Neil Patrick Harris to Host Magic Awards Show in March

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Neil Patrick Harris, the stage and screen star most recently on Broadway in Assassins, will host The Academy of Magical Arts, Inc. 41st Annual Awards Show in March.
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Presented by The Academy of Magical Arts, Inc. and The Magic Castle, the March 8 ceremony will be held in California at Avalon Hollywood. Show time is 7 PM. The annual event, according to press notes, "celebrates the lavish world of mystery and illusion by gathering the top magicians from all over the world for one star-studded spectacular night."

Steve Dick is executive-producing the evening, which will be penned by David Regal. Producers are Neil Patrick Harris and Matt Patton.

A party will follow the ceremony.

Neil Patrick Harris has been seen on Broadway in Assassins, Cabaret and Proof. He appeared in the Geffen Playhouse's production of All My Sons as well as the L.A. company of Rent, the Reprise! production of Sweeney Todd and the London mounting of tick, tick . . . BOOM! His screen credits include the current "How I Met Your Mother" as well as "Undercover Brother," "Doogie Howser, M.D.," "Stark Raving Mad" and "Joan of Arc."

Avalon Hollywood is located at 1735 N. Vine in Hollywood, CA. For tickets, priced $50-$250, call (323) 851-3313 ext. 336 or email

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The Academy of Magical Arts, Inc. is a non-profit social order of nearly 6000 members worldwide devoted to the advancement of the art of magic.

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