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Friday Night Magic Continues

As Melbourne slowly moves out of Stage 4 Lockdown The Laneway Theatre will continue to provide quality family entertainment via Zoom until it’s safe to return to in-person shows. This Friday night they celebrate the end of Stage 4 (fingers crossed) with a massive...
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The Impossible Zoom Experiment

Melbourne magician (and global magic superstar) Dom Chambers has teamed up with his ‘America’s Got Talent’ alumni Eric Chien (FISM World Champion) to create an innovative new Zoom Magic Show called ‘The Impossible Zoom Experiment’. With Dom...
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David Blaine’s new show – Ascension

With David Blaine set to do his first major stunt in over a decade – you can view the trailer here: he is popping up all over the media this week to promote the show:   This week he announced his first major live event in a decade called “Ascension” which will take...
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Penn & Teller at home

While Las Vegas is closed, Penn & Teller have kept very busy by creating a unique version of their TV show from home. This is their first special, tomorrow we’ll share their second episode. Enjoy!    
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Tune in to LIVE MAGIC tonight!

During lockdown in Melbourne, Australia, we unfortunately been unable to attend any events since March this year. One of Australia’s best known magicians Tim Ellis has set up a Zoom Magic Show from his own home Laneway Theatre. For one fun hour, Tim and special guest Dom Chambers...
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VIDEO – Early Paul Daniels

The David Nixon Show was a television tradition from 1972 to 1977. When he died in 1978 Thames Television searched for a successor and Paul Daniels made television history with his show running from 1979 to 1994. Here is a clip of Paul Daniels making an early appearance on David...
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VIDEO – The David Nixon Show

Many of you will have heard Tim Ellis talk about watching The David Nixon Show on TV every night after school back in the 1970s, but very few of you will have ever seen a single episode as they are very hard to come across. Here, for your pleasure, is a classic episode from 1975....
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VIDEO – Dai Vernon Classic Routine

Dai Vernon, ‘The Professor’, is arguably the most revolutionary and influential magician of all time. Courtesy of Fantasma Magic we are able to see his legendary routine ‘Symphony of The Rings.’     A potted history of Vernon from Wikipedia:...
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VIDEO – Lucy Darling Full Show

“In a time of massive event cancellations, self-quarantines, and social distancing, there is little performers can do to help except try to keep morale up. I hope this will make you smile and forget about your worries for an hour or so. Grab a drink and pretend you are here...
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Live Magic this Friday Night!

Another six weeks of lockdown? Another six weeks of MAGIC! Live from the Laneway Theatre in Melbourne, Tim Ellis is back with his incredible, uplifting and soul enriching interactive Magic Show direct to your home via Zoom. Every Friday night he will be joined by a different...
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VIDEO – Magic on AGT

Winston Fuenmayor, a 21-year-old illusionist from Venezuela, combined his marvelous sleight of hand and card tricks into a dazzling and stunning performance on a recent episode of America’s Got Talent. Winston revealed that he was a shy kid growing up and that magic had...
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Tannen’s Magic Camp

For the first time in 46 years, Tannen’s Magic Camp, is going ONLINE! The lectures, workshops, classes and shows from our traditional sleep-away camp will be offered this summer for FREE to young magicians from 10-20 years old across the globe. Over the course of one...
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Bringing magic into your home!

The virus has cancelled all live magic shows until further notice  —-  but magic won’t disappear that easily! The magic continues online with LOTS of incredible shows to watch including the nightly chat show LANEWAY LIVE, which will bring the magic into your home with...
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Penn & Teller AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Dubbed “the greatest performing duo in showbiz” by Jimmy Fallon, Penn & Teller have defied labels – and at times physics and good taste – by redefining the genre of magic and inventing their own very distinct niche in comedy. In this sharp and hilarious production, the “Evil...
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Magic at The Adelaide Fringe

THE ADELAIDE FRINGE FESTIVAL is back from February 14 to March 15 and it has a record number of magic shows this year! To save you the trouble of traipsing through the program trying to uncover them, we’ve spent days compiling them just for you below. There are over 30...
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