The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
2 Southbridge St
Worcester, MA 01608
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The Hanover Theatre continues to draw over 170,000 patrons annually with world-class performances and headlining acts including Broadway hits (Les Misérables, Mary Poppins, Jersey Boys); comedians (Steve Martin, George Carlin, Bill Cosby); musical acts (Neil Young, Aretha Franklin, The Moody Blues, Diana Ross); and everything in between (A Christmas Carol, Maya Angelou, Rudy Giuliani, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre). Ranked by POLLSTAR as one of the Top 50 Theatres in the World, the theatre opened in March of 2008 following a $32 million historic renovation. Since opening, the theatre has established its place as a world-class performing arts venue, acting as a catalyst for the economic development of downtown Worcester. For more information, visit TheHanoverTheatre.org. Worcester Center for the 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.

Past Productions

Mary Poppins

Closed: September 30, 2012

American Idiot

Closed: February 3, 2013

Les Miserables

Closed: April 7, 2013

Jerry Seinfeld

Closed: February 21, 2014

Peter and the Wolf

Closed: February 26, 2014

Man of La Mancha

Closed: March 2, 2014

Mamma Mia!

Closed: March 13, 2014

Hair

Closed: May 7, 2014

Menopause The Musical

Closed: June 1, 2014

Footloose

Closed: August 16, 2014

Love Letters

Closed: September 20, 2014

Emmylou Harris

Closed: September 23, 2014

Girls Night: The Musical

Closed: September 26, 2014

Last Comic Standing Live Tour

Closed: September 27, 2014

Pirates of Penzance

Closed: October 18, 2014

ELF The Broadway Musical

Closed: November 23, 2014

The Nutcracker

Closed: November 30, 2014

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 28, 2014

Million Dollar Quartet

Closed: January 11, 2015

50 Shades! The Musical Parody

Closed: February 5, 2015

Flashdance: The Musical

Closed: February 15, 2015

Ron White: Nutcracker

Closed: February 22, 2015

Wild Kratts Live!

Closed: February 28, 2015

Brian Regan

Closed: March 15, 2015

Jay Leno

Closed: March 22, 2015

Stephen Dubner

Closed: April 7, 2015

A Streetcar Named Desire

Closed: April 10, 2015

Brit Floyd

Closed: April 12, 2015

Giselle

Closed: April 17, 2015

Fiddler on the Roof

Closed: April 26, 2015

Pink Martini

Closed: May 6, 2015

Wanda Sykes

Closed: May 15, 2015

Morrissey

Closed: June 24, 2015

The Producers

Closed: October 25, 2015

Peppa Pig Live!

Closed: December 8, 2015

Ragtime

Closed: January 31, 2016

42nd Street

Closed: February 21, 2016

Annie

Closed: March 13, 2016

Saturday Night Fever

Closed: May 8, 2016

Kevin James

Closed: May 3, 2019

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Closed: November 15, 2019

The Nutcracker

Closed: December 2, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 23, 2019

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Closed: December 29, 2019

Giselle

Closed: March 13, 2020

Jerry Seinfeld

Closed: April 10, 2020

An American in Paris

Closed: April 26, 2020

Shen Yun

Closed: May 3, 2020

The Lyin’ Kings

Closed: July 1, 2020

Ricky Duran

Closed: October 10, 2020

Blue Man Group

Closed: January 17, 2021

Escape to Margaritaville

Closed: January 30, 2021

Cats

Closed: February 28, 2021

The Band’s Visit

Closed: March 21, 2021

Anastasia

Closed: May 9, 2021

Mean Girls

Closed: June 27, 2021

Oklahoma!

Closed: July 24, 2021

Oklahoma!

Closed: August 14, 2021

Ricky Duran

Closed: September 18, 2021

An Evening With David Sedaris

Closed: September 27, 2021

Nosferatu

Closed: September 29, 2021

Shen Yun

Closed: October 17, 2021

Escape to Margaritaville

Closed: October 24, 2021

Gilberto Santa Rosa

Closed: October 30, 2021

The Moth Mainstage

Closed: November 4, 2021

The Moth Mainstage

Closed: November 4, 2021

Get The Led Out

Closed: November 6, 2021

Brian Regan

Closed: November 17, 2021

The Nutcracker

Closed: November 28, 2021

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 23, 2021

The Choir of Man

Closed: February 6, 2022

Cats

Closed: March 6, 2022

Shen Yun

Closed: March 19, 2022

Hadestown

Closed: April 2, 2022

Anastasia

Closed: April 17, 2022

The Prom

Closed: May 1, 2022

Trolls LIVE!

Closed: May 22, 2022

STOMP

Closed: May 31, 2022

America

Closed: June 4, 2022

The Band’s Visit

Closed: June 19, 2022

Menopause The Musical

Closed: June 25, 2022

Footloose!

Closed: August 13, 2022

Footloose: Youth Edition

Closed: August 6, 2022

Jerry Seinfeld

Closed: September 10, 2022

Macbeth

Closed: October 15, 2022

Tootsie

Closed: October 2, 2022

Masters of Illusion

Closed: October 6, 2022

Mean Girls

Closed: October 16, 2022

Peppa Pig’s Adventure

Closed: October 21, 2022

Mania – The ABBA Tribute

Closed: October 29, 2022

Get the Led Out

Closed: November 10, 2022

Kevin James

Closed: November 12, 2022

The Nutcracker

Closed: November 27, 2022

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 23, 2022

Hip Hop Nutcracker

Closed: December 29, 2022

Get the Led Out

Closed: January 5, 2023

Shen Yun

Closed: January 15, 2023

Annie

Closed: February 26, 2023

Il Divo

Closed: March 7, 2023

Paddington Gets in a Jam!

Closed: March 10, 2023

Disney’s Aladdin

Closed: March 19, 2023

The Crucible

Closed: April 2, 2023

The Glass Menagerie

Closed: October 15, 2023

The Sixties Show

Closed: September 28, 2023

Brian Regan

Closed: November 2, 2023

The Nutcracker

Closed: November 26, 2023

A Christmas Carol

Closed: December 23, 2023

My Fair Lady

Closed: February 18, 2024

Jagged Little Pill

Closed: April 7, 2024

Twelfth Night

Closed: May 12, 2024

Judith

Closed: May 10, 2024