Close Up Tragic – 6.30pm Tuesday July 4


Starring LJ

After a run of sell out shows and delighted audiences in 2022, LJ returns to the Melbourne Magic Festival with his brand new comedy magic show Close Up Tragic!

The perfect show for a couple, a group of mates or a family that is guaranteed to give laughter and amazement in equal measure and will be a must see show in the 2023 MMF!

“Absolutely amazing show and atmosphere, highly recommend for anyone who is interested in magic and comedy” – James F 


  • 5 performances only! 6.30pm nightly from Tuesday July 4 to Saturday July 8
  • 55 minute close up show
  • Recommended for 12+
  • Tickets: Adults $27, Child $22, Concession $22, Family of Four $88


Frequently Asked Questions

A: The show runs for approximately 55 minutes with no intermission.

A: This is a close up magic show for all ages, but we recommend 12+

A: You must buy your tickets online. You can even use your phone to buy tickets at the door and our staff are happy to assist. It’s as easy as clicking on the BUY NOW button and presenting the ticket your device, or you can print it out in advance if you prefer.

A: The seating is general admission. So arrive early to get the best seats.

A: Yes the hub is. There are two levels but there is an elevator. Chairs can be moved to accommodate wheelchairs. Let our front of house staff know your requirements when you arrive and we will pre-seat you where possible.

A: Yes we do! When a guest buys a regular ticket, if they have a government issued Companion Card they can also purchase this ticket at no charge for their companion to assist them in attending the show. (Please bring your Companion Card to present to the usher before entry).

A: By tram:
The Queensberry St/Swanston St tram stop is directly in front of Arrow on Swanston.

By train:
Melbourne Central Station (a further 3 minute walk)

A: Good question! There are many parking stations and meters in the area. Click the link below to check out nearby options.

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