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Bushnell Center for Performing Arts

166 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT 06106-1621
+1 860-987-5900
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50's oldie show

Great time, three hours, good groups, don't like how the they let people hang almost onstage during... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Coventry, Connecticut
via mobile
Good show and stage

Have been several times with DW to see shows. They do sell snacks and drinks before the show and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Hartford, Connecticut
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Connecticut's leading venue for the performing arts is known for its community programs and being an important advocate of music, dance and theatrical productions.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
166 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT 06106-1621
+1 860-987-5900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time, three hours, good groups, don't like how the they let people hang almost onstage during all performances. Don't know why they were there but distracting☹️

Thank Beverly61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been several times with DW to see shows. They do sell snacks and drinks before the show and during intermission. The seats are fairly comfortable and the sound and acoustics are good. Being Hartford sometimes the parking and traffic could be a problem. Enjoy...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

When your wife buys tickets for mothers day thinking they are $40 a piece and you check the bank account afterwards and notice they really cost $10.50 each more. Described as a "convenience fee", I'm not so sure what's so convenient about it. It's an...More

Thank markbarkasy
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Having been an historic theatrical venue in Connecticut's capital city for decades, the Bushnell only gets better and more contemporary with age. Sit in awe of this gorgeous art deco auditorium before the show, and then experience a National Tour company of JERSEY BOYS or...More

1  Thank Tony S
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

An amazing entertainer. Historic building. Friendly people. Have been many times for different venues.

Thank RGF-The1AndOnly
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We have been in West Hartford for 2+ years having moved from Fairfield County, CT. While living in Fairfield County, we frequently went to see Broadway Plays in NYC. Since our move, we have been going to the Bushnell in Hartford and have been pleasantly...More

Thank Travel33871
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I saw a show at the Bushnell in March. We sat in the orchestra section C about 10 rows back from the stage. The view was just fine and the show was incredible. The seats are very small and tight so use...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Went with friends to see Jersey Boys. It's been a while since we have been here. It's even better than I remembered. Great seats, perfect sound system and a wonderful show. We love it here

Thank Jaguar002
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing venue, historic and beautiful. You will be doing yourself a massive disservice if you don't enjoy your surroundings as much as the show you see. We just enjoyed Jersey Boys and the show, venue, service staff and locale were amazing

Thank giaabruzzi
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The staff was very helpful. And the theater itself was very nice. We enjoyed the play very much. The theater had a small sandwich shop in it that looked interesting but we had just had dinner. The place was a little tough to navigate in...More

1  Thank Corbin G
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Does the bushnell theatre have wifi?
10 June 2016|
Response from JKulas99 | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I did not see the question until now. Yes, they had wifi there when I went last year.