An Enjoyable Visit for Everyone
Parking spaces immediately in front of the theatre and adjacent to the Federal Courthouse on Southbridge Street are reserved for vehicles displaying a handicapped parking permit; the Worcester Police detail stationed in front of the theatre will be happy to assist you. An elevator provides access to lower and upper lobbies, and orchestra and balcony seating. Accessible bathrooms are located on each level. Spaces in the theatre are reserved near the front of the orchestra for patrons who use wheelchairs and for their ambulatory companions. When purchasing tickets, please be sure to mention if any special accommodations are required, including low vision, hard of hearing and limited mobility etc. It is the intent of the theatre to comply with all ADA provisions where practical.
American Sign Language:
The Hanover Theatre is pleased to offer ASL interpretation sponsored by FLEXcon at a select number of performances. ASL interpretation allows deaf and hearing impaired patrons to experience the joys of live theater through the use of ASL interpreters throughout the show.
The Hanover Theatre is pleased to offer a limited number of audio described performances in collaboration with Audio Journal. Audio description allows blind and low-vision audience members to experience all of the wonderment and subtle nuances that live theater has to offer. Audio described performances are made possible through the generosity of the Memorial Foundation for the Blind and Audio Journal. For more information regarding audio description, contact The Hanover Theatre box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469).
Learn more about our audio describers! Read the bios for Robin Sitten and Vince Lombardi.
Assistive Listening Devices:Devices are available at the box office. You will be asked to leave your driver's license as a deposit when borrowing an assistive listening device. After the performance, return the listening device and retrieve your license at the lobby concierge desk.
Upcoming accessible performances include:
Audio descriptive services from Audio Journal provided on Sunday, February 3 at 1 PM performance
ASL interpretation provided on Sunday, February 3 at 6:30 PM performance
Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock and Roll Part 2
ASL interpretation provided on Saturday, February 9 at 8 PM performance
On Your Feet!
Audio descriptive services from Audio Journal provided on Sunday, March 31 at 1 PM performance
ASL interpretation provided on Sunday, March 31 at 6:30 PM performance
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
ASL interpretation provided on Thursday, April 4 at 6 PM performance
Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0: Activate Creature Power
ASL interpretation provided on Saturday, April 6 at 4:30 PM performance
Audio descriptive services from Audio Journal provided on Sunday, May 26 at 1 PM performance
ASL interpretation provided on Sunday, May 26 at 6:30 PM performance