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  • May 15, 2017

    Comedian Lewis Black brings the Rant, White and Blue Tour to Worcester This Fall

    Lewis Black, Grammy Award-winning stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as a stand-up comedian, actor and author and he’s coming back to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. Lewis Black: The Rant, White & Blue Tour is coming for one show only on Friday, October 13 at 8 p.m. 
  • May 08, 2017

    The Hanover Theatre Expands Adopt-A-School Partnership

    This month, The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts officially expands its annual Adopt-A-School program to include a second Worcester Public School. For this partnership, the theatre is working with Burncoat High School to integrate the history, themes and sociological impacts of Motown The Musical across their curriculum. In the coming weeks, cast members from Motown The Musical will visit the school and see the work the students have done in preparation for the show. Select students will also learn choreography from the show and perform in the aisles during the finale. During the school visit, cast members from Motown The Musical will rehearse the choreography with the participating students.
  • May 02, 2017

    Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson to Appear at The Hanover Theatre This Fall

    Tyson has managed to capture audiences with his sometimes humorous and always informative insights into modern physics. A regular guest on The Daily Show, The Colbert Report and host of his own enduring radio show StarTalk, Tyson, continually inspires generations old and new to take an interest in the universe around them.
  • May 01, 2017

    Grammy-winning Gospel Performers Coming to Worcester

    A full evening of entertainment and meaningful music is a rare treat anytime, but when the occasion includes the best-loved voices in gospel music… it’s a must-see celebration. Since the early 1990s, the Gaither Vocal Band has served as a standard-bearer in the world of gospel music and they are bringing their stunning vocals, innovative harmonies and life-altering messages of grace, hope and redemption to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.
  • April 24, 2017

    Whistle A Happy Tune! The King and I Just Added to the 2017-2018 Broadway Series

    With the 2017-2018 Broadway Series, The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts will transport you to Europe, the Far East and all across America without ever having to leave Worcester. Just announced, the production that Variety calls “absolutely stunning”, The King and I will close out the 2017-2018 Broadway Series from May 15-20, 2018. One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, The King and I boasts a score that features such beloved classics as “Getting To Know You,” “I Whistle a Happy Tune,” “Hello Young Lovers,” “Shall We Dance” and “Something Wonderful.”
  • April 13, 2017

    Five Comedians. One Stage. Endless Possibilities.

    When five favorites on the Boston comedy scene get together for one night, anything can happen. Don’t miss a night of side-splitting laughter and great stand-up comedy when Lenny Clarke, Steve Sweeney, Christine Hurley, Orlando Baxter and Dan Smith bring the Worcester Comedy Blowout to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Friday, June 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.
  • March 31, 2017

    By Popular Demand, Second Jerry Seinfeld Show Added

    America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. Due to popular demand, the 7 p.m. show is sold out. Jerry Seinfeld just added a second show for Saturday, June 3 at 9:30 p.m. 
  • March 07, 2017

    Music Legend Darlene Love to Rock The Hanover Theatre

    The New York Times raves, “Darlene Love’s thunderbolt voice is as embedded in the history of rock and roll as Eric Clapton’s guitar or Bob Dylan’s lyrics.”  Since the early sixties, as part of Phil Spector’s wall of sound hit factory, Darlene Love has done it all. From chart topping hits to   major motion pictures like the highly successful “Lethal Weapon” series to Broadway hits like “Hairspray” and “Grease”, she even starred as herself in “Leader Of The Pack”, credited as Broadway’s first ‘jukebox musical’.
  • March 06, 2017

    Joel McHale to Perform at The Hanover Theatre

    McHale is one of the most sought after comedians and actors in the industry. McHale recently wrapped his twelfth and final season of E!’s “The Soup,” in which he satirized pop culture and current events. He is also best known for his starring role on the hit comedy series “Community,” which wrapped its sixth season on Yahoo after five seasons on NBC. McHale can most recently be seen on Fox’s revival of “The X-Files” where he plays a conservative news anchor. He also continues to perform his stand-up act around the country to sold-out audiences and his new show, “The Great Indoors,” aired October 27 and was picked up for a second season on CBS. McHale released his new book, “Thanks for the Money,” on October 25.
  • March 03, 2017

    Vocal Group Six Appeal Coming to Worcester, Local A Cappella Performers Open the Show

    Six Appeal is a world class vocal ensemble infused with sharp comedic timing, and the energy and vitality of a rock band. Swearing off instruments, the award-winning vocal band takes you on a journey that spans decades of music – performing classic oldies, current chart toppers and catchy original tunes – completely a cappella.
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