Category Archives: Broadway Series

What Makes You Different Makes You Strong

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is a “winning adaptation” (The Hollywood Reporter) of the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan. The story follows Percy Jackson as he discovers his differences are actually superpowers. Below, our guest blogger, Owen Fitzpatrick, discusses … Continue reading

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James Matthew Barrie the Author

You have heard of Peter Pan, but do you know the story behind the author, J.M. Barrie, who used real life experiences to write the classic story? Learn all about J.M. Barrie’s real life inspiration and test your Finding Neverland … Continue reading

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100 Years of Peter Pan

“The story of ‘Peter Pan’ has always held a special fascination for children of all ages, and with good reason. It offers a swashbuckling adventure combined with some of man’s most secret desires, to fly and explore another world somewhere … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Ruby Gibbs from Finding Neverland

Lisa Condit recently spoke with Ruby Gibbs, who plays Sylvia in the national tour of Broadway’s Finding Neverland. Read on for highlights from their interview or listen to the full interview below. You can catch Ruby and the rest of the … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Buddy the Elf

Student blogger Owen Fitzpatrick returns with three inspiring life lessons from Elf the Musical, playing through this Sunday only.  “Hi Aunt Mildred. Happy Thanksgiving. Oh, I’m okay. School is good. What’s new? I’m writing a blog for The Hanover Theatre … Continue reading

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Dear Wicked Witch

Student blogger Owen Fitzpatrick returns this season to write unique essays, letters and stories for each of our 10th Anniversary Broadway Series shows. Read on for his letter to the Wicked Witch from The Wizard of Oz, then be sure to … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with ELF The Musical director Sam Scalamoni

ELF The Musical

Lisa Condit recently spoke with Sam Scalamoni, director of Broadway’s ELF The Musical. Read on for highlights from their interview, or listen to the full interview below! Lisa: ELF The Musical is a perfect way to launch into the holidays! Sam: It … Continue reading

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Click Your Heels Three Times: The Ruby Slippers of The Wizard of Oz

The timeless classic, The Wizard of Oz, twists its way into Worcester November 8-11. How much do you know about the other star of the show: the ruby slippers?  Read on for little known facts about the slippers, and don’t forget … Continue reading

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From page and screen to Broadway’s stage

Our 10th Anniversary Broadway Series inspires us to get on our feet and use our imagination. But before these award-winning shows made it to the stage, their stories began with films, books and even real-life people. The Wizard of Oz Everyone … Continue reading

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A Brief History of “The Wizard of Oz”

Wizard of Oz book

How much do you know about “The Wizard of Oz“? From the classic book to the Judy Garland film, this story still tugs at our hearts. Read on for a brief background on the stage musical before it visits Worcester … Continue reading

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