LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Center for the Arts welcomes to the stage magician Gary Ferrar with "Ah Real Magic" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and students, and $5 children 12 and under. Purchase online at LakePlacidArts.org or call 518-523-2512.
Ferrar presented his first trick for kindergarten show-and-tell (and he still uses that trick). Since then, he has gone on to perform magic for Nickelodeon, Hofstra University, the Broadway Comedy Club, TADA Theater, and the celebrity judges of America's Got Talent at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
Ferrar is the resident magician for the Brooklyn Public Library, Broadhollow Theater, New York Kids Club, Harlem Success Academy, Spoke the Hub, and several New York hospitals. He has trained with Jef Johnson (of Cirque du Soleil) and is a recipient of the Philip Rosenthal Grant for Comic Excellence.