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17 May 2019

Toronto: The Art of Magic (back to back)

From Eventbrite:
May 22nd and 23rd

Headliner: David Merry
Performances by: Ben Train, Jonah Babins, and Ryan Brown
Toronto has spoken! After 9 straight sold shows The Art of Magic is returning with TWO BACK TO BACK SHOWS!

The Art of Magic is more than just a show. It’s an entire evening filled with beautiful art and mind blowing illusions that’s taking Toronto by storm!

The fun begins at 730pm inside the Wonder Gallery. Enjoy delicious drinks and paintings from some of Toronto’s best local artists while close up magicians dazzle you with sleight of hand.

Then at 8pm SHARP the show begins, and for the next hour and a half you’ll witness professional magicians from around the world performing magic so incredible that you’ll be laughing out loud and gasping in disbelief!

In order to ensure every seat in the house is a good one, only 60 tickets are available for this intimate theatre experience. Make sure you order yours before they disappear forever!


Read more and buy tickets.

27 July 2017

ReginaCadabra in the CBC

From the CBC:
Doug Arden has been waiting nearly 20 years to be a part of a magic festival in Regina, and this weekend he'll lift the curtain on his long-awaited performance.

ReginaCadabra is Regina's first magic festival. Featuring 10 Canadian magicians, it runs Wednesday through Sunday at various locations around the city.

"I've always loved entertaining people so I look forward to making everyone laugh. That's what I live for," said Arden, a local ventriloquist, comedian and magician who has been working full-time as an entertainer for 20 years.

Read more.



30 May 2017

ReginaCadabra in the CBC

To learn more about ReginAcadabra (featuring: Chester McBain, Chris Funk, David Merry, Doug Arden, Jeff Richards, Keegan Duck, Paul Romhany, Richy Roy, Sean Watson, and Shawn Farquhar), visit ReginAcadabra.com


Watch Tracy Fahlman and Brent Kloeble talk about the upcoming ReginAcadabra event on CTV News.


From CBC News:
Brent Kloeble has high hopes for the new ReginaCadabra Magic Festival, which makes its debut July 26 in the city.

Kloeble, who is the chairman of the event, hopes the festival gains enough momentum to become an international attraction.

"It's an exciting event for Regina. There's nothing really like that around here," Kloeble said.

"We can make this a big tourism event," Kloeble said of the family-friendly festival, which will feature 10 performers throughout the week. "We know people will travel in to come see it."

Read more.


From the ReginaCadabra Twitter feed:

24 February 2017

London and Fort Myers: David Merry in March

From David Merry's website:
Yuk Yuks London (confirm show times with Yuk Yuk's London)
  • March 3
  • March 4 

Laugh in Comedy Cafe (confirm show times with Laugh in Comedy Cafe)
  • March 9
  • March 10
  • March 11




21 October 2016

Vaughan: David Merry at Dave and Busters

From David Merry's Twitter feed:
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01 August 2016

Calgary: David Merry at The Laugh Shop

From the Twitter feed of The Laugh Shop Calgary:
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11 June 2016

Video peeks behind the scenes of fundraising for Fort McMurray

Watch on Paul Romhany's YouTube channel, video highlights of the New Westminster edition of "Fundraising for Fort McMurray."

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Watch on Ryan Joyce's YouTube channel, video highlights of the Brantford edition of "Fundraising for Fort McMurray."

23 May 2016

Brantford: Fundraising for Fort McMurray

On the heels of New Westminster's "Magic for Fort Mac" event (raising approximately $8,150 for the Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal) and "Family Fun for Fort Mac" in Calgary, comes "Magicians vs Fort McMurray Wildfires" in Brantford, ON.

The talent listed at the Benefit Show site include:
  • Keith Brown
  • Craig Douglas
  • Ryan Joyce
  • Peter Mennie
  • Ryan Edwards
  • Doug Hunt
  • David Merry
  • Graeme Reed


Read more and buy tickets.

