“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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Behind the Scenes with RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

Lisa Condit spoke with Marcus John, who will play Benny in “RENT 20th Anniversary Tour” when it comes to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts April 5-8. Read on for highlights or listen to the full interview below. A … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Air Supply

Lisa Condit spoke with Graham Russell of Australian music group Air Supply, coming to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Friday, March 9. Read on for highlights from the interview, or listen to the full interview below. A … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Buddy Holly

Lisa Condit spoke with Michael Perrie, Jr. who plays Buddy in “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.” The jukebox musical comes to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Friday, March 23. Read on for highlights from the interview, or … 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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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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