A tiny magic show, performed, live, on a big screen! Join magician Christian Cagigal, as he weaves tales, dark fables and strange happenings into an intimate evening of mystery and wonder. The entire show is performed under the watchful eye of a video camera and projected as large as can be, above Cagigal, so you can't miss a thing.
Finalist Best Solo Show - Theatre Bay Area Awards 2015
Nominated Best Solo Show - Montreal Fringe Festival 2015
"Our highest recommendation! The most entrancing and entertaining magical performance we have ever seen! Cagigal weaves story-telling, prestidigitation, and charisma into an evening of disquieting delight... I'm still shivering a little... "
"I am not sure I have seen a performer this at ease with himself, his space, his obvious command of what he is doing and with a NYC Village crowd…ever."
- Short and Sweet NYC
“By turns funny, sinister, or made of small heartbreaks.”
“The magic is physically impressive, and it’s executed flawlessly...”
"While his magic dazzles, his storytelling lulls you, transporting you into a world where every stranger might be hiding a devil’s face, a world infinitely more interesting than your own."
- Montreal Rampage
"One part magic, one part story-telling adventure."
- Onstage Ottawa
"Christian Cagigal is a master of the card trick, and of creating personal, whimsical moments onstage."
- CULT MTL
“A captivating suspended animation of eerie alchemy and delightful drama.”
- Chicago Stage Review
“Charismatic and engaging...he has us in the palm of his hand.”
- The Black and Gold Review
“Undeniably irresistible...a one of a kind experience.”
- San Francisco Examiner
“Devil’s in the Details-Literally”
- SF Weekly
“Mischievous ... consummate skill...”
- San Francisco Bay Guardian
“Forget bars...magic is my new Saturday night.”
- San Francisco’s The Bold Italic
“It’s well worth checking out the work of this most theatrical yet understated of magicians”
- Theatre Critic Chloe Veltman
"Hatching good natured plots to steal your soul."
- San Francisco’s 7x7
- San Francisco Examiner
“It was beyond puzzling.”
- Jon Carroll, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle
“The correct answer to ‘Do You Believe in Magic?’ is a resounding yes.”
- San Mateo Daily Journal
“A mischievous tour guide through the land of the unknowable.”
- San Jose Mercury News
Highlights from the live show of OBSCURA: A Magic Show. This footage is taken directly from the overhead camera. What you see here is exactly what the audience sees projected above Christian.