JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

"Seamless storytelling, aided by Hilder's energetic ensemble in what is truly an ensemble show in every sense of the word...A theatrical experience to remember" - The Washington Examiner

"What an absolutely fabulous production, with wonderful singing, incredible choreography that was executed terrifically.  Add in an interesting and different set concept and you had a great experience." - ShowBizRadio

 

MARGARITA AND MAX

"Kim McKean and Craig Fox are perfect in the roles of Margarita and Max:. Under David Hilder’s meticulous direction, these actors deliver Mr. Igrejas’ script with a comfortable passion." - Theatre Reviews Limited

 

HASSAN AND SYLVIA

“Some plays linger in the mind long after you see them, and, onionlike, reveal new layers as you peel away what you thought you saw on the surface. Such a work is Manuel Igrejas's Hassan & Sylvia, which is premiering at the Fresh Fruit Festival in a beautifully realized production helmed by David Hilder” –  nytheatre.com

"Director David Hilder confidently delivers." - BackStage

 

DADDY

“David Hilder’s direction is clear and unpretentious” – BroadwayWorld

 “Under David Hilder’s smart direction, I love these [characters]” – nytheatre.com

 “Hilder keeps the action moving along, escalating at an appropriately involving speed” – ShowBusiness Weekly

 "There's lots of laughter, lover, anger, sadness and even fear...Hilder not only makes it happen, he helps elevate the play" – CentralJersey

 "Daddy is a triumph for all three actors, as well as director David Hilder, who gets extra credit for packing so much great stuff into a fast-moving 95 minutes." – DishMiss.com

 

SCITUATE

"David Hilder's staging is excellent, providing brisk transitions between the play's nine scenes." -- NYTheatre.com

 

PING PONG DIPLOMACY

"Under David Hilder's superb direction, an engaging cast makes you wish this story would not end." -- BackStage

"Director David Hilder has elicited convincing performances from the entire cast." -- CurtainUp

 

SUSPENSE

"David Hilder has staged the thing masterfully, with a quartet of fine comic performances." -- NYTheatre.com

 

THE AMAZIIING COLOSSAL THING

"Baldly, unabashedly funny" -- OOBR.com

 

THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

"Director David Hilder's production...serves this lovely comic fable well, holding the audience rapt." -- The Sun

"David Hilder's staging is a pleasure...The airy elegance of the production is Barry by way of Hilder." -- Washington Post

 

RUTHLESS

"Razor-sharp direction by David Hilder" -- The Washington Blade

"Director David Hilder finds the humor of the work [and] mines it adeptly on stage." -- Aisle Say

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

"Perfomed with great glee and considerable panache...Director David Hilder has assembled able players and helped them find the right timing and modulation appropriate for the tiny playing space." -- Washington Post

"Director David Hilder captures the domestic hysteria with ease and manages a crafty uptown look for his show, opening up the small space in creative ways." -- The Washingon Times

"David Hilder's fast-paced staging works perfectly" -- WUST radio

"Well directed by David Hilder in a playing area that is most challenging for any director." -- WDCU radio

"Director David Hilder exhibits a great appreciation of comic timing and the efficient use of minimum space." -- The Review