It is the role of a lifetime!
Your membership is an honored act of service to the community, demonstrating the value you place on the performing arts, for all the ways they lift up, enrich and inspire us. We value the important role our members play in the continued success of what has become known as the "cultural jewel of Central Massachusetts." We continue to develop relationships with local businesses and national promoters to offer discounts, packages, and incentives to our members throughout the year.
Become a Member today and enjoy the benefits of membership all year!
Membership LevelsBasic Membership ($50 - $99) (100% Tax Deductible)
- 10% discount to most shows
- Early access to tickets
- Advance e-mail notification of new shows
- Complimentary ticket exchange to an alternate performance of the same show, if offered
- Discounts at participating restaurants in theatre's Gourmet Program
- Complimentary admission to monthly Access Hanover events - get a peek behind the scenes for the inside scoop!
Patron ($100-$499) (100% Tax Deductible)
All basic benefits, plus:
- One extra membership card
- Recognition in the Broadway Programs
- E-mail notification of last minute offers and discounts
Supporter ($500-$999) (100% Tax Deductible)
All above benefits, plus:
- Four Franklin Square Salon Guest Passes
- Gift Certificates for two complimentary Basic memberships - introduce friends to the theatre!
What is a Subscriber?Subscribers purchase The Hanover Theatre's Broadway Series to guarantee their performance dates, times and seats before single tickets go on sale to members and the public. By subscribing, you enjoy the best shows from the best seats in the house, and the opportunity to renew or improve those seats year after year. Subscribers enjoy all the benefits of a Basic Membership and may upgrade to a Patron Level Membership for recognition in our Broadway Programs for only $50.
"It's hard to remember life without The Hanover Theatre. Now we can grab a bite at a local restaurant, see a great performance and spend the hour it would take to drive home from Boston enjoying dessert and coffee or a night cap with friends right here in Worcester! Now that's entertainment!" - Jack & Cindy Monhan
The Franklin Square SocietyEngage in the Cultural Community - Become a Franklin Square Society Member Join fellow community, corporate, philanthropic and cultural leaders to demonstrate your support of world-class performing arts and the revitalization of the downtown Worcester.
Enjoy private access to the newly restored and furnished Franklin Square Salon, where members gather to entertain friends, colleagues, and guests.
Experience the ultimate in exclusive benefits and amenities, including invitation to special events, free parking, complimentary cocktails, and an elegant way to enjoy every show at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Immerse yourself. Whether youÍre attending a black tie gala, a Broadway spectacular, starting a new family tradition, or looking forward to a casual evening of laughter and world-class entertainment, membership in the Franklin Square Society is the premier VIP experience.
- Individual Franklin Square Society Membership
- Corporate Franklin Square Society Membership
- Silver Circle Franklin Square Society Membership
- Golden Circle Franklin Square Society Membership
- First opportunity to reserve seats for most events
- Private hot line for purchase of tickets
- Discounts on tickets for most events
- Free, convenient parking adjacent to the theatre an hour and a half before curtain time
- Private entrance and access to the Franklin Square Salon (FSS)
- Complimentary bar service an hour before the show and during intermission
- Ten FSS Guest Passes
- Recognition in Broadway Programs and the Annual Report
- Special meet and greet opportunities
- Two complimentary tickets to a special performance and reception during the season
- E-mail notification of last minute offers and discounts
- Two complimentary Basic Membership gift certificates for family and friends
- Two additional FSS Member Cards
- Ten additional FSS Guest Passes (20 total)
- Complimentary tickets for select shows
- 10% discount on co-marketing and advertising
- Employee Discount Program
- 20% discount on rentals
- Twenty additional FSS Guest Passes (30 total)
- Special recognition in the Franklin Square Salon
- Brass nameplate recognition on two seats in the mid-orchestra
- Brass nameplate recognition on two seats in the Golden Circle
All membership benefits are valid for one full year from the date of purchase.
Experience everything the theatre has to offer with the All Access Club!Secure the best seats for every show from September through August - even those that we donÍt know about yet! The All Access Club includes two seats to approximately 75 shows plus Franklin Square Society Membership, all at a 20% discount. The All Access Club Package is sold from May through September and guarantees your seats for an entire year. Tickets to all shows, including those added throughout the year, will automatically be mailed to you in advance. This package ranges from $6,000-$8,750.
For more information about The Hanover Theatre's All Access Club and other Franklin Square Society Membership options, contact Nel Lazour, Director of Development at 508.471.1770.
"The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts has become, for us, a continuous source of engaging, sometimes enlightening, but always enjoyable cultural entertainment at the highest levels and a tremendous source of pride for the city of Worcester and central Massachusetts." - Ivan & Noreen GreenThe Hanover Theatre partners with a number of excellent restaurants in the city of Worcester that are eager to make our members' theatre experience extra special. Click here to learn about Gourmet Program and learn more about their special member offers.
Membership is critical to our ability to continue to feature world-class performing arts in a magnificent historic setting. Most importantly, your membership is a wonderful way to show support for the Hanover Theatre - the newest cultural jewel in central Massachusetts.
Choose a level of membership that works best for you. From Basic Member to Franklin Square Society, the theatre offers a wide range of membership opportunities that will meet your needs and make you an integral part of The Hanover Theatre family! Your membership matters!
How do I sign up?
For higher levels of giving and corporate sponsorships, please contact Nel Lazour, Development Director, at 508.471.1770 or email@example.com.