, secret city-centre locations to enthral tourists in one of the country's most accessible and recognisable spots.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 8 December 2017  |  View Comments


Theatre Review: Andrew Klazinga's If I Really Did Have Powers... (It Would Look Something Like This)
Does magician and mentalist Andrew Klazinga really have mental powers? He explores the possibilities in his first solo show, which is running as part of the Cape Town Fringe Festival.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 3 October 2017  |  View Comments


Theatre Review: Greg Gelb's Refocused
In a show that forms part of the Cape Town Fringe Festival magician Greg Gelb uses his skills in a humorous way to remind his audiences of what's important in life.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 28 September 2017  |  View Comments



Theatre Review: Brendon Peel's Hocus Pocus
Mentalist and magician Brendon Peel is in Cape Town to confound audiences with a show, which is running as part of the Cape Town Fringe Festival, that presents a selection of effects that will entertain and mystify fans both old and new.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 22 September 2017  |  View Comments



Theatre Review: Stuart Lightbody's Unique Wonders
In his new show magician Stuart Lightbody has chosen to challenge himself by allowing audience members to make decisions that affect what happens each night and what magical effects will be performed. The result is a three week run during which no two performances are the same.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 8 August 2017  |  View Comments


Stuart Lightbody Conjours Up Memorable Moments At Alexander Upstairs In Cape Town
Magician Stuart Lightbody has returned to Cape Town after a stint in Prague to present a new show at Alexander Upstairs that features some of his favourite effects and crowd pleasers from his previous theatrical endeavours.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 15 June 2016  |  View Comments