The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

166 Capitol Ave
Hartford CT  06106

Phone: (860) 987-5900

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

The Bushnell, Connecticut's premier presenter of the performing arts, is a not-for-profit organization that is proud to serve Connecticut and its citizens.

As Connecticut's premier presenter of the performing arts, The Bushnell has delighted and inspired audiences for more than seven decades and plays a leading role in the state's cultural life. The Bushnell, a not-for-profit organization, is renowned for community programs, as well as being a leading educator and advocate of the arts.



Since 1930, The Bushnell has been "a center for the benefit of the public in educational and cultural activities...to encourage public appreciation of music, art, science and all benevolent, religious and other public activities." (Act of Incorporation, 1

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Founded: January 13, 1930

Categories: Non-Profit Organization, Other, Performance Venue, Theatre

Hours

Mon: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Celtic Thunder X Tour

Celtic Thunder X Tour
07:30 pm - 09/12/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Celtic Thunder have sold over 3.4 million albums in the US, combined, toured the U.S. and Canada, coast to coast, 12 times and Australia 4 times performing almost...

Disney's the Lion King

Disney's the Lion King
07:30 pm - 08/01/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

PUBLIC ON SALE: APRIL 5 Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly...

Dan and Phil - Interactive Introverts

Dan and Phil - Interactive Introverts
07:30 pm - 07/19/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Dan and Phil present their new stage show - Interactive Introverts. Two internet dwelling, insecure nerds standing under the spotlight to give the people what they...

Bring It! LIVE

Bring It! LIVE
07:30 am - 07/18/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Back by popular demand after a summer 2017 tour that left audiences breathless, the Dolls are back in action for summer 2018 with Bring It! Live. From Jackson, MS,...

On Your Feet!

On Your Feet!
07:30 pm - 06/19/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

For Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Havana would always be home. But America—and music history—was their destiny. Discover the remarkable true story of how they made...

Love Never Dies

Love Never Dies
07:30 pm - 05/29/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

The year is 1907. It is 10 years after his disappearance from the Paris Opera House and the Phantom has escaped to a new life in New York where he lives amongst...

Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience

Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience
02:00 pm - 05/12/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

This cast of performers and dogs will delight audiences of all ages, with high energy excitement from beginning to end. During the Stunt Dog Experience you will...

Connecticut Ballet presents 'Russian Classics!'

Connecticut Ballet presents 'Russian Classics!'
07:30 pm - 05/11/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Connecticut Ballet will present 'RUSSIAN CLASSICS!' at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts on May 11, 2018. The program includes revivals of Petipa's RAYMONDA...

The Illusionists - Live From Broadway - Hartford, CT

The Illusionists - Live From Broadway - Hartford, CT
08:00 pm - 05/04/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Friday, May 4th, 2018 @ 8PM Saturday, May 5th, 2018 @ 2PM & 8PM Sunday, May 6th, 2018 @ 1PM & 6:30PM This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping...

Ethan Bortnick - Live in Concert

Ethan Bortnick - Live in Concert
08:00 pm - 04/27/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

16 year old Global Music Sensation and "The World’s Youngest Solo Musician’ Ethan Bortnick returns to the Bushnell and performs a live intimate concert! Ethan’s...

PJ Masks LIVE! Time to Be a Hero

PJ Masks LIVE! Time to Be a Hero
03:00 pm - 04/22/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

PJ Masks LIVE! Time To Be A Hero is a super-heroic live musical show featuring the heroic trio from your favorite series: the PJ Masks! Watch Catboy, Owlette and...

Sonia Plumb Dance Company Presents "The Dance of Da Vinci"

Sonia Plumb Dance Company Presents "The Dance of Da Vinci"
08:00 pm - 04/21/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

An exciting Sonia Plumb Dance Company Premiere! Using Leonardo’s notebooks as her source of inspiration, choreographer Sonia Plumb explores the artist’s relationship...

Francine Austin Presents: an Evening of Philanthropy with Tamron

Francine Austin Presents: an Evening of Philanthropy with Tamron
05:30 pm - 04/20/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Join us as we celebrate philanthropy with award winning journalist and former "Today Show" co-host, Tamron Hall. Known for her compelling storytelling and passionate...

An Evening with Travis Tritt

An Evening with Travis Tritt
08:00 pm - 04/19/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Enjoy a special evening with CMA and Grammy award-winning country artist, Travis Tritt. Experience this rare opportunity featuring the multi-platinum artist in an...

HSOC's Harry Potter in Concert Trip

HSOC's Harry Potter in Concert Trip
09:45 am - 04/15/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets are on sale NOW at the WCSU Box offices! We will leave from the WCSU Midtown Student Center shuttle stop at 9:45am and return to WCSU at around 6:30PM...

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert
07:00 pm - 04/13/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Friday, April 13, 2018, 7 pm Saturday, April 14, 2018, 1 pm Sunday, April 15, 2018, 1 pm Audiences will be able to relive the magical adventure of Harry Potter's...

New Worlds: Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends

New Worlds: Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends
07:30 pm - 04/10/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Bill Murray and Jan Vogler met during their travels and became friends in New York. Curious about each others artistic world and interests, the actor and cellist...

Wizard of Oz National Tour in Hartford, CT

Wizard of Oz National Tour in Hartford, CT
07:30 pm - 04/06/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Join us for the National Tour of Wizard of Oz at The Bushnell Center - Mortensen Hall in Hartford, CT! This production of THE WIZARD OF OZ is a spectacular celebration...

Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra

Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra
07:30 pm - 04/04/2018

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Come hear “America's Orchestra” perform the broad repertoire of the world's first, and most famous, pops orchestra. Experience the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra...

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