Category Archives: Family-Friendly Shows

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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Spotlight on Bill Mootos from A Christmas Carol

Bill Mootos returns for his tenth season with The Hanover Theatre in A Christmas Carol. Recently he has appeared in “Mothers and Sons” with Shakespeare & Company, “The Salonnieres” at Greater Boston Stage Company, “Accomplice” at Saco River Theatre, and … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol Tech Week 2018

Lines are learned, costumes have been fitted, dances choreographed and music has been taught. We are ready for the next phase in our rehearsal process. It’s time for tech week! Nearly 20 people work behind the scenes to ensure our … 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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Meet the Christmas Carol Youth Company

It’s my favorite time of year! Rehearsals for our 11th annual production of A Christmas Carol have begun. As always, we have an amazing cast, and I’d like to take a moment to introduce you to our youth company. This year, nearly … Continue reading

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