Connecticut magician Brian Miller featured in documentary The Get-Together

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It has been an incredible year at Brian Miller Magic, largely thanks to all of your continued support. There have been many exciting adventures including my first tour for the American troops overseas, my TEDx talk hitting 2 million views, and most importantly: getting married to the love of my life!

In the midst of all of that, however, something less flashy but no less cool has occurred: I’ve been prominently featured in a brand new documentary about the legendary Abbott’s Get Together magic convention.

The Get-Together

Filmmaker Anthony Gagnon’s “The Get-Together” is a passion project that he wanted to make ever since he was a young boy who used to take the annual journey to Colon, Michigan: the Magic Capital of the World (seriously, that’s the town’s legal title).

Colon, MI The Magic Capital of the World


Abbott's Get Together 2015 poster Connecticut magician Brian MillerAugust 2015 was the 78th consecutive Abbott’s Get Together and I had the great pleasure of having been invited to be a featured performer at the convention. It is always an honor to be a magician that magicians want to see. I’ve performed at a variety of local and regional magic conventions over the years, but never one of this prestige.

I keep using the word “legendary” to describe this convention, and it’s not hyperbole. The convention was founded by Harry Blackstone, Sr. in 1934. Nearly major name in magic has performed at the convention over the years, including David Copperfield.

The tiny town of Colon, MI has only 1000 residents, and the population literally doubles once a year for five days during the Get Together, as magicians from all over the world descend upon it. The locals love it, contrary to what I would have believed. The whole town eagerly awaits the convention every year for the excitement and the wonder of 1000 magicians in a place so small that it literally has only one stoplight.

Colon, MI Abbott's Get Togther store front with wizard


As fate would have it, 2015 was the year Anthony chose to fly back from LA with a single camera and one camera operator in order to capture a gritty, realistic documentary about this incredible gathering of like-minded, often strange, people that we call magicians.

You can watch the trailer and purchase the documentary here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/thegettogethermovie/

The filmmakers have graciously given me permission to cut my 6 minute featured piece out of the documentary and present it to my clients and fans. So here it is. I hope you enjoy!


P.S. That’s even me on one of the promotional posters!

~Brian

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is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with one of Connecticut’s top magic acts!

Brian Miller’s “Magic, Puzzles, and Mind Games” is a 60 minute interactive show that features word class sleight-of-hand magic mixed with laugh-out-loud humor.

 

Bring a date, take the family, or treat your clients! Get a $10 power card w/ UNLIMITED video play with your ticket purchase. Doors at 7pm for dinner and drinks, show at 8pm.

 

Tickets are available for the first three shows in May (5/6, 5/20, 5/27) at the following link: www.brianmillermagic.com/magic-show-tickets/

 

Jaw dropping, side splitting… There’s a faction here that maintains you have actual superpowers.
-Yale University

 

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-Odeum Publications

 

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-Teresa Dufour, CT Style, News 8

 

*Intended for adults audiences, but clean and appropriate for ages 12+