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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for 551 Main Street and Theatre District Block Party

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Enjoy music, food, a beer garden and street performers. Take a tour of 551 Main Street, home of The Hanover Theatre Performing Arts Conservatory.

Dirty Dancing

June 7 - June 12, 2016
Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage, generously sponsored by Reliant Medical Group, is a record-breaking live theatre sensation, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. 

Historic and Architectural Tour

June 8 - June 18, 2016
Experienced volunteer guides will provide an in-depth look at the history and architecture of The Hanover Theatre, a magnificent example of early 20th century theatre architecture. 

Charlotte Klein Dance Centers Recitals

June 18 - June 19, 2016
Join the Charlotte Klein Dance Centers and enjoy our talented dancers as they take the stage and perform in the 2016 Annual Dance Performance. 

Founders' Tours

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Join the original founders of The Hanover Theatre, Ed Madaus and Paul Demoga, as they guide engaging tours of our historic theatre. Guests will enjoy Ed and Paul's stories and recollections of the days before the theatre's opening. 

Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Tour

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Learn the fascinating history with a behind the scenes tour of the The Hanover Theatre’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, the largest instrument of its kind in New England.  

Youth Summer Program Child Registration (Ages 6 - 8)

June 27 - July 8, 2016
The children’s program offers students, ages 6-8, opportunities to learn and explore in the world of musical theatre. Daily classes feature theatre games, dance combinations, music appreciation, singing, visual arts and much, much more. 

Chris Cornell Higher Truth Tour with Fantastic Negrito

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Multiple Grammy® Award winning, Golden Globe nominated and critically acclaimed singer songwriter Chris Cornell makes a stop at The Hanover Theatre on the second U.S. leg of his critically acclaimed Higher Truth World Tour.

Miss Massachusetts Preliminary Pageant

Friday, July 1, 2016
A preliminary to the Miss America Organization, the largest scholarship foundation in the world for women. Friday, All contestants will compete in talent, evening wear, onstage questions and swimsuit.

Miss Massachusetts Pageant

Saturday, July 2, 2016
The top ten contestants will compete in talent, evening wear, swimsuit. The evening culminates with the crowning of the new Miss Massachusetts, who will compete for the title of Miss America.

Youth Summer Program Teen Registration (Ages 13 - 18)

July 11 - August 20, 2016
Our teen program, now in its 8th year, offers students, ages 13-18, daily morning classes focusing on music, drama, and dance as well as afternoon rehearsals for a final production. 

Youth Summer Program Pre-Teen Registration (Ages 9 - 12)

July 25 - August 5, 2016
The pre-teen program introduces students, ages 9-12, to the joys of participating in a show. Students work with a director/choreographer and music director over the course of two weeks to present a junior production of a Broadway show.

Culture Club

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
With all the members you know and love including Boy George, Mikey Craig, Roy Hay and Jon Moss, Culture Club reunites for the first time in over a decade, for their North American tour.

John Prine plus Greg Trooper

Friday, September 16, 2016
Two time Grammy-award winner, John Prine, is a singer songwriter who, from his eponymously titled first LP release in 1971, has continued to write and perform songs that have become central to our American musical heritage. Long considered a “songwriter’s songwriter,” John Prine[...]

Symply Fargone Productions and Greatest Hits on Earth Live present Rock and Pop Masters

Saturday, September 24, 2016
The former members and musicians who played with Boston, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Journey, The Storm and Rare Earth are coming to our stage for one night this fall.

Unelectable You

Sunday, October 2, 2016
In this new era of viral gaffes and social-media campaigning, of rebels preaching to the disenchanted on both sides of the aisle, who even knows what makes a presidential candidate electable anymore? 

Hunkappella: A cappella with Abs

Saturday, October 8, 2016
Public On Sale : May 31, 2016
Hunkappella is the brand-spanking new all-male a cappella group featuring the guys you’ve only dreamed about. 

John Mellencamp's Plain Spoken Tour

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
John Mellencamp, one of the most important roots rockers of his generation, brings his 'Plain Spoken' tour to Worcester. 

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

October 13 - October 16, 2016
Public On Sale : June 14, 2016
Member On Sale : May 31, 2016
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale.

Kinky Boots

November 30 - December 4, 2016
Kinky Boots is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. 

The Sound of Music

December 28, 2016 - January 1, 2017
Generously sponsored by Commerce Bank, the Hills are Alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music, directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O’Brien, is coming to Worcester. 


February 2 - February 5, 2017
Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Once tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his love songs.


March 30 - April 2, 2017
Pippin is a high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical! Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, Pippin will lift you up and leave you smiling.

Motown The Musical

May 23 - May 28, 2017
Co-sponsored by Worcester State University and UniBank, it began as one man’s story, became everyone’s music and is now Broadway’s musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to a heavyweight music mogul.

Riverdance The 20th Anniversary World Tour

June 8 - June 11, 2017
Generously sponsored by Commerce Bank, the international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour. 

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