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  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Feb 19 - 24, 2019

  • Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles

    Feb 27, 2019

  • Rent

    Mar 12 - 17, 2019

  • Joe Bonamassa

    Mar 21, 2019

  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

    Mar 26 - 31, 2019

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

February 19 - 24, 2019

This acclaimed musical is set to tour the States from September 2018, following its transfer from London's West End, where it premiered in 2013. Proving to be a monster hit with audiences, it set the record for the highest weekly gross in West End history. It also garnered two Olivier Awards for its lush costumes and creative lighting design. So step into a candy wonderland with this spectacular adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic.

Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles Poster

Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles

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Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

February 27, 2019

Together longer than The Beatles themselves, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary group, delivering a totally live, note-for-note performance that's as infectious as it is transporting. Includes the early hits to later classics that The Beatles never got the chance to play live - including the most complex and challenging songs.

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Rent

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Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

March 12 - 17, 2019

Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer and Tony-winning musical returns in a special 20th Anniversary touring production. Bursting with energy and a rocking score, Rent tells the story of a band of young artists living in New York, who are determined to overcome the fear of HIV which hangs over them.

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Joe Bonamassa

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

March 21, 2019

Joe Bonamassa is the guitarist's guitarist. A master of the blues, Bonamassa easily ranks alongside the more well known Clapton or Jeff Beck. Such was his prodigious talent that he supported B.B. King at the tender of age of twelve in 1989, and was christened by King as "one of a kind." Since then, he's played with anyone who is anyone and released a formidable catalogue of studio albums.

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

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Winner of 2 Tony Awards

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

March 26 - 31, 2019

Tracing the career of Carole King, and endorsed by the beloved Grammy winner herself, Beautiful was the feel-good hit of 2014, scoring two 2014 Tony Awards. Described by The New York Times as 'A complex, revitalizing portrait of the real, conflicted person within the reluctant star', learn about King's inspiring, but rocky road to the icon she is today.

Bushnell Theatre

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166 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT 6106

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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