John Cusack to Worcester for Screening of ‘Say Anything’

by | Feb 12, 2019 | Entertainment, Film, Headlines

John Cusack to Worcester for Screening of 'Say Anything' 1

WORCESTER – Famous Hollywood actor John Cusack will be in Worcester in May for a special screening of his iconic film “Say Anything…” at the Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts.

The screening will take place on Friday, May 17 at 7:30 PM.

A live conversation with Cusack and an audience Q&A period will follow the screening.

Tickets are on sale to Hanover Theatre members now and go on sale to the general public on Friday, Feb. 15 at 10 AM.

The 1989 comedy/drama “Say Anything…” brought popular culture the love story of Lloyd Dobler (Cusack) and Diane Court (Ione Skye). Ranked by Entertainment Weekly as one of the greatest modern movie romances (and number 11 on the list of 50 best high-school movies),

“Say Anything…” made a star out of Cusack, who went on to success in films including “High Fidelity,” “Grosse Point Blank” and “Being John Malkovich.” Now, fans will have the unique and rare opportunity to experience a moderated conversation with Cusack, who will share stories from his career, answer audience questions and give a behind-the-scenes look into his breakout role as Lloyd Dobler.

Tickets to John Cusack with a Screening of Say Anything start at $33. A limited number of VIP seats will be available, which include a post-show photo opportunity. 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.

For more information on group sales, contact Daniella Marie at 508.471.1763 or [email protected]

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