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Carly Hughes

 
Bio:
Actress Carly Hughes is best known for her work on Broadway and for starring as Angela in the ABC family comedy American Housewife. Hughes is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up in Columbia, Maryland. Her talent was recognized in 2003 when she became a recipient of the prestigious ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Actress Carly Hughes is best known for her work on Broadway and for starring as Angela in the ABC family comedy American Housewife. Hughes is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up in Columbia, Maryland. Her talent was recognized in 2003 when she became a recipient of the prestigious ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Production, 2020
Rose
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores Concert Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
Leading Player [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Performer
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2007
Citizen of Whoville
Mama Who (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Velma Kelly [Replacement]
Velma Kelly [Replacement]

Carly Hughes Biography

Actress Carly Hughes is best known for her work on Broadway and for starring as Angela in the ABC family comedy American Housewife.
Hughes is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up in Columbia, Maryland. Her talent was recognized in 2003 when she became a recipient of the prestigious Princess Grace Award for Acting and Excellence in the Arts. Carly received a B.F.A. in musical theatre before moving to New York City to pursue her theater aspirations. She has appeared in eight Broadway shows, most recently starring as Velma Kelly in Chicago, The Leading Player in Pippin, and Lucille/Shirley of the Shirelles in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Hughes appeared on the 2014 Tony Awards, The Today Show and The View to perform her song "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," helping to win the 2015 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album. Her other Broadway credits include The Book of Mormon, Ghost: The Musical, Ragtime, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Hughes has also starred at regional theaters across the country, and her voice can be heard in most of the songs in Lucky Stiff, the Ahrens & Flaherty movie musical.
Hughes guest-starred in HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm and can be seen recurring on the Netflix series Insatiable.
When she is not performing, Carly enjoys cooking for friends and learning about wine. Many days she can be found watching the Food Network to expand her culinary expertise. Known to her friends as "Crafty Carly," she spends time making handmade scarves and gift baskets. She also loves traveling to experience other cultures and hopes to take a trip to a new destination every year.





Carly Hughes News

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to The Green Room 42 This Month Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to The Green Room 42 This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 8, 2023

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies, and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, January 23rd at The Green Room 42 at 7pm.

Photos: Carly Hughes, Gabrielle Ruiz & More Help Raise $50,000 For The Homeless In LA Photo Photos: Carly Hughes, Gabrielle Ruiz & More Help Raise $50,000 For The Homeless In LA at Broadway To The Rescue
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2022

See photos from BROADWAY TO THE RESCUE, which raised $50,000 on Friday, Dec 2nd for HOPE OF THE VALLEY a mission that does extraordinary work for the homeless.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from SIX THE MUSICAL; & JULIET;  KIMBERLY AKIMBO; ALMOST FAMOUS; MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG; KINKY BOOTS and BAT OUT OF HELL.  

Gabrielle Ruiz, Rena Strober & More to Star in THE BIG FAT CHRISTMAS SHOW at the El P Photo Gabrielle Ruiz, Rena Strober & More to Star in THE BIG FAT CHRISTMAS SHOW at the El Portal Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

Broadway to the Rescue's THE BIG FAT CHRISTMAS SHOW has announced the cast for this year's December 2nd, holiday fundraising extravaganza, at the El Portal Theatre! The list of Broadway performers this year include Carly Hughes, Jason Michael Snow, Clent Bowers, Rhett George, Greg Poland, Gabrielle Ruiz, Rena Strober, and more.

Photos: & JULIET Opening Night Brings Out Broadway And Pop Royalty! Photo Photos: & JULIET Opening Night Brings Out Broadway And Pop Royalty!
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 18, 2022

The & Juliet red carpet attracted a unique mixture of pop culture and Broadway icons including Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, Emmy Award-winning actress Annie Murphy, Tony-nominees Jesse Mueller and Keala Settle, *NSYNC's JC Chazes and the man of the hour himself, Max Martin. See photos from the celebration!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 With MOULIN ROUGE!, FUNNY GIRL, a Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 With MOULIN ROUGE!, FUNNY GIRL, and More
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

At This Performance…  will return to The Green Room 42 featuring standbys, understudies, and alternates From Moulin Rouge! The Musical; Almost Famous; Hadestown; Funny Girl; Aladdin; and Paradise Square.  

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from INTO THE WOODS; DEAR EVAN HANSEN; PARADISE SQUARE; LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS; ROCK OF AGES and THE BEDWETTER.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...  Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, August 8th at The Green Room 42.

'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo 'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A Strange Loop; MJ The Musical; Company; Into The Woods; Funny Girl; Beetlejuice and Between The Lines   on Monday, July 18th at 7 PM. 

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A STRANGE LOOP; HADESTOWN; MR. SATURDAY NIGHT; MRS. DOUBTFIRE; THE BOOK OF MORMON;  GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY and ROMEO & BERNADETTE on Monday, June 20th at 7 PM.   

Carly Hughes Videos

BWW Flashback: Celebrate BEAUTIFUL's Anniversary By Looking Back At Opening Night! Videoplay
BWW Flashback: Celebrate BEAUTIFUL's Anniversary By Looking Back At Opening Night!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 12, 2020

Today is truly one fine day because it is the sixth anniversary of the hit musical Beautiful opening at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the cast and creative team feeling the earth move on the show's opening night! Check out the video to see Jessie Mueller, Anika Larsen, Jarrod Spector, and more celebrating the special night!

