| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:55 PM
If you arrived in town from outer space last weekend, your first thought was, "Wow, this place is cooking."
On Thursday night, Charles M. Blow, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Karl Rove packed The Bushnell at The Connecticut Forum on the nation's broken...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Until now, "Mark My Words"— an annual literary fundraiser for the Mark Twain House & Museum — has been held outside of Hartford and has generally featured authors of mysteries and legal thrillers.
This year, the series finally hits home...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The show: "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford.
What makes it special?: "American Idol" stars and husband and wife Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo head the cast in this touring revival...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:02 AM
The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford.
Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...
| Oct 18, 2014
A summer-like night and a new relationship marked the opening of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra's 2014-2015 season Thursday, the first opening night since the orchestra and the Bushnell entered into a collaborative agreement six months ago.
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:00 AM
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts will hold a pre-show ticket lottery for Hartford performances of the musical “Wicked,” which runs Nov. 5 through Nov. 23. A limited number of $25 tickets will be available and entries will be...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:28 AM
What would you ask the wizard? Where did he get his magic? Is he returning to Oz anytime soon? And what do witches and nuns have in common?
Not one but two wizards of "ahs" — "Wicked" author Gregory Maguire and the musical's composer Stephen...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:16 AM
The show: "Wicked" at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford.
What makes it special?: The fourth visit of the popular musical, now in its 11th year on Broadway.
First impressions?: For this return visit to Hartford the question isn'...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:32 PM
HARTFORD -- This beauty pageant had a twist: Contestants walked the runway in saris instead of swimsuits and super-thin was not in.
Welcome to Miss India Connecticut, held Sunday afternoon at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. The biannual...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:51 AM
The Bushnell Performing Arts Center is freshening up a bit. As part of its Family Fun Day at Hartford's Envisionfest festivities Saturday, Sept. 20, the public will get a look at the new website that will be officially launched at 11 a.m. with "big...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:16 PM
HARTFORD — The Bushnell's vision for creating a neighborhood of apartments, shops and restaurants along Capitol Avenue could be years from becoming reality.
But The Bushnell isn't waiting: It has purchased an historic brownstone around the...