The following announcement was provided by The Hanover Theatre:
The cherished family holiday tradition returns to Worcester! Generously sponsored by Assumption University, A Christmas Carol will take The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts’ stage from Saturday, Dec. 17 – Friday, Dec. 23. Tickets are on sale now.
Watertown native Brad Reinking will be featured in A Christmas Carol this December playing the role of Topper. Adapted by president and CEO Troy Siebels and featuring the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, the 15th annual production returns to the main stage with timeless music, colorful costumes and spectacular lighting and scenery. New and returning cast members tell the tale of curmudgeonly miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by the Spirits of Christmases Past, Present and Future.
“One of the things I’m excited about this year is our Bob Cratchit, Mrs. Cratchit, and the Cratchit kids are a South Asian family of Indian origin,” says Director Troy Siebels. “The 1800’s was a time period where England was colonizing India and people were starting to move back and forth and learn about the other culture, so there were many immigrants from India in this time.”
Audio Description and ASL services available at the Sunday, December 18 matinee performance
at 1 PM.
Tickets are $28, $48 and $58 depending on seat location. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Please contact the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) or visit TheHanoverTheatre.org for more information.
About The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts
Since opening in 2008, The Hanover Theatre has entertained more than two million guests with Broadway musicals, comedy headliners, music, dance and more. POLLSTAR consistently ranks The Hanover Theatre as one of the top theatres in the world. The award-winning historic theatre continues to establish its place as a world-class center for the performing arts, a venue for local cultural and civic organizations and a catalyst for the revitalization of downtown Worcester. The Hanover Theatre’s facilities at 551 Main Street house function spaces, offices and The Hanover Theatre Conservatory.
The Hanover Theatre Conservatory provides performance opportunities, classes, and individual instruction in theatre, dance and technical theatre and design to more than 500 young people and adults from across central Massachusetts each year. Established in 2016, the conservatory cultivates individual attention, ignites creativity and inspires confidence through arts education led by outstanding teaching artists. The state-of-the-art facility includes classrooms, rehearsal and teaching studios, and tech and costume labs for advanced education in stage craft and design. Students receive access to master classes with national touring artists and gain professional experience from performance opportunities with THT Rep and on The Hanover Theatre’s world-class stage. THTC believes in access to arts education for all and provides financial aid for those in need. Many conservatory students have continued their pursuit of the arts at institutions such as Emerson College, Boston University, NYU, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Berklee College of Music, Hofstra, Hartt School at the University of Hartford, Marymount Manhattan College, Syracuse University and more.
Worcester Center for Performing Arts, a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, owns and operates The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
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