02 April 2016

It's time for the stage show!
  • First up, Gordon Precious. 
  • Next, it’s Jason Palter.
  • And Steven Brundage!
  • David Merry’s taking the stage. 
  • And closing with David Williamson who made special arrangements to come up here and fill Tom’s spot!
  • Jeff’s thanking: the MonteCassino staff. Cheers to the office, engineering, hotel, bar and kitchen staff.
  • Also thanks to: Annie Pinsky, Dick Joiner, David Merry, Magic Mike Segal & Jen Segal, Ben Train, Michael Gillis, Chris Mayhew, Lidden Li, Shawna York, Nicole Lee, John Michalson, Roxanne Talbot, and Christina Asher!
  • Thank you to the Zone Performers:  James Harrison, Ben Train, Chris Mayhew, Big Louie Lebetjis, & Joe Deng.
  • Special thanks to John Talbot and Lee Asher, without whom none of this would have been possible.
  • A touching video tribute to Tom Mullica.

04 February 2016

St. John's: David Merry at The Uptown Theatre

From David Merry's Twitter feed:

02 January 2016

Toronto: David Merry at "Magic Tonight"

Confirm details by visiting Abracadabaret.com



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Toronto (Sun):  David Merry








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06 November 2015

David Merry at Casino Niagara, Yuk Yuk's and more

This month, David Merry will be appearing at:
  • Casino Niagara - Nov 6-7
  • Yuk Yuks Comedy Club Montreal - Nov 12 -14 
  • Youngstown Magic Club - Nov 21

And of course he'll be at the Rocky Horror benefit show for Glenn Ottaway on November 9th.

For more information, visit the Events section of David's website.

09 October 2015

Wellington Magic Convention and Magicians in the Capital

From the Wellington Magic Convention website:
WHERE: Wellington, New Zealand
WHEN: 24 - 26 Oct, 2015 (Labour Weekend)

Performers include Canada's David Merry and Paul Romhany.

Read more and buy tickets.

From the Ticketek website:
24 Oct, 2015

Step outside the ordinary and witness the most amazing magic show Wellington has ever seen. Featuring six world-leading Magicians, live on stage at the historic Wellington Opera House.

Hosted by Canada's leading comedian magician David Merry, the show stars one of magic's greatest lineups including; World Champion of Manipulation and Stage Magic Lukas Lee; American vaudeville variety Act Charlie Frye; New Zealand born mentalist and mind-reader Paul Romhany; Australia's #1 corporate magician Phil Cass, and champion of street magic Nick Nickolas.

Read more and buy tickets.

11 September 2015

Toronto: A Glenn Ottaway benefit show

November 9th.

From The Rocky Horror:
Hosted by Mike Bullard star CFRB radio and his own television show Open Mike with Mike Bullard, this is a once in a decade variety show. 

Starring Jeff & Tessa Evason, world famous mentalist duo described by NBC television as "The best act of their kind in the world", comedians David Merry, and Glen Foster of CBC's Comics, Mini Holmes star of She's so Funny, David Peck, a pure skill manipulation magic act right out of vaudeville, comedy magician Matt Disero Seen on The Comedy Network, cruise ship and military peacekeeping tours the world over,  plus Scott Norman the most handsome juggler ever.....and a host of other acts. This is a show not to be missed !

Read more and buy tickets.

06 June 2015

David Merry in the The London Free Press

Meanwhile, Merry is also a regular on Too Much Information, and has toured with Wing and Collins several times.

“They are two of my oldest friends,” said Merry, who started his career as a magician.

“I discovered very early in my career that people won’t walk across the street for magic, but they will for comedy. So, I perform a bit of a hybrid. I’ll open with some stand-up, the do a blend of comedy with magic.” 
Read more.

03 May 2015

Rounding the Central rings in May 2015

Confirm details about dates and locations by visiting each club's website.


Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- Ted Outerbridge
- Assistants Auditions & Rehearsals
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- TBA
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- Meeting cancelled.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Lecture.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- 4F Convention Sharing by 4F Gang
- Memorial Night/Classic Magic.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- David Merry lecture.


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