Hughie

"A dream of a revival!"

"Forest Whitaker gives a transfixing Broadway debut!"

"An extraordinary kind of heaven to watch."

"Forest Whitaker is outstanding!"

"Deeply satisfying. Hughie glows thanks to Forest Whitaker onstage and Michael Grandage as director."

"A must-see show!"

Hughie

Eugene O’Neill’s two-hander Hughie returned to Broadway in the spring of 2016 starring Forest Whitaker, making his Broadway debut, in a revival helmed by Tony Award®-winner Michael Grandage.

1928. New York City. A hotel lobby. A small-time gambler and big-time drinker makes his way back to Room 492. With a new night clerk on duty, he is forced to confront his personal demons and discover the real end to his own story. Hughie is a rarely seen theatrical masterpiece about the loneliness and redemption of one man chasing the American Dream.

Theatre: The Booth Theatre
Opening Date: February 25, 2016

SMP’s Favorite Moment

Frank Wood sitting onstage as the audience walks into the theater; Forest Whitaker’s many wonderful facial expressions; Christopher Oram’s mood and era-evoking sets.

Read the Play

Hughie is available in print, published by Yale University Press.  Purchase your copy here.

HUGHIE on Broadway

Cast

Forest Whitaker 

Erie Smith

Frank Wood 

Night Clerk

Creative

Eugene O'Neill

Playwright

Michael Grandage

Director