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A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS comes to Stephens Auditorium this Holiday Season

Following its inaugural hit holiday tour across North America in 2018, Simon Painter, Tim Lawson, and MagicSpace Entertainment will once again bring together the world’s greatest entertainers for a spellbinding and incredible holiday production in A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS.

Brought to you by the producers of Broadway’s smash hit The Illusionists, this thrilling, festive, fun-for-the-whole-family event will play Stephens Auditorium, managed by VenuWorks, on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 6 pm.

Tickets will go on sale at 12 pm (noon) on Friday, July 26 at the Iowa State Center Ticket Office and online at

”We are thrilled to be bringing A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS back to audiences around the country in 2019,” MagicSpace Entertainment Producer Lee Marshal said. “Our amazingly talented cast has been assembled from all over the world and is looking forward to delighting audiences and spreading holiday magic. The reception for the inaugural tour has been fantastic and we hope this show becomes a special holiday tradition that families look forward to experiencing for many years to come.”

In A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS, experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists from all corners of the world, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live. The complete cast of performers and acts will be announced in the fall.

A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS is produced by Simon Painter, Tim Lawson, and MagicSpace Entertainment. Painter and Lawson have created Circus 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus, Le Grand Cirque, Le Noir, Cirque Adrenaline and The Illusionists in over 250 cities from London to Sydney to Broadway, as well as presenting A Chorus Line, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Fiddler on the Roof through Australia. MagicSpace Entertainment is headed by Lee D. Marshall, Joe Marsh, John Ballard, and Steve Boulay, and has been producing and presenting national tours, Broadway shows, concerts and museum exhibits worldwide for over 35 years. They have an office in Park City, UT.

Get into the spirit of the season on December 22 with this merry treat that’s perfect for the entire family.

A limited quantity of on-stage VIP tickets will also be available for purchase. Your VIP ticket purchase includes on-stage seating just steps away from the performers and holiday magic! VIP tickets are sold as general admission and groups will be seated together on stage as best as possible (seating configuration subject to change based on stage setup). VIP tickets do not include a meet and greet. No late arrivals will be seated on stage. VIP tickets are available online at and in-person through the Iowa State Center Ticket Office.

For more information and complete details on additional tour stops, please visit This performance is made possible, in part, by a generous gift from Brian & Tanya Anderson.

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