Starring Josh Staley
Magician, comedian, and showman Josh Staley returns to the Melbourne Magic Festival after highly acclaimed, award-winning, and complete sell-out seasons at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, Perth Fringe World, and Melbourne Comedy Festival.
‘Quicker than the Eye’ showcases the high-energy, modern magic that has taken Josh across the globe. Is the hand quicker than the eye? Is magic just smoke and mirrors? Find out as you experience moments of astonishment created through storytelling, superb showmanship, and world-class sleight of hand. You will be gripping your chairs in anticipation, then rolling in the aisle laughing, showing why Josh is regarded as one of the funniest and most skilled magicians in Australia.
“It’s hard not to think you might just have witnessed real magic” – The Melbourne Observer
- 5 performances only! 8.00pm nightly from Tuesday July 4 to Saturday July 8
- 45 minute show
- Recommended for 9+
- Tickets: Adults $29, Child $24, Concession $24, Family of Four $96
Frequently Asked Questions
A: The show runs for approximately 45 minutes with no intermission.
A: This is a magic show for all ages, but we recommend 9+
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.
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.