The Chore of Enchantment - Magic Fest preview @ Edinburgh International Magic Festival, Edinburgh [16 May]

The Chore of Enchantment - Magic Fest preview

19:00 - 21:30

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Edinburgh International Magic Festival
28A Great King Street, EH3 6QH Edinburgh, United Kingdom
The world is in turmoil. Can magic provide the much-needed solace for these difficult times? Vincent Gambini is not so sure.

Disillusioned by global news events, struggling with “magician’s block”, Gambini unveils the hidden difficulties of being a conjuror.
Combining deadpan reflections with jaw-dropping sleight-of-hand magic, this new performance desconstructs our understandings of deception, artifice and theatrical make-believe.

Critically acclaimed magician and theatre artist Vincent Gambini returns to play expertly with our understandings of magic and theatre, in this brand new preview performance.

'Thoughtful, playful and multi-layered… will make you question how we watch and what we see.’
**** G...uardian (on Gambini’s This Is Not A Magic Show)

Wednesday 16 May
Edinburgh International Magic Festival
Scottish Storytelling Centre
7pm and 8.30pm

Look out for other performances at:
Pulse Festival Ipswich at New Wolsey Theatre
Saturday 2 June, 8pm

Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Developed with support from Cambridge Junction, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex, Shoreditch Town Hall, and ARC Stockton Arts Centre
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