Category Archives: Family-Friendly Shows

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 The Play That Goes Wrong

Lisa Condit spoke with Matt DiCarlo, director of The Play That Goes Wrong, coming to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts October 31 through November 3. Read on for highlights from the interview or listen to the … Continue reading

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Producer JJ Abrams on The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong comes to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts October 31 – November 3. Read on for a special Q&A with producer JJ Abrams. You’re well-known for your film and television work and … Continue reading

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Meet the Authors Behind The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong comes to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts October 31 – November 3. Read on for a special Q&A with the authors behind the show, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields and Henry Lewis. … Continue reading

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The Role of the Set in The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong comes to Worcester October 31 – November 3. Read on for your behind-the-scenes look at the sets of the award-winning comedy. If ever there was truth in advertising, it’s the hit British comedy The Play … Continue reading

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Five Things To Know: Miss Massachusetts Pageant

The Miss Massachusetts Preliminary Competition and Miss Massachusetts Pageant return to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts June 28-29. Read on for our top five things to know before you attend the competitions. The Miss Massachusetts Program … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Raffi

The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory’s Lisa Condit spoke with children’s entertainer and advocate Raffi before his June 1 concerts. Read on for highlights from the interview and be sure to tune in to WCRN 830AM Radio on Saturdays at 1 … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0

Lisa Condit recently spoke with Martin Kratt about his upcoming show, Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0: Activate Creature Power®!, coming to Worcester Saturday, April 6. Listen to the full WCRN interview below or read on for highlights, and be sure to … Continue reading

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Five Things to Know Before You Go: Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy

Natalie MacMaster returns to Worcester for the first time since 2013, this time joined by husband, Donnell Leahy. Reserve your tickets today to see the fierce fiddling duo in Visions from Cape Breton and Beyond, presented by Music Worcester, and … Continue reading

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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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