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The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

166 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: 860-987-6000
Fax: (860) 987-6002
Region: Hartford County

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. With an annual roster of over 350 events and an annual audience of over 300,000, The Bushnell is a major economic driver for the Greater Hartford region and the State of Connecticut. The number of annual events and attendance has increased by 50% with the opening of the new addition.
The Bushnell presents major Broadway tours, symphony orchestras, family presentations, and children's theater. In 2001, The Bushnell also began presenting off-Broadway, jazz, blues, cabaret and comedy performances as well as concerts and world music events.

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The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 7
  • Theatre Capacity: 2,799
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Classroom Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 500
  • Ceiling: 35
  • ADA Accessible:
  • F&B: Outside Vendors Allowed:
  • Meeting: Largest Capacity - Board Room: 16
  • Meeting: Largest Capacity - Banquet: 200
  • Meeting: Largest Capacity - Classroom: 100
  • Meeting: Largest Capacity - Theater: 2,799
  • Meeting: Total # Of Meeting Rooms: 7

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Autorino Great Hall X           250     100     200     275  
Seaverns Room X           150     60     90     200  
Grand Foyer X           200     100     100     200  
Promenade Gallery X           150     50     125     200  
Gray Lobby X           100     50     50     100  
Horace Bushnell Suite X           30     20     38     50  
Hillyer Suite X           20     16     28     40