Connecticut River Valley entertainment

Concert Venue in Hartford


Hosting over 500 events a year, Bushnell plays a major role in the state's cultural life. This landmark historic building is the go to for most ballet, symphony, opera and chamber-music performances.
Cinema in Hartford

Real Art Ways

Contemporary media works find an outlet at this consistently offbeat and adventurous gallery/cinema/performance space/lounge. Sip wine or beer as you watch a hot documentary, listen to an all-female chamber-rock qui…
Classical Music in Hartford

Hartford Symphony

The well-respected Hartford Symphony stages performances in the Bushnell all year-round.
Theater in East Haddam

Goodspeed Opera House

The classic Goodspeed Opera House is an 1876 Victorian music hall known as 'the birthplace of the American musical' and still produces a full schedule of shows: Man of La Mancha and Annie premiered here before going…
Theater in Hartford

Hartford Stage

Staging around six major productions and one or two summer productions each season, this respected theater attracts recognized actors to Hartford. Plays include classic dramas and provocative new works. Venturi &…
Cinema in Hartford

Aetna Theater

Within the Wadsworth Atheneum, this handsome art-deco theater shows independent and art films sporadically throughout the year.
Comedy in Hartford

Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club

Yuk it up with visiting comedians from New York and Boston. Located in the basement of City Steam Brewery. Times and prices vary: check the website for details.