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Sunday, July 10, 2016


(Mo Magic)

Having astonished, amazed and entertained a number of celebrities, personalities and members of the public with his weekly prime time TV show titled Magic with Mo on SABC3, South African magician Mo Magic brings his theatre show to Pietermaritzburg for four performances from July 21 to 23 as part of his national tour.

A first of its kind for South Africa, the TV show gained a tremendous following from the viewing public and rose to second most watched South African TV show on SABC3 behind Isidingo.

An honours degree graduate in electronic engineering, Mo resigned from a lucrative career as a project manager, in 2010, to pursue his passion for the art of magic. The magician says, “2015 brought with it the realisation of my dream - to share the art of magic with South Africans regularly on TV, taking it to them in their homes. During 2016, I plan to take the art of magic to people in their towns and cities to experience live.”

This being his 14th year with the art of magic, the audience can expect to see some of the magic, mentalism (mind-reading magic) and stunts as seen on the TV show, and other routines saved especially for the 90-minute theatre show. He is also set to have audiences in stitches with his clean comedy and witty adlibs.

“I love performing the art of magic and the art form is best experienced live. I look forward to intriguing and entertaining the Pietermaritzburg audiences with my theatre show, especially since this will be my first public theatre performance in the beautiful city.” says Mo Magic.

The brand ambassador for “Child Welfare Durban & District”, he is also using the tour to spread awareness into the contribution made by the organisation towards “giving childhood back to children” and has combined a message with an illusion in the show to spread the news.

The magician’s ambitious nation wide tour makes history in that this is the first time a South African magician will tour every province with a theatre show, combining magic, mentalism
and comedy. The show will then travel internationally.

Mo Magic runs at The Hexagon Theatre from July 21 to 23 with performances at 19h30 with an extra show on July 23 at 15h30. Tickets R100 & R120 booked at Computicket. No under 6’s and no admittance after the start of the performance.

The Hexagon Theatre is on the campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Golf Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg.

(Mo Magic will also appear at Sibaya from July 29 to 31. For more information visit