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Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass Tix Now On Sale

November 10
2:35 PM 2011


Tickets are now on sale for one of NPR's most notable voices coming to The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in spring 2012. Mortensen Hall will host Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass on May 26, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. The performance is sponsored by Edwards Wildman.

Tickets for Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass are on sale now and can be purchased only by visiting The Bushnell Box Office at 166 Capitol Avenue in Hartford or by calling (860) 987-5900. Tickets may also be purchased online at Ticket prices start at $35.00. Ticket prices do not include all applicable fees.

Ira Glass, creator of the public radio show This American Life, has hosted the weekly program since it first aired November 17, 1995. As part of the staged show Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass, Glass will talk about his program and how it's put together: what makes a compelling story, where they find the amazing stories for their show, how he and his staff are trying to push broadcast journalism to do things it doesn't usually do. Glass will mix stories from the show, live onstage, combining his narration with pre-taped quotes and music, recreating the sound of the show as the audience watches. Glass plays funny and memorable moments from the show, and talks about what was behind their creation in what will promise to be a memorable show.

About The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
Celebrating 80 years, The Bushnell® is Connecticut's premier performing arts center, hosting more than 350 events yearly, including major Broadway tours, symphony orchestras, family presentations, local arts and community events. The Bushnell is home to two theaters- the historic 2,800-seat Mortensen Hall, and the 907-seat Belding Theater, a state-of-the-art performance hall that opened in 2001. The Bushnell's nationally recognized, award-winning, arts-in-education program, PARTNERS® (Partners in Arts and Education Revitalizing Schools), now in its 19th year, continues to provide quality arts-in-education programs for schools and communities across Greater Hartford. The Bushnell opened in January 1930 and is a not-for-profit organization that is proud to serve Connecticut and its citizens. For more information, call The Bushnell at (860) 987-6000, The Bushnell Box Office at (860) 987-5900 or visit our website at

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