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  • Hamilton

    Opens Mar 20, 2019

  • Handel's Messiah

    Dec 20, 2017

  • Stomp

    Jan 12 - 14, 2018

  • Chris Botti

    Jan 18, 2018

  • Something Rotten!

    Jan 30 - Feb 4, 2018

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Hamilton

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Winner of 11 Tony Awards

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

Opens March 20, 2019

A true cultural phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton is changing the face of the modern musicals. An exhilarating historical epic, that is equal parts Sondheim and Notorious BIG, this record-breaking Broadway musical traces the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's most important (and colorful) historical figures. SIGN UP FOR ON SALE INFO!

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Handel's Messiah

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

December 20, 2017

"Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all people!" Join us for the good tidings of the beloved classic, Handel's Messiah, performed live by an orchestra and choir at this unforgettable Holiday performance.

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Stomp

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Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

January 12 - 14, 2018

Inspiring the music-makers in all of us, Stomp conjures up intricate rhythms from everyday household items. Marvel as the cast of eight incredibly talented players fill your theater with an orchestra of percussion, with only garbage bin lids, hammers and broom sticks as their instruments.

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Chris Botti

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

January 18, 2018

The world's top-selling instrumental artist Chris Botti has charm and talent in spades; the Italian American contemporary jazz trumpeter breathes new life into a range of different genres from American songbook standards to bebop classics by the likes of Miles Davis. Botti is not only a highly skilled musician but a consummate entertainer, with a gleam in his eye his onstage banter calls to mind the performers of jazz's golden age.

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Something Rotten!

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Tony Award Winner

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

January 30 - February 4, 2018

A bold, brash and hugely irreverent musical comedy, Something Rotten! is a loving send up of both Shakespeare and Broadway's greatest hits. The story follows a lowly playwriting duo who attempt at steal The Bard's limelight by creating the world's first ever musical!

Bushnell Theatre

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166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106

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.

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