Holiday TV Comedy Spectacular!?!

What will happen when the cameras start rolling on…

The Hardcore Holiday TV Show Comedy Spectacular!?!?!

The Hardcore Holiday TV Show Comedy Spectacular!

Join us for a show not quite like any others this holiday season! It’s a Live Holiday TV Variety Show! Hosted by our very own Keith Paul and that rapscallion of vinyl, DJ Zerp! It’s looking a lot like an evening of some Humbugs and Holiday Cheer as special guests, Dot Mitzvah, Marvin C. Pittman, Laura the Luscious, Adam Parisi, and D’Andrea Knox stop by and warm themselves by the studio fire! You can expect some dance breaks, surprises and games throughout the evening that are sure to give you that “special feeling” inside. So be prepared for Singing, Dancing, Magic, Refreshments and Laughter!!

And don’t forget the Comedy, as 3 of New England’s Hottest Comics will be invading to do short sets throughout the evening! It’s “The Hardcore Holiday Comic Spotlight!” featuring Andrew Morgan, Mel V and Darren Sechrist!!

And if we’re really lucky we can expect a visit from SANTA?!?

Join us at the ridiculously awesome and Award Winning Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes and have a blast! It’s a little sweet! It’s a little Salty! But one thing’s for sure…. this evening is totally HARDCORE For the Holidaze! (And I hear they’re making donuts now!!)

This is NOT an all ages show! Please note 21 and over only. BYOB. Tickets $15.00 at the Door.

Doors open at 7:30!
Cameras start rolling at 8!!

Hardcore Sweet Cupcakes
20 Main Street
Oakville, CT 06779
Truck: 203-768-0200
Bakery: 860-417-6660

Halloween Massacra-ade

This October, The Desultory Theatre Club teams up with Hole In The Wall Theater to bring you…

The Halloween Massacr-ade, featuring Elmwood Productions‘ award-winning puppet horror film, HEAD.

Halloween Massacr-ade at Hole In The Wall Theater in New Britain, October 21, 2016

The evening of terror begins with a screening of the film HEAD, followed by music by The Super Scenics. A cash bar and other treats will be available to keep your thirst and hunger at bay. (We don’t want you eating the other guests, after all…)

It’s not a Halloween party without costumes! The theme for the night is Summer Camp Killers v. Counselors. Dress up as your favorite Slasher (or create one of your own) or one of the Camp Counselors they love to stalk and you may take home the prize for best costume!

Where: Hole In The Wall Theater, 116 Main Street, New Britain CT 06052

When: Friday, October 21, 2016 – 7 pm – 12 midnight

Admission: $10 at the door

Please note that this is not a BYOB event.

For more information, check out the Facebook Event page.

Robot Dance-Off 2016: Cyber Noir Beach Party!

For our 5th Annual Robot Dance-Off, we are zooming down to New Britain this year, where The Desultory Theatre Club has partnered with the New Britain Museum of American Art to bring you…

Museum After Dark: Cyber-Noir Beach Party!!!

Step 1: Decide to attend as a human, robo-detective, cyborg beach bunny, or 8-bit sea creature made from recycled materials.
Step 2: Show up and short out the competition’s circuit boards with your smooth moves.

Prizes will be awarded for Best Overall Robot, Hottest Motherboard, and Robot with the Best Dance Moves.

Dr. M at last year's Robot Dance Off - photo by Carrie Vibert

Professor M at last year’s Robot Dance Off – photo by Carrie Vibert

Knock your nuts and bolts around to surf rock by The Clams, get down to DJ zErp‘s spins… (sure enough to blow your circuits!).

Sarah B. Sweet at last year's Robot Dance-Off - photo by Carrie Vibert

Sarah B. Sweet at last year’s Robot Dance-Off – photo by Carrie Vibert

Bonus: experience this year’s M(art)ket, a silent auction featuring original local art, wine tastings at area vineyards, Central Rock Gym climbing passes, and the latest NBMAA merchandise and membership options.

