Spencers to enthrall Lake Area with magic March 22

By Special to the American Press

If you are ready for an experience that

your eyes will not believe, then don’t miss the next performance of the

McNeese Banners

Cultural Series — Spencers: Theatre of Illusion — at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, March 22, in the Lake Charles Civic Center’s Rosa Hart


Southwest Louisiana will have the

chance to experience Kevin and Cindy Spencer’s show, which combines

drama, suspense, cutting-edge

illusions, exhilarating scenery and breath-taking stage magic.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for children and free to McNeese and Sowela students with a valid ID.

As the stars of Theatre of Illusion,

the Spencers are able to successfully blend together theatrical elements

of a Broadway-style

production, with the high energy of a rock concert to bring their

audience to the brink and back.

Theatre of Illusion is one of the most highly regarded acts in magical entertainment, being honored with more than 20 national


The Spencers have been named Performing

Arts Entertainers of the Year six times, and their peers recognized

them as “the best

of the best” by naming them International Magicians of the Year,

joining the ranks of Doug Henning, Penn & Teller and David


The Spencers have also received the

Harry Chapin Award for Contributions to Humanity for their work in the

field of rehabilitation


Through a special program they founded

called Healing of Magic, the Spencers have been spreading the word about

using magic

tricks as a healing tool for the physically challenged. Although

not a new concept, they have helped to greatly expand upon

the therapeutic use of magic used today by facilities all over the


Banners season memberships are still available and all membership levels include reserved seating areas. People can join by

calling the Banners office at 337-475-5123 or visiting the Banners website at www.banners.org.