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The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

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Address: 2 Southbridge St, Worcester, MA 01608-2007
Phone Number: +1 877-571-7469
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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, Dave Chappelle); 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).Consistantly ranked by POLLSTAR as one of the Top 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 Performing Arts, is 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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Customer service is top notch. Venue is elegant and full of charm. Parking is easy and inexpensive. Have attended many shows and all have been fantastic. Even the lower priced... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Customer service is top notch. Venue is elegant and full of charm. Parking is easy and inexpensive. Have attended many shows and all have been fantastic. Even the lower priced seats are well worth your time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here several times, most recently for the summer production that is put on by the summer camp attendees and it was excellent. This venue is always clean, volunteer ushers are helpful and genuinely nice, and I don't think there is a bad seat in the house. We have tickets to a concert here in October and can't wait.... More 

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Holden, Mass
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are thrilled to have this wonderful theater so close to home. We get to enjoy excellent theater productions several times a year as well as special performances. The theater is intimate enough to be close to the stage. The seats are comfortable and the atmosphere is electric. We strongly recommend being a season subscriber.

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TheHanoverTheatre, Marketing Intern at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review Kathy and Bob! We are so glad that you enjoy our theatre as much as we do and have decided to become season ticket holders. We look forward to seeing you again at the theatre very soon! Sincerely, The Marketing Department More 

Framingham, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have seen several plays and one concert in this venue. the seats are comfortable and the view is good from most seats.

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TheHanoverTheatre, Marketing Intern at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review, Anne! We are glad you have enjoyed your past experiences at our theatre, and we hope to see you back at the theatre very soon! Sincerely, The Marketing Department More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am an annual subscription holder at this beautiful theater. Millions of dollars have been spent to bring this back to its original glory and it is just beautiful. Professional touring companies bring in Broadway productions and shows at ticket prices are much lower than New York and Boston. There are normally six productions per year. They never disappoint. This... More 

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TheHanoverTheatre, Marketing Department at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review, David! We truly are proud of our theatre, and we are incredibly thankful for your support. We look forward to seeing you again at the theatre very soon! Sincerely, The Marketing Department More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have attended multiple performances at this theatre - always fabulous! Looking forward to this season's Broadway series - my first as a subscriber! Convenient, inexpensive parking nearby... staff is always friendly and helpful. Not a bad seat in the house.

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TheHanoverTheatre, Marketing Department at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review! We are excited to welcome you as a new subscriber, and we are glad you are as excited about our upcoming Broadway series as we are. We look forward to seeing you at the theatre very soon! Sincerely, The Marketing Department More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see Lewis Black. Very enjoyable and entertaining nite. He didn't disappoint. Laughed all evening. Would definitely love to go again and especially see him perform. The Hanover always has great entertainment. A big plus for Worcester. Parking convenient. Right across the street.

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TheHanoverTheatre, Marketing Department at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Louise! We are so glad you enjoyed seeing Lewis Black and had such a positive experience at our theatre. We hope to see you at the theatre again very soon! Sincerely, The Marketing Department More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw Classic Albums Live perform The Eagles, Hotel California. LOVED it! Great floor seats and the price was affordable. Easy parking across the street at only $10!!!!

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TheHanoverTheatre, Marketing Intern at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you Janice for your wonderful review! I am so glad that you enjoyed the show Classic Albums Live, and had a great experience. We hope to see you back at the theatre soon. Sincerely, the Marketing Department More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My husband's cousin has season passes so each year a group of us (friends and family) select the shows we'd like to see. So on theater night, we would go to dinner then meet back up at the theater. It is a great place to see a play or concert. It is very inviting. The ushers and staff are very... More 

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TheHanoverTheatre, Marketing Intern at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Joyce. We am so glad that you had such a wonderful experince coming to The Hanover Theatre! We hope you will join us again for another show, maybe even consider becoming a subscriber yourself! Sincerely, the Marketing Department More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

From the shows that are brought in to the staff in the theater it's quality all the way. While all productions may not be what I would seek out, all are done on a very professional level with a high degree of skill. I've benefited by the variety of the presentations.

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TheHanoverTheatre, Marketing Department at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review, and we are glad you enjoy a variety of our productions. We hope to see you at the theatre again very soon! Sincerely, The Marketing Department More 

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