BSR Contributor Since May 17, 2017
Hugh Hunter retired from Philadelphia's Department of Human Servies after 30 years, and has reviewed theater since 2004 as a freelance writer for several Philadelphia publications.
Hugh Hunter graduated from Penn State with a B.A. in English and did post-graduate work in Philosophy at Saint Joseph's and Villanova. He retired from DHS (Department of Human Services) after 30 years. He was, successively, a social worker for Adult Protective Services, night-time outreach worker for the homeless, the city of Philadelphia’s Adult Guardianship social worker, director of admissions at Riverview Home, and finally, Program Analyst for DHS, Children and Youth. He studied screenwriting at the University of the Arts and has written theater reviews since 2004 for the Bulletin, Chestnut Hill Local and Philadelphia Inquirer. Among his passions is a yearly cross-country train trip, hanging out in the club car, hiking across the Grand Canyon and jazz-club-hopping in Chicago.