Friday, August 12, 2016 – 8-11PM
Admission: $20 Members | $25 non-Members (which includes entrance to the galleries and exhibitions, live music, beer, wine, and light snacks)
$5 cash bar mixed drinks

Purchase tickets online: http://www.nbmaa.org/event/cyber-noir-beach-party
Check out the Facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/584212281759865/

Online ticket sales end one week prior to the event. Tickets purchased online will be redeemed at the prepaid check-in table the night of the event. Costumes cannot extend more than 12 inches in any direction off a person; those that do may be adjusted or require removal.

For more information, please contact the NBMAA Front Desk at (860) 229-0257, ext. 0, or email frontdesk@nbmaa.org.

New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT 06052

Robot Dance Off 2015

The Desultory Theatre Club and Snapper Magee’s proudly present…. Our 3rd Annual….

ROBOT DANCE OFF 2015!!!

Robot Dance Off 2015

If you were there to catch any of the chaos from our robot themed rock n roll dance parties over the last few years, then you enjoyed dancing to some pretty awesome music surrounded by robots–or chances are that you were you were even a robot yourself!!

So come to Snapper Magee’s, dress like a robot (or not), and dance, laugh, and rock the night away with 3 awesome bands!  From CT we have CHICA NON GRATA and JENNIFER HILL! Also returning this year from NYC, it’s THE FANTASTIC PLASTICS!!

Can your sonic capacitor handle this kind of heat Torrington?

And it’s ONLY FIVE BUCKS!! That’s only 5 SMACKERS!!

21 & Over! Get ready to drink and win some Prizes!!

Best Robot Costume, Sexiest Robot Costume and Robot with the Best Dance Moves!! Also… Mystery Prizes?!?  Do you have what it takes?

You don’t have to be a robot to have a great time!
…but we encourage you to let your imagination run WILD!!

Who knows what the night has in store for us?!?!?!?


Snapper Magee’s

178 Water Street, Torrington, CT 06790

Cash only, so plan accordingly (there are ATMs in the nearby Stop & Shop and TD Bank)!

A Birthday Bash Like No Other!

With all this snow, it’s easy to forget what we’re still living in this area for. Then something comes around like the Electro Swing Birthday Bash and it becomes clear once more!

The Desultory Theatre Club's Electro Swing Birthday Bash

Join us for our big birthday bash on February 28th when The Desultory Theatre Club celebrates 4 years of bringing the best entertainment to the area!

Put on your glad rags and get ready to dance the night away!

DJ zErp will be there, spinning the hippest Electro Swing on the East Coast! Preston Parish‘s duo, Milltown Swing, will provide the jazz! And don’t forget Dot Mitzvah and Kitty Katastrophe–the best in burlesque to be found all around!

Tickets are $10 at the door–21 and over only.

Doors open at 8:30
Music Starts at 8:45

No Gifts Needed… Just Bring Your Bad Self.

(And all your friends, of course!)


Bachi’s Upstairs Club

46 East Main Street — Torrington, CT

Celebrate 4 Years with Us at the Electro Swing Birthday Bash!

Come one! Come all!!

Get ready to get back on that dance floor… It’s The Desultory Theatre Club‘s “Electro Swing Birthday Bash”!! Join up with the club to celebrate with us as we pass 4 years of age and march right into our 5th exciting year!!

The Desultory Theatre Club's Electro Swing Birthday BashBreak out those dancing shoes and come check out our venue for the evening, Bachi’s, and their super-cool 2nd floor nightclub.

Live Jazz from Preston Parish‘s Duo, Milltown Swing!

The best in Burlesque! CT’s own Dot Mitzvah “The Juicest Jewess this side of the Wailing Wall”! and Kitty Katastrophe “Elm City’s Nudie Cutie”!

And the spinning styles of DJ to the stars… DJ Zerp!! He’ll make sure you’re hit with some of the hottest, coolest, and hippest Electro Swing on the East coast!!

And that, my friends, makes quite the party!

Tickets: $10 at the door.

Doors open at 8:30
Music Starts at 8:45

21 and Over.

No Gifts Needed… Just Bring Your Bad Self.

(And all your friends)


Bachi’s Upstairs Club

46 East Main Street – Torrington, CT