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Magic Goes Wrong
Magic Goes Wrong Tickets

Magic Goes Wrong Tickets

21 Oct 2021 - 27 Feb 2022
Co-created with Penn & Teller

Magic Goes Wrong Information

Magic Goes Wrong is at the Apollo Theatre. Magic Goes Wrong tickets in London are available on London Theatre now.

Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields of Mischief Theatre bring their new show Magic Goes Wrong to the London stage at the Apollo Theatre. It is the latest "Goes Wrong" comedy in the West End after Peter Pan Goes Wrong and The Play That Goes Wrong. The creators of these shows and The Comedy About A Bank Robber collaborated with co-writers for the first time, in this case Penn and Teller, whose successful double act has become one of the world’s biggest magic acts, selling out venues in London and the US.

Magic Goes Wrong in London is directed by Adam Meggido. Magic Goes Wrong sees the original company returning to star in the show. Penn and Teller will not appear on stage. JJ Abrams is amongst the show’s West End producers. The Star Wars director is a self-confessed fan of Mischief, having produced the company’s Broadway transfer of The Play That Goes Wrong.

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Opening date

October 21st, 2021

Closing date

February 27th, 2022


Comedy , Play

Booking from

October 21st, 2021

Booking until

February 27th, 2022


Apollo Theatre


Bumbling magicians doing dangerous (and brilliant!) tricks... what could go wrong?

Cast and creative

By: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields, Penn & Teller
Producer: JJ Abrams
Director: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields
Cast list: Nancy Zamit, Henry Lewis, Shane David Joseph, Louise Beresford, Sydney K Smith, Genevieve Nicole, Kazeem Tosin Amore, Scott Hunter, Jane Milligan, Tom Wainwright, Christian James and Steph de Whalley
Lighting: David Howe
Sound: Paul Groothuis
Design: Will Bowen
Choreography: Ali James
Costume: Roberto Surace
Magic Consultant: Ben Hart

Our review

Magic Goes Wrong

The set for the original fringe production of The Play That Goes Wrong that opened at the Old Red Lion Theatre in 2012 cost just £300. In true fringe fashion, the cast had built it themselves. And as Mischief Theatre co-founder Jonathan Sayer told an interviewer in 2016, "When we were wrapping our home-made set in tarpaulin and carrying it up The Old Red Lion's windy staircase, the idea that people from Hollywood would be involved in a couple of years' time wouldn't have been believable." The...

Latest Magic Goes Wrong News & Features

Ahead of moving to the Apollo Theatre, the full cast for Magic Goes Wrong has been revealed. Magic Goes Wrong is now at the Apollo Theatre from 21 October, and Magic Goes Wrong tickets are on sale now.The full Magic Goes Wrong cast includes Nancy Zamit as Martina and Henry Lewis as the Mind Mangler, who reprise their original roles. The cast is completed by Shane David Joseph as Sophisticato, Louise Beresford as Peg, Sydney K Smith as Mickey, Genevieve Nicole as Eugenia, Kazeem Tosin Amore as...

Photo credit: Cast of Magic Goes Wrong (Photo by Robert Day)

Magic Goes Wrong will now be reopening in London at a new theatre. Magic Goes Wrong is now resuming performances at the Apollo Theatre, instead of the Vaudeville Theatre. Magic Goes Wrong is at the Apollo Theatre from 21 October.Magic Goes Wrong sees a hapless gang of magicians and stuntmen try to impress crowds while raising money at a charity fundraiser. But, in true 'Goes Wrong' style, these accident-prone performance artists don't make the tricks go right first time.The Mischief Theatre team...

Photo credit: Cast of Magic Goes Wrong (Photo by Robert Day)

UPDATE: Magic Goes Wrong has now been postponed at the Vaudeville Theatre. Instead, Mischief Movie Night will open at the Vaudeville Theatre in December 2020.Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong will be joined by their latest production in December, as Magic Goes Wrong reopens at the Vaudeville Theatre. The spellbinding comedy play will reopen in London for eight weeks from 10 December to 31 Jan. 2021.Magic Goes Wrong sees a company of magicians raising funds for charity, trying to avoid...

Magic Goes Wrong

Following the news of Magic Goes Wrong's extension at the Vaudeville Theatre, new casting for Mischief Theatre's latest play has been announced. They'll take over the roles from original Mischief Theatre company members who currently star in the show, with the play running to August 2020.The new Magic Goes Wrong cast transformationLaurence Pears will take over the role of Sophisticato from Mischief Theatre writer Henry Shields, with Pears joining the production from 31st March to 31st May. Tom...

Magic Goes Wrong

Mischief Theatre has extended the West End run of its latest production Magic Goes Wrong, which opened at the Vaudeville Theatre earlier this month.Created in collaboration with legendary Las Vegas magicians Penn and Teller, the production is the latest in the company's 'Goes Wrong' series, which also includes The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, alongside their other comedies The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, and Groan Ups, which opened the West End season at the Vaudeville last...

Magic Goes Wrong

The second production to be performed as part of the Mischief Theatre's year-long residency at the Vaudeville Theatre has been announced.Magic Goes Wrong will see the original Mischief Theatre company play a group of magicians, who are demonstrating their latest tricks at a charity event, with their fundraising target growing larger with each magical mishap.The upcoming play marks the first time Mischief Theatre has worked in conjunction with other writers, with legendary magicians Penn &...

Mischief Theatre

Mischief Theatre appears to be planning a new major production based on a magic show, according to the company's website.According to the company's website's listings, Magic Goes Wrong is listed as a production alongside its current West End hits The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, as well as the UK tour of Bank Robbery and Broadway run of The Play That Goes Wrong.Artwork for the upcoming production is accompanied by a link to sign-up to the company's newsletter 'to...

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