Artist Bio

Allen Lee Hughes

(Bio as of September 2005)

Allen Lee Hughes most recently appeared at the Goodman in Purlie during the 2005/2006 Season. Broadway credits include Having Our Say, Mule Bone, Strange Interlude, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Quilters and Once on this Island. Off-Broadway credits include Intimate Apparel at Round­about Theatre Company, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizons and New York Shakespeare Festival. Regional credits include various productions at Lincoln Center Theater, Arena Stage, McCarter Theatre, Seattle Repertory, Long Wharf Theatre, Guthrie Theater, Hartford Stage, Mark Taper Forum, Intiman Theatre, Kennedy Center, Denver Center and Alliance Theatre. Mr. Hughes' awards include three Tony nominations, the 2003 USITT Distinguished Achievement in Lighting, two Helen Hayes Awards and the Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration.

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With Goodman Theatre

  • Purlie Purlie
    0506 Season
    Play by Ossie Davis et al.
    Directed by Sheldon Epps
  • How to Catch Creation How to Catch Creation
    1819 Season
    Play by Christina Anderson
    Directed by Niegel Smith