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  • Hugh Jackman To Star In P.T. Barnum Movie Musical

    Hugh Jackman To Star In P.T. Barnum Movie Musical
    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...
  • HSO Presents A Program Of Contrasts

    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...
  • Former 'Annie' Star Grown Up; Coming To Hartford

    Former 'Annie' Star Grown Up; Coming To Hartford
    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-...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    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...
  • 'Wicked' Still Wonderful, But Sound Quality Needs A Fix

    'Wicked' Still Wonderful, But Sound Quality Needs A Fix
    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'...
  • The Evolution Of 'Wicked' From 'Oz'

    The Evolution Of 'Wicked' From 'Oz'
    What would you ask the wizard? Where did he get his magic? Is he returning to Oz anytime soon? And what do witches and nuns have in common? Not one but two wizards of "ahs" — "Wicked" author Gregory Maguire and the musical's composer Stephen...
  • 'Wicked' Good Lottery

    'Wicked' Good Lottery
    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...
  • HSO Delivers Promising, Creative Start To The New Season

    HSO Delivers Promising, Creative Start To The New Season
    "Hoodle-ah da-wa-da," sang bass-baritone soloist Kevin Deas as the character named Sportin' Life from Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess'', "Scatty Wah!" A huge local choral force echoed his attitude and it was great fun. But in a program that a casual glance...
  • Brubeck Brothers Celebrate A Legacy And New Sounds

    Brubeck Brothers Celebrate A Legacy And New Sounds
    While the Brubeck brothers, Chris and Dan, long ago established their own distinctive musical identities and moved out from under the huge shadow cast by their jazz giant of a father, Dave Brubeck, their grand patriarch's loving presence is still felt...
  • Hartford Symphony Opens 2014/2015 Season

    Hartford Symphony Opens 2014/2015 Season
    A summer-like night and a new relationship marked the opening of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra's 2014-2015 season Thursday, the first opening night since the orchestra and the Bushnell entered into a collaborative agreement six months ago. "It is...
  • Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon

    Mark Twain House Celebrating The 'Wicked' Phenomenon
    The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...