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The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

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Address: 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, MA 01608
Phone Number: +1 877-571-7469
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: The Hanover Theatre continues to draw over 170,000 patrons annually with...
The Hanover Theatre continues to draw over 170,000 patrons annually with world-class performances and headlining acts including touring Broadway hits ("Les Miserables," "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. . 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.
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Beautiful venue

Went here to see a show, very nice venue. Atmosphere is upscale, beautiful inside. Looking forward to returning soon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Went here to see a show, very nice venue. Atmosphere is upscale, beautiful inside. Looking forward to returning soon.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful venue to enjoy musicals, concerts and any other type of entertainment. We found the staff to be very inviting and accommodating. Great for families, couples. We will gladly return again!

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Andover, Massachusetts
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4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Came here for a morrissey concert. Beautiful setting, and very professional and helpful staff. We were in the balcony, but still felt part of the action. Loved my experience there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Clean, classy, fun, and great for family! Good parking across the street. Good service. Friendly staff and good shows.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I've attended many shows here from Broadway Shows, great musicians, dancers, comedians and opera. The most recent shows I attended were Pink Martini (wonderful) and the Broadway touring show, Camelot (a classic). There is easy access to reasonably priced parking, the staff is friendly and the renovations of this old theatre are lovely. Be sure to check out the original... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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71 reviews 71 reviews
10 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I took in a comedy show here a couple weeks ago. This was ur second time here. It's located downtown Worcester, next to the Federal courthouse. It's relatively easy to get to, and parking is located in a garage across the street. Usually getting across and into the theater is no problem, with the help of police... More 

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Thompson, Connecticut
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6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

For a small local theatre this is a top notch establishment. Great shows in a pleasant comfortable atmosphere. All seats are good seats and parking is a short walk across the street. This is a great place to see a favorite performer. The sound system was awesome, clear and not too loud.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A great venue to see a show. I believe there is not a bad seat in the place. Staff is very friendly and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Walk into Hanover Theatre and be truly enveloped in the world of entertainment! A welcoming staff & varied artists, & entertainers will provide an evening of joy. The theatre is really beautiful & well designed. The bathrooms are well placed & easily accessible from all seats. There are beverages offered and some snacks.Seats on the floor are comfortable, however, in... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Have been to several concerts here and love the Wurlitzer organ. The seating is comfortable and arranged for good viewing of the stage. Acoustics are great. Downside is parking--can be expensive.

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Address: Address: 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, MA 01608
Phone Number: +1 877-571-7469
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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