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  • Hamilton

    Returning As Part Of Your 2020-2021 Season!

  • Patti Smith

    Apr 27, 2019

  • Come From Away

    Apr 30 - May 5, 2019

  • Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical Experience

    May 11, 2019

  • The Sound of Music

    May 17 - 19, 2019

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Hamilton

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Winner of 11 Tony Awards

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

Returning As Part Of Your 2020-2021 Season!

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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Patti Smith

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

April 27, 2019

Patti Smith is one of punk's founding figures. She emerged, wiry and tousle-haired, in 1975, with her Tom Verlaine assisted and John Cale produced debut record Horses. A wildly ambitious and forceful album of free form poetry set against a backdrop of frantic guitars, it immediately established Smith as a truly singular artist.

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Come From Away

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Tony Award Winner

Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

April 30 - May 5, 2019

Following well-received engagements on Broadway and its premiere city Toronto, this new hit musical based on true events will launch its first-ever national tour in Seattle in October 2018! Nominated for eight Tony Awards and nine Drama Desk gongs, this is a musical that celebrates human endurance, compassion and bravery under dreadful circumstances. Written by Canadian husband and wife team Irene Snakoff and David Hein, events in America on 9/11 sees the small town of Gander, Newfoundland double in size when 38 planes are forced to land unexpectedly.

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Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical Experience

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May 11, 2019

In 1999 Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillipe and Reese Witherspoon achieved cult status with raunchy teen drama Cruel Intentions, a feature film adaptation of Pierre Choderlos de Laclos' Le Liaison dangereuses. Proving the public's unfailing fascination with the scintillating story, Sucker Love Productions' New York Off-Broadway engagement, which ran for 112 performances into early 2018, now enjoys a national tour!

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The Sound of Music

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Mortensen Hall - Bushnell Theatre

May 17 - 19, 2019

Rodgers and Hammerstein's iconic musical about the Maria and the Von Trapp family is on a fresh North American tour. This new production is helmed by Jack O'Brien, who has promised to wipe away the "varnish" and dig down into the real drama that lies at the heart of the story. Featuring one of the great scores of all time, The Sound of Music is always the unmissable family show of the year.

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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