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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Five Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts From The Hanover Theatre

We know that mom deserves the very best, but sometimes it can be difficult to find the very best gift. The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts is here to help you! Read on for our top five picks for … Continue reading

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Top Five Reasons to Subscribe to our 10th Anniversary Broadway Series

On Your Feet!

Our 10thAnniversary Broadway Series includes a line-up of Tony® nominated and international, Drama and Outer Critics Circle Award-winning shows. Adventure and toe-tapping fun await with The Wizard of Oz, ELF The Musical, Finding Neverland, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson … Continue reading

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Johnny Mathis on WSRS

Johnny Mathis

Tony Bristol of WSRS spoke with Johnny Mathis before his June 16 concert. Listen to the full interview below, or read on for highlights. Then visit TheHanoverTheatre.org for tickets! Tony: When I think of the greatest male voice of our … 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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A Modern Twist: An Interview with the Creative Team of “The King and I”

The King & I at The Hanover Theatre

START AT THE VERY BEGINNING Bartlett Sher (Director): Because we had done a production of “South Pacific,” which went pretty well, André Bishop, our fearless leader at Lincoln Center Theater, had been talking about doing “The King and I.” The … 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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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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