Category Archives: Broadway Series

Five reasons you NEED to see Bright Star in Worcester this Spring

Bright Star

We recently sent our digital media assistant Harmony Wheeler to see “Bright Star” in the final weekend of its opening run in Los Angeles. Read on for her “bright” review of the show and find out five reasons why you … Continue reading

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A Broadway season of love at The Hanover Theatre

“Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes. Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear. Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes. How do you measure, measure a year?” How do you measure a year? In the memories you make? The … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: The King and I

Anna Leonowens

AGE ADVISORY: “The King and I” is recommended for ages 8 and older. ABOUT THE SHOW: Set in 1860s Bangkok, “The King and I” tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the king of Siam and Anna … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: Bright Star

Steve Martin and Edie Brickel

AGE ADVISORY: “Bright Star” contains some mature themes that may be more appropriate and relevant to pre-teens and older. ABOUT THE SHOW: Inspired by a real event, “Bright Star” tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

AGE ADVISORY: This production addresses challenging social issues and includes some sexual content and language (including the F-word) that makes it appropriate for pre-teens and older. ABOUT THE SHOW: A re-imagining of Puccini’s 1896 classic opera “La Bohème,” “RENT” follows … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

AGE ADVISORY: “Jersey Boys” contains authentic, “profane Jersey language” and is recommended for ages 12 and older. ABOUT THE SHOW: Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony® Award-winning true-life … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: Something Rotten!

Adam Pascal in Something Rotten!

AGE ADVISORY: “Something Rotten!” is appropriate for audiences eight years and older. Parents may wish to do additional research before taking their younger children. ABOUT THE SHOW: This hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: Cabaret

AGE ADVISORY: This production includes strong sexual content and is recommended for adults only, but it can be perfect for a parents’ night out! ABOUT THE SHOW: Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: A Christmas Story, The Musical

AGE ADVISORY:   This production is appropriate for all ages. ABOUT THE SHOW: “A Christmas Story, The Musical” chronicles young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker as he schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams. Chock-full of delightful songs … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Bartlett Sher

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

Lisa Condit spoke with Worcester’s “true celebrity,” Bartlett Sher, director of a stunning production of “The King and I” coming to The Hanover Theatre next spring. Read on for highlights from the September 9 WCRN interview, or listen to the … Continue reading

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