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David Copperfield presents "Grand Illusion"

March 13, 2006

KALAMAZOO--David Copperfield, hailed as the greatest illusionist of our time, will give two performances Sunday, March 19, in Miller Auditorium at Western Michigan University. Showtimes are 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. and tickets for each show range from $26 to $56.

In "David Copperfield: An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion," Copperfield takes the dreams--and maybe a few nightmares--of members of the audience and makes them come true using his state of the art wizardry.

"For magic to be relevant," explains Copperfield, "it has to evolve so it keeps up with, or even surpasses, the best film and theater. I want to base my work on what people really dream about. Most of us don't dream of pulling a rabbit out of a hat. But what affects people is realizing personal dreams--dreams almost everyone shares--that they thought were impossible. In the cinema the audience watches the characters' dreams come true. In Grand Illusion, the audiences get to watch their dreams come true, live, before their very eyes and in three dimensions; it's an interactive experience of wish fulfillment."

Tickets for "David Copperfield: An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion" range from $26 to $56 for non-student adults and are available by calling (269) 387-2300 or toll free (800) 228-9858, online at www.millerauditorium.com, or by visiting the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office or the Epic Center Box Office in downtown Kalamazoo. Groups of 20 or more should call (269) 387-2312 for group rates.

Media contact: Thomas Cooper, (269) 387-2245, thomas.cooper@wmich.edu

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