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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Student Spotlight

This month we highlight 13-year-old J. Denali Herbert of Rutland, MA. Denali has taken a number of classes at The Hanover Theatre Conservatory, from Ballet to Improvisation. Read on to learn more about the seventh grader. Favorite Subject in School: Math … 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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Education Guide: Waitress

Waitress Musical

AGE ADVISORY: Due to some suggestive content, this show is not recommended for younger audiences. ABOUT THE SHOW: “Waitress” tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker. Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town … Continue reading

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Education Guide: Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs

Tap Dogs

AGE ADVISORY: This show is appropriate for all ages.  ABOUT THE SHOW: Created by Australian choreographer Dein Perry, “Tap Dogs” combines the strength and power of workmen with the precision and talent of tap dancing. Set in the steelwork’s town … Continue reading

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Education Guide: On Your Feet!

On Your Feet!

AGE ADVISORY: This show is appropriate for all ages. ABOUT THE SHOW: Her voice, his vision, their story. From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical”

The Percy Jackson Musical

AGE ADVISORY: “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” is recommended for ages eight and older. Children under the age of four are not permitted. ABOUT THE SHOW: Percy Jackson is on the most dangerous quest of his life. The Greek … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “ELF The Musical”

Elf The Musical

AGE ADVISORY: This Broadway musical is based on the PG-rated film and includes similar content. If you think the movie is inappropriate for your child, the musical is likely inappropriate, as well. The musical is suitable for all ages, but … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “Finding Neverland”

Finding Neverland

AGE ADVISORY: “Finding Neverland” is appropriate for all ages ABOUT THE SHOW: Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out … Continue reading

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Education Guide: “The Wizard of Oz”

The Wizard of Oz

AGE ADVISORY: This show is appropriate for all ages. ABOUT THE SHOW: Dorothy thinks she’s lost forever when a tornado carries her and her dog, Toto, into a magical world. To get home, she must find the wonderful Wizard in … Continue reading

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