Sleight-of-hand artist to perform in Mother City

Following a global tour, award-winning sleight-of-hand artist Stuart Lightbody returns home to Cape Town to present his new show, Unique Wonders, at the Alexander Upstairs Theatre, from Monday July 31 to Saturday August 19 at 9pm.

Directed by Tara Notcutt, Unique Wonders will see two-time South African close-up magic champion and multiple winner of the Grahamstown National Arts Festival Silver Ovation Award Lightbody use his style of magic and sleight-of-hand to take audiences on a journey into the magician’s mind.

With several international accolades, including the Weekly Best of Fest Award at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, the Creative Award at the Prague Fringe Festival and a three-time nomination for the Australian Fringe World Festival’s Theatre Award to his name, Lightbody has been captivating the imaginations of international and local audiences for almost 20 years. He is thrilled to be debuting his new show in the Mother City.

Tickets are R140 at the door, or R120 online, and available at or 021 300 1652.

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