Review: A rich sound is the star of Hillbarn’s ‘Hunchback’

Clopin enters the stage with a seething ferocity, a balladeer ready to hunker down and tell the tale of Quasimodo, the fiendishly ugly yet gentle hunchback man who is resigned … Continue reading Review: A rich sound is the star of Hillbarn’s ‘Hunchback’

Gorrebeeck works hard to handle the truth in Hillbarn’s ‘A Few Good Men’

There is a special challenge in performing a play known to so many from another medium. Playwright and revered screenwriter Aaron Sorkin wrote “A Few Good Men” in 1989, with … Continue reading Gorrebeeck works hard to handle the truth in Hillbarn’s ‘A Few Good Men’

Elle yes: Hillbarn’s ‘Legally Blonde’ is big and bold

It doesn’t take a long time for the musical “Legally Blonde” to get rolling in the right directions. And that’s not a typo. The show moves in so many whiplash-inducing … Continue reading Elle yes: Hillbarn’s ‘Legally Blonde’ is big and bold

The Drama Guy’s top 10 of ’13

It has been a stellar year in the Bay Area for theatre. So many wonderful productions, so many amazing performances, and just another year confirming that if you are a … Continue reading The Drama Guy’s top 10 of ’13