AARP Connecticut members can save money and support local, nonprofit educational and cultural venues throughout the year, including at The Bushnell theater in Hartford. As part of a special offer, AARP members and their guests can save on select performances of three different shows at the theater: A Christmas Story, The Color Purple and Hartford Symphony Orchestra – Holiday Cirque Spectacular.

AARP Members and their guests will receive a 10 percent discount for tickets to A Christmas Story on Saturday, Nov. 25, at 2 p.m.; The Color Purple on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m.; and Hartford Symphony Orchestra – Holiday Cirque Spectacular on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m.

To obtain the offer, AARP members should contact Bushnell representative David Rodriguez at 860-987-6096 or by email at with a valid credit card and ask for the AARP member discount. Visit The Bushnell for more information.

To receive the offer, tickets must be purchased by Friday, Nov. 17, for A Christmas Story; Friday, Dec. 1, for The Color Purple; and Friday, Dec. 8, for Hartford Symphony Orchestra – Holiday Cirque Spectacular. Offers for additional shows in 2018 will be made available as they are confirmed.

Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall – AARP members can enjoy great discounts on admission and memberships to a variety of Connecticut museums and cultural attractions, local theater and musical performances, and more!