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Press Releases

  • December 22, 2016

    The Naked Magicians Coming to Worcester in 2017

    Following sold out shows and rave reviews across the world, including London’s West End, Canada, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, the show features magic, mirth and more than a touch of mayhem as these two hot and hilarious magicians say abracadabra and take magic to a whole new level. Left without sleeves or pockets, their magic is baffling and entertaining, bringing a new meaning to “now you see it”.

  • December 14, 2016

    Worcester Native and Food Network Star Geoffrey Zakarian to Come to The Hanover Theatre

    A Burncoat High School graduate and Worcester State University alum, Zakarian has not forgotten his roots. The city of Worcester excitedly welcomes back one of its own to share his wealth of knowledge on the sophisticated world of classical culinary training, fine dining and healthy living during a modern day renaissance. Zakarian resides in an elite category of chef restauranteurs with a signature style and passion for food that surpasses the kitchen.

  • December 09, 2016

    NPR Humorist and Bestselling Author David Sedaris Coming to The Hanover Theatre

    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts and WBUR are proud to present An Evening with David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers “Naked,” “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” “Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim” and regular National Public Radio contributor, for one night only at on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8 p.m. This is a unique opportunity to see the best-selling humorist in an intimate setting. As always, Sedaris will be offering selections of all-new readings and recollections, as well as a Q&A session and post-show book signing.

  • December 02, 2016

    WGBH Presents A St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan Returns in 2017 to The Hanover Theatre

    Since 1986, local, regional and national broadcasts of O’Donovan’s radio program A Celtic Sojourn have proven extraordinarily popular. “St. Patrick’s Day, indeed the whole month of March, is a time for many in the Irish diaspora to celebrate their own roots,” says Brian O’Donovan, producer and host of the concert series. “For many others with no ethnic connection to the country, it is a time to explore the music and dance culture that is sophisticated and accessible, while tracing its origins back centuries. Come join in the fun; everyone is welcome at our St. Patrick’s Day party!”

  • December 01, 2016

    Experience a Divine Culture with Shen Yun in March 2017

    Fascinating stories from 5,000 years of Chinese culture are told through the vivid athleticism and deep expressiveness of classical Chinese dance, one of the most demanding art forms in the world. The company's graceful choreography includes grand processions as well as ethnic and folk dances, with colorfully costumed dancers moving in stunning synchronized formations.

  • November 17, 2016

    Multiple Grammy® Winner Tony Bennett Comes to The Hanover Theatre for One Night Only in 2017

    With worldwide record sales in the millions, and dozens of platinum and gold albums to his credit, Tony Bennett is a musician who touches the hearts and souls of audiences with his legendary vocals and charming stage presence. His long list of achievements, spanning over 60 years, includes nineteen Grammy® Awards, including the prestigious Grammy® Lifetime Achievement Award, making this artist a true international treasure. His signature tunes, such as “Steppin’ Out With My Baby” and “I Left My Heart In San Francisco,” form part of the fabric of American music culture.

  • November 15, 2016

    The Hanover Theatre Announces Jackson Browne Coming to Worcester

    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce that singer-songwriter Jackson Browne is coming to Worcester in April 2017. Performing with Jackson Browne in Worcester on the (pretty much) acoustic dates are singer-songwriters Sara and Sean Watkins. Tickets are on sale to members now. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, November 18 at 10 a.m.

  • November 04, 2016

    The Hanover Theatre to Continue to Offer Sensory-Friendly Performance of the Holiday Classic A Christmas Carol

    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts is proud to partner with the New England chapter of Autism Speaks and the Autism Theatre Initiative to offer a sensory-friendly performance of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. Generously sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, this performance of A Christmas Carol is intended as a unique theatre experience for individuals and families impacted by autism, as well as families with young children. This performance of A Christmas Carol is Sunday, December 18 at 11 a.m.

  • November 03, 2016

    The Hanover Theatre Announces 2016 Adopt-A-School Partnership

    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts stands on a pillar of fostering a love and appreciation for the performing arts in audiences of today and tomorrow. To continue nurturing this among Worcester’s youth, The Hanover Theatre is collaborating with South High Community School and Kinky Boots for the fourth annual Adopt-A-School program.
  • November 02, 2016

    The Hanover Theatre Announces Annual Meeting Open to the Public

    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts holds its 2016 annual meeting on Wednesday, November 9. The event takes place in the Myles & C. Jean McDonough Room at The Hanover Theatre Conservatory and Event Center from 6-8 p.m. Refreshments and a cash bar are available before the program begins. The annual meeting includes the president’s report, the annual H. Carter Hunt Volunteer of the Year Award and a special musical performance by students from the theatre’s Youth Summer Program.
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