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Recent Broadway productions include Elling, Mrs. Warren's Profession, Oleanna, The Royal Family, A Man for All Seasons, Mauritius, Inherit the Wind, A Touch of the Poet, Frozen, and Doubt. He has also worked extensively off-Broadway and at most of the nation's leading resident theaters. He has been awarded the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics' Circle, Lucille Lortel, Obie, and Callaway Awards for his productions.

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Doug Hughes Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

Doug Hughes, Death Takes a Holiday

Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Play

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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2005 - Best Direction of a Play

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Drama Desk Awards - 2005 - tstanding Director of a Play

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Obie Awards - 2005 - Sustained excellence of direction

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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Director of a Play

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The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Director

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Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Direction of a Play

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The Lortels - 2004 - Outstanding Director

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Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Direction of a Play

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Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play

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Obie Awards - 1996 - Direction

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Video: Jeremy Strong Accepts Tony Award For AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

 Jeremy Strong won the 2024 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. Watch his acceptance speech in the video here!
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE's Jeremy Strong Wins 2024 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

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Unpack the Tony Awards History of the 2024 Nominated Revivals

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South Bay Musical Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For MARY POPPINS

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Irish Rep Adds MOLLY SWEENEY as Fourth Production in The Friel Project

Irish Repertory Theatre will continue The Friel Project with a fourth production, Molly Sweeney. Learn more about the production and see how to purchase tickets.
Meet the Cast of AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

The new Broadway production of Henrik Ibsen’s thunderous masterwork, AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, adapted by Tony Award Nominee Amy Herzog and directed by Tony Award Winner Sam Gold, begins previews tonight, Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Meet the cast of An Enemy of the People here!
Terry Donnelly, A.J. Shively & More to Star in PHILADELPHIA, HERE I COME! at Irish Repertory Theatre

Irish Repertory Theatre has revealed the cast for Philadelphia, Here I Come!, the third production in The Friel Project. Learn how to purchase tickets!
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, Starring Michael Imperioli, Jeremy Strong & Victoria Pedretti Sets Full Cast

The full cast has been revealed for An Enemy of the People on Broadway! Find out who is joining Jeremy Strong, Michael Imperioli, and Victoria Pedretti in the cast!
See Jordan Beswick & Amelia Campbell, and More in January At The Drama Book Shop

Join in at the Drama Book Shop for their January events. See who is taking part!
Victoria Pedretti Will Make Broadway Debut in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

 Critically acclaimed film and television star Victoria Pedretti (“The  Haunting of Bly Manor,” “You”) will make her Broadway debut as 'Petra Stockmann' in An Enemy of the People. Learn more about the production here!
NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME A New Play To Have Private Industry Readings In Nyc On December 7 & 8

'NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME' is a new play that will have private industry readings in NYC on December 7 & 8. Find out more about this exciting production.
Irish Repertory Theatre Unveils Cast for ARISTOCRATS - Part of The Friel Project

Get all the latest updates on the casting, dates, and venue for the upcoming production of ARISTOCRATS - Part of The Friel Project at Irish Rep. Don't miss out on this exciting show!
Michael Imperioli Will Make Broadway Debut Opposite Jeremy Strong in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

Emmy & SAG Award winner Michael Imperioli will make his Broadway debut opposite Jeremy Strong in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. We have all the details on when the play will arrive, which theatre it will play, and more!
TRANSLATIONS Extended at Irish Repertory Theatre Through End of December

Irish Repertory Theatre's Translations has received a four-week extension and will now play through Sunday December 31, 2023.
Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of TRANSLATIONS at Irish Repertory Theatre

See photos from opening night of Translations at Irish Repertory Theatre.
Photos: Inside the Opening Night Party for the Final Sondheim Musical HERE WE ARE at The Shed

Explore the photos from the star-studded opening night party of Sondheim's HERE WE ARE. Featuring Bobby Cannavale, Micaela Diamond, Tracie Bennett, and more, this exclusive collection takes you behind the scenes of this highly anticipated production.
Irish Repertory Theatre Unveils Cast for TRANSLATIONS Directed by Doug Hughes

Irish Repertory Theatre reveals the cast for Translations, the first production in The Friel Project, a retrospective of the work of renowned Irish playwright Brian Friel.
Irish Repertory Theatre to Celebrate 35th Anniversary with THE FRIEL PROJECT Season

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director; Ciarán O'Reilly, Producing Director) will present The Friel Project, a retrospective of the work of renowned Irish playwright Brian Friel, to take place from October 2023 through May 2024.
Jeffrey Carlson, Star of TABOO and THE GOAT, Has Passed Away at 48

According to various reports, Jeffrey Carlson, best known for originating the role of Marilyn in TABOO and Billy in Edward Albee's THE GOAT on Broadway, has passed away. He was 48.
Video: Jeremy Strong Talks Theatre Roots and ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

Watch Jeremy Strong revisit his theatre roots and discuss his post-SUCCESSION return to Broadway in ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE on CBS Sunday Morning.

Doug Hughes FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Doug Hughes been nominated for?

Doug Hughes has been nominated for several awards throughout his career, including Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Death Takes a Holiday," Outstanding Director of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Inherit the Wind," Best Direction of a Play at the BroadwayWorld Awards for "Doubt," Outstanding Director of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Doubt," Sustained Excellence of Direction at the Obie Awards, Outstanding Director of a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Frozen," Outstanding Director at The Lortels for "Doubt," Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for "Doubt," Outstanding Director at The Lortels for "Frozen," Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for "Frozen," Outstanding Director, Resident Play at the Helen Hayes Awards for "The Little Foxes," and Direction at the Obie Awards for "The Grey Zone."

What awards has Doug Hughes won?

Doug Hughes has won several awards for his work in directing Broadway productions. He won the Best Direction of a Play award at the BroadwayWorld Awards for "Doubt" and the Outstanding Director of a Play award at the Drama Desk Awards for the same production. Hughes also received the Sustained Excellence of Direction award at the Obie Awards and the Outstanding Director award at The Lortels for "Doubt." Additionally, he won the Best Direction of a Play award at the Tony Awards for "Doubt" and the Direction award at the Obie Awards for "The Grey Zone."

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