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Sunday, March 22, 2020
1:00 PM-3:30 PM, 6:30 PM-9:00 PM
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Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
2 Southbridge St.
Worcester, MA 01608
|Description:||The soldiers came home to a new America and made music that inspired the nation.
From three-time Tony® winner and Hamilton choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler, comes a poignant and inspiring new American musical that explodes with infectious music and high-octane, heart-stopping dancing.
Its 1945. As Americas soldiers come home to ticker-tape parades and overjoyed families, Private First Class Donny Novitski, singer and songwriter, struggles to rebuild the life he left behind. When NBC announces a national competition to find the nations next great musical superstars, Donny sees a lifeline for himself and some fellow veterans that gives them the purpose they so desperately need. Together, they form a band unlike any the nation has ever seen. Along the way, they discover the power of music to face the impossible, find their voice and finally feel like they have a place to call home.
Bandstand is both a peppy celebration of can-do spirit and a more somber exploration of what American servicemen experienced when they marched home from World War II. Its a great argument for why theater can sometimes tell a story more boldly and more viscerally. (The New York Times) The show defies you not to be moved. (Time Out New York)
This show is a part of our 2019-2020 Broadway Series
Entered by: The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
Created: March 7, 2019 at 1:03 PM
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