Category Archives: Features

Fun Facts Behind Wonka’s Factory

Get ready for Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at The Hanover Theatre with fun facts about the author and the musical inspired by his classic book. Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tells the story of Willy Wonka, world famous candy creator. … Continue reading

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Christmas Caroling Through the Years

There’s no denying Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol goes hand in hand with music. This story not only has “carol” in the title, Scrooge explicitly shuns a caroler for singing “God Rest You Merry Gentleman” outside his firm. The warehouse … Continue reading

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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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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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A Note From the Playwright: Douglas McGrath

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical comes to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts Thursday, September 26 – Sunday, September 29. Read on for a special look at the creative process behind the show from bookwright Douglas … 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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Five Shows Dad Will Love This Season

Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift? Here are five upcoming shows at The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts that are exactly what dad needs. From comedy to live music, dad is sure to love the gift … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Glen Grusmark

Lisa Condit spoke with Glen Grusmark, who has been general manager at The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts for a little over a year. Read on for highlights from the interview or listen to the full interview … Continue reading

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