The Glass Menagerie

by Tennessee Williams

Produced by Special Arrangement with Dramatists Play Service
Directed by Steven Siemiatkoski

The Glass Menagerie is a memory play which takes place in 1937 St. Louis. Tom, who is both a character and narrator, is an aspiring writer and breadwinner for his mother Amanda, his sister Laura, and himself. Tom has ambitions of leaving to seek adventures. Amanda lives in the dreams of her past as a charming southern belle. She desperately wants her terribly shy daughter Laura either to find a career or a man to marry and take care of her. Tom’s co-worker from the shoe factory is invited to dinner and welcomed as the long-awaited gentleman caller.

January 19-February 10, 2018

 

 

Much Ado About Nothing

by William Shakespeare

Directed by Eric Jolicoeur

After a fight over the family cattle business, Don Pedro and his brother, Don John, start to mend fences with a visit to neighboring rancher Leonato. There is friendship and romance in the air until a still disgruntled Don John finds a way to exact some revenge on his brother’s man, Claudio. Will Claudio and Hero’s budding romance survive? What of Beatrice and Benedick? Will adversity bring them together, or push them further apart? Find out in Hole in the Wall’s latest production of Much Ado About Nothing! Directed by Eric Jolicoeur, produced by Christina Giannelli, adapted by William Arnold.

March 16 – April 7, 2018

 

 

Comedians

by Trevor Griffiths

Directed by Johnny Peifer

Manchester 1983, the Sex Pistols are the screaming voice of a generation going nowhere but to the United vs City derby and/or back on the dole. Six working-class heroes face their final exam night in an adult education stand-up comedy class, but the bigger test is their loyalty to their teacher, to each other. God save the Queen.

May 18-June 9, 2018

 

 

Our House

by Theresa Rebeck

Directed by Ryan Wantroba

Are news and entertainment interchangeable? Our House is a deliciously scathing comedy that takes on a media-obsessed culture intent on turning even the most sobering crisis into sexy entertainment. A darkly comic look at America’s obsession with “reality” television.  Auditions are scheduled for May 20 and 21 at 7 pm at the theater 116 Main St., New Britain, CT.

July 13-August 4, 2018