The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is back, after skipping last year due to the pandemic, and there are three Magic Festival Alumni adding great magic shows to the comedy mix.
Josh Staley brings his popular MMF show THE CONJURER AT THE CARD TABLE to The Charles Dickens Tavern from April 5 to 18.
The Conjurer at the Card Table is a modern magic show like you’ve never seen before, showcasing high-energy magic that has taken Josh across the globe. Experience moments of astonishment created through magic, compelling storytelling, sleight of hand and spectacular showmanship, all within your arms’ reach. You will be gripping your chairs in anticipation, then rolling in the aisle laughing, showing why Josh is regarded as one of the funniest and most skilled magicians in Australia.
‘Not just one of the best magic shows you’ll see all year, but one of the best shows of any type.’ The Plus Ones
Sam & Justin from THE GREATEST MAGIC SHOW and ADULTS ONLY MAGIC SHOW are bringing their new show CIRCUS to Melbourne. 10.45am daily at the Famous Melba Spiegeltent at the Arts Centre from April 3 to 18.
Sure to astound and amaze the entire family, CIRCUS is the latest trailblazer in children’s entertainment; featuring world-class illusions, impressive feats of acrobatics, mind-boggling juggling stunts poised high above the stage and enough side-splitting comedy to send any grown man running for the toilet! Starring the very best performers in the business, there’s no simpler way to put it – this show truly has it all!
Don’t miss out on your chance to take a wondrous journey with the enchanting Ringmaster and tumble down the rabbit hole as you get set to experience a bewildering and hilarious family circus show unlike any other before it; concluding with a powerful message to always embrace your weirdness and never lose sight of your dreams – no matter how wild!
‘The perfect family-friendly show that everyone should see!★★★★★’ SeeDoEatReview
And if you’d still rather stay inside than venture out in public quite yet, Lawrence Leung is bringing his new show CONNECTED online every Friday night at 8pm.
A live online show that takes place on two sides of a screen – Lawrence’s and yours. Performed on Zoom, this unique interactive comedy show gives you the best seats in the house – in your home.
From the award-winning comedian who brought us the mind-bending show Very Strange Things, Lawrence Leung has devised a devious new cocktail of hilarious stunts, immersive experiments and real-life Jedi mind tricks.
In the comfort of their homes, audience members will be guided through mini-experiences where the idea of ‘connection’ will be explored in increasingly awesome ways. Can participants read each other’s minds through a screen? Will complete strangers discover remarkable coincidences? Are we all connected?
All you need is an internet connection and we will provide Zoom access to this special live interactive event. Tickets are limited for these virtual performances, so book your place now. Four shows only.
‘Mindblowing.’ Time Out