The 2023 Melbourne Magic Festival Close Up Magic Gala Show – 7.30pm Monday June 26



This show ALWAYS sells out!

Kick off The Melbourne Magic Festival in style at The Laneway Theatre as we introduce a dozen of Melbourne’s finest Magicians in our annual celebration of the art of Close Up Magic.

This two hour show is a Festival fund raiser so each performer will be bringing out their very best magic in an hilarious showcase of world class sleight of hand.

NO PRESALE DISCOUNTS – But there are ONLY 34 seats, two of which will be randomly chosen to be seated at the table with the magicians.


(To protect the secrecy of The Laneway Theatre, the precise address will be emailed to you as soon as you book. If you don’t receive it, check your spam folder or contact us immediately).

Suitable for all ages but recommended for 8+

  • One show only!
  • Starring a dozen top magicians
  • Hosted by Nick Kay
  • Recommended for ages 8+
  • All tickets $40



Frequently Asked Questions

A: The Laneway Theatre is situated in Northcote near St Georges Road. Full directions are provided at the time of booking to protect the secrecy of the venue.

A: The show usually runs 120 minutes with an intermission. Latecomers may not be admitted so please be on time.

A: The show operates on a guest list. No need to print your ticket, but maybe print out the directions we’ll email you!

A: You are more than welcome to take photos and short videos all throughout the venue and during the show. We would love it if you post them – with your feedback – on our Facebook Page and our Trip Advisor listing.

A: Though the show has been created with adults in mind, we frequently have younger guests who enjoy the show just as much as the adults do. We recommend 8+ as a minimum.

A: Please notify us in advance if you require access, as we have an alternate entrance for guests with mobility issues.

A: There are just 32 seats in The Laneway Theatre. Four rows of eight seats in tiered cinema style with not a bad seat in the house.
Before each show we allocate each seat to ensure maximum guest enjoyment.

If you have a special request ("I want to sit in the front row!", "I want to seat with my friends who booked separately.") then please email us in plenty of time so we can best accommodate your needs.

A: There is plenty of free street parking on St Georges Rd.

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