Magic Goes Wrong, the box office hit created by Mischief with Magic legends Penn & Teller, is delighted to announce today that it will return to the West End for a strictly limited run at the Apollo Theatre, from 21 October 2021 through to 27 February 2022. Tickets are on sale now and further details can be found at www.magicgoeswrong.com
Mischief’s first show, the award winning The Play That Goes Wrong, is back on stage at the Duchess Theatre and on a UK Tour. Productions of Groan Ups and Magic Goes Wrong are also on a national UK tour. Magic Goes Wrong played its last performance in the West End before the pandemic hit in March 2020.
Join a hapless gang of moderately skilled and accident-prone magicians presenting a charity fundraiser. As the accidents spiral out of control, so does their fundraising target! Created with Magic legends Penn & Teller, this evening of grand illusion with breath-taking tricks and typical Mischief comedy will tickle your funny bones and fill you with wonder. Magic Goes Wrong opened to critical acclaim and was nominated for Best Entertainment or Comedy at the 2020 Olivier Awards. Be astounded and surprised this winter with tickets to a magic show like no other.
Magic Goes Wrong is directed by Adam Meggido, designed by Will Bowen with costume designs by Roberto Surace. Lighting design is by David Howe, with Sound Design by Paul Groothuis and Video & Projection Design by Duncan McLean. Ben Hart is the Magic Consultant. The Composer is Steve Brown, alongside Movement Director Ali James and Associate Director Hannah Sharkey.
Mischief Theatre Ltd. was founded in 2008 by a group of acting graduates of LAMDA and began as an improvised comedy group. Mischief performs across the UK and internationally with original scripted and improvised work and also has a programme of workshops. The Play That Goes Wrong returned after lockdown to the Duchess Theatre from 18 June 2021. It also on a UK tour alongside Groan Ups and Magic Goes Wrong. Their recent six-part TV series called The Goes Wrong Show was aired on BBC One and a second series is in production. The company is owned and controlled by its original members and is led by a creative group and its directors Henry Lewis and Jonathan Sayer.
Casting will be announced in due course.
Magic Goes Wrong is produced in the West End by Kenny Wax Ltd, Stage Presence Ltd and Kevin McCollum.
The Apollo Theatre has reopened in line with current government guidelines plus robust risk mitigation. For further information please visit www.nimaxtheatres.com/covid-19-secure/
We are also delighted to be part of the See it Safely scheme run by SOLT and UK Theatre. This scheme supports theatres by providing a toolkit and practical help and training to ensure that they are following the latest Covid secure guidelines. When audiences go into a venue displaying the See it Safely mark they can feel confident that all the correct safety measures in place.
MAGIC GOES WRONG
London W1D 7EZ
Booking number: 0330 333 4809
Website: nimaxtheatres.com / www.magicgoeswrong.com
Facebook & Instagram: @MagicGoesWrong
Tuesday to Saturday at 7:30pm
Saturday at 2:30pm
Sunday at 3:00pm & 7:00pm
Recommended age 10+
Tickets from £27.50 which includes a £2.50 booking fee and £1.50 restoration levy.
CHRISTMAS 2021/2022 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
Tue 21 Dec –7.30pm
Wed 22 Dec - 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Thu 23 Dec – 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Fri 24 Dec – 3pm
Sat 25 Dec - No Performances
Sun 26 Dec – 3pm & 7pm
Mon 27 Dec – No Performances
Tue 28 Dec – 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Wed 29 Dec - 7.30pm
Thu 30 Dec – 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Fri 31 Jan – No Performances
Sat 1 Jan - 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Sun 2 Jan – 3pm & 7pm