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The CT Forum’s 32nd Season at The Bushnell will feature a powerful line-up of experts and celebrities in conversation about filmmaking, cooking, democracy, and AI.

Hartford, CT – The Connecticut Forum has announced its 2023-2024 Season at The Bushnell with a line-up of accomplished and renowned panelists and timely, entertaining topics.

The season kicks off with A Conversation with Ken Burns on Saturday, November 18, 2023, an entertaining fireside chat, moderated by journalist Audie Cornish about the acclaimed documentary filmmaker’s creative process and storied career. The evening will include clips from Burns’ award-winning films and interactive discussion prompted by audience questions.

The season continues with, Liz Cheney in Conversation with Ezra Klein on Thursday, March 14, 2024, bringing two powerful voices to The Bushnell stage for a live, unscripted conversation about the state of our democracy and a vision for America’s future, featuring Liz Cheney, former U.S. Republican Congresswoman from Wyoming, and NY Times Columnist Ezra Klein.

The third Forum of the season, Being Human in an Age of AI on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, will be a timely and provocative discussion about advances and ethics in the field of AI and what it means to be fully human in a world of technology.

The Forum’s season finale, Chefs! on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, will be a delicious and entertaining evening with a panel of celebrity and award-winning chefs, including Marcus Samuelsson and others to be announced.

“We are proud to continue to enrich the cultural vitality of our capital city and state with unique programming that brings our community together,” said Ruth Cullen, executive director of The Connecticut Forum. “Where else but The CT Forum can you experience the thrill of live, provocative conversations among newsmakers and outspoken personalities?”

Connecticut Forums take place at 7:30PM at The Bushnell in Hartford. Four-event season subscriptions start at $130 and can be purchased online at or by calling 860.509.0909. Single ticket prices start at $25.


The Connecticut Forum

The Connecticut Forum is a non-profit organization that serves Connecticut and beyond with live, unscripted panel discussions among renowned experts and celebrities, and outreach programs serving youth and the community. Its mission: to encourage the free and active exchange of ideas in forums that inform, challenge, entertain, inspire, and build bridges among all people and organizations in our community.

For more information about media access and photo opportunities at The Connecticut Forum, please contact Jamie Daniel at or 860.509.0909.