Magic Goes Wrong has just started previews as part of Mischief Theatre’s year-long residency at the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre and it’s already creating a buzz with audiences. Also on social media, the mischief-makers have been getting us in a festive theatregoing spirit with the #12DaysOfMischief. Time to get booking!
Created with magic legends Penn & Teller, Mischief Theatre conjure up an evening of grand illusion in Magic Goes Wrong. In the next ‘Goes Wrong’ comedy to hit the West End, the original Mischief company play a hapless gang of magicians presenting a charity event. As the accidents spiral out of control, so does their fundraising target!
The Magic Goes Wrong cast features original Mischief Theatre’s Bryony Corrigan (as Spitzmaus), Roxy Faridany (Eugenia), Dave Hearn (The Blade), Henry Lewis (Mind Mangler), Henry Shields (Sophisticato), Jonathan Sayer (Mickey) and Nancy Zamit (Bear). The cast is completed by Natasha Culley, Laurence Pears, Sydney K Smith and Liv Spencer. Adam Meggido directs.
Magic Goes Wrong runs from 14 December 2019 to 15 March 2020 at the Vaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 0NH, with Monday to Saturday evening performances at 7.30pm, Saturday matinees at 2.30pm, Sundays at 2pm and 7pm. (Check holiday times.) Tickets from £20. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE!
12 Days of Mischief
The #12DaysOfMischief has been running across the company’s various accounts with hilarious contributions from other hits including The Play That Goes Wrong, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery and Peter Pan Goes Wrong. And, by the way, have you diarised dates for The Goes Wrong Show on BBC One yet? The six-episode series commences with “The Spirit of Christmas” this coming Monday 23 December.
On the second day of Christmas, Mischief Theatre gave to me…
The best dove trick you’ll ever see…that features no doves ️
— Magic Goes Wrong (@magicgoeswrong) December 10, 2019
On the eighth day of Christmas, @mischiefcomedy gave to me…
A phenomenal card trick…once we find your card.
— Magic Goes Wrong (@magicgoeswrong) December 16, 2019