BWW TV: The Actors Fund Helps Celebrate the 2019 Tony Awards in LA! Videoplay
BWW TV: The Actors Fund Helps Celebrate the 2019 Tony Awards in LA!

by Michael Sterling - Jun 13, 2019

The Actors Fund in Los Angeles celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at the 23rd Annual Tony Awards¬ģ Viewing Gala on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA.¬†Hosted by¬†Leslie Jordan, this year's star-studded gala honored¬†Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award¬ģ winner¬†Lily Tomlin¬†with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement.¬†BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling and Paul Preston of Digital Mind Productions were on hand for the festivities which included coverage of the evening's red-carpet arrivals, cocktail hour, gala dinner, live performances, silent auction, and the West Coast's exclusive live feed of the 2019 Tony Awards¬ģ¬†broadcast from New York City.¬†

VIDEO: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE Cast Shares Their Favorite Musicals Ahead of Musical Season Videoplay
VIDEO: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE Cast Shares Their Favorite Musicals Ahead of Musical Season Finale

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 15, 2019

Ahead of the musical season finale of 'American Housewife,' the shows cast shares what their favorite musicals are. 

A Christmas #TBT With The 2007 Opening Night of THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS Videoplay
A Christmas #TBT With The 2007 Opening Night of THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS

by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Dec 20, 2018

Christmas is almost here so we decided to spread some Christmas cheer with this week's #TBT! So once again our social media manager dove into the BroadwayWorld archives and found the Opening Night video of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - The Musical from 2007! Watch the video below as a Patrick Page talks about starring as the famous Christmas grump and [Title of Show]'s Hunter Bell, who made his Broadway debut in the production! Enjoy the throwback video below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of LaChanze, Norm Lewis & More in Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2016

Harvey Blanks, Chuck Cooper, Marva Hicks, Carly Hughes, LaChanze, Norm Lewis, Forrest McClendon, and J.D. Webster star in Vernon Duke and John Latouche's jazz-filled fable Cabin in the Sky, running for seven performances for Encores! at New York City Center, tonight, February 10, through February 14. The 1940 musical is directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson with choreography by Camille A. Brown. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Unfamiliar with Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY? LaChanze, Michael Potts & Carly Hughes Give Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2016

The 2016 season of New York City Center's Tony-honored Encores! will open with Cabin in the Sky on February 10-14, 2016, with an all-star cast, including: Harvy Blanks, Chuck Cooper,Marva Hicks, Carly Hughes, Jonathan Kirkland, LaChanze, Norm Lewis, Forrest McClendon,Michael Potts and J.D. Webster. The company just gave us a special sneak peek and BroadwayWorld was there for the big day. Check out interviews with the company and a performance preview below!

BWW TV: LaChanze, Michael Potts & Carly Hughes Sing from Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2016

The 2016 season of New York City Center's Tony-honored Encores! will open with Cabin in the Sky on February 10-14, 2016, with an all-star cast, including: Harvy Blanks, Chuck Cooper, Marva Hicks, Carly Hughes, Jonathan Kirkland, LaChanze, Norm Lewis, Forrest McClendon, Michael Potts and J.D. Webster. The company just gave us a special sneak peek and you can check out performances from LaChanze, Potts and Hughes below!

BWW TV Exclusive: CHICAGO's Carly Hughes Talks Her Big Broadway Year with Carole, Fosse & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 26, 2015

Broadway's latest merry murderess, Carly Hughes, has had a huge year, jumping seamlessly from Beautiful, to Pippin and Chicago in a matter of months. Below, Broadway's new It Girl chats with Richard Ridge about wrapping up her run as Velma Kelly, what's up next, and more!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Full BROADWAY SINGS P!NK Concert with Lena Hall, Ciara Renee & More!
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2015

In January, twenty of the brightest talents on Broadway were featured in Broadway Sings P!NK, the latest concert in the Broadway Sings concert series. The tribute concerts take the music of well-known music icons and create new, unique arrangements and orchestrations by twisting the style to fit the strength of the performer. Previous concerts have included Adele, Stevie Wonder, and Justin Timberlake; this May, producer Corey Mach (Godspell, Wicked) and music directorJoshua Stephen Kartes will present Broadway Sings Bruno Mars. Check out the performances below!

STAGE TUBE: Christine Dwyer Performs 'So What' at BROADWAY SINGS P!NK
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2015

Broadway Sings, the concert series honoring pop stars with a Broadway twist, concluded its seventh installment on Sunday, January 25, at (le) Poisson Rouge. Some of Broadway's brightest talents sang completely new arrangements of the hits of pop superstar P!NK, accompanied by a 10-piece band playing brand new, original orchestrations of the singer's greatest songs. Click below to watch Christine Dwyer perform a new arrangement of 'So What'!


Carly Hughes Frequently Asked Questions

What is Carly Hughes next theatre project?
Carly Hughes's next show will be Bye Bye Birdie which opens on 1/1/9999 on Washington, DC (Regional).

How many Broadway shows has Carly Hughes been in?
Carly Hughes has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

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