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Founders' Tours

September 3 - November 19, 2015
Join the original founders of The Hanover Theatre, Ed Madaus and Paul Demoga, as they guide engaging tours of our historic theatre. Guests will enjoy Ed and Paul's stories and recollections of the days before the theatre's opening. 
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Historic and Architectural Tour

September 9 - November 4, 2015
Experienced volunteer guides will provide an in-depth look at the history and architecture of The Hanover Theatre, a magnificent example of early 20th century theatre architecture. 
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P-Square

Saturday, September 19, 2015
Africa's hottest performing duo bring their talents for the first time to the New England area.
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The Wiggles Rock and Roll Pre-School Tour

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
The Rock n’ Roll Preschool Tour will get you all shook up, mixing new hits with Wiggles classics!
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Dave Chappelle Live In Concert

Friday, September 25, 2015
Dave Chappelle, famous for his "Chappelle Show" on Comedy Central in the 2000s, is performing his stand-up comedy in Worcester for the first time. As a note, the Chappelle performance contains mature content so plan on leaving the little ones at home.
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The Greatest Hits on Earth: Live!

Saturday, September 26, 2015
Generously sponsored by Herb Chambers Toyota of Auburn What if you put the former singers and players of Kansas, Blue Oyster Cult, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Journey and the Storm on one stage for one night in Worcester? You’d have THE GREATEST HITS ON EARTH: LIVE®!
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Remembering Saturday Matinees and Worcester Movie Palaces

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Take a multimedia tour of Worcester's movie palaces during the heyday of the palace theatre phenomenon of the last century.
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An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt unite on stage for an unforgettable night of intimate, accoustic music. 
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Friday, October 16, 2015
Enjoy the first great American horror film, featuring John Barrymore and accompanied by Clark Wilson on the Mighty Wurlitzer. 
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Buddy Valastro: The Cake Boss The Bakin' with the Boss Tour

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Join celebrity baker Buddy Valastro for an evening of cakes, stories, and fun. 
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The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants

Sunday, October 18, 2015
The United States Air Force Band is the premier symphonic wind ensemble of the United States Air Force. 
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The Producers

October 23 - October 25, 2015
SUBSCRIPTION INFO Generously sponsored by Commerce Bank. A scheming producer and his mousy accountant aim to produce the biggest flop on Broadway in Mel Brooks’ laugh out loud spectacle. 
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NBC's Last Comic Standing

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The Emmy-nominated laugh-fest returns with an all new group of the world's funniest comics.
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Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

November 6 - November 8, 2015
SUBSCRIPTION INFO Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic tale as it comes to life on stage. Featuring the hit song “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch”, The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic. 
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An Evening with Gordon Lightfoot

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Join this living legend an evening of well known hits as well as some deep album cuts for the die-hard fans. All of which are woven together with some of Lightfoot's own behind the scenes stories and personal anecdotes about his historic 50 year musical career.
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Deepak Chopra Presents Super Genes: The Future of Wellbeing

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Join Deepak Chopra as he shares a bold new understanding of our genes and how simple changes in lifestyle can boost genetic activity. 
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Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales

Friday, November 13, 2015
Presented by Stoneyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt, DISNEY LIVE! Three Classic Fairy Tales features dynamic storytelling, award-winning music, stunning costumes and glittering special effects.
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Shaping Sound

Saturday, November 14, 2015
SHAPING SOUND is an electrifying new show originally seen on the reality television series All the Right Moves that features Emmy Award Nominees and Stars of So You Think You Can Dance.
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Mock The Vote

Thursday, November 19, 2015
The Capitol Steps look forward to bringing the political circus to Worcester as they continue to put the “MOCK” in Democracy!
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Get The Led Out: The American Led Zeppelin

Saturday, November 21, 2015
From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, GET THE LED OUT have captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the big concert stage. 
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The Nutcracker

November 27 - November 29, 2015
Presented by Commerce Bank, the ninth annual production of The Nutcracker returns this holiday season. 
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Sister's Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi's Gold

Thursday, December 3, 2015
It's "CSI: Bethlehem" in this holiday mystery extravaganza, from the author of Late Nite Catechism, as Sister takes on the mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages - whatever happened to the Magi's gold?  
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Boston Pops Holiday Concert

Friday, December 4, 2015
Generously sponsored by The Hanover Insurance Group Foundation, Inc., Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and Conductor Keith Lockhart return with their sparkling and beloved Holiday Pops concert.
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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Sunday, December 6, 2015
Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting.
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Peppa Pig Live Big Splash!

