The Illusionists Direct from Broadway

The Illusionists Direct from Broadway will be in South Africa for the first time ever, opening at GrandWest in January 2017, then moving to Montecasino’s Teatro from Valentine’s Day.

Magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder.

“The Illusionists” continues to dazzle audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. Witness stunning acts of grand illusion, levitation, mind-reading, and disappearance in this mind-blowing spectacular that showcases the jaw dropping talents of eight of the most incredible Illusionists including award winning New York comedian, Harrison Greenbaum, The Trickster who co-hosted and performed at the official Times Square New Year’s Eve World Wide Webcast in 2010 and 2011 live broadcast to over 250 million viewers around the globe.

The Escapist, Krendl has performed over 1,200 shows in 12 years and was voted ‘best in show’ for the past 3 years at the international Magic Theater. He has been featured on national television shows and performed on cruise ships and at resorts around the world.

Ben Blaque, The Weapon Master established himself as America’s foremost master of the crossbow after appearing 4 times on America’s Got Talent. His Danger Act made it to the quarterfinals and was then brought back by Howard Stern for the Wild Card Show.  Ben performs incredibly dangerous acts using highly powerful crossbows to shoot various objects.

Den Den, The Manipulator’s ‘now you see it, now you don’t’ trickery keeps audiences utterly engrossed, mixing visually beautiful performance with mind bending magic.  This master of manipulation was named Magician of the Year in 2014 by the Academy of Magical Arts and he received the highest accolade from the Society of American Magicians.

Chris Cox is The Mentalist, a self-proclaimed “mind reader who can’t read minds”. He is a funny, confident and charismatic performer; full of energy, warmth and charm. Chris delivers incredible mind-reading stunts with a silly and mischievous sense of fun that leaves audiences astounded, amazed and thoroughly entertained.

Mark Kalin, The Showman, has expanded his act, with Jinger LeighThe Conjuress. They presented the largest stage illusion of all time, vanishing an American Airlines jumbo jet at the Reno Hilton. Working together as Kalin & Jinger, they were awarded Magicians of the Year from The Academy of Magical Arts (The Magic Castle), the highest honor in magic, recognizing their unique achievements and charismatic performances.

Darcy OakesThe Grand Illusionist transports audiences with his charm, his sleight of hand and logic-defying illusions. He has taken the rich heritage of the magic culture and put a fresh, young and modern twist on the profession. In 2016, he made a guest appearance on America’s Got Talent proving once again that the impossible is possible.

Collectively these performers have been seen by millions of people around the world and this production showcases their incredible talents together on stage for the very first time.



Wednesday, 07 February to Sunday, 11 February 2018

Tuesdays to Fridays 20h00; Saturdays 15h00, 20h00; Sundays 14h00, 18h00.


Wednesday, 14 February to Sunday, 11 March 2018

Tuesdays to Fridays 20h00; Saturdays 15h00, 20h00; Sundays 14h00, 18h00.


BOOKINGS:  Computicket Call: 0861 915 8000 OR visit

SPECIAL FAMILY PACKAGES: R30 Off per ticket on purchases of four, five and six tickets


20% Discount on groups of 20 and more – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday

and Sunday 6pm performances only valid for the top two prices only.

Contact Jill Somers on 079 218 1658,



For Montecasino Group Hospitality Packages (20+ tickets) or 011 367 4250



For Montecasino Show and Stay Packages at one of the Montecasino Hotels,  telephone 011 367 4250  or

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: PG is advised for young children

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