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Kurt Rosenwinkel New Quartet featuring Aaron Parks, Eric Revis & Justin Faulkner

On his first quartet album since the ground-breaking 2001 release The Next Step, Kurt Rosenwinkel offers a variation of that ensemble make-up on Star of Jupiter, assembling a stellar band which includes pianist Aaron Parks, bassist Eric Revis, and the dynamic young drummer and fellow Philadelphia native, Justin Faulkner.

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/06/2013 - 19:30

Ritmo Masacote

Ritmo Masacote is a 13-piece Cuban Salsa Orchestra Powerhouse comprised of some of Berklee’s most talented professors/alums/students and NY & Boston’s finest musicians. Many of the members are in their early twenties, but don't let them fool you. This young, charismatic cast produces commanding presentations full of life, spirit, and contagious energy. The orchestra was created with the purpose to bridge the growing divide between the music and dance genres by making listeners want to move and dancers want to play.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/01/2013 - 19:30

Jon Butcher Axis

Jon Butcher emerged from the legendary Boston music scene in 1983 with the PolyGram Records release of their debut and self-titled album, Jon Butcher Axis. This record produced such hits as "Ocean In Motion," "New Man" and "Life Takes A Life."

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/26/2013 - 19:30

Swan Lake performed by the Russian National Ballet Theatre

Returning to the Worcester stage with this wonderful production of the classic ballet of all time - the Russian company that first performed for us at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts to a nearly sold out audience. 

Ticket Prices: $41-$52; Discounts available. Please call the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information.

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/19/2013 - 20:00

Diana Krall

Join us this spring as we reflect back on five years of world-class entertainment during The Hanover Theatre's fifth anniversary celebration, featuring special guest performer and award-winning jazz artist, Diana Krall. Ms. Krall is a three time Grammy Award winning pianist and singer who has sold 6 million albums in the US, 15 million worldwide and has won 20 international music and jazz awards.  Billboard Magazine calls her the best-selling artist of her time and we are very excited that she will be with us for this special occasion.

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:30

B.B. King

The Thrill is Back in Worcester! For more than 60 years, Riley B. King - better known as B.B. KING - has defined the blues for a worldwide audience.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/13/2013 - 20:00

An Evening with Whoopi Goldberg

WHOOPI GOLDBERG is known throughout the world for her accomplishments as a performer, author, producer and humanitarian. She is one of an elite group of artists who have won Grammy, Academy, Golden Globe, Emmy and Tony awards. Her films include “The Color Purple,” “Ghost,” “Sister Act,” “The Lion King” and “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” and her many television credits range from series, mini-series and talk shows to movies and specials.

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/12/2013 - 20:00

Boz Scaggs

Born in Texas and raised with an abiding respect for a wide spectrum of American roots music, Grammy award-winning artist, BOZ SCAGGS has combined rock, jazz, R&B and blues to create a trademark sound. With an extensive and distinctive career that has spanned 30 years and many accolades, Scaggs continues to prove himself as one of music’s most creative and original artists.

Event Date: 
Mon, 04/08/2013 - 19:30

Les Misérables

Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, LES MISÉRABLES, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly re-imagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo.  This new production has been acclaimed by critics, fans and new audiences and is breaking box office records wherever it goes.

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/02/2013 - 19:30
Wed, 04/03/2013 - 19:30
Thu, 04/04/2013 - 19:30
Fri, 04/05/2013 - 20:00
Sat, 04/06/2013 - 14:00
Sat, 04/06/2013 - 20:00
Sun, 04/07/2013 - 13:00
Sun, 04/07/2013 - 18:30

Celtic Crossroads

CELTIC CROSSROADS is critically acclaimed as ‘the most exhilarating and authentic show to come from Ireland in decades - not to be missed’. It is an explosion of youthful energy and dazzling musicianship. The new World Fusion Tour abounds with fusions of traditional Irish music, bluegrass, gypsy and jazz whilst pulsating with the rhythms of exciting Irish dance percussion. Spontaneous mid show ovations are the norm, and enraptured CELTIC CROSSROADS audiences are always compelled to shout, and shout for more!

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/30/2013 - 19:00


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