The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts, Worcester

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Theater · Concert / Show
The Hanover Theatre continues to draw over 180,000 patrons annually with world-class performances and headlining acts including Broadway hits (“Les Misérables,” “Jersey Boys”), comedians (Dave Chappelle, Jay Leno, Daniel Tosh), musical acts (Neil Young, Aretha Franklin, John Legend, Donny Osmond) and everything in between (“A Christmas Carol,” Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Alton Brown). POLLSTAR consistently ranks The Hanover Theatre as one of the Top Theatres in the World. After eight seasons, the award-winning, historic theatre continues to establish its place as a world-class performing arts venue, acting as a catalyst for the economic development of downtown Worcester. The Hanover Theatre’s acquisition of 551 Main Street houses new function space, offices, rental space for a restaurant on the ground floor and The Hanover Theatre Conservatory for the Performing Arts on the lower level.

Worcester Center for Performing Arts, a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, owns and operates The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
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  • We went to usher for our seats and were sent upstairs. With someone in our party having mobility issues it took a while to get there. That usher said it was too late to enter, and that we could...  more »
  • If your in Worcester, love buildings and appreciate something old turned to something new , check this place out. I remember going to the movies here.  more »
  • This is a great venue. I have been here plenty of times and enjoyed every one. Very solid acoustics as well. My most memorable time was seeing George Carlin perform a little less than a year before he passed, it's a great memory
  • Saw The Nutcracker here 11/25/18 and it was totally wonderful. Easy parking, easy ticket pick-up, helpful workers... would definitely come back for another show.

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