Professional Resident Theatre Returns to Worcester

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The MRT Worcester Committee invites you to learn more about the return of professional resident theatre to Worcester. Join us for an information session and discussion on Monday, October 22 from 5:30 to 7pm in the lobby of The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.

The city's partnership with Worcester Business Development Corporation (WBDC) and area business leaders is quickly moving toward a revitalized theatre district.

The MRT Worcester Committee invites you to learn more about the return of professional resident theatre to our community. Join us for an information session and discussion on Monday, October 22 from 5:30 to 7pm in the lobby of The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.

The city's partnership with Worcester Business Development Corporation (WBDC) and area business leaders is quickly moving toward a revitalized theatre district. Come join us to learn more about an exciting initiative now underway to bring Massachusetts Repertory Theatre, a professional theatre company with more than 30 years of award-winning excellence, to a new home in the theatre district; and to find out how you can help be a part of Worcester’s new Theatre District.

Speakers will include MRT Worcester Committee Chair Brigita Clementi, MRT Artistic Director Charles Towers, and Troy Siebels, Executive Director of The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. Light refreshments will be served.

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts is located at 2 Southbridge Streett in Worcester. Parking is available at the Federal Parking Garage, across the street from the theatre.

MRT Worcester will present John Logan’s Tony Award-winning drama Red at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts from March 14 – 17, 2013. Performances will take place in an intimate 240 seat black-box theatre built entirely on The Hanover Theatre stage. In the 2013 – 2014 Season MRT Worcester will present three professional theatre productions – to be announced in the spring of 2013 – on the Hanover stage and plans to move to a permanent home the following year.

For more information and to sign up to be notified when tickets for Red go on sale, visit MRT.org/worcester.

MRT is funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

About The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, located in downtown Worcester, New England’s second largest city, is recognized by Pollstar as one of the Top 50 Theatres in the World. After undergoing many name changes and renovations over the decades since its 1926 birth, The Hanover Theatre reopened in March 2008 following a $32 million historic restoration. Since then, the theatre has established its place as a rich entertainment and cultural venue, winning numerous awards, including The National Trust for Historic Preservation Award in 2010. Now in its fifth season, The Hanover Theatre continues to expose over 170,000 annual patrons to world-class entertainment in the form of Broadway, concerts, comedians and much more. For more information, visit TheHanoverTheatre.org. Worcester Center for the Performing Arts, a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, owns and operates The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

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