Author Archives: Harmony Wheeler

Being Alive: Advice From Broadway’s Best COVID-19 Parodies

The great Stephen Sondheim once wrote, “Alone is alone, not alive! … I’ll always be there, frightened as you, to help us survive being alive.” These lyrics from his recently revived musical, Company, have timely significance as many of us … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Members Barry and Jean Alman

Talk of the Commonwealth’s Hank Stolz spoke with Lisa Condit, The Hanover Theatre’s director of marketing and public relations, and Barry and Jean Alman, Franklin Square Society members and Loyal Subscribers of the theatre’s Broadway Series. Read on for highlights … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: How You Can Help The Hanover Theatre

Lisa Condit spoke with Talk of the Commonwealth‘s Hank Stolz and The Hanover Theatre board member Dr. Ivan Green about how the theatre is faring in these difficult times and how the Worcester community can support the arts. Read on … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: An Update in Unprecedented Times

Hank Stolz and Talk of the Commonwealth have the latest update on how The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory is looking to a hopeful future in the time of COVID-19. Read on for highlights from his interviews with our president and … Continue reading

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Cream Rises to the Top: The Making of Bandstand

When writing partners Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor were thinking of ideas for a new musical, they asked themselves a question: What would happen if you merged the style and passion of a golden age musical, like “South Pacific” or “On … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Music Worcester and the Russian National Ballet

Lisa Condit spoke with Adrien Finlay from Music Worcester, which will present the Russian National Ballet’s Giselle at The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on Friday, March 13. Read on for highlights from the interview or listen … Continue reading

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Fun Facts Behind Wonka’s Factory

Get ready for Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at The Hanover Theatre with fun facts about the author and the musical inspired by his classic book. Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tells the story of Willy Wonka, world famous candy creator. … Continue reading

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Broadway Designers Transform The Nutcracker

The Hanover Theatre Conservatory’s annual production of The Nutcracker is undergoing a major transformation with the help of internationally recognized scenic designer Christine Peters and lighting designer Paul Miller. Audiences will be delighted, mesmerized and surprised by the design duo’s collaboration on The … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Warren Milller’s Timeless presented by Volkswagon

Lisa Condit spoke with Caite Zeliff from Warren Miller’s Timeless presented by Volkswagon, coming to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on Friday, November 8 at 8pm. Read on for highlights from the interview or listen to … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Get The Led Out

Lisa Condit spoke with Paul Sinclair from Get the Led Out. The band comes to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on Thursday, November 7. Read on for highlights from the interview or listen to the full … Continue reading

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