Highlights: 2014 / 2015 Season

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166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106

BUSHNELL THEATRE VENUE INFORMATION

Formerly known as Bushnell Memorial Hall, this performing arts center was originally opened in 1930. Named after Horace Bushnell, a great in the history of Hartford civic design, the center hosts hundreds of events a year and also plays a part in creating original Broadway productions.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Tyler Perry's Madea On The Run

    Opens Sep 11

  • The Illusionists

    Opens Sep 22

  • Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

    Oct 7, 2015

  • Newsies

    Opens Oct 13

  • Mamma Mia!

    Opens Oct 30

Tyler Perry's Madea On The Run

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

September 11-12, 2015

The madcap adventures of everyone's favourite fiery grandma are back! Mabel Simmons, affectionately known as Madea, isn't your regular sweet little old lady... The streetwise, fast-talking, gun-toting matriarch proves to be one of Tyler Perry's most beloved characters and the first of its type. In Madea On The Run, Perry once again dons the legendary persona to bring her delightful histrionics to stages throughout the US. There are hilarious hijinks aplenty, so get ready to laugh till your sides ache!

The Illusionists

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

September 22-27, 2015

Witness magic on a scale unlike anything you've ever seen before. Led by The Anti-Conjurer, The Illusionists are a troupe of magicians who bring the art of illusion right up to date with their high-tech wizardry and death defying stunts.

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

October 7, 2015

The original Jersey Boy, Frankie himself, is taking his latest incarnation of the Four Seasons on tour across the States in this year. The legendary falsetto and his band will be belting out the hits that made them world-famous during the last 40 years, and what led them to sell over 100 million records worldwide.

Newsies

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

October 13-18, 2015

The record-breaking, Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon that tells the story of an unlikely band of underdogs who take on the biggest names in publishing in an "inspirational" (The Hollywood Reporter) fight for justice, is touring the country!

Mamma Mia!

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

October 30-November 1, 2015

The current North American Tour has played over 3,600 performances in over 135 cities with 145 repeat visits. Mamma Mia collects a group of hit songs by the Swedish supergroup ABBA and shapes them around the story of a single mother coping with her young daughter's marriage on a picturesque Greek isle.

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