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Once at Hillbarn Theatre

Dates: (3/21/2024 - 4/7/2024 )

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Hillbarn Theatre

Hillbarn Theatre, Inc.

1285 East Hillsdale Blvd
Foster City,CA 94404

Phone: 650-349-6411

Tickets: $30 to $60

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From the very first note, Once draws you in and never lets you go. This emotionally captivating musical is the only show to have music that won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, an Olivier Award and a Tony Award. On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, an unexpected friendship and collaboration quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated love story, underscored by emotionally charged music. Featuring all of the magical songs from the critically acclaimed film, including the Oscar-winning “Falling Slowly,” this achingly beautiful, joyously uplifting show strikes an unforgettable chord in audiences and speaks to the power of music to connect us all. A show like that only comes around Once.

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Hillbarn Theatre Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

Hillbarn Theatre is at 1285 East Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA.

Once (3/21/24-4/7/24)
Little Shop of Horrors (1/23/20-1/23/20)
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Leading Ladies (3/7/19-3/24/19)
SWEENEY TODD (1/17/19-2/3/19)

The Board of Directors works strategically with the staff to ensure Hillbarn Theatre is the best that it can possibly be. This has been accomplished under the capable leadership of the current chair, Lisa WolfKlain, the former chair, Paul Regan, Gary Harris, and several others in the past. Hillbarn is the sixth oldest continuously operating amateur theater company in the nation and is the oldest company in San Mateo County. Since 1995, Hillbarn has won a Theater Critics Circle Award, was accepted at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival, was honored with several mayoral proclamations for excellence in theatrical production and education, three Dean Goodman Awards for Artistic Excellence, and a Foster City Honors Award for the Executive Director in 2003. In an interview, former Artistic Director Scott Williams said: “Hillbarn is an idea. Hillbarn began as a vision of Bob and Sam, essentially, and it has stayed coalesced around their vision. People who came here understood they had the vision, and it was an extraordinary one…They created a good feeling, a great viable organization, and they had a marvelous ability to bring people into the process.” Hillbarn is more than just a place, it’s a community that will remain forever a legacy to their memories and a benefit to the cultural life of not only the citizens of Foster City, but all who share in its community ideals.

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