Our Current Season


Our Current Season

Buy tickets today for our exciting current season.

Contact us to learn more about our Bruyette Athenaeum Performing Arts Series, or purchase your tickets now.

Box Office hours: Monday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Friday, 1 - 5 p.m.

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Please note: A $2.00 processing fee is added to each ticket at time of purchase.

Ask about our Veteran's discount.

UPCOMING EVENTS


Flor de Toloache & Mariachi Mexico Antiguo

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Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

"If you think singing mariachi music is a macho thing, think again." - NY Daily News

Latin Grammy nominees Flor de Toloache make New York City history as its first and only all-women Mariachi group. Working to preserve centuries old traditions of Mariachi, their mélange of the traditional and the modern pushes the boundaries of the genre and brings Mariachi music to new audiences.

Opening for Flor de Toloache: Mariachi Mexico Antiquo, a group celebrated for its vibrant sound, traditional core, and restored focus on the antique traditions of the mariachi genre.

Location: Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium

Tickets - Reserved Seating

Premium: $30, General: $25, Seniors, USJ Alumni, USJ Faculty/Staff and Let's Go Arts Members: $20, Autorino Members and Students (Non-USJ): $15

Purchase Tickets

Must show ID at will call.

Discounts available for Veterans-- please call the Frances Driscoll Box Office at 860.231.5555

LEARN MORE ABOUT Flor de Toloache


15th Annual 5X5 Contemporary Dance Festival

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Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017

Performances: 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Master Classes: 10 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.

Creative Dance Films with Artist Talk: 1 p.m.

The 5x5 Dance Festival brings together choreographers, performers, educators and students to study, share, learn and perform. Artists, students and audiences share their experience, talent and inspiration through master classes, workshops, discussions, films and performance. Site specific pop-up performance will punctuate the festival in public spaces.

Location: Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium

Performance Tickets - Reserved Seating

Premium: $25, General: $20, Seniors, USJ Alumni, USJ Faculty/Staff and Let's Go Arts Members: $15, Autorino Members and Students (Non-USJ): $15

Master Class Tickets - General Admission

Adult: $15, Student: $10

Festival Passes**

Two Show Pass: $30 | Full Festival Pass: $50

Purchase Tickets

Must show ID at will call.

**Please call the box office at 860.231.5555 to purchase a festival pass.

5X5 Festival Schedule:

9-10 a.m. Registration and Welcome
10-11:15 a.m. Master Class I
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Master Class II
1-2 p.m. Dance Film Series (AV Room, 2nd Floor, Bruyette)
2:30-3 p.m. Site Specific Performance #1 (outdoors/weather permitting)
3:15-3:45 p.m. Connecticut Nutcrackers Presentation (Reception Room, 2nd Floor, Bruyette)
4-5:15 p.m. Showcase Performance (Hoffman)
5:30 p.m. Site Specific Performance #2 (Art Gallery, 1st Floor, Bruyette)
6:30 p.m. Site Specific Performance #3 (Art Gallery, 1st Floor, Bruyette)
7:30 p.m. Showcase Performance (Hoffman)

LEARN MORE ABOUT 5X5


Red Baraat

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Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, 8 p.m.

"A new-breed marching-band music that's part Punjabi wedding, part New Orleans second line, and all New York." - Boston Globe

Since its formation in 2008, the magic of Red Baraat has spread far beyond New York City. Eight musicians whip crowds into a frenzy with their unprecedented, high energy, gut-busting fusion of jazz, hip-hop beats, rock muscle, funky go-go, and scalding hot bhangra. Yet no matter how much success and notoriety they achieve, Red Baraat has never stopped experimenting or adding new elements to their peculiar alchemy.

Location: Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium

Tickets - Reserved Seating

Premium: $30, General: $25, Seniors, USJ Alumni, USJ Faculty/Staff and Let's Go Arts Members: $20, Autorino Members and Students (Non-USJ): $15

Purchase Tickets

Must show ID at will call.

Discounts available for Veterans-- please call the Frances Driscoll Box Office at 860.231.5555

LEARN MORE ABOUT Red Baraat


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Past Events 2017-2018


15th ANNUAL SPANISH LANGUAGE FILM FESTIVAL

Final Film, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, 7 p.m.

The Culture, Arts and Languages Department in conjunction with the Autorino Center for the Arts presents the 15th Annual Spanish Language Film Festival. This year’s festival is a tribute to Chilean biopics. Films begin at 7:00 p.m. with introductory remarks by visiting guest speakers.

Los 33, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, 7 p.m.

