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Doug Hughes

Also Credited As: Douglas Hughes
 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Broadway, 2008]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Off-Broadway, 1986]
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Photos

Richard Easton, Brendan Fraser, Jennifer Coolidge, Denis O'Hare, Jeremy Shamos and Do Photo

Richard Easton, Brendan Fraser, Jennifer Coolidge, Denis O'Hare, Jeremy Shamos and Doug Hughes attending the Meet & Greet the cast of "ELLING" on October 19, 2010 at the Ballet Tech Rehearsal Studios in New York City. The play will open on November 21, 2010 at the Barrymore Theatre.

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12/26/2019
Oskar Eustis, Tim Blake Nelson, Doug Hughes Photo

Oskar Eustis, Tim Blake Nelson, Doug Hughes

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04/17/2019
Tim Blake Nelson, Doug Hughes Photo

Tim Blake Nelson, Doug Hughes

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04/17/2019
Tim Blake Nelson, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Hughes, Oskar Eustis Photo

Tim Blake Nelson, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Hughes, Oskar Eustis

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04/17/2019
Tim Blake Nelson, Doug Hughes Photo

Tim Blake Nelson, Doug Hughes

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04/17/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Broadway, 2008]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Director

Doug Hughes Biography

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.

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
Doug Hughes, Inherit the Wind
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2005 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Doug Hughes, Doubt
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2005 - tstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Doug Hughes, Doubt
 
Obie Awards - 2005 - Sustained excellence of direction Gold Star
Doug Hughes
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Doug Hughes, Frozen
 
The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Director Gold Star
Doug Hughes, Doubt
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Doug Hughes, Doubt
 
The Lortels - 2004 - Outstanding Director
Doug Hughes, Frozen
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Direction of a Play
Doug Hughes, Frozen
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Doug HughesThe Little Foxes
 
Obie Awards - 1996 - Direction Gold Star
Doug Hughes, The Grey Zone

Doug Hughes News

Director NJ Agwuna to Receive 2022 Barbara Whitman Award Photo Director NJ Agwuna to Receive 2022 Barbara Whitman Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced the recipient and four finalists for the 2022 Barbara Whitman Award.

TheaterWorks Hartford to Present East Coast Premiere of Matthew LoŐĀpez's ZOEY'S PERF Photo TheaterWorks Hartford to Present East Coast Premiere of Matthew LoŐĀpez's ZOEY'S PERFECT WEDDING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

TheaterWorks¬†Hartford¬†will¬†present the East Coast premiere of¬†Zoey‚Äôs Perfect Wedding¬†by Tony-winner¬†Matthew LoŐĀpez, the first Latin√© playwright to win the Tony Award for best play. Directed by¬†Artistic Director¬†Rob Ruggiero, the production marks¬†LoŐĀpez‚Äôs return to TheaterWorks Hartford following 2018's¬†The Legend of Georgia McBride.

South Bay Musical Theatre Presents ON THE TOWN in May Photo South Bay Musical Theatre Presents ON THE TOWN in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022

South Bay Musical Theatre has announced the complete cast and creative team for ON THE TOWN, the energetic WWII-era musical comedy featuring music by Leonard Bernstein with book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.

Jessica Vosk, Christy Altomare, Ciara Renée, and Ana Gasteyer Announced for THE SETH Photo Jessica Vosk, Christy Altomare, Ciara Renée, and Ana Gasteyer Announced for THE SETH CONCERT SERIES in January
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Dec 17, 2021

SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky has announced the lineup for his January virtual concert series with Jessica Vosk, Christy Altomare, Ciara Renée, and Ana Gasteyer. Every Sunday at 8pm ET, Seth and one of his favorite Broadway stars will perform an intimate concert filled with Broadway tunes, Seth’s signature hilarious interviews and even song requests from viewers requested in real time!  

Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY Comes to South Bay Musical Theatre in 2022 Photo Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY Comes to South Bay Musical Theatre in 2022
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2021

South Bay Musical Theatre (SBMT) has announced the complete cast and creative team for¬†COMPANY, the Tony¬ģ winning musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim, with book by George Furth.

Stage Directors And Choreographers Foundation Announces New Board Members Photo Stage Directors And Choreographers Foundation Announces New Board Members
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2021

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, announces the election of Justin Emeka, Doug Hughes, and Seema Sueko as the newest members of the SDCF Board of Trustees. They join President Mark Brokaw, Vice President/Secretary Anne Kauffman, Sheldon Epps, Linda Hartzell, Dan Knechtges, Laura Penn, and Victoria Traube as Trustees of the Foundation. Hughes will serve as the Foundation's Treasurer.

Valentine Theater Celebrates 125th Anniversary Gala Live With Seth Rudetsky and Ana G Photo Valentine Theater Celebrates 125th Anniversary Gala Live With Seth Rudetsky and Ana Gasteyer
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2021

The Valentine Theatre will celebrate its 125th Opening Night Anniversary (December 25, 1895 - December 25, 2020) on Valentine's Day, Sunday, February 14, 2021 with a virtual fundraising concert featuring Seth Rudetsky and Ana Gasteyer.

