Media Room

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Press Releases

  • March 07, 2017

    Music Legend Darlene Love to Rock The Hanover Theatre

    The New York Times raves, “Darlene Love’s thunderbolt voice is as embedded in the history of rock and roll as Eric Clapton’s guitar or Bob Dylan’s lyrics.”  Since the early sixties, as part of Phil Spector’s wall of sound hit factory, Darlene Love has done it all. From chart topping hits to   major motion pictures like the highly successful “Lethal Weapon” series to Broadway hits like “Hairspray” and “Grease”, she even starred as herself in “Leader Of The Pack”, credited as Broadway’s first ‘jukebox musical’.
  • March 06, 2017

    Joel McHale to Perform at The Hanover Theatre

    McHale is one of the most sought after comedians and actors in the industry. McHale recently wrapped his twelfth and final season of E!’s “The Soup,” in which he satirized pop culture and current events. He is also best known for his starring role on the hit comedy series “Community,” which wrapped its sixth season on Yahoo after five seasons on NBC. McHale can most recently be seen on Fox’s revival of “The X-Files” where he plays a conservative news anchor. He also continues to perform his stand-up act around the country to sold-out audiences and his new show, “The Great Indoors,” aired October 27 and was picked up for a second season on CBS. McHale released his new book, “Thanks for the Money,” on October 25.
  • March 03, 2017

    Vocal Group Six Appeal Coming to Worcester, Local A Cappella Performers Open the Show

    Six Appeal is a world class vocal ensemble infused with sharp comedic timing, and the energy and vitality of a rock band. Swearing off instruments, the award-winning vocal band takes you on a journey that spans decades of music – performing classic oldies, current chart toppers and catchy original tunes – completely a cappella.
  • February 23, 2017

    The Hanover Theatre 2017-2018 Broadway Series Showcases the Best of Broadway

    With the 2017-2018 Broadway Series, The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts transports you to England, Germany and all across America without ever having to leave Worcester. The 2017-2018 Broadway Series includes a line-up of shows that have won 24 Tony Awards, 13 Drama Desk Awards, One Grammy Award and a Pulitzer Prize.
  • February 02, 2017

    Return to the Silent Movie Era When The Cameraman Comes to The Hanover Theatre

    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts announces its next silent film, The Cameraman accompanied by the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, showing on Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m. This is a film that MGM Studios called a “perfectly constructed comedy”. In this 1928 classic American silent comedy, Buster Keaton plays a tintype street photographer who tries his hand as a freelance newsreel cameraman in order to win the affections of a girl who works at MGM newsreel.
  • January 09, 2017

    The Wells Fargo Wagon is Coming to Worcester

    With songs like “Seventy-Six Trombones” and “Till There Was You”, this Tony Award®-winning musical has been delighting audiences for decades. The Music Man follows con man "Professor" Harold Hill, who convinces the parents of River City, Iowa to buy instruments and uniforms for their children with the promise to train them. However, Harold is no musician and plans to skip town without giving any music lessons. Chaos ensues as Harold's credentials are questioned by Marian, the prim librarian and piano teacher, and he is called upon to prove himself to the citizens of River City.
  • December 22, 2016

    The Naked Magicians Coming to Worcester in 2017

    Following sold out shows and rave reviews across the world, including London’s West End, Canada, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, the show features magic, mirth and more than a touch of mayhem as these two hot and hilarious magicians say abracadabra and take magic to a whole new level. Left without sleeves or pockets, their magic is baffling and entertaining, bringing a new meaning to “now you see it”.

  • December 14, 2016

    Worcester Native and Food Network Star Geoffrey Zakarian to Come to The Hanover Theatre

    A Burncoat High School graduate and Worcester State University alum, Zakarian has not forgotten his roots. The city of Worcester excitedly welcomes back one of its own to share his wealth of knowledge on the sophisticated world of classical culinary training, fine dining and healthy living during a modern day renaissance. Zakarian resides in an elite category of chef restauranteurs with a signature style and passion for food that surpasses the kitchen.

  • December 09, 2016

    NPR Humorist and Bestselling Author David Sedaris Coming to The Hanover Theatre

    The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts and WBUR are proud to present An Evening with David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers “Naked,” “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” “Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim” and regular National Public Radio contributor, for one night only at on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8 p.m. This is a unique opportunity to see the best-selling humorist in an intimate setting. As always, Sedaris will be offering selections of all-new readings and recollections, as well as a Q&A session and post-show book signing.

  • December 02, 2016

    WGBH Presents A St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan Returns in 2017 to The Hanover Theatre

    Since 1986, local, regional and national broadcasts of O’Donovan’s radio program A Celtic Sojourn have proven extraordinarily popular. “St. Patrick’s Day, indeed the whole month of March, is a time for many in the Irish diaspora to celebrate their own roots,” says Brian O’Donovan, producer and host of the concert series. “For many others with no ethnic connection to the country, it is a time to explore the music and dance culture that is sophisticated and accessible, while tracing its origins back centuries. Come join in the fun; everyone is welcome at our St. Patrick’s Day party!”

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