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Hillbarn Theatre

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1285 E Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-1214
+1 650-349-6411
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Local Theater with Big Hits

I love the theater for the live performance. This is not a huge place, rather it is more intimate... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
Y2796NFkenl
Excellent- Hunchback of Notre Dame

We purchased, last minute, the remaining 2 tickets for this Saturday evening performance. We wound... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
Bill F
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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. Hillbarn recognizes that amateurs trained by professional actors can deliver amazing results.
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1285 E Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404-1214
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Reviewed October 10, 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

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Reviewed September 10, 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 Bill F
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Reviewed July 4, 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
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Reviewed May 22, 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
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Reviewed April 10, 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 aleida1004
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Reviewed March 1, 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
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Reviewed February 14, 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

Thank Victorio D
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

My wife loves this little theatre. She thinks the shows are great enough to buy a season ticket with her good friend. It's a small intimate atmosphere.

Thank Jim J
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Reviewed December 1, 2016

Hillbarn Theater is the oldest continuously running community theater in the state, and offers excellent plays. It's small, but there isn't a bad seat in the house. The orchestra is great, they bring SAG performers in for key roles, so the singing and dancing is...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

Try to get tickets and try it out....you will be ready to buy yearly tickets soon The shows are great. Please check it out.

Thank Peg R
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