Exclusive: Ana Gasteyer Sings 'The Wizard and I' from WICKED as Part of The Seth Conc Photo Exclusive: Ana Gasteyer Sings 'The Wizard and I' from WICKED as Part of The Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3pm!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Dec 7, 2020

Ana Gasteyer's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, December 7 with Ana Gasteyer and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, December 7 with Ana Gasteyer and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 7, 2020

Today (December 7) in live streaming: Ana Gasteyer sings with Seth Rudetsky, The Prompter on Plays in the House, and so much more!

VIDEO: Ana Gasteyer Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Ana Gasteyer Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 5, 2020

Recently, Richard Ridge caught up with stage and screen superstar Ana Gasteyer. Ana will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, December 6 (8pm) and Monday, December 7 (3pm).

Doug Hughes Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, June 21 - Happy Birthday, Benjamin Walker VideoVIDEO: On This Day, June 21 - Happy Birthday, Benjamin Walker
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2019

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of actor Benjamin Walker, who can currently be seen in the Broadway revivial of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, opposite Tracy Letts and Annette Bening.

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at TEVYE SERVED RAW at the Playroom Theatre VideoVIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at TEVYE SERVED RAW at the Playroom Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2018

A brand new video offering a sneak peek into the upcoming New York premiere of Tevye Served Raw made its debut today on YouTube. Watch it below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of MTC'S DAN CODY'S YACHT; Opens June 6 VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of MTC'S DAN CODY'S YACHT; Opens June 6
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2018

Dan Cody's Yacht is now in previews ahead of a Wednesday, June 6 opening night at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The cast of Dan Cody's Yacht features Kristen Bush (Taking Care of Baby at MTC, The City of Conversation), Meredith Forlenza (1984, The Winslow Boy), Laura Kai Chen (Her, "Days of Our Lives"),Rick Holmes (Junk, Peter and the Starcatcher), John Kroft (Dracula), Jordan Lage (Race, Speed-the-Plow), Roxanna Hope Radja (Ruins of Civilization at MTC, Torch Song), and Casey Whyland (Billy Elliot the Musical).

VIDEO: Hear Sierra Boggess Sing in THE AGE OF INNOCENCE at Hartford Stage VideoVIDEO: Hear Sierra Boggess Sing in THE AGE OF INNOCENCE at Hartford Stage
by Alan Henry - Apr 13, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Age of Innocence at Hartford Stage! Check out the video below!

BWW TV: Go Inside JUNK's Priceless Opening Night on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Go Inside JUNK's Priceless Opening Night on Broadway!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 3, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater presents Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes, which just opened last night, November 2, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and we're taking you straight to all of the action below!

BWW TV: See Steven Pasquale and More in Highlights from Ayad Akhtar's JUNK on Broadwa VideoBWW TV: See Steven Pasquale and More in Highlights from Ayad Akhtar's JUNK on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater's production of Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar and directed by Doug Hughes, opens tomorrow, Thursday, November 2, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Check out highlights from the show in the video below!

VIDEO: Geffen Playhouse Remembers
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles remembers productions through the years. From renowned shows of American classics and new plays to Education and Community Programs that extend the joy of live theater well beyond its four walls, the Geffen Playhouse is a lively hub and vital force within the cultural life of Los Angeles.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's INCOGNITO!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2016

Incognito, the American premiere of the new play written by Nick Payne (Constellations) and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (The Father, Doubt, Outside Mullingar), is currently in previews and will open on Tuesday, May 24 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The cast of the limited engagement features Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Geneva Carr (Hand To God), Charlie Cox (Netflix's 'Daredevil'), Heather Lind (AMC's 'Turn: Washington's Spies'), and Drama Desk Award nominee Morgan Spector (Ironbound). Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Meet the Company of MTC's INCOGNITO - Charlie Cox, Geneva Carr, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2016

Charlie Cox, Heather Lind, Geneva Carr, and Morgan Spector will soon star in Nick Payne's new play INCOGNITO at Manhattan Theatre Club. Tony winner Doug Hughes (THE FATHER, DOUBT, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR) will take the helm. INCOGNITO will begin its limited run on Tuesday, May 3 ahead of an official opening night of May 24 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge dropped by the rehearsal studio to meet the company - check out the footage here!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Lincoln Center Theater's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater's production of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, a new play by Anthony Giardina, directed by Doug Hughes, opened last night at the Mitzi E. Newhouse (150 West 65th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!


Doug Hughes Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Doug Hughes been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Death Takes a Holiday , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Inherit the Wind , Best Direction of a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Doubt , tstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Doubt , Sustained excellence of direction (Obie Awards) , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Frozen , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Doubt , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Doubt , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Frozen , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Frozen Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Little Foxes and Direction (Obie Awards) for The Grey Zone .

What awards has Doug Hughes won?
Best Direction of a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Doubt, tstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Doubt, Sustained excellence of direction (Obie Awards), Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Doubt Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Doubtand Direction (Obie Awards) for The Grey Zone.