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A Christmas Carol Celebrates with 10th Anniversary The Hanover Theatre

 A Christmas Carol Returns With New Magic As The Hanover Theatre Celebrates with 10th-Anniversary Production


Celebrate the holiday season with the 10 th Anniversary Production of A Christmas Carol at The Hanover Theatre for Performing Arts, December 15 – 23. Generously sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, this is New England’s largest production of the Charles Dickens classic.


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President and CEO Troy Siebels updates his innovative adaptation each year to provide a new,
yet familiar experience and audiences can expect more magic than ever in 2017. The show
includes an array of spectacles from special effects to spectacular flying stunts.


hanover Christmas carol
“New for this year’s production, the theatre will partner with theatre district, maker space
Technocopia,” Siebels said. “We’ll use cutting-edge technology to bring new magic to one of the
show’s characters.”
The production also offers a unique sound with musical accompaniment by the theatre’s
Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, which has more than 2,400 pipes. New and returning cast members
tell the story of curmudgeonly miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by the ghosts of
Christmases Past, Present, and Future. This brilliant musical, set with timeless music, colorful
costumes and spectacular lighting and scenery, follows Scrooge as he discovers the true spirit of
the holiday season.


hanover Christmas carol


Sensory-Friendly Performance

A sensory-friendly performance will be held December 17 at 11 a.m., this performance of “A Christmas Carol” is intended as a unique theatre experience for individuals and families impacted by autism. The sensory-friendly performance of “A Christmas Carol” takes place in a supportive and judgment-free environment. Additional accommodations of support will be provided, including a quiet area if individuals and families need a break from the performance. Trained staff and volunteers will be available to assist with patrons’ needs. Before the curtain goes up, audience members will have a chance to hear from cast members who will explain their costumes and other
production elements.


The Hanover Theatre is proud to offer a sensory-friendly performance. This performance of A Christmas Carol is intended as a unique theatre experience for individuals and families impacted by autism or other sensory issues. The performance will happen in a supportive, judgment-free environment and other accommodations of support will be provided . . .including a quiet area if individuals and families need a break from the experience where staff and volunteers can assist patrons’ needs.

Know what to expect. Download our official guide for this special sensory-friendly performance.

Ticket special:

All tickets for this performance are 50% off. Please contact the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information.


Enhanced audio descriptive services and ASL interpretation will be available at the December 17, 4 p.m. performance.  Audiences are also invited to stay after the December 20, 7 p.m. performance for a post-performance discussion with members of the cast.


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Tickets to the 10th Anniversary Production of A Christmas Carol start at $28, with discounts
available to members of The Hanover Theatre, seniors and groups of 10 or more. Students and
kids are half price. Tickets are available online at TheHanoverTheatre.org, by phone at
877.571.SHOW (7469) or at The Hanover Theatre box office located at 2 Southbridge Street in
downtown Worcester.

For information on student matinees, contact Kelly Rourke, education assistant, at krourke@thehanovertheatre.org or 508.471.1765.

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