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Van Hughes

 
Bio:
Van Hughes was most recently seen Off-Broadway in Space Dogs (MCC), a musical he wrote and starred in with Nick Blaemire. Broadway: Deaf West's Spring Awakening, American Idiot, 9 to 5, and Hairspray. Off-Broadway: Son of a Gun (Beckett), Saved (Playwrights Horizons). Regional: When We're Gone ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Van Hughes was most recently seen Off-Broadway in Space Dogs (MCC), a musical he wrote and starred in with Nick Blaemire. Broadway: Deaf West's Spring Awakening, American Idiot, 9 to 5, and Hairspray. Off-Broadway: Son of a Gun (Beckett), Saved (Playwrights Horizons). Regional: When We're Gone ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
David Felton
Jeff Bebe (Understudy)
Russell Hammond (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
2022
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
The Civilians and 59E59 Theaters' Off-Broadway Premiere, 2020
Male Ghost
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
The Old Globe Premiere Production, 2019
David Felton
  [Broadway]
Deaf West Broadway Revivial Production, 2015
Swing (Swing)
  [Off-Broadway]
2012
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
Johnny
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Johnny [Replacement]
Will (Standby)
Tunny (Standby)
Johnny (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2008
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Patrick
Patrick
  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2006
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Denizen of Baltimore [Replacement]
Sketch [Replacement]
Link Larkin (Understudy) [Replacement]
Corny Collins (Understudy) [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Writer[Replacement]

Writing

Composer

Van Hughes Biography

Van Hughes was most recently seen Off-Broadway in Space Dogs (MCC), a musical he wrote and starred in with Nick Blaemire. Broadway: Deaf West's Spring Awakening, American Idiot, 9 to 5, and Hairspray. Off-Broadway: Son of a Gun (Beckett), Saved (Playwrights Horizons). Regional: When We're Gone (Lyric Theatre), A Little More Alive (Barrington), Rocky Horror Picture Show (Bucks County). Film: Sex and the City I & II, Rachel Getting Married. TV: “Royal Pains,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “One Life to Live.” As a composer: the films Sequence Break and Space Clown, and the musical Burn All Night (A.R.T.). B.A. in Theatre from Fordham University.




Van Hughes News

Photos: Eric Stonestreet Visits ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway Photo Photos: Eric Stonestreet Visits ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022

See photos of Eric Stonestreet (“Modern Family”) visiting Almost Famous on Broadway!

VIDEO: ALMOST FAMOUS Performs 'Tiny Dancer' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Photo VIDEO: ALMOST FAMOUS Performs 'Tiny Dancer' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2022

The Broadway cast of Almost Famous appeared on Good Morning America this morning to perform 'Tiny Dancer.' Watch the video of the performance now, which featured Solea Pfeiffer, Chris Wood, Drew Gehling, Casey Likes, and more.

Photos: Questlove Visits ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway Photo Photos: Questlove Visits ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022

See photos of Questlove attending ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway! Almost Famous is the new musical with book and lyrics by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film.

ALMOST FAMOUS to Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA This Week Photo ALMOST FAMOUS to Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA This Week
by Michael Major - Nov 28, 2022

The Broadway cast of Almost Famous will perform on Good Morning America this Thursday, December 1. The episode will also feature an appearance by Cameron Crowe, who wrote the book and co-wrote the lyrics for the new musical based on his film of the same name.

Photos: Graham Nash Visits ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway Photo Photos: Graham Nash Visits ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022

See photos of music legend and two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Graham Nash, attending a recent performance of Almost Famous on Broadway. 

Photos: Inside the Recording Studio With the Cast of ALMOST FAMOUS Photo Photos: Inside the Recording Studio With the Cast of ALMOST FAMOUS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022

See behind-the-scenes photos from this week’s making of the forthcoming release of Almost Famous – Original Broadway Cast Recording on Sony Masterworks Broadway. Available now for preorder on CD and 2-LP vinyl, the album is produced by Scott M. Riesett, Tom Kitt and Cameron Crowe, and features original music by Kitt with lyrics by Crowe and Kitt.

Video: Stream SPACE DOGS: A NEW MUSICAL on BroadwayHD! Photo Video: Stream SPACE DOGS: A NEW MUSICAL on BroadwayHD!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 10, 2022

Watch an all new trailer for Space Dogs, and then stream the musical on BroadwayHD! Space Dogs is an epic new Off-Broadway musical that tells the incredible true story of Laika, a dog sent to space by a Russian scientist during the Cold War.

Video: Cameron Crowe Talks Personal Story Behind ALMOST FAMOUS on CBS SUNDAY MORNING Photo Video: Cameron Crowe Talks Personal Story Behind ALMOST FAMOUS on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 6, 2022

Watch Cameron Crowe revisit his personal story and the locations that inspired ALMOST FAMOUS, now running on Broadway.

