Behind the Scenes with Sharon Hart of The Hanover Theatre Conservatory

The Hanover Theatre Conservatory

Lisa Condit recently spoke with Sharon Hart, our education outreach programs coordinator and one of our conservatory’s master teaching artists. Read on for highlights from their interview, or listen to the full conversation below! Lisa: The work that you and … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Leland Pierce

This week we highlight conservatory student Leland Pierce, a 12-year-old sixth grader from Rutland, Massachusetts. After competing in the regional Youth America Grand Prix International Ballet Competition at The Hanover Theatre in January, Leland went on to compete in the finals in … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Owen and Carolyn Fitzpatrick

Owen Fitzpatrick

Lisa Condit spoke with student Owen Fitzpatrick and his mother, Carolyn.  Owen has been a guest blogger for The Hanover Theatre, and Carolyn is a Broadway subscriber and Franklin Square Society member. Read on for highlights from the interview, or … Continue reading

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Getting to know a different time and culture

The King and I

Student blogger Owen Fitzpatrick returns to give us his take on clashing cultures and a modern perspective in light of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The King and I,” playing now through Sunday, May 20 at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing … Continue reading

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“RENT” inspires a new generation

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

Owen Fitzpatrick returns with a new essay on social change inspired by Broadway’s “RENT,” playing at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts April 5-8, 2018. We’re proud to announce that Owen has won the Library of Congress essay contest for … Continue reading

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The story behind the music

Owen Fitzpatrick returns with a new essay on where good music comes from. Read on to find out why Owen is excited to see “Jersey Boys” this weekend, then check out his thought-provoking letter to Mr. Dickens and his essay on … Continue reading

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Shakespeare for kids

Some of you may remember young Owen Fitzpatrick from his thought-provoking letter to Mr. Dickens last Christmas. The promising student returns to The Hanover Theatre this week to see Broadway’s “Something Rotten!” and took a moment to reflect on why … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: The King and I

Anna Leonowens

AGE ADVISORY: “The King and I” is recommended for ages 8 and older. ABOUT THE SHOW: Set in 1860s Bangkok, “The King and I” tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the king of Siam and Anna … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: Bright Star

Steve Martin and Edie Brickel

AGE ADVISORY: “Bright Star” contains some mature themes that may be more appropriate and relevant to pre-teens and older. ABOUT THE SHOW: Inspired by a real event, “Bright Star” tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

AGE ADVISORY: This production addresses challenging social issues and includes some sexual content and language (including the F-word) that makes it appropriate for pre-teens and older. ABOUT THE SHOW: A re-imagining of Puccini’s 1896 classic opera “La Bohème,” “RENT” follows … Continue reading

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