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The Bushnell Memorial Theater is a theater and educational institution located in Connecticut. The theater has been a long standing center that was built to help the general public reap the benefits in terms of education in the arts. The Bushnell Memorial Theater was also introduced to help build appreciation of music, art, science and even religion among the locals of Hartford, Connecticut.

The Bushnell Memorial Theater opened its doors to the public in January 13, 1930. It opened originally with the name ?The Horace Bushnell Memorial Hall? and was constructed with the funding of Dotha Bushnell Hillyer as a ?living memorial? to her father Dr. Horace Bushnell. Dotha Bushnell tasked the architectural firm Corbett, Harrison and MacMurray, who also did the famous New York attraction called the ?Radio City Music Hall? to design the building as well as the fa?ade.

The Bushnell Memorial Theater holds a variety of different types of plays and musicals for each theater season. From contemporary plays to classics, there won?t be a shortage of things to see in the theater. After a good run in the theater, visitors can also go and treat themselves with delicious meals in the Bushnell Theater?s cafeteria.

The Bushnell Memorial Theater is more than just a theater because it also provides young and old alike a means to learn more about the theater as well as a way for them to appreciate the craft. The Bushnell Memorial offers short and specialized courses in talent development as well as career development. They also empower the youth to develop, appreciate and understand art even when inside a community with programs such as ?On Stage and Beyond?. Teachers can also learn how to develop and spark interest in their students through some of the classes that is being taught in the theater.
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