Category Archives: Upcoming Shows

Meet Andy Blankenbuehler of Broadway’s Bandstand

From three-time Tony® winner and “Hamilton” choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler, comes a poignant and inspiring new American musical that explodes with infectious music and high-octane, heart-stopping dancing. Read on for a discussion with Blankenbuehler about Bandstand before the national tour visits … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Damian Darlington from Brit Floyd

Lisa Condit spoke with Damian Darlington from Brit Floyd who is performing the World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show: Echoes 2020 at The Hanover Theatre on Wednesday, March 11 at 8pm. Read on for highlights from the interview or listen to … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Steve Landes from RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles

Lisa Condit spoke with Steve Landes, who plays John Lennon in RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, coming to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, March 10. Read on for highlights from the interview or … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Gina Rattan, Associate Director of Bandstand

Lisa Condit spoke with Gina Rattan, associate director of Bandstand. The Broadway musical comes to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts Thursday, March 19 – Sunday, March 22. Read on for highlights from the interview or listen … Continue reading

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Cream Rises to the Top: The Making of Bandstand

When writing partners Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor were thinking of ideas for a new musical, they asked themselves a question: What would happen if you merged the style and passion of a golden age musical, like “South Pacific” or “On … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Titans of ’80s Rock and Frank Papillo

Lisa Condit spoke with Frank Papillo, who is bringing Titans of 80s Rock to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on Saturday, February 29 at 7:30pm. Read on for highlights from the interview, then tune in to … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Music Worcester and the Russian National Ballet

Lisa Condit spoke with Adrien Finlay from Music Worcester, which will present the Russian National Ballet’s Giselle at The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on Friday, March 13. Read on for highlights from the interview or listen … Continue reading

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Recipe for a Perfect WASSAIL

As I write, we are putting all the final touches in place for our 2019 production of A Christmas Carol. This is my 11th year with the production and my 8th year writing for The Hanover Theatre Christmas Carol Blog! … 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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