• 4th Wall Stage Company and Fitchburg State University present 12 Angry Jurors

    March 15 - March 26, 2017

    4th Wall Stage Company and Fitchburg State University present: 12 Angry Jurors. Performed in the Myles & C. Jean McDonough Room located in The Hanover Theatre Event Center.  

  • Historic and Architectural Tour

    March 18 - June 14, 2017

    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. 

  • Pippin

    March 30 - April 02, 2017

    Generously sponsored by Bank of America, Pippin is a high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical! Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, Pippin will lift you up and leave you smiling.

  • One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen and The Works

    Tuesday, April 04, 2017

    One Night of Queen is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time.

  • Golden Dragon Acrobats

    Friday, April 07, 2017

     The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. 

  • Tony Bennett

    Saturday, April 08, 2017

    A one night only performance by multiple Grammy award-winner Tony Bennett. Generously Sponsored by WinnDevelopment. 

  • Celtic Woman: Voices of Angels

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017

    The unique musical ensemble known as Celtic Woman is back by popular demand, combining traditional Irish music with spectacular production and staging. 

  • Jackson Browne and Sara & Sean Watkins (Pretty Much Acoustic)

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    One of the true legends of the 20th-century American singer-songwriter movement, the great Jackson Browne has been producing soulful, catchy music for over 40 productive years.

  • Russian National Ballet: Cinderella

    Friday, April 14, 2017

    Music Worcester presents the timeless classic, Cinderella, set to the music of Prokofiev.

  • WBUR Presents An Evening with David Sedaris

    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Join David Sedaris for an evening featuring all-new stories and observations with several sneak previews into work that will be published in his newest collection of writing in 2017, as well as an audience Q&A.   

  • The Music Man presented Assumption College's Department of Art, Music and Theatre

    April 21 - April 23, 2017

    Assumption College’s Department of Art, Music and Theatre presents Meredith Willson's The Music Man, one of the most popular American musicals. The Music Man was a Broadway hit, winning five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and the cast album won the first Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.  

  • Founders' Tours

    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    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. 

  • Melissa Etheridge: M.E. Live

    Friday, April 28, 2017

    Known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals, Etheridge has remained one of America’s favorite female singer-songwriters for more than two decades.

  • Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds - The Final Performances with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin

    Sunday, April 30, 2017

    Music legend Brian Wilson hits the road world tour to celebrate and perform the iconic album Pet Sounds for a final time, in honor of its 50th anniversary. 

  • Six Appeal

    Thursday, May 04, 2017

    Six Appeal is a world class vocal ensemble infused with sharp comedic timing, and the energy and vitality of a rock band.

  • Darlene Love

    Sunday, May 07, 2017

    Considered one of the most recognizable yet anonymous voices of the 1960s, Darlene Love is featured in the Academy Award-winning documentary “Twenty Feet from Stardom”. 

  • Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend

    May 12 - May 14, 2017

    No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. 

  • Joel McHale

    Friday, May 19, 2017

     Stand-up comedian, actor, author and television host, Joel McHale does it all.

  • The Cameraman silent film accompanied by the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ

    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    The Cameraman accompanied by the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. MGM Studios called this silent film starring Buster Keaton “a perfectly constructed comedy”

  • Motown The Musical

    May 23 - May 28, 2017

    Co-sponsored by Worcester State University and UniBank, it began as one man’s story, became everyone’s music and is now Broadway’s musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to a heavyweight music mogul.

  • Jerry Seinfeld

    Saturday, June 03, 2017 On Sale: Friday, March 31, 2017

    America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine. 

  • Riverdance The 20th Anniversary World Tour

    June 08 - June 11, 2017

    Generously sponsored by Commerce Bank, the international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour

  • Magic Men Live!

    Friday, June 16, 2017

    Ladies Night Just Got A Lot More Interesting..... Introducing MAGIC MEN LIVE! Experience the ladies night you've been waiting for like never before with a brand new, high energy, crowd interactive show that has captivated women of all ages.

  • A Christmas Story, The Musical

    November 09 - November 12, 2017

    An infamous leg lamp, outrageous pink bunny pajamas, a maniacal department store Santa and a triple-dog-dare to lick a freezing flagpole are just a few of the distractions that stand between young Ralphie Parker and his Christmas wish.

  • Cabaret

    December 28 - December 31, 2017

    Leave your troubles outside – life is beautiful at Cabaret– John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff’s Tony®-winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way.

  • Something Rotten!

    February 20 - February 25, 2018

    From the director of “Aladdin” and the co-director of “The Book of Mormon”, Something Rotten! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (NY Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of two brothers who set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL!

  • Jersey Boys

    March 15 - March 18, 2018

    “TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. 

  • Rent - 20th Anniversary Tour

    April 05 - April 08, 2018

    Two decades after opening on Broadway, RENT, Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world.  

  • Bright Star

    April 12 - April 15, 2018

    From Grammy®, Emmy® and Academy Award®-winning Steve Martin and Grammy Award®-winning Edie Brickell comes BRIGHT STAR, the five-time Tony®-nominated, new Broadway musical that The New York Times called "a shining achievement."