Allen Lee Hughes

Broadway designs include: A Soldier’s PlayWho’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf;Clybourne Park; Having Our Say; Mule Bone; Once on this IslandK2Strange InterludeAccidental Death of an Anarchist and Quilters. His work has been seen at major theaters including the McCarter Theatre, Seattle Rep, Goodman Theatre, Gurhrie Theatre and Mark Taper Forum.  New York designs include work at Roundabout Theatre Company, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizons, New York Shakespeare Festival, and Lincoln Center Theater.  He is proud to have been honored with four Tony nominations, Audelco and Ovation Award nominations, Outer Critics Circle Award, Joseph Maharam Award, USITT Distinguished Achievement Award in Lighting Design, Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration, two Helen Hayes awards and eight other Helen Hayes nominations. He was the recipient of the 2015 National Black Theatre Festival Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Design Award and is proud that The Fellows’ Program at Arena Stage bears his name.