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Lamplighter Sessions: Peter Mulvey, David Goodrich & friends

Meet Your Maker.  (Luthier showcase, and in-the-round with David Goodrich, Sarah Borges, Jabe Beyer and Peter Mulvey).  The luthier Robert  'Yukon' Stubblebine has challenged a large handful of his luthier friends to build guitars for this night, which will be a celebration of not just music but the artistry that goes into making the instruments through which the music arrives.  Mulvey and Goodrich will open the show with a duo instrumental set, and then Borges, Beyer, Goodrich and Mulvey will pass around these exquisite creations and play them, for the enjoyment of themselves, the makers,

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/04/2012 - 19:00

Lamplighter Sessions: Peter Mulvey, Pamela Means, Laura Cortese & Ross Bellenoit

Perfect Strangers.  (In-the-round with Pamela Means, Ross Bellenoit and Laura Cortese.)   Each of these artists has played impromptu with Mulvey, in places as far-flung as Galway, Philadelphia, and Alaska.  Also, they have never met each other, so expect the unexpected.  Pamela and Peter go back to their early 20's on the Milwaukee scene.  Fiddler Laura Cortese has become a fixture on the local folk scene over the past several years, and Ross Bellenoit has produced and written and played with nearly every musician in Philadelphia.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/03/2012 - 19:00

Lamplighter Sessions: The Crumbling Beauties, Radio Swan opens (presented by Kosher Ham)

The Crumbling Beauties  (Radio Swan opens).  The Crumbling Beauties originally formed as a side project, performing the entirety of Tom Waits's 1985 classic album Rain Dogs live in clubs and festivals.  With David Goodrich (guitar), Paul Kochanski (upright bass), Jason Smith (drums), Barry Rothman (phonograph) and Matt Lorenz (handmade and found instruments), there was too much chemistry to be limited to even such a towering task as Rain Dogs.  So Mulvey conspired with the Beauties as the backing band for his standards record.  Since then, he's been on a writing jag, and the Beauties have t

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/02/2012 - 19:00

Lamplighter Sessions: Standards with Peter Mulvey, Anita Suhanin, Dennis Brennan & friends

Society for the Interpretation of the Great American Songbook: Featuring singers Dennis Brennan, Anita Suhanin and Peter Mulvey, with an ensemble featuring Mike Dinnello (guitar), Jef Charland (upright bass), and Joey Barbato (accordion).  Passim will be transformed into a cabaret.  Low light, a spotlight on a microphone, and three devotees of the American Songbook singing the standards they hold holy.

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/01/2012 - 19:00

Building the New Worcester

Many have called The Hanover Theatre a catalyst for the revitalization and rebirth of Worcester.  Welcoming over 170,000 visitors annually, it has had significant economic impact, and is beginning to create a vibrant and exciting cultural destination in central Massachusetts.

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/28/2012 - 17:30

The Nutcracker

Jump start the holiday season with Worcester's family tradition of THE NUTCRACKER presented by the Youth Ballet of Worcester Company. This magical production is the collaborative artistic effort of the Youth Ballet of Worcester Company  joining with the live music of the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra.

Ticket Prices: $24-$36; Discounts Available. Please call the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/23/2012 - 19:00
Sat, 11/24/2012 - 14:00
Sat, 11/24/2012 - 19:00
Sun, 11/25/2012 - 14:00

Warren Miller's Flow State

WARREN MILLER'S FLOW STATE is coming to kickoff the winter sports season for the 63rd time, connecting audiences with inspiring mountains and sensational athletes from around the globe. You won’t see ski or snowboard action of this magnitude anywhere else. Flow State…where the mountain meets the mind.

Ticket Prices: $20; Discounts avialable. Please call the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 20:00

Disney’s Phineas and Ferb: The Best Live Tour Ever!

"Mom! Phineas and Ferb are going on a LIVE tour!!!" School‘s out for summer and anything is possible as Phineas and Ferb create their biggest invention yet --  DISNEY'S PHINEAS AND FERB: THE BEST LIVE TOUR EVER! Phineas, Ferb, and the whole tri-state area gang embark on a bold escape jumping out from behind your TV  and onto the stage in a live action adventure right in your hometown!  And, before you can wonder, "Hey, Where’s Perry?" the beloved pet platypus shifts to his secret double life as Agent P to foil another one of Dr.

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 19:00
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 16:00
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 19:00

This Is The 60s

Few can argue that the most exciting decade of the 20th Century was the 1960s. From music, film and fashion to technology, politics and social change, the 60s exploded, giving all those who lived through it a new sensibility and cultural awareness. Now the essence of that dynamic decade has returned—live, on stage!  THIS IS THE 60s is a unique multimedia experience that will immerse audiences in the most exciting and groundbreaking decade in modern history.

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/14/2012 - 19:30

Kathy Griffin

Two-time Emmy winner, NY Times bestselling author, Grammy nominee, 2009's GLAAD Vanguard recipient and 2011 Trevor Project Life Award honoree KATHY GRIFFIN  has been making audiences laugh for years discussing Hollywood gossip and celebrity blunders.

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 19:00


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