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Hillbarn Theatre

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Broadway quality where every one gets a front row seat

This past season I saw among others The Hunchback of Notre Dame as a musical. It was fabulous! The... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Sheldon G
Foster City, California
Great experience for first time attendee

I went to the Hillbarn Theatre for the first time and was very impressed with the quality of the... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Palo Alto, California
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7 Aug 2018
“Broadway quality where every one gets a front row seat”
18 Mar 2018
“Great experience for first time attendee”
Hillbarn Theatre has been keeping community theatre alive since 1941 with after-school training programs for children, acting and scene study classes for youth, and full productions featuring some of the brightest adult talent in the Bay Area...more
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1285 E Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-1214
+1 650-349-6411
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This past season I saw among others The Hunchback of Notre Dame as a musical. It was fabulous! The costumes, lighting, stage set, makeup, music ((live orchestra), the stage presence and quality of the actors was phenomenal. I could have gone to a New York...More

Thank Sheldon G
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I went to the Hillbarn Theatre for the first time and was very impressed with the quality of the production, the acting, and atmosphere, as well as the excellent sight-lines and sound. I was surprised to read that it was the Hillbarn's 77th season. I...More

Thank Falafelsryummy
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This theater has been here almost as long as Foster City. Excellent shows and performances - professionals, not like "Waiting for Guffman" ;)

Thank hellohappyhello
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I love the theater for the live performance. This is not a huge place, rather it is more intimate. You can see the actors, and they can see you. Don't be fooled by the size. It may be small, but the acting is huge. seats...More

Thank Y2796NFkenl
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We purchased, last minute, the remaining 2 tickets for this Saturday evening performance. We wound up sitting in the back 2 rows, separately. The view was still very good. This is smaller theatre, and all the seats are close together. The cast for "Hunchback of...More

Thank BillF698
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

They do an outstanding job, show after show. They hire professionals to direct and run the theater. They are not the cheapest ticket in the area, but the value is there.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I hesitate to say that Hillbarn Theatre has reinvented itself, because that might imply that at one time they were not so good. What I want to convey is that Dan Demers, the new Executive Artistic Director has really upped Hillbarn's game! The show choices...More

Thank June J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Every seat is a great seat. The shows have been very professional. Plenty of parking and shows are very reasonably priced. Great line up.

Thank Aleida l
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Hillbarn Theatre has been a fixture in Foster City for 25+ years. Each year they present a series of well acted plays and musicals using local talent. Every seat in the house is very good and the venue has a homey atmosphere. Buy your tickets...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The theater is small although very cozy, however the quality of the artists is very good and make you forget the size of the theater by the greatness of their performances. My partner and I have enjoyed every show we attended at the Hillbarn Theater...More

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