Category Archives: Upcoming Shows

Getting the joke: A look at the humor of “Something Rotten!”

The laugh lines in the Broadway hit “Something Rotten!” flow from different sources. Some laughs come at the expense of William Shakespeare (Adam Pascal), the rock star of his day, here played as a world-weary writer who finds being famous … 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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Behind the Scenes with Something Rotten!

Lisa Condit spoke with actor Scott Cote from the upcoming production of “Something Rotten!” Read on for highlights, or listen to the full interview below! Lisa: From what I hear, this is a hysterical musical! People who like musicals will … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Nick Lazzarini

Lisa Condit spoke with dancer Nick Lazzarini, from “So You Think You Can Dance” and Travis Wall’s “Shaping Sound After The Curtain.” Read on for highlights, or listen to the full interview below. Lisa: I have seen “Shaping Sound” at … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Neil Berg

Lisa Condit spoke with Neil Berg, the entertainer and showman behind “50 Years of Rock and Roll.” The show comes to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts for one night only, January 20. Read on for highlights from the … 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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