Category Archives: Features

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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Five Things to Know Before You Go: Three Dog Night

One of America’s favorite bands, Three Dog Night comes to The Hanover Theatre on February 8. Read on for highlights from the band’s career, then visit our website to reserve your seats. Chart-topping hits Three Dog Night earned 12 gold albums and recorded … 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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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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Student Spotlight: Harrison Puntillo

For our second conservatory student spotlight, we highlight Harrison Puntillo, a 13-year-old eighth grader from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. Harrison started as a student in the Pre-Teen Youth Summer Program and has since taken multiple conservatory classes during the year. What classes … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Buddy the Elf

Student blogger Owen Fitzpatrick returns with three inspiring life lessons from Elf the Musical, playing through this Sunday only.  “Hi Aunt Mildred. Happy Thanksgiving. Oh, I’m okay. School is good. What’s new? I’m writing a blog for The Hanover Theatre … Continue reading

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Dear Wicked Witch

Student blogger Owen Fitzpatrick returns this season to write unique essays, letters and stories for each of our 10th Anniversary Broadway Series shows. Read on for his letter to the Wicked Witch from The Wizard of Oz, then be sure to … Continue reading

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Click Your Heels Three Times: The Ruby Slippers of The Wizard of Oz

The timeless classic, The Wizard of Oz, twists its way into Worcester November 8-11. How much do you know about the other star of the show: the ruby slippers?  Read on for little known facts about the slippers, and don’t forget … Continue reading

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Five Things to Know Before You Go: Darci Lynne and Friends Live

“America’s Got Talent” season 12 winner, Darci Lynne, brings her  first national tour to Worcester on Sunday, November 4. Check out our website to purchase tickets and continue reading for five fun facts about Darci Lynne.  1. A young talent … Continue reading

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