Location: Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium

Tickets - General Admission

General: $5

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Watch the trailer for Los 33


MOONFISH THEATRE

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Star of the Sea

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

"Captures an extraordinary and devastating story" - Irish Daily Mail

Freely adapted from Joseph O'Connor's international bestseller. It is the winter of 1847, and the Famine-ship Star of the Sea sets sail for the Promised Land. Among the passengers are maidservant Mary Duane, the ruined Lord Meredith, and Pius Mulvey, a ruthless murderer. Their lives and fates are more connected than any of them know…

Told through Moonfish’s signature style of bi-lingual theatre, six performers use projection, physical movement, and live sound-effects to conjure up the worlds of the characters on a bare stage. At once simple and wildly inventive, this powerful production moves beyond the confines of period drama to trace the echoes of the Irish Famine through to the present day.

Location: Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium

Tickets - Reserved Seating

Premium: $35, General: $30, Seniors, USJ Alumni, USJ Faculty/Staff and Let's Go Arts Members: $25, Autorino Members and Students (Non-USJ): $15

Purchase Tickets

Must show ID at will call.

Discounts available for Veterans-- please call the Frances Driscoll Box Office at 860.231.5555

LEARN MORE ABOUT Moonfish Theatre

Funded in part by the Expeditions program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and additional support from the six New England state arts agencies.


NOCHE LATINA

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Featuring Carlos Hernández-Chávez and Tierra Mestiza

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, 7 p.m.

Founded by local artist and Hartford resident Carlos Hernández-Chávez, in 1992, Tierra Mestiza performs traditional music of Latin America and the Caribbean from the 1930s–1950s. This popular musical ensemble had a loyal following in the Hartford area until the band retired from regular performances in 2013. This October come and enjoy Tierra Mestiza Returns—featuring original band members and new musicians—at our annual Noche Latina event!

Carlos Hernández-Chávez is a visual artist, photographer, musician and social activist. He has been performing with his musical group in Hartford for the last twenty years.

Location: Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium

Tickets - General Admission

General: $5

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LEARN MORE ABOUT Tierra Mestiza


NOONTIME CLASSICS

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Edward Cumming, Conductor

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, 12:10 p.m.

A musical lunch break!

Oct. 5: Schumann's Piano Concerto and excerpts from Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

Location: Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium

FREE Community Concert

Please reserve your seat online.


GUITAR UNDER THE STARS

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Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, *7:30 p.m.

 “A spectacular evening of Spanish, Classical and International music for guitar and orchestra!”

For the first time in West Hartford, acclaimed guitarist Daniel Salazar will bring his spectacular GUITAR UNDER THE STARS program to University of Saint Joseph.

This year's program will highlight the fusion of World Music Styles in a remarkable multicultural artistic collaboration. Salazar will be performing his original music and brilliant symphonic arrangements with an impressive group of international musicians.

This grand event also includes outstanding local talent. Joining the program will be the Festival Orchestra Ensemble, comprised of top players from Connecticut's own Hartford Symphony.

*PRE-CONCERT PERFORMANCE from The Hartt Suzuki Guitar Orchestra at 6:30 p.m.

Location: The Quad at University of Saint Joseph

Outdoor Seating

This event is FREE

LEARN MORE ABOUT Guitar Under The Stars

Sponsored by the Roberts Foundation and MPTF.


AMIRAH SACKETT

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Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 5 p.m.

Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium 

“It's a dance routine like no other, but more importantly, it's one that challenges the way people see Muslim women." --Huffington Post

Amirah Sackett brings her unique hip-hop style to a dance and lecture workshop at the University of Saint Joseph. An internationally recognized hip-hop dancer, choreographer, and teacher, Amirah is the creator of "We're Muslim, Don't Panic," an all female American Muslim dance group with the goal to educate the public and create dialogue between Muslims and non-Muslims, promoting unity in the community. Amirah believes hip-hop culture gives a voice to those often unheard and is a way to uplift, inspire, and bring change to those communities that need it the most. 

FREE WORKSHOP - Register online!

LEARN MORE ABOUT Amirah Sackett 


 Capital Classics: Love's Labour's Lost

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This summer, Capital Classics presents Love's Labour's Lost, as part of the Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival. Capital Classics will bring its spirited, raucous performance style to this rambunctious comedy of love, as a cast of characters stumbles and bumbles its way in pursuit of love with true Shakespearean silliness and joy.

The Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival attracts more than 2,000 fans, who turn out over three weekends with family and friends (and picnic baskets) on the grounds of the University of Saint Joseph to enjoy "Shakespeare under the stars." If it rains, the performance moves inside to the adjacent Autorino Center for the Arts.

Arrive at least 30 minutes early to enjoy pre-show entertainment, such as Youth in Community Arts performances on Thursdays; the Ben & Jerry's scooping and the Elizabethan Consort singing on Fridays; local music groups for Prize Night on Saturdays; and lectures by local experts for the "Professor Series" on Sundays. Be sure to bring your own chairs and blankets. You can bring your own picnic, but food and beverages are also available for purchase before and during the show.

Thursdays, July 13, 20, 27, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Fridays, July 14, 21, 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays July 15, 22, 29, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Sundays July 16, 23, 30, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Adults: $15, Seniors & Students: $10

Purchase tickets.

Learn more about Capital Classics Theatre Company.


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