"Miracles & Magic," Ohio's top variety show of comedy, magic and grand illusion, will hit the stage again this weekend. A Friday night opening party takes places at the LC Pavilion with shows taking place Saturday at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre in the Vern Riffe Center.

The 2012 Miracles & Magic benefit show features David Williamson, the host of the United Kingdom's acclaimed television series "The Magic Comedy Strip"; John Carney, one of the world's greatest sleight-of-hand magicians, who has appeared on David Letterman and many other TV shows; Stan Allen, the publisher of MAGIC Magazine and producer of the "MAGIC LIVE! convention; and Jon Petz, a corporate motivational and keynote speaker from Columbus.

The program benefits "A Kid Again," a local not-for-profit organization that strives to enrich the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and of their families by providing healing times of respite through fun-filled group activities and destination adventures. A Kid Again strives to offer these children and their siblings and parents a cost-free occasion to enjoy quality time together and to create lasting memories.

Matinee ticket pricing starts at $10 for children under 14 and $15 for adults. Limited reserved seating is available. Tickets are currently on sale at the CAPA box office at the Ohio Theater at 614-469-0939 or at all Ticketmaster outlets and www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets for the Opening Night Party are on sale now at www.MiraclesAndMagic.com for $65 and VIP tickets are available for $100 per person. Sponsorship packages are still available by contacting 614-797-9500. For more event information, please visit www.miraclesandmagic.com.