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Hillbarn Theatre

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Excellent- A Christmas Carol

We purchased, last minute, tickets for this Saturday evening performance. We wound up sitting in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BillF698
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San Mateo, California
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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 August 7, 2018
Sheldon G
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Foster City, California
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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...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We purchased, last minute, tickets for this Saturday evening performance. We wound up sitting in separate rows behind each other. The view was up close and very good. This is smaller theatre, and all the seats are close together. The cast for “A Christmas Carol”...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sheldon G
Reviewed March 18, 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

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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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

Date of experience: November 2016
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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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank BillF698
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sandboy1960
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank June J
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Aleida l
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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