Author Archives: Harmony Wheeler

Education Guide: Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs

Tap Dogs

AGE ADVISORY: This show is appropriate for all ages.  ABOUT THE SHOW: Created by Australian choreographer Dein Perry, “Tap Dogs” combines the strength and power of workmen with the precision and talent of tap dancing. Set in the steelwork’s town … Continue reading

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Education Guide: On Your Feet!

On Your Feet!

AGE ADVISORY: This show is appropriate for all ages. ABOUT THE SHOW: Her voice, his vision, their story. From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical”

The Percy Jackson Musical

AGE ADVISORY: “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” is recommended for ages eight and older. Children under the age of four are not permitted. ABOUT THE SHOW: Percy Jackson is on the most dangerous quest of his life. The Greek … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “ELF The Musical”

Elf The Musical

AGE ADVISORY: This Broadway musical is based on the PG-rated film and includes similar content. If you think the movie is inappropriate for your child, the musical is likely inappropriate, as well. The musical is suitable for all ages, but … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “Finding Neverland”

Finding Neverland

AGE ADVISORY: “Finding Neverland” is appropriate for all ages ABOUT THE SHOW: Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “The Wizard of Oz”

The Wizard of Oz

AGE ADVISORY: This show is appropriate for all ages. ABOUT THE SHOW: Dorothy thinks she’s lost forever when a tornado carries her and her dog, Toto, into a magical world. To get home, she must find the wonderful Wizard in … Continue reading

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Five Things To Know Before You Go: Pink Martini

Pink Martini with China Forbes

“Pink Martini with China Forbes” brings a rollicking, around-the-world musical adventure to Worcester on Wednesday, October 3. Read on for five fun facts about Pink Martini, then visit our website to reserve your tickets. 1. International audiences Pink Martini performs … Continue reading

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The Phenomenon of “The Wizard of Oz”

Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz

“For nearly 40 years this story has given faithful service to the Young in Heart; and Time has been powerless to put its kindly philosophy out of fashion. To those of you who have been faithful to it in return … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Sharon Hart of The Hanover Theatre Conservatory

The Hanover Theatre Conservatory

Lisa Condit recently spoke with Sharon Hart, our education outreach programs coordinator and one of our conservatory’s master teaching artists. Read on for highlights from their interview, or listen to the full conversation below! Lisa: The work that you and … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Ed Atamian on Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett

Lisa Condit recently spoke with Ed Atamian about bringing Tony Bennett to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on September 28. Read on for highlights from their interview, or listen to the full conversation below! Ed: It’s … Continue reading

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