1) Infinity Hall Music Hall & Bistro
Route 44, 20 Greenwoods Road
Great sound, not too big, no bad seats, great acts.
2) The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
Christmas in Connecticut might conjure images straight out of a Currier and Ives lithograph for many, but for those of us who live here we know the holiday means a diversity of tradition well beyond (while still including) horse-drawn sleigh rides and...
She was the fresh-faced redheaded charmer with a voice that could fill the room when she starred as Broadway's "Annie" decades ago. Now, Andrea McArdle is all grown up and coming to Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts with three other well-knowns, Faith Prince, Donna McKechnie and Maureen McGovern with their "4 Girls 4: A Christmas Together" show on Dec. 1. The singer/actress who appeared on the soap opera "Search for Tomorrow" before beginning her Broadway career and beyond said the show...
Bridgeport's P.T. Barnum will be the subject of a new movie musical: "The Greatest Showman on Earth" starring Hugh Jackman.
Filming is expected to begin this summer in New York City, according to deadline.com.
Tony Award-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ("A Christmas Story"), Bonnie McKee, Brian Lapin and "Scissor Sisters" front man Jake Shears have all contributed songs, according to deadline.com
Bill Condon, who directed the film musical "Dreamgirls" and the current Broadway...
The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the Belding Theater, at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, with a program of contrasts.
The evening began with a juxtaposition of the "Tragic Overture" by Brahms and the symphonic poem called "Tod und Verklärung" (Death and Transfiguration) by Richard Strauss.
The pairing was of interest. Strauss became a specialist in symphonic poems during the first phase of his long compositional career. Symphonic poems used...
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Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas."
The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday classic, on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
"Sensory-friendly performances are designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming to all families of children with autism or other disabilities which create sensory sensitivities," says...
The show: "Wicked" at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford.
What makes it special?: The fourth visit of the popular musical, now in its 11th year on Broadway.
First impressions?: For this return visit to Hartford the question isn't whether the musical is a good one (it's better than good, it's terrific) but whether the production — especially with its two leads and this latest touring cast — holds up after months on the road. The answer is a yes — but. The sound...
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts will hold a pre-show ticket lottery for Hartford performances of the musical “Wicked,” which runs Nov. 5 through Nov. 23. A limited number of $25 tickets will be available and entries will be accepted in the box office lobby beginning 2 1/2 hours before each performance. Names are drawn at random, winners, with ID, must be present, and payment must be made in cash. Tickets are subject to availability. (Regular ticket prices range from $37.50 to $157....