2017-2018 Franklin Square Society
Be Our Guest program
About Be Our Guest
The Hanover Theatre’s Be Our Guest program provides board members and leadership donors complimentary tickets to select shows to encourage them to introduce friends and colleagues to the Franklin Square Society (FSS) membership and its special benefits. FSS guest passes are also included for access to the salon and complimentary parking in the Myrtle Street lot.
The Franklin Square Society represents the theatre’s leadership donor group, whose members play a critical role in the long-term sustainability of our non-profit organization.
We hope you can introduce guests to the many wonderful benefits of FSS and encourage them to consider joining this vital group in support of our theatre!
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Be Our Guest shows include:
“A Christmas Story, The Musical”
- November 9 & 12 at evening shows
- November 9 & 12 at evening shows
An infamous leg lamp, outrageous pink bunny pajamas, a maniacal department store Santa and a triple-dog-dare to lick a freezing flagpole are just a few of the distractions that stand between young Ralphie Parker and his Christmas wish.
“Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox” - November 13
Experience the excitement of contemporary music reimagined and “framed in beautiful new ways” (Mashable).
“Under the Streetlamp” - November 16
Flashback to a time when, on hot summer nights, people would gather under a streetlamp to sing their favorite rock and roll songs. Featuring performers from Broadway’s “Jersey Boys.”
“The Freshman: Silent Film accompanied by The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ” - November 18
Enjoy Harold Lloyd’s classic slapstick humor in this golden silent film.
“The Nutcracker” - November 24
Start your holiday celebrations right with “The Nutcracker,” Thanksgiving weekend, complete with live orchestra. Sponsored by Commerce Bank.
“10th Anniversary Production of A Christmas Carol”
- December 15
Our family holiday tradition returns for its 10th Anniversary with more magic than ever! Warm your heart with Troy Siebels' lavish and innovative adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale.
“WGBH presents A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan” - December 18
One of the highlights of New England’s holiday performance calendar returns to Worcester with the best performers of the Celtic world.
“Cabaret” - December 28
Leave your troubles outside – life is beautiful at “Cabaret”! John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff’s Tony®-winning musical is about following your heart while the world loses its way.
“Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock & Roll” - January 20
Relive the groundbreaking music of Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, The Who, Carole King, Aerosmith and more favorites in this live theatrical concert event.
“Something Rotten!” - February 20 & 23 evening shows
From the director of “Aladdin” and the co-director of “The Book of Mormon,” “Something Rotten!” is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (NY Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of two brothers who set out to write the world’s very first musical!
“Jersey Boys” - March 15 & 18 evening shows
“Too good to be true!” raves the New York Post for “Jersey Boys,” the 2006 Tony®, Grammy® and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. Generously sponsored by Cornerstone Bank and Reliant Medical Group.
“Music Worcester presents Sleeping Beauty performed by Moscow Festival Ballet” - March 30
Don't miss this enchanting and grandiose presentation of the timeless tale.
“RENT 20th Anniversary Tour” - April 5 & 8 evening shows
Two decades after opening on Broadway, “RENT,” Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony® Award-winning masterpiece continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world.
“Hotel California” - April 11
Enjoy a special salute to the Eagles in this live concert event.
“Bright Star” - April 12 & 15 evening shows
From Grammy®, Emmy® and Academy Award®-winning Steve Martin and Grammy® Award-winning Edie Brickell comes “Bright Star," the five-time Tony®-nominated, new Broadway musical that The New York Times called "a shining achievement."
“Che Malambo” - April 21
The powerhouse all-male Argentinian dance company, Che Malambo, excites audiences with their percussive dance and music spectacle.
“Collection of Laurel & Hardy silent films accompanied by The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ” - May 6
See the classic comedy duo in action in films including “Leave ‘Em Laughing” and “That’s My Wife.”
“The King and I” - May 15 & 18 evening shows
Experience “something wonderful indeed. ‘The King and I’ is a five-handkerchief masterpiece” (The New York Times).