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
More fun than a muddy puddle! PEPPA PIG, star of the top-rated TV series airing daily on Nick Jr., is hitting the road for her first-ever U.S. theatrical tour, Peppa Pig’s Big Splash!
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WGBH Presents A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan

Monday, December 14, 2015
Now in its second decade of concerts around New England, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn is returning to Worcester. 
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A Christmas Carol

December 18 - December 27, 2015
Generously sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, share our family tradition and get in the holiday spirit with Troy Siebels' lavish and innovative adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale.
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A Christmas Carol Autism-Friendly Performance

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
The Hanover Theatre is proud to partner with  the New England Chapter of Autism Speaks to offer an Autism-friendly performance. This performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL is intended as a unique theatre experience for individuals and families impacted by autism.
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Stomp

Sunday, January 10, 2016
Public On Sale : September 15, 2015
Stomp is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique…an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. Generously sponsored by Polar Beverages.
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Ragtime The Musical

January 29 - January 31, 2016
SUBSCRIPTION INFO Generously sponsored by Worcester State University At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing…and anything is possible. RAGTIME returns to the road in the all-new touring production Directed & Choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge.
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An Evening with Jim Brickman

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Public On Sale : September 8, 2015
The Platinum Tour "Celebrating 20 Years" is an experience of emotion, intimacy, warmth and humor that’s fused together with hits like “Valentine,” “Rocket to the Moon,” “Love of My Life” and “If You Believe.” 
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live!

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Public On Sale : September 22, 2015
The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” from The Fred Rogers Company and airing daily on PBS KIDS.
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42nd Street

February 19 - February 21, 2016
SUBSCRIPTION INFO Winner of 4 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Revival, 42ND STREET, invites you to “Come and meet those dancing  feet” while you witness Peggy Sawyer, a star-stuck chorus girl from Allenstown, become a star on 42nd Street.
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The Music of ABBA Arrival from Sweden

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Public On Sale : September 22, 2015
This show has sold out arenas and venues all over the world since 1995 and is the absolute best and most authentic ABBA show there is. 
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Disney In Concert

Saturday, February 27, 2016
In partnership with Music Worcester, come be enchanted by DISNEY IN CONCERT MAGICAL MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES with the Disney Festival Orchestra.   
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Cesar Millan Live!

Friday, March 4, 2016
Public On Sale : September 8, 2015
From his years of experience, Cesar will show that for a transformation to take place in a dog, the real transformation quite often needs to take place in their human companion first. 
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Annie

March 11 - March 13, 2016
SUBSCRIPTION INFO Leapin’ Lizards! Generously sponsored by the Guild of St. Agnes, the world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. This production of ANNIE will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original.
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WGBH presents A St Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Public On Sale : September 15, 2015
Generously sponsored by Worcester State University. This concert follows the format established for the still growing Christmas Celtic Sojourn concert series while introducing a wide range of new and familiar musicians to audiences eager to celebrate the holiday in true Irish style.
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Dancing in the Streets

Friday, April 1, 2016
Public On Sale : September 8, 2015
Join the original and the best celebration of Motown’s greatest hits with the spectacular, critically acclaimed hit show direct from London’s West End. 
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Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood Two Man Group

Saturday, April 2, 2016
Public On Sale : September 22, 2015
Armed with nothing but their sharp wit, comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood take to the live stage to create hilarious and original scenes in their two-man show. Generously sponsored by Southbridge Savings Bank. 
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Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Saturday, April 9, 2016
Public On Sale : September 15, 2015
The most beloved family show in the world, featuring an amazing cast of housecats, dogs, parrots… even geese and mice! 
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Chick Corea and Bela Fleck

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Presented by Music Worcester, these two master songwriters, musicians, and band leaders meet in a historic duet of piano and banjo.
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Swan Lake Moscow Festival Ballet

Friday, April 15, 2016
Presented by Music Worcester.  Established by principal dancers of the Bolshoi Ballet, the Moscow Festival Ballet has toured the world several times since its founding in 1989.
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Girl Shy

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Featuring Harold Lloyd and accompanied by Clark Wilson on the Mighty Wurlitzer, the 1924 romantic comedy is sure to delight silent film enthusiasts of all ages. 
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Saturday Night Fever

May 6 - May 8, 2016
SUBSCRIPTION INFO SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER: THE MUSICAL, the iconic story of Tony, the kid from Brooklyn, who wants to dance his way to a better life . . . is back!
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Dirty Dancing

June 7 - June 12, 2016
SUBSCRIPTION INFO DIRTY DANCING: THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE generously sponsored by Reliant Medical Group, is a record-breaking live theatre sensation, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. 
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Open auditions for The Nutcracker will be held at The Hanover Theatre on Saturday, September 12. 

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Renew or Join and Win!

Renew or join as a new member between August 5 and September 30, 2015 and you will be entered into a drawing to win a $1,000 gift certificate from The Hanover Theatre!

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