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The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

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Address: 2 Southbridge St, Worcester, MA 01608-2007
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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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Saw a few shows there sense it opened and had a great time. When entering i feel like i left the streets of worcester and entered a broadway show in new york. had great memories... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2015
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Saw a few shows there sense it opened and had a great time. When entering i feel like i left the streets of worcester and entered a broadway show in new york. had great memories when it was the movie theater years ago but now i have great expierences

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Thank a517
TheHanoverTheatre, marketing specialist at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind compliments! Sincerely, Monica Elefterion More 

Holden, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

The place is elegant very clean and manger their is easy going and helpful .he was always around if we need it any Thing .plesure to work with .

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TheHanoverTheatre, marketing specialist at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you for the comments about our venue rentals. We are pleased that you had a positive experience! More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Perfect for a concert if you want to actually see the performers, plays, Stand-up, Sort of place where you dress nice and enjoy a night out. Kind of like going back in time.

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Massachusetts
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86 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

There is truly not a bad seat in the house. The acoustics are tremendous. We have attended many events here and have never been disappointed!

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Thank KCVBoston
Monica W, marketing specialist at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

We are so happy to receive a review from a repeat visitor. Many thanks and we hope to see you at the theatre again soon. More 

Sutton, Massachusetts
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145 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015

From the moment you enter and are greeted by the hordes of volunteers, the experience starts. Beautifully restored Lowe's Theater presenting everything from comedy, Broadway, rock and classics. It's a jewel of the heart of the Commonwealth. Only thing on my wish list is better wine selection and more bartenders.

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Thank ogogolby
Monica W, marketing specialist at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words and suggestions. We are currently looking for a new F & B manager and we will bring up your idea of larger staffing at shows.Cheers! More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

The Hanover Theatre is one of the crown jewels of Worcester, they are able to book top on line talent all time. We recently saw "The Producers" - great Broadway show. If you haven't been or supported the Hanover your missing out!!

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Thank tatnuck1145
Monica W, marketing specialist at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive feedback! We are always working hard to get a variety of world class performers and tours if schedules allow. We are a 2300 seat theatre, so we are able to bring Broadway talent here every year. Other performers look for larger... or smaller venues. We have a great 2016 season ahead and we are booking new... More 

Westborough, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The Hanover has brought great live theater to Worcester. Parking is easy and there are no bad seats.

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Monica W, marketing specialist at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thanks for the short and sweet review. It means alot. More 

Central Massachusetts
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88 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The Hanover Theatre is a great, centrally located venue. They have some of the nicest shows and have recently remodeled the interior to resemble the original state. I've also not had a bad seat yet and have sat both on the floor and balcony sections. One suggestion is that if you do the balcony, try to get the first row.... More 

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Thank Rich B
Monica W, marketing specialist at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

thank you for the review and the suggestion about seats. Not everyone has short legs like me! Hope to see you again at the theatre. More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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121 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is a very neat place. Saw Jersey Boys here and it is comperable to many Broadway theatres I've been to

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Thank Jack W
TheHanoverTheatre, marketing specialist at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

We are so pleased you liked your experience here. Come back often! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Great for taking in a theater production or seeing a concert! Not only is the Hanover Theatre beautiful, the staff is friendly and it brings a diverse group of shows and productions to Worcester.

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Thank allie f
TheHanoverTheatre, marketing specialist at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, responded to this review

Thank you Allie! We try our best to be sure that everyone that sees a show here is pleased with our customer service and the variety of shows that we offer. We hope to see you again at the theatre! Best, Monica Elefterion More 

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