Lewis Black is one of the most prolific & popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs over 200 nights a year to sell out audiences throughout the world.
Emmy Award winning TV host and lifelong animal advocate, Jack Hanna brings the jungle to Worcester this spring. Sit back and enjoy this awe-inspiring program as you learn about amazing animal species and the wild adventures of Jack Hanna!
Ticket Prices: $27-$32; Discounts available. Please call the box office at 877.571.7469 for more information.
Cinderella performed by the Moscow Festival Ballet
Music Worcester presents The Moscow Festival Ballet as part of the 152nd Worcester Music Festival. From the moment that the curtain is raised, this ballet will enchant audiences of all ages. Please note the early start time for this performance, making this a perfect event for families and dance lovers of all ages. Performed to the glorious music of Prokofiev, and featuring gifted principal dancers and an extraordinary corp de ballet in beautiful costumes, lavish sets, the magic of this timeless tale is...CINDERELLA!
This special Access Hanover event is presented in conjunction with the 11th Annual Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference at Assumption College, where students participate in a performance workshop and present scenes from some of Shakespeare’s best known plays. Be part of the analysis and discussion as young Shakespeare scholars share their talents and passion for England’s National Poet. Free to participants of the Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference.
Come take a whirl on The Hanover Theatre's stage, or simply sit and watch the world dance while enjoying Phil Kelsall, world-class organist in the "Blackpool style", play the theatre's Mighty Wurlitzer. Phil Kelsall, resident organist at Blackpool Tower Ballroom in Blackpool, UK is truly phenomenal. It is a spectacle to see how fast this man's hands can move! Blackpool Tower Ballroom is home to what must be the most famous and most played Wurlitzer in the world, and Phil Kelsall has been the man playing it for the last 36 years.
Assumption College presents Seussical, a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! The story centers around Horton the Elephant, who finds himself faced with a double challenge, not only must he protect his tiny friend Jojo (and all the invisible Whos) from a world of naysayers and dangers, but also he must guard an abandoned egg, left to his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird.
In an endless sea of rock and pop formats, The Moody Blues have distinguished themselves through four decades as that shimmering jewel vindicating rock music as a substantial artistic contribution to Western culture. Since the 60’s, as a part of the historic original British invasion of Supergroups, The Moody Blues have lit up the hearts and minds of millions of rock fans with inspiring anthems like “Nights in White Satin,” “Tuesday Afternoon” and “I’m Just A Singer (In A Rock And Roll Band),” that express universal themes of love, compassion and peace.
Pianist Renee Rosnes says when she's onstage at the Village Vanguard, she turns to the left and sees a jazz fan a few feet away, and the same to the right and over her shoulder. The intimacy inspires a beautiful late night set from Renee's quartet. Steve Nelson on vibes, Peter Washington on bass, and Lewis Nash on drums.
Jason Moran is one of the most talked about pianists and composers of the past decade. In 2010, he was made a MacArthur Fellow, and his album, Ten, topped the JazzTimes Critics' Poll. He epitomizes today’s approach to music, regularly employing sampled loops as a “fourth band member” in live performances. This week Moran performs a definitive set of 21st-century jazz piano tunes.