For centuries there has been the constant debate amongst conjurers, namely “which is better: Magic or Mentalism?” On Tuesday 9 October 2018, Magic.Africa decided to put an end to this debate. "Match referee" Greg Gelb reports.
From table magic beginnings in his hometown of Port Elizabeth to international stages, award-winning mentalist Brendon Peel is currently touring his latest solo show, Hocus Pocus, around South Africa in 2018.
The number seven is believed to be lucky in many cultures and it is indeed a special one for Monday Night Magic, which returns for its seventh season on October 1, 2018. This time around, the pop-up theatre will be in a new location – the Opera Bar at the newly-renovated Artscape Theatre Centre on Cape Town’s Foreshore.
From performing in restaurants while juggling a day job in IT to initiating a continent-wide production company, Marcel Oudejans has created a life in magic – for himself as well as others.
Capetonian magician Jacques le Sueur chats to CapeTalk's Keenan Williams about magic, adventures, and stealing the late President Nelson Mandela's watch - twice. (Podcast)
Fans of magic & illusion can enjoy 5 different magic & mentalism shows at the 2018 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.
Capetonian magician Mawonga Gayiya chats to CapeTalk's Keenan Williams about how magic and comedy bring the community together. (Podcast)
Award-winning mentalist and magician Brendon Peel will perform his show "Hocus Pocus" in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 26 May 2018 at the Protea Hotel Port Elizabeth Marine.
The winner of the South African Theatre Magazine "Performer of the Year" 2017, Brendon Peel, was interviewed by the same magazine in its May 2018 Edition. Peel shares the highlights of his career, his earliest memories of theatre, and how his focus on mentalism has played such an important role in his career.
Magic fans to be dazzled by SA’s biggest magic show and charming school holiday programme The College of Magic, Cape Town's only magical arts organisation, is gearing up for a fantastical June with two of [...]