Magic Goes Wrong at Vaudeville Theatre tickets
Magic Goes Wrong at Vaudeville Theatre tickets

Magic Goes Wrong tickets from £24.00

Tickets from £24.00

About the show

The second instalment of Mischief Theatre’s residency at Vaudeville Theatre has been announced, and it promises to be a barrel of ridiculous fun. Magic Goes Wrong is a creative collaboration with the legendary duo Penn & Teller. Catch this brand new show in the West End from 14 December 2019.

Mischief Theatre’s Vaudeville Theatre season kicks off with Groan Ups, a madcap regression to the schoolyard. The award-winning company will present three new productions in total during its residency, which ends in August 2020.

In Magic Goes Wrong, the original Mischief company return to the stage to play a posse of down-on-their-luck magicians who are putting on a charity event. We meet a classic magician, a mind reader extraordinaire, a circus double-act, an American jeopardy trickster and a quick-change artist. As with all endeavours within the Mischief universe, it’s far from plain sailing for the hapless gang. Accidents start to happen, and their fundraising seems in danger of falling far below its target. A joyous evening of slapstick comedy, crowd-pleasing magic tricks and the theatre company’s trademark humour, the new show promises to be a dazzler.

Led by Artistic Director Henry Lewis and Company Director Jonathan Sayer, Mischief Theatre has been tickling audiences since 2008. Their most enduring shows The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery have been running without interruption in the West End for several years and have earned them numerous awards.

Entertainers Penn Fraser Jillette and Raymond Joseph Teller have been performing together as Penn & Teller since the 1970s, their career straddling film, television, video games, books and stage. Their signature combination of magic tricks and comedy make them a seamless match with Mischief Theatre.

A show of grand illusion, farcical humour and top-notch entertainment, Magic Goes Wrong is set to wow West End audiences. Fans of Mischief’s other shows, of Penn & Teller or simply of good, silly fun should be sure to see it when it runs at Vaudeville Theatre from 14 December 2019. Press night is on 8 January 2020.

Recommended for

If you loved The Play That Goes Wrong or any of Mischief Theatre's other shows, you won't want to miss out on Magic Goes Wrong tickets. Similarly, fans of Penn & Teller (and indeed of magic tricks in general) will enjoy this show.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 11+

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Dates and times

Running time: 2 hours 10 mins (including interval)
Opened: 14 Dec 2019
Press night: 08 Jan 2020
Booking from: 19 Jan 2020
Booking until: 31 May 2020

Next available performances

Sunday 19 Jan 20202:00pm7:00pm
Tuesday 21 Jan 2020--7:30pm
Wednesday 22 Jan 2020--7:30pm
Thursday 23 Jan 2020--7:30pm
Friday 24 Jan 2020--7:30pm
Saturday 25 Jan 20202:30pm7:30pm
Sunday 26 Jan 20202:00pm--

Location and map

Vaudeville Theatre
The Strand
London, WC2R 0NH

36 Reviews Add review

Not Mischief Theatre's best production as it doesn't really ever fully get going but there are some priceless moments of comedy and... More

rikkiONshow 178cm, 323 reviews, 5 helpful votes

I've seen every Mischief production and this did not disappoint it was fantastic!!! I would've given it 10/10 if I could. From the... More

simonerogers 5'2, 37 reviews, 2 helpful votes

ryandawe 5"8, 341 reviews, 2 helpful votes

Sv 6 reviews, 0 helpful votes

The show was really funny as is every show mischief theatre put on. The show allows the actors to do more improv as people from the... More

abigaild4 13 reviews, 0 helpful votes

ryandawe 5"8, 341 reviews, 2 helpful votes

Another excellent production from Mischief Theatre Company. The comedy and magic were cleverly combined amongst all the slapstick.... More

kyleh 1 review, 0 helpful votes

timothyhopkin 6"2, 22 reviews, 0 helpful votes

nataliep5 22 reviews, 1 helpful vote