Author Archives: Harmony Wheeler

Behind the Scenes with Buddy Holly

Lisa Condit spoke with Michael Perrie, Jr. who plays Buddy in “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.” The jukebox musical comes to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Friday, March 23. Read on for highlights from the interview, or … Continue reading

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Getting the joke: A look at the humor of “Something Rotten!”

The laugh lines in the Broadway hit “Something Rotten!” flow from different sources. Some laughs come at the expense of William Shakespeare (Adam Pascal), the rock star of his day, here played as a world-weary writer who finds being famous … Continue reading

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The musicals within “A Musical”

Night after night, the fifth number in the hit show “Something Rotten!” earns an early standing ovation. It’s called “A Musical,” sung by unreliable soothsayer Thomas Nostradamus as he explains to baffled Elizabethan-era writer Nick Bottom what the next big … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with “Shopkins Live! Shop it Up!”

Lisa Condit spoke with Colleen Furlan (AKA Jessicake) from “Shopkins Live! Shop it Up!” coming to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts Friday, March 2. Read on for highlights from the interview, or listen to the full WCRN 830 … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Marianne Felice

Lisa Condit spoke with Dr. Marianne Felice, the new chair of the board of directors at The Hanover Theatre. Dr. Felice is also the first female board chair at the theatre. Read on from highlights from their WCRN AM 830 … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Something Rotten!

Lisa Condit spoke with actor Scott Cote from the upcoming production of “Something Rotten!” Read on for highlights, or listen to the full interview below! Lisa: From what I hear, this is a hysterical musical! People who like musicals will … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Nick Lazzarini

Lisa Condit spoke with dancer Nick Lazzarini, from “So You Think You Can Dance” and Travis Wall’s “Shaping Sound After The Curtain.” Read on for highlights, or listen to the full interview below. Lisa: I have seen “Shaping Sound” at … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Neil Berg

Lisa Condit spoke with Neil Berg, the entertainer and showman behind “50 Years of Rock and Roll.” The show comes to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts for one night only, January 20. Read on for highlights from the … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Dickens

Twelve-year-old Owen Fitzpatrick of Hopkinton placed first in Massachusetts for the 2017 Library of Congress “Letters About Literature” contest. As we open our 10th anniversary production of “A Christmas Carol,” we couldn’t be more excited to share with you this … Continue reading

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Jeremy Lawrence reflects on a sensory-friendly “Christmas Carol”

We’re proud to offer a sensory-friendly performance of “A Christmas Carol” on December 17 at 11 AM, for which we lessen special effects, provide quiet areas and ensure a judgment-free environment. Read on for reflections on this unique performance from actor … Continue reading

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