Award Winning Magician Glenn Gary Opens Parlor Magic Show at Historic National Press Club

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Sleight of hand, close-Up magic and charm casts spell on audience in intimate setting.

Glenn Gary, Washington DC’s leading magician, announced today that he will perform every Friday night at the National Press Club in a new show called Parlor Magic, starting September 1, 2006.

“This is by far one of the very best close-up magic shows I’ve ever performed, both for the level of sophistication and mastery required,” Gary says. “People won’t need to travel to Las Vegas now to see world class magic. They’ll be able to see illusions and magic effects that will simply amaze them, right before their eyes, and right here in DC.”

The Parlor Magic show harkens back to another age and time a hundred years ago when the rich and famous entertained in the parlors of their homes. With only 40 guests per show at 7 pm and 9 pm, the show takes on an intimate feel of yesteryear. Gary’s program includes several signature magic effects, including a floating card box effect which he originated and made famous.

Fellow acclaimed magician and movie actor John Calvert says Gary’s magical performance is top notch: “I have seen the rest, and now I have seen the best,” he said.

David Morey, President of DMG Strategic Communications, says Gary is “one of the most sought after magicians in the country.”

The Parlor Magic show is expected to become a must-see event in Washington, DC for individuals and groups visiting the city as well as residents of the greater Washington area.

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Glenn Gary is considered one the best sleight of hand artists and conjurors practicing today. He has been twice awarded the “Best Manipulation Act” and “The Clint Rydell Best Act of Competition” by his peers at The Magician’s Alliance of Eastern States. He is the Past President of the Society of American Magicians, Assembly 252, and Past President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, National Capital Ring 50. He resides in a suburb of Washington, DC with his family.

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