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 Montaner, director of education, at or 508.471.1793. 

Adopt-A-School Program

The Hanover Theatre is proud to announce that the 2015 Adopt-A-School program with South High Community School will be centered around Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. This will be the third annual Adopt-A-School Program. The program is made possible by the theatre’s Access to the Arts Fund. Learn more about the program here.

Autism-friendly performance

Dec. 22: The Hanover Theatre is proud to partner with the New England Chapter of Autism Speaks, Theatre Development Fund, HMEA's Autism Resource Central and VSA Massachusetts to offer an Autism-friendly performance.


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Adopt-A-School Program

Whether it be scholarships, student enrichment programs or complimentary tickets, the theatre is an important cultural resource with a positive impact on the youth population in our region.

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