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Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, MA 01608
877 571 7469
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Ranked #1 of 28 Attractions in Worcester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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Houlton, Maine
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

For a new facility,they cram you in.My friend was quite uncomfortable-but it's all about the money.Get a front row seat even in a section further back so you'll have at least some legroom.I've been more comfortable flying-and that's saying something as a disabled person!

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Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I've been here many times, it is a beautiful theater. I've sat in many different areas, and just about every seat is a great view. Convenient parking right across the street. They add new shows all the time. Highly recommended.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great shows, good seats everywhere, beautiful theatre. Great value for the ticket prices and am looking forward to the new shows this fall and winter.

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Ashburnham, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Neat theater with a wonderful selection of shows to see....something for everyone. Prices so much better than "Big City" prices. Easy for us to get to, not too far to travel back home at night. Big name stars that I probably would not be able to see if they had not come to the Hanover. Enjoying the chance to "spread... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Nice venue...good site lines...productions are well worth the ticket prices I enjoyed this venue as a kid...back then it was an old vaudville house that had been converted to a movie theatre.... if you're thinking dinner on Shrewsbury Street and then heading over to the show.....eat real early, as traffic heading to the parking garage directly across the street has... More

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Massachusetts
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I've been here for several events. The box office staff has always seemed a bit curt to me. Seats aren't very comfortable. They allow people to bring drinks to their seats and it gets noisy and dirty. There are no restaurants within walking distance. I wish they would spruce up the area to make for a more pleasant night out.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This refurbished theater is a real gem. Each season includes 6 shows in the subscription series plus many other shows at very reasonable prices. I recently saw Diana Ross on tour at the Hanover. Here you can buy an orchestra seat for what you would pay for a balcony seat in New York City. The box office is extremely accommodating... More

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boston,ma
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Very nice renovation and updating of a great old theatre. The Façade and entry area much improved but the inside remains almost the same as the movie theatre that I saw Ben-Hur in as a young man 50yrs ago. So bravo, great job!!! Parking garage right across the street is a very handy extra.

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Northbridge, MA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We go to shows here 2-3 times a year. It's a grandly restored theater, very comfortable, however there seems to be less leg room in the last row on the floor. We always try to get seats on the main floor. The balcony section is not terrible, but there are some obstructed view seats that are clearly identified when you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The show was awesome. Illusions and special effects amazing. Made you a believer! Excellent, cast, music.

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