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Join us on Saturday, April 22 at 7pm, for Ceilidh X, our annual Celtic music fest to raise money for the Hole in the Wall Theater! After a ten year run we are wrapping up this event with a traditional Celtic luau – so wear your best grass kilt! Suitable for all ages – fun, relaxed Cabaret atmosphere.

Tickets are $20 and children 6 and under are free. Food and soft refreshments will be available for purchase – adult beverages… Continue reading

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Hole in the Wall Theater audition dates for J. Caesar (Julius Caesar) by William Shakespeare and adapted by William Arnold will be on Sunday, March 26 and Monday, March 27 at 7:00 pm at the Hole in the Wall Theater at 116 Main Street, New Britain, CT. The production will be set in the present in the business world – a corporate tragedy with all its underhanded and evil machinations.

The cast calls for 20+ actors of varying ages from… Continue reading

Is OctoCeilidh the: 1. Long lost cousin to Sharknado? 2. The name of OctoMom’s eldest daughter? 3. The eighth show in Hole in the Wall’s long‐running Celtic celebration?

*(ach‐toe kay‐lee)

If you answered “1” or “2” you definitely have a sense of humor but we’re happy to say the answer is “3”! The award‐winning Hole in the Wall Theater (HITW) in New Britain, Connecticut, is proud to host its eighth annual Ceilidh – a celebration of Celtic word and music… Continue reading

Hole in the Wall Theater is proud to present the New England premiere of “Through A Glass Darkly,” the stage adaptation of acclaimed Swedish director Ingmar Bergman’s 1961 Academy Award winning film by the same name.

In this poignant psychological drama, Karin—a young wife, older sister and only daughter—finds herself in a kaleidoscopic internal world where the boundaries between different realities blur and shift. Karin’s family goes on their annual holiday to a bleak, beautiful island off the coast of… Continue reading

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Hole in the Wall Theater will hold open auditions for “Through a Glass Darkly,” a play by Ingmar Bergmann, adapted for the stage by Jenny Worton, on Sunday and Monday, November 23 and 24, with callbacks on Tuesday, November 25. Auditions will be held at Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main Street, room 2 at 7:00 pm. Needed are: Karin – early to mid-20s, recently returned to the family island after spending some time in a mental hospital; David – Karin and Max’s… Continue reading

Raw Toast, is an evening of comedy improv and live music to raise some dough for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Show will take place on Saturday, November 8 at 7pm at the Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Avenue, Hartford

Four of Connecticut’s favorite comedy improv troupes:  The Great Make Believe Society, Tick Tick BOOM!, Too Many Monkeys, and Sea Tea Improv will join local band The Rude Mechanicals for an evening of comedy and music.

The easiest… Continue reading

The next production at the award-winning Hole in the Wall Theater (HITW) in New Britain, Connecticut is Love Loves a Pornographer by Jeff Goode. This faux British Victorian farce is a deeply silly and enjoyable period satire on sexual hypocrisy.

The play is set in an English drawing room, belonging to novelist Lord Loveworthy and his wife, Lady Lillian. Their guests are the Rev. Miles Monger, who works as a literary critic, and his wife, Millicent. While the… Continue reading

From Left to Right: Robb Ecker, Lisa DelCegno, Brett Aiello, Abby Auden, and Jilly Dvorsky

What did you want to be when you grew up? A ballerina? A spy? A ballerina-spy? And what if that dream came true? This is the world of award-winning playwright Rachel Teagle’s new off-beat comedy “The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons,” featuring a unique kinetic sculpture by renowned Hartford artist Anne Cubberly. This play is the fourth in the theater’s “Connecticut-Grown” series, featuring works by local… Continue reading

Imagine the Island of Misfit Toys relocated to an old farmhouse in rural Missouri. The difference is that in Lanford Wilson’s Tony-nominated play Fifth of July, opening June 6th at Hole in the Wall Theater in New Britain, the square-wheeled trucks and broken dolls are human.

The first in a trilogy of plays that Wilson wrote about the Talley family of Lebanon, Missouri, Fifth of July centers around Ken Talley, a disabled Vietnam veteran whose attempt to return to a… Continue reading

One Night of One Acts!

Join the Hole in the Wall Theater for a one night showcase of two meta-theatrical plays about the struggle of writing, written by two local playwrights!

Writer’s Block Saturday, May 17 at 8:00 PM Hole in the Wall Theater 116 Main Street, New Britain CT

Featuring: Lunatics, Lovers, and Poets

Written and directed by Scott Stephen Kegler Featuring Roy Donnelly, Scott Hoffman, Shane Kegler, Nate Rumney and Corey Welden

Shakespearean protagonists find themselves in an… Continue reading

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