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Barnard Hughes

 
Barnard Hughes Headshot
Date of Birth: July 16, 1915
Date of Death: July 11, 2006 (90)

Birth Place: Bedford Hills, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Osgood Meeker
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
Old Man
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Old Man
  [Broadway]
1985
Harry Hope
  [Broadway]
1984
Philip Stone
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Father William Doherty
  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Father William Doherty
  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Hughes
  [Broadway]
1979
Performer
  [Broadway]
1978
Da
  [Broadway]
1974
Dr. Lionel Morris
  [Off-Broadway]
1974
Sir John Falstaff
  [Off-Broadway]
1974
Gower (Chorus)
  [Broadway]
1973
Performer
  [Broadway]
1973
Alexander Vladimirovich Serebryakov
  [Broadway]
1972
Dogberry
  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Dogberry
  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Polonius
  [Broadway]
1971
Fulbert
  [Off-Broadway]
1971
Arnall (Line)
  [Broadway]
1970
General Fitzhugh
  [Broadway]
1969
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1967
Senator McFetridge
Wingate [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1964
Performer
  [Broadway]
1964
Marcellus
Priest
Claudius (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1963
Bert Howell
Mike Harper (Understudy)
Victor Talsey (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1963
The Governor
  [Off-Broadway]
1963
Nils Krogstad
  [Broadway]
1960
August
Orrin Knox (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1959
Captain Norcross
Koichi Asano (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1957
Lanty
  [Broadway]
1951
Clancy
  [Broadway]
1949
Martin
  [Broadway]
1939
Joe Garibaldi

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Osgood Meeker

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
Old Man

  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Old Man

  [Broadway]
1985
Harry Hope

  [Broadway]
1984
Philip Stone

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Father William Doherty

  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Father William Doherty

  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Hughes

  [Broadway]
1979
Performer

  [Broadway]
1978
Da

  [Broadway]
1974
Dr. Lionel Morris

  [Off-Broadway]
1974
Sir John Falstaff

  [Off-Broadway]
1974
Gower (Chorus)

  [Broadway]
1973
Performer

  [Broadway]
1973
Alexander Vladimirovich Serebryakov

  [Broadway]
1972
Dogberry

  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Dogberry

  [Off-Broadway]
1972
Polonius

  [Broadway]
1971
Fulbert

  [Off-Broadway]
1971
Arnall (Line)

  [Broadway]
1970
General Fitzhugh

  [Broadway]
1969
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1967
Senator McFetridge

Wingate [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1964
Performer

  [Broadway]
1964
Marcellus

Priest

Claudius (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1963
Bert Howell

Mike Harper (Understudy)

Victor Talsey (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1963
The Governor

  [Off-Broadway]
1963
Nils Krogstad

  [Broadway]
1960
August

Orrin Knox (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1959
Captain Norcross

Koichi Asano (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1957
Lanty

  [Broadway]
1951
Clancy

  [Broadway]
1949
Martin

  [Broadway]
1939
Joe Garibaldi


Barnard Hughes Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Lifetime Achievement Award Gold Star
Barnard Hughes
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1986 - Outstanding Supporting Performer, Touring Production or Prior to New York Gold Star
Barnard HughesThe Iceman Cometh
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Outstanding Actor - Play Gold Star
Barnard Hughes , Da
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Barnard Hughes , Da
 
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Barnard Hughes, Much Ado About Nothing

Barnard Hughes News

Photos: Rehearsals for Shakespeare in the Park's MERRY WIVES; Increased Audience Capa Photo Photos: Rehearsals for Shakespeare in the Park's MERRY WIVES; Increased Audience Capacity
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021

The Public Theater will begin performances of the 2021 Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MERRY WIVES on Tuesday, July 6 at The Delacorte Theater. The all-Black staging of the delightful comedy will officially open on Tuesday, July 27 and was recently extended by three weeks to now end on Saturday, September 18.

Abena, Shola Adewusi, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Pascale Armand, Susan Kelechi Watson & More t Photo Abena, Shola Adewusi, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Pascale Armand, Susan Kelechi Watson & More to Star in Free Shakespeare in the Park's MERRY WIVES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

The Public Theater announced today that Free Shakespeare in the Park will return this summer with the delightful comedy MERRY WIVES, adapted by award-winning Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.

Theater Stories: ROCK OF AGES, LOBBY HERO, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More A Photo Theater Stories: ROCK OF AGES, LOBBY HERO, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More About The Hayes Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Hayes Theater! Learn about Broadway's smallest theater, which has presented shows including Rock of Ages, Lobby Hero, What the Constitution Means to Me, Grand Horizons and many more!

The Episcopal Actors' Guild and the House of the Redeemer Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo The Episcopal Actors' Guild and the House of the Redeemer Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2020

The Episcopal Actors' Guild (EAG) and the House of the Redeemer are proud to present a joint holiday party with music and a reading of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, followed by the singing of carols and a virtual reception.

EAG And House Of The Redeemer Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL + Holiday Party Photo EAG And House Of The Redeemer Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL + Holiday Party
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 3, 2020

The Episcopal Actors' Guild (EAG) and the House of the Redeemer will present a joint holiday party with music and a reading of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, followed by the singing of carols and a virtual reception.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2020

Musical Version of Cult Classic Film THE LOST BOYS Could Hit the Stage in 2021 Photo Musical Version of Cult Classic Film THE LOST BOYS Could Hit the Stage in 2021
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2020

In commemoration of the release of the cult classic film THE LOST BOYS, Grammy winner G Tom Mac, singer and songwriter of the film's hit theme song 'Cry Little Sister' is working on a musical version of the film, titled A LOST BOYS STORY. Now it has been revealed that the musical could hit the stage as early as next year.

The CW Orders Another Pilot of THE LOST BOYS Reboot Photo The CW Orders Another Pilot of THE LOST BOYS Reboot
by Abigail Charpentier - Jan 31, 2020

After ordering a pilot for a reboot of the 1987 film ‚ÄúThe Lost Boys‚ÄĚ last season, The CW has ordered another one for the 2020-2021 season.

PICT Classic Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo PICT Classic Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 3, 2019

PICT Classic Theatre's 2019-2020 season will consist of 3 productions beginning in November: a ghost story play written by Stephen Mallatratt, an adaptation of a Shakespeare classic, and an Irish play by Hugh Leonard. All three will be presented at WQED's Fred Rogers Studio in Oakland.

Photo Flashback: Maureen Stapleton, Christopher Plummer and Glynis Johns Pose in 1982 Photo Photo Flashback: Maureen Stapleton, Christopher Plummer and Glynis Johns Pose in 1982
by Walter McBride - Jan 3, 2019

Today we are taking you deep into the BroadwayWorld archives with this candid shot of Maureen Stapleton, Christopher Plummer and Glynis Johns as they promote Little Gloria... Happy at Last at the Plaza Hotel on September 11, 1982 in New York City.


Barnard Hughes Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Barnard Hughes been in?
Barnard Hughes has appeared on Broadway in 24 shows.

How many West End shows has Barnard Hughes been in?
Barnard Hughes has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Barnard Hughes been nominated for?
Lifetime Achievement Award (Drama Desk Awards) , Outstanding Supporting Performer, Touring Production or Prior to New York (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Iceman Cometh , Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Da Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Da and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Much Ado About Nothing .

What awards has Barnard Hughes won?
Lifetime Achievement Award (Drama Desk Awards), Outstanding Supporting Performer, Touring Production or Prior to New York (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Iceman Cometh Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Daand Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Da.