Photos: See Cameron Crowe, Solea Pfeiffer & More on the ALMOST FAMOUS Red Carpet Photo Photos: See Cameron Crowe, Solea Pfeiffer & More on the ALMOST FAMOUS Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 5, 2022

Almost Famous, the new musical with book and lyrics by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film, is now open on Broadway! See photos of the stars of the show and more on the red carpet here!

Video: Go Inside Opening Night of ALMOST FAMOUS With the Cast & Creatives Photo Video: Go Inside Opening Night of ALMOST FAMOUS With the Cast & Creatives
by Opening Night - Nov 5, 2022

Almost Famous, the new musical with book and lyrics by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film, is now open on Broadway! We're taking you inside the opening night in the video here!

Van Hughes Videos

VIDEO: ALMOST FAMOUS Performs 'Tiny Dancer' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Videoplay
VIDEO: ALMOST FAMOUS Performs 'Tiny Dancer' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2022

The Broadway cast of Almost Famous appeared on Good Morning America this morning to perform 'Tiny Dancer.' Watch the video of the performance now, which featured Solea Pfeiffer, Chris Wood, Drew Gehling, Casey Likes, and more.

Video: Cameron Crowe Talks Personal Story Behind ALMOST FAMOUS on CBS SUNDAY MORNING Videoplay
Video: Cameron Crowe Talks Personal Story Behind ALMOST FAMOUS on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 6, 2022

Watch Cameron Crowe revisit his personal story and the locations that inspired ALMOST FAMOUS, now running on Broadway.

Video: Go Inside Opening Night of ALMOST FAMOUS With the Cast & Creatives Videoplay
Video: Go Inside Opening Night of ALMOST FAMOUS With the Cast & Creatives

by Opening Night - Nov 5, 2022

Almost Famous, the new musical with book and lyrics by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film, is now open on Broadway! We're taking you inside the opening night in the video here!

VIDEO: ALMOST FAMOUS Cast Performs 'Tiny Dancer' on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: ALMOST FAMOUS Cast Performs 'Tiny Dancer' on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

Almost Famous, the new musical with book and lyrics by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film, is now in previews.  The show took to the stage on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, where members of the cast performed 'Tiny Dancer'. Check out the video here!

Video: Stream SPACE DOGS: A NEW MUSICAL on BroadwayHD! Videoplay
Video: Stream SPACE DOGS: A NEW MUSICAL on BroadwayHD!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 10, 2022

Watch an all new trailer for Space Dogs, and then stream the musical on BroadwayHD! Space Dogs is an epic new Off-Broadway musical that tells the incredible true story of Laika, a dog sent to space by a Russian scientist during the Cold War.

Video: ALMOST FAMOUS Company Gets Ready to Make Music on Broadway Videoplay
Video: ALMOST FAMOUS Company Gets Ready to Make Music on Broadway

by Sneak Peek - Oct 17, 2022

Almost Famous is now in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, the new musical featuring 15 Broadway cast debuts, with a book and co-lyrics by Academy Award® winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film. The production will continue in previews with opening night set for November 3, 2022. The cast just met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand to catch up with the whole team in this video.

Video: Watch ALMOST FAMOUS Cast Take Their First Broadway Bows Videoplay
Video: Watch ALMOST FAMOUS Cast Take Their First Broadway Bows

by Opening Night - Oct 4, 2022

Previews began for Almost Famous at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, the new musical featuring 15 Broadway cast debuts, with a book and co-lyrics by Academy Award® winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film. Check out a photo and video clip from the curtain call here!

Photos & Video: ALMOST FAMOUS Cast Captured by Famed Rock Photographer Neal Preston Videoplay
Photos & Video: ALMOST FAMOUS Cast Captured by Famed Rock Photographer Neal Preston

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 23, 2022

Almost Famous, the new musical with book and co-lyrics by Academy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film, has partnered with one of the world’s most celebrated rock photographers, Neal Preston, to shoot exclusive photos that will be featured in the highly-anticipated Broadway production. Check out the photos here!

VIDEO: Raúl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez & More in Theresa Rebeck's GLIMPSE Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Raúl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez & More in Theresa Rebeck's GLIMPSE Trailer

by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022

RaulThe trailer for Glimpse, a new film written and directed by Theresa Rebeck, has been released. The film stars Janet McTeer, Raúl Esparza, Krysta Rodriguez, Erin Darke, Carrie Preston, Jonathan Preston, Michael Emerson, Alysia Reiner, David Alan Basche, Ashley Nicole Black, Van Hughes and Joseph Collins.

VIDEO: The Forest of Arden Releases New Song 'Next Christmas' Videoplay
VIDEO: The Forest of Arden Releases New Song 'Next Christmas'

by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2020

The Forest of Arden has released a new video, Next Christmas, featuring members of its company. The song was written by Michael Arden, Jackson Teeley, and Andy Mientus, and sung by Dez Duron.


Van Hughes Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Van Hughes been in?
Van Hughes has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

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

How many shows has Van Hughes written?
Van Hughes has written 1 shows including Burn All Night (Composer).

What is Van Hughes next theatre project?
Van Hughes's next show will be Almost Famous which opens on 11/3/2022 on Broadway.