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HITW to Present One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

The Hole in the Wall Theater (HITW) in New Britain, CT will present the second production of its 2014-2015 season, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Dale Wasserman and based on the book by Ken Kesey . It will be performed on October 31 and November 1, 6, 7,Read More…

Sin While Ye May, For Tomorrow We Shall Be Tranquilized

The actors have been fighting on set. And it’s a good thing. And what’s this? Could it be a marriage in the milieu? At least they have a Jesus present; as God intended. Shall we be doomed to the terrible burden of sanity? Find out at HITW’s production of One Flew OverRead More…

MEET THE ACTOR – GENE TELLIER

HITW veteran, Eugene “Gene” Tellier reached back to his adolescence to create One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’s Chief Bromden.  He described his adolescent self as “socially withdrawn and really good at computers and math.” He also suffered the consequences of being named Eugene during a time when 80s nerdRead More…

MEET THE ACTRESS – MARY ROANE

At first glance, Mary Roane may seem an unlikely person to play One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’s lethal, cold Nurse Ratched.  She is approachable, personable, gentile and loving.  However, the New Britain resident has no problem getting under the skin of this iconic character that we all love toRead More…

Human Basketball Hoops and Other Frivolities

After a brilliant closing weekend of Love Loves a Pornographer, the set has been taken down thanks to the masterful leadership of Bill Arnold, HITW volunteers and the collaborative efforts of the Love Loves and Cuckoo’s Nest casts. It was sad to see the beautiful set go, but the cast of Cuckoo’sRead More…

MEET THE ACTOR – RYAN WANTROBA

Making people laugh has always been a Ryan Wantroba standard. He grew up performing in comedies and was a member of his college Improv group. Stepping into the iconic shoes of One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest’s Randal MacMurphy has been a complete 180 and a welcomed challenge for theRead More…

Cuckoo’s Nest Rehearsals Begin

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 – Cuckoo’s Nest Rehearsals Begin Hole in the Wall Theater is pleased to announce the start of rehearsals for its next production: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, opening on October 31st, under the direction of Jim Williams. A week and a half of rehearsals underRead More…

Newington Mainstage Presents “6 Boobs and a Pianist”

An event of Double D proportions!!  “6 Boobs and a Pianist” is a new and original musical cabaret conceived and performed by The Rack Pack: Cindy Lesser, Kelly Boucher, Rosanne Gowdy and Music Director, Mike Gowdy.  “6 Boobs and a Pianist” features hilarious music and laugh out loud sketches whileRead More…

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…

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