Education and Outreach

The Hanover Theatre is a center where all can relish the performing arts. The theatre is enhancing the city by providing a world-class facility for local, national, and international performing artists. In addition, The Hanover Theatre provides opportunities for community and educational enrichment through a variety of outreach programs.


Community Fundraising Assistance

The Hanover Theatre will support the fundraising efforts of local schools and nonprofit organizations by donating two tickets to a performance at the theatre. Schools and nonprofits must submit a letter of request on the organization's letterhead to The Hanover Theatre. Letters must include the name and date of the fundraising event, address to which they would like the certificate mailed, and the organization's nonprofit tax ID number. Donations are limited to one pair of tickets per year per organization. For more information, please contact Brendan Donnellan, assistant box office manager, at


Discounted Group Tickets

For groups of 10-15 or more (depending on the show), The Hanover Theatre typically offers a discount of 10% or more off of tickets. For more information, please contact sales manager, Diane Pieciak at or 508.930.2424.


Student Matinees

Student matinees provide engaging, high quality arts experiences for our youth. For more information on student matinees, including our annual production of A Christmas Carol, please contact Meghan Patrick, director of education and operations, at or 508.471.1793. 


Education Outreach Committee

The Hanover Theatre Education Outreach Committee was formed to foster a relationship with students and educators in the community. This committee consists of members of the Worcester Public Schools and Worcester College Consortium as well as members of local nonprofits and businesses looking to provide support for educational programs. For more information, please contact Meghan Patrick, director of education and operations, at or 508.471.1793.

Single tickets for The Producers are on sale to our members now! 


Get Tickets

Open auditions for The Nutcracker will be held at The Hanover Theatre on Saturday, September 12. 

Adopt-A-School Program

Donate to the Access to the Arts Fund to help make The Hanover Theatre accessible to all!