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Final Weekend of Mastodons – PWYC on Friday, Dr. Jones Returns Saturday

In keeping with its philosophy of making theater available to everyone, the Hole in the Wall Theater is adding a second Pay What You Can night to its run of “The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons” on Friday, August 22nd.  This new comedy is written by award-winning local playwright Rachel Teagle and featuresRead More…

Double Secret Ticket Code for Sunday Mastodons Matinee

Attention Alpha Cobra Squadron! We’re offering a special deal for our 2 PM Sunday Matinee on August 17. Just tell the box office our Double Secret Code: “Electric Thunder” to get $10 tickets at the door. Spread the word, bring the whole team! Plus, we will be having a specialRead More…

Playwright Talkback August 16th with Rachel Teagle

Obligatory Serious Playwright Headshot So, why on earth would anyone write a play about mastodons? Now’s your chance to find out! Join us after the Saturday, August 16th performance of The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons for a post-play discussion with playwright Rachel Teagle. Let’s talk playwriting, prehistoric pachyderms,  practical professions,Read More…

Mastodons on SpotLight with Virginia Wolf

Tune in today  to WLIS/WMRD at 12:30 and 6:30 to hear playwright Rachel Teagle talk about her new play The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons with SpotLight host, and frequent HITW actress Virginia Wolf. The two last collaborated in the 2013 24 Hour Show, where Ms. Wolf starred as a flustered Victorian time-traveler who befriendRead More…

Archaeologist Dr. Jones is Back for A Sequel

Audiences at the Saturday August 2nd performance of The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons got an extra treat when Connecticut State Archaeologist Dr. Brian Jones stopped by with a big box of mastodon bones to show us.We laughed, we cried, we learned. But if you missed him last Saturday, don’t despair. Dr. Jones willRead More…

The press loves Mastodons!

Our opening weekend yielded a great review and some fantastic press for “The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons”! Mastodon Tracks in New Britain Funny and serious: Performance mimics life at Hole in the Wall Theater  Don’t forget that we have three performances this weekend, including our Pay What You Can PerformanceRead More…

Talking Mastodons with Archaeologist Dr. Jones

Cast members loving Jess!

We are pleased to announce that Connecticut State Archaeologist Dr. Brian Jones will be joining us for a post-show discussion after the Saturday August 2nd performance of “The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons.”  You may recognize this handsome devil from the pit band in Rocky Horror,  or from rocking out atRead More…

Jess has arrived!

The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons opens on August 1st and our wonderful puppet Jess has entered the building!  Jess was created by the talented Anne Cubberly of Kinetic Dreams and we think Jess is just beautiful!     And here’s a link to Jess on Buzzfeed.  She’s big time now,Read More…

24 Hour Shows Seek Actors and Directors

It’s not too late to get in on the action! The Hole in the Wall Theater seeks additional actors and directors for our second annual 24 Hour Plays On Saturday, July 12 at 8:00pm, a group of reckless, talented, insane artists will create and perform seven short plays, written and rehearsedRead More…

Fifth of July Offers Veteran Discount

In appreciation of America’s veterans and the importance of telling their stories, the Hole in the Wall Theater will offer discount admission at the door to veterans of the armed services for their production of Lanford Wilson’s “Fifth of July.” The play follows disabled veteran Ken Talley who comes homeRead More…

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