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World-Famous Magician Coming to Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG - (November 13, 2012) Prepare to be mystified! Award-winning husband and wife team the Spencers are bringing their world-renowned Theatre of Illusion to the E.C. Glass Civic Auditorium Saturday, November 17, in a performance hosted by the Academy of Fine Arts.

The Spencers are the 2009 International Magicians of the Year, awarded by the International Magicians Society, joining the ranks of legends such as Penn & Teller, David Copperfield and Criss Angel.

Theatre of Illusion is a family-friendly production that blends the theatrical elements of a Broadway-style production with the high energy of a rock concert.

General admission tickets are on sale now – adults for $30 and students for $15. The Academy of Fine Arts is also offering a special VIP upgrade. VIP tickets are limited to 100 people and are being sold for $34 each. The VIP experience includes a behind-the-scenes glimpse at life on the road with these touring magicians, an informal meeting with the artists, a free DVD and an autographed photo.

The show starts at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 17 for general ticket holders. VIP ticket holders should arrive at 6:30 p.m. All tickets can be purchased online at or by calling the Academy of Fine Arts’ box office at (434) 846-TIXX.

The Academy of Fine Arts, anchored by the historic Academy of Music Theatre, inspires, engages and educates the diverse population of Central Virginia in the performing and visual arts.

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