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Press Releases

  • June 19, 2017

    Travis Wall and Break the Floor Productions announce After the Curtain, to play Worcester’s The Hanover Theatre January 29

    Travis Wall and Break the Floor Productions are pleased to announce the additional dates in the 2017-2018 national tour of After the Curtain, the new show by America’s hottest dance company, Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound. After the Curtain will play at The Hanover Theatre for Performing Arts, Monday, January 29, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. 
  • June 19, 2017

    Summer jazz tradition returns to Worcester

    The Hanover Theatre and WICN Radio, in collaboration with The Theatre District Alliance, will present Jazz at Sunset, featuring rising superstar Grace Kelly. Friday, July 21, the area behind The Hanover Theatre will be transformed into an outdoor, picnic-style concert venue for the 6:30 p.m. concert. Food trucks, cash bars and Theatre District Alliance exhibits promoting neighborhood businesses and organizations will also be present.  
  • June 16, 2017

    Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! Coming to Worcester

    The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and airing daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! coming to The Hanover Theatre for Performing Arts in Worcester, Massachusetts on October 7 at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets (starting at $29) are now on sale at, by phone at 877.571.SHOW (7469) or at The Hanover Theatre box office located at 2 Southbridge Street in downtown Worcester. Limited VIP meet and greet tickets are also available.
  • June 13, 2017

    Comedian Jay Leno set to return

    Jay Leno has captivated living rooms across the world for more than 20 years with charisma, comedy and charm as host of late night television’s top-rated, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and now with Jay Leno’s Garage on CNBC. 
  • June 06, 2017

    ORIGINAL STARS from American Bandstand coming this fall

    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the ORIGINAL STARS from American Bandstand, featuring Shirley Alston Reeves (the original lead singer of the Shirelles), The Chiffons, Brian Hyland, Chris Montez and Merrilee Rush. Dick Clark called this show a “truly magical rock’n roll night to remember.”
  • May 31, 2017

    Cary Elwes to bring The Princess Bride to The Hanover Theatre

    As you wish! The heroic Westley visits The Hanover Theatre with The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes, October 14 at 7:30PM. In this highly-anticipated event, fans of The Princess Bride will join Elwes for a special screening of the classic film followed by a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set. 
  • May 30, 2017

    Dancehall king comes to Worcester

    The Hanover Theatre invites audiences to join reggae musician Shatta Wale for a live concert, July 8 at 8 p.m.
  • May 23, 2017

    The Hanover Theatre celebrates Don Phipps

    The Hanover Theatre celebrates Don Phipps’ 85th birthday with a special concert, Sunday, October 22 at 2 p.m., featuring the White Heat Swing Quartet and David Wickerham on The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ.
  • 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.
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