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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Parent Guide: Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

AGE ADVISORY: “Jersey Boys” contains authentic, “profane Jersey language” and is recommended for ages 12 and older. ABOUT THE SHOW: Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony® Award-winning true-life … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: Something Rotten!

Adam Pascal in Something Rotten!

AGE ADVISORY: “Something Rotten!” is appropriate for audiences eight years and older. Parents may wish to do additional research before taking their younger children. ABOUT THE SHOW: This hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: Cabaret

AGE ADVISORY: This production includes strong sexual content and is recommended for adults only, but it can be perfect for a parents’ night out! ABOUT THE SHOW: Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and … Continue reading

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Parent Guide: A Christmas Story, The Musical

AGE ADVISORY:   This production is appropriate for all ages. ABOUT THE SHOW: “A Christmas Story, The Musical” chronicles young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker as he schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams. Chock-full of delightful songs … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with The Nutcracker auditions

Lisa Condit spoke with The Hanover Theatre Conservatory’s new dance director, Jennifer Agbay, about this weekend’s “Nutcracker” auditions. You may recognize Jen’s vivacious personality and talent from her work with Ballet Arts Worcester, which is in the process of merging … Continue reading

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Top 10 reasons to take a performing arts class

The Hanover Theatre Conservatory for the Performing Arts

We’re gearing up for our conservatory open house on September 6 and wanted to share the excitement! Read on for ten ways the conservatory can meet your needs and passions. Then email education@thehanovertheatre.org or call Kelly at 508.471.1765 to RSVP for our … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with the Youth Summer Program

This week on Behind the Scenes, education director Meghan Montaner speaks with two young stars from the first session of our teen Youth Summer Program. Read on for their thoughts on the rehearsal process, or listen to the entire interview … Continue reading

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