Joel McHale

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Comedian Joel McHale performs at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Friday, May 19 at 8pm

McHale is one of the most sought after comedians and actors in the industry. McHale recently wrapped his twelfth and final season of E!’s “The Soup,” in which he satirized pop culture and current events. He is also best known for his starring role on the hit comedy series “Community,” which wrapped its sixth season on Yahoo after five seasons on NBC. McHale can most recently be seen on Fox’s revival of “The X-Files” where he plays a conservative news anchor. He also continues to perform his stand-up act around the country to sold-out audiences and his new show, “The Great Indoors,” aired October 27 and was picked up for a second season on CBS. McHale released his new book, “Thanks for the Money,” on October 25.

Previously, McHale starred as Robin Williams’ son in “A Merry Friggin’ Christmas” and was seen in the Jerry Muckheimer-produced supernatural thriller, “Deliver Us From Evil.” He also appeared in the Warner Bros. romantic comedy “Blended” alongside Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. His additional film credits include Seth MacFarlane’s smash “TED,” “What’s Your Number?,” “The Big Year,” “Spy Kids: All The Time in The World” and “The Informant.”

Tickets to Joel McHale start at $40. Discounts are available to members of The Hanover Theatre and groups of 10 or more. Tickets are available online at, by phone at 877.571.SHOW (7469) or at The Hanover Theatre box office located at 2 Southbridge Street in downtown Worcester.


About The Hanover Theatre

The Hanover Theatre continues to draw over 197,000 patrons annually with world-class performances and headlining acts including Broadway hits (“Les Misérables,” “Jersey Boys”), comedians (Dave Chappelle, Jay Leno, Daniel Tosh), musical acts (Neil Young, Aretha Franklin, John Legend, Donny Osmond) and everything in between (“A Christmas Carol,” Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Alton Brown). POLLSTAR consistently ranks The Hanover Theatre as one of the Top Theatres in the World. After eight seasons, the award-winning, historic theatre continues to establish its place as a world-class performing arts venue, acting as a catalyst for the economic development of downtown Worcester. The Hanover Theatre’s acquisition of 551 Main Street houses new function space, offices, rental space for a restaurant on the ground floor and The Hanover Theatre Conservatory for the Performing Arts on the lower level.

Worcester Center for Performing Arts, a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, owns and operates The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts and Conservatory. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Event Dates

  • Friday, May 19 Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts