Join us for our open studios event on Monday, December 19 from 4-7 p.m. Enjoy hands-on activities, meet the instructors, tour the brand new conservatory and learn about upcoming classes for the winter-spring semester. Choose between twenty different classes in areas of acting & theatre, dance, music and technical theatre & design. Master classes and private lessons are also available for the winter-spring semester, which runs, January 9 - May 8. Registration for all ages is now open. To RSVP for the open studios event, please call 508.471.1793 or email.

The countdown is on and we're just three short days away from the opening of Troy Siebels' annual production of A Christmas Carol, opening December 16.

Also, tickets are now on-sale for Sesame Street Live and The Naked Magicians. David Sedaris tickets go on sale Friday. Read on to learn more about these shows, contests and other upcoming events.

See you at the theatre,


Lisa Condit
Director of Marketing & PR

New Shows on Sale This Week

The Naked Magicians are bringing magic, mirth and more than a touch of mayhem to the theatre on March 2, as they take magic to a whole new level.

On April 15, NPR humorist and national bestselling author David Sedaris will share all new readings and recollections when he takes the stage for one show only. On sale Friday.

Bring the whole family and join Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their Sesame Street friends when Sesame Street Live comes to our stage May 12-14.

Click here for a complete listing of our upcoming events.

Access for all to A Christmas Carol

Generously sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Dec 16 - 23

Staying true to our mission, our annual production of A Christmas Carol provides opportunities for everyone to experience the magic of live theatre this holiday season.

We’re thrilled to partner with the New England Chapter of Autism Speaks to offer a sensory-friendly performance on 12/18 and all tickets are 50% off to this special show.

Click here for a full list of our special performances including an American Sign Language interpreted show, and audio description in partnership with Audio Journal.

The Hanover Theatre and British Beer Company have teamed up to offer $10 off tickets to opening night on Dec 16th at 7pm (adult tickets only). Stop by British Beer Company on Shrewsbury Street before Friday and receive a coupon with your purchase for $10 off opening night tickets for Dec 16th at 7 PM!

Click here to enter our sweepstakes for a chance to win an A Christmas Carol VIP prize package!

WGBH presents A Christmas Celtic Sojourn
with Brian O'Donovan

December 20

Brian O’Donovan’s A Celtic Sojourn has thrilled radio audiences for twenty-eight years. For the last fourteen, the Christmas-time live version of the show has drawn on Celtic, Pagan and Christian traditions to celebrate the music of the season.

Click here for tickets.

Click here to enter to win tickets.

The Sound of Music

Generously co-sponsored by Commerce Bank and Reliant Medical Group

Dec 28 - Jan 1

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.

Preview the show

Click here for tickets.

Click here to enter to win tickets to The Sound of Music.

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