Category Archives: Family-Friendly Shows

A Modern Twist: An Interview with the Creative Team of “The King and I”

The King & I at The Hanover Theatre

START AT THE VERY BEGINNING Bartlett Sher (Director): Because we had done a production of “South Pacific,” which went pretty well, André Bishop, our fearless leader at Lincoln Center Theater, had been talking about doing “The King and I.” The … Continue reading

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Shakespeare for kids

Some of you may remember young Owen Fitzpatrick from his thought-provoking letter to Mr. Dickens last Christmas. The promising student returns to The Hanover Theatre this week to see Broadway’s “Something Rotten!” and took a moment to reflect on why … Continue reading

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The musicals within “A Musical”

Night after night, the fifth number in the hit show “Something Rotten!” earns an early standing ovation. It’s called “A Musical,” sung by unreliable soothsayer Thomas Nostradamus as he explains to baffled Elizabethan-era writer Nick Bottom what the next big … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with “Shopkins Live! Shop it Up!”

Lisa Condit spoke with Colleen Furlan (AKA Jessicake) from “Shopkins Live! Shop it Up!” coming to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts Friday, March 2. Read on for highlights from the interview, or listen to the full WCRN 830 … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Anniversary!

It’s hard to believe we are already half way through our 10th Anniversary run of “A Christmas Carol” at the Hanover Theatre! We’re having a blast on and off stage. Over 10,000 audience members have seen our production this season already.  But there is still time left to see Worcester’s finest holiday tradition. Purchase your tickets today!

And check out our newest VLOG: a short and sweet celebration from the many members who make up the Hanover Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol” Family beginning with our fearless leader, Troy Siebels. Happy 10th!

 

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Dear Mr. Dickens

Twelve-year-old Owen Fitzpatrick of Hopkinton placed first in Massachusetts for the 2017 Library of Congress “Letters About Literature” contest. As we open our 10th anniversary production of “A Christmas Carol,” we couldn’t be more excited to share with you this … Continue reading

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Building a new “Future”

This week we begin our last leg of rehearsals for the 10th Anniversary Production of “A Christmas Carol.” It’s an extremely exciting time, taking our first steps on the set. It also marks the first time many will meet our … Continue reading

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Jeremy Lawrence reflects on a sensory-friendly “Christmas Carol”

We’re proud to offer a sensory-friendly performance of “A Christmas Carol” on December 17 at 11 AM, for which we lessen special effects, provide quiet areas and ensure a judgment-free environment. Read on for reflections on this unique performance from actor … Continue reading

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Meet Laura D. DeGiacomo, The Hanover Theatre’s perfect 10!

It’s been an incredibly productive first week of rehearsals for our 10th anniversary production of “A Christmas Carol.” There are many familiar favorites back in the cast such as Jeremy Lawrence (Scrooge) and Kathy St. George (Mrs. Fezziwig), as well … Continue reading

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Ten favorite Christmas Carol memories

In celebration of our 10th anniversary production of “A Christmas Carol,” we’re looking back at ten of our favorite memories from the past ten years. Join us December 15-23 for this year’s production, and keep an eye out for more … Continue reading

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