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Illusionist Rob Lake Is Coming To South Africa In October 2024

Prepare to be spellbound as one of the world’s most celebrated illusionists, Rob Lake, makes his magical debut in South Africa with his internationally acclaimed show, ‘The Magic of Rob Lake’.


  • Rob Lake’s performances have garnered worldwide acclaim, dazzling and entertaining millions in over 45 countries with his mind-bending illusions.
  • Hailed as ‘The World’s Greatest Illusionist’ by NBC, Rob Lake is renowned for his grand illusions and elaborate theatrical interactive performances.
  • His astonishing original illusions are presented as awe-inspiring storytelling on the grandest scale.
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Brought to South Africa by local show promoter and producer, Showtime Management, ‘The Magic of Rob Lake’ promises to be a truly magical experience. Tony Feldman of Showtime Management expresses delight in bringing Rob’s award-winning illusion spectacular to the country, emphasizing Rob’s global phenomenon status.


‘The Magic of Rob Lake’ will unfold at the Grand Arena, GrandWest in Cape Town on Saturday, 5 October, and Sunday, 6 October 2024. Following this, the magic moves to Montecasino’s Teatro in Johannesburg from Wednesday, 9 October to Sunday, 27 October 2024.


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Rob Lake made jaws drop with his incredible acts on season 13 of America’s Got Talent in 2018. Image: Rob Lake

Rob’s illustrious career reached a pinnacle in 2008 when he became the youngest magician in history to receive the prestigious Merlin Award as ‘International Stage Magician of the Year’. This recognition, akin to magic’s highest honour, underscores Rob’s exceptional talent and contribution to the art of illusion.


Beyond his performances, Rob is revered as an Architect of Illusion, lending his expertise to numerous Broadway productions, Disney shows, and other high-profile events. His influence on the magic profession is endorsed by none other than David Copperfield, who regards Rob as a trailblazer in the field.



Audiences around the world have been mesmerized by Rob’s physics-defying illusions, and now, South Africa will have its turn to witness his magic first-hand. Yet, amidst the spectacle, Rob remains grounded in his commitment to causes close to his heart, including supporting members of the military and animal rescue. His furry companion, Roger, a rescue dog turned showbiz star, often joins him on stage, adding an extra layer of charm to his performances.


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From death-defying stunts to awe-inspiring feats, Rob’s performances promise an unforgettable experience for spectators of all ages. Image: Rob Lake

For those eager to witness the magic unfold, there’s an opportunity not to be missed. Take advantage of the Early Bird 20% special discount for selected shows across all ticket categories, valid until midnight on 14 April 2024. Don’t miss your chance to experience the enchantment of Rob Lake’s illusions. Tickets are on sale now, offering a rare opportunity to witness magic in its best form. Whether you’re in Cape Town or Johannesburg, mark your calendars for a mesmerizing journey into the world of illusion.


Bookings are open on the Ticketmaster website or the Showtime website.


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