Alexander May - Cape Town Magician & Mentalist



Alexander May creates premium realistic-looking sponge items for magicians and performers. Every item for sale is HAND-MADE (not moulded) and crafted to look as close to the real thing as possible! These products you receive are far superior to anything else on the market!

We also do custom designs for theater and stage productions.

Please note that if your magic shop / dealer is not able to source them through Murphy’s Magic, or for custom design enquiries, please contact us.

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Sponge Bananas

Alexander May Sponge Bananas

Set of 2 bananas. Perfect for the Multiplying Banana Routine! Small size bananas measure approx. 15cm in length, large size approx. 20cm.

Price: Small: $20.00
          Large: $25.00

Sponge Cake (Slice)

Alexander May Sponge Cake Slice

You might want to actually eat this one! Brown chocolate cake with pink icing, and a  cherry on top. Measures approx. 8cm long x 9cm tall x 5cm wide.

Price: $10.00

BEST SELLER! Sponge Balloon Dog

Alexander May Sponge Balloon Dog

A twisted balloon animal - made from sponge! Fold it it, palm it, even jump on it - it will never pop! Measures approx. 25cm long x 15cm tall. CLICK HERE for a video with ideas, routines & gags with the Sponge Balloon Dog!

Price: $25.00

Sponge Chocolate Doughnut

Alexander May Sponge Chocolate Doughnut

Sponge doughnuts glazed with chocolate! These WILL fool your audience when you make it appear out of some unexpected place during the show! The glazing is silicone, which is very flexible and  extremely durable. Measures 9cm in diameter and 5cm tall. 

Price: $16.00

Sponge Chocolate Doughnut with Sprinkles

Alexander May Sponge Chocolate Sprinkles Doughnut

Highly realistic looking doughnut covered with chocolate and sprinkles! This sponge doughnut has a layer of silicone that looks just like chocolate sauce. Sprinkles also made out of silicone. Measures 9cm in diameter and 5cm tall.

Price: $17.50

POPULAR ITEM! Sponge Rubik’s Cube

Alexander May Sponge Rubik's Cube

This is THE sponge you have been looking for!!! A very realistic Rubik’s Cube made out of sponge! Very limited supply as this is a time consuming item to create. Measures approx. 7cm x 7cm.

Price: $25.00

Sponge French Baguette

Alexander May Sponge French Baguette

One of our most popular items - the french loaf. This looks very realistic and producing it from somewhere always gets big reactions! Measures approx. 30cm long.

Price: $16.00

Sponge Halloween Pumpkin

Alexander May Sponge Halloween Pumpkin

Fantastic sponge to use in your Halloween-themed shows! Use this sponge instead of the boring red balls or for loads & appearances. Measures approx. 6cm wide x 6.5cm tall.

Price: $13.00

Sponge Cupcakes

Alexander May Sponge Cupcakes

Careful, people might try to eat these! Set of 2 cupcakes, light brown ‘cake’ part with pink icing and a cherry on top. Another great food production item. Measures approx. 6cm wide x 5cm tall.

Price: $12.00

Sponge Hammer

Alexander May Sponge Hammer

Brilliant comedy potential! Great prop for children’s entertainers. Substitute this hammer for a wand and get them laughing. Measures approx. 10cm wide x 25cm tall.

Price: $15.00

Sponge Hamburger

Alexander May Sponge Hamburger

Full size hamburger - upsized just for you! Bun, lettuce, tomato, cheese and beef patty. Another great food production item. Measures approx. 9cm wide x 5cm tall.

Price: $16.00

Sponge Round Doughnut

Alexander May Sponge Doughnut

Keep the cops away! Yummy looking round doughnut with white powdered sugar coating. Looks good enough to eat! Measures 9cm in diameter and 5cm tall.

Price: $12.00

Sponge Apple

Alexander May Sponge Apple

Food production item. Turn the old routines on their heads - use this sponge apple instead of bananas or carrots! Measures approx. 5cm tall x 6cm wide.

Price: $12.00

Sponge Cement Brick

Alexander May Sponge Cement Brick

The classic gag! Throw this sponge brick into the audience to select your next assistant and watch them jump! Measures approx. 20cm long x 10cm tall x 10cm wide.

Price: $10.00

Sponge Corn On The Cob

Alexander May Sponge Corn

Realistic Corn on the Cob. Looks good enough to eat! Measures 6cm wide x 15cm long.

Price: $16.00

Sponge Ice Cream

Alexander May Sponge Ice Cream

You know you want one of these!!! End off your show by pulling an ice-cream from someone’s ear! This is also a must-have for any kids performer. Measures approx. 14cm. Each sold separately.

Price: $16.00

Sponge Cocktail Cream Doughnuts

Alexander May Sponge Cocktail Doughnuts

Delicious looking cocktail doughnuts! Small size so you can easily fit them into the smallest of things to produce. Measures approx. 12cm long x 5cm tall & wide. Each sold separately. 

Price: $12.00

Sponge French Fries

Alexander May Sponge French Fries

Feeling a bit hungry? Take out some fries from your purse frame! Realistic looking box full of French Fries at your fingertips. Measures approx. 9cm wide x 15cm tall.

Price: $18.00

Sponge Sandwich

Alexander May Sponge Sandwich

Another great food item. Loads of possibilities for gags during shows.  Measures approx. 10cm x 12cm x 3.5cm high. 

Price: $15.00

Sponge Carrots

Alexander May Sponge Carrots

Produce some carrots for your bunny! Or do the Multiplying Carrots instead of bananas. Good comedy potential. Measures approx. 15cm in length. Set of 2 carrots.. 

Price: $15.00

Sponge Snowman

Alexander May Sponge Snowman

The children LOVE this snowman! Perfect for productions during kids shows. Fits snugly into dove pans as well. Measures approx. 10cm wide (at base) x 20cm tall.

Price: $30.00

Sponge Microphone

Alexander May Sponge Microphone

Wonderful production possibilities. Pull the microphone out of your shoe/ wallet/ mouth and start talking!  Measures approx. 18cm in length. Each sold separately.

Price: $15.00

Sponge Cheese

Alexander May Sponge Cheese

Tasty block of cheese out of anywhere! Yellow cheese with red lining, like you would find at the shops. Measures approx. 6cm wide x 11cm tall.

Price: $10.00

Sponge Croissant

Alexander May Sponge Croissant

Food production item. Produce one of these out of nowhere at a dinner table and you are guaranteed some reactions. Measures approx. 18cm long x 6cm tall. CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE.


Sponge Book

Alexander May Sponge Book

Need to read the instructions but lost the book? Make it appear out of nowhere! Very realistic looking book completely out of sponge. Measures approx. 10cm wide x 15cm tall x 4cm thick.

Price: $25.00


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