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. The theater also serves as the performance home of Hartford Symphony Orchestra and The Connecticut Forum.
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.