Tix Now Available to See Forest Whitaker in Hughie on Broadway

first_img Hughie Tickets are now on sale to see one of the might highly anticipated Broadway debuts of the season, Forest Whitaker in Hughie. The Oscar winner will star opposite Tony winner Frank Wood in Eugene O’Neill’s classic, which is scheduled to begin previews on February 5, 2016 and officially open on February 25 at the Booth Theatre. The revival will be helmed by Tony winner Michael Grandage.Hughie is set in the lobby of a small midtown hotel on the West Side of Manhattan. Whitaker plays Erie Smith, a drunken, small time hustler who is mourning the recent death of the hotel’s night clerk, Hughie. Erie regales the new night clerk (Wood) with tall-tales of his glory days and times spent with Hughie.The two-hander premiered on Broadway in 1964 with Jason Robards in the role of “Erie” Smith; it was last seen on the Great White Way in 1996 in a production directed by and starring Al Pacino.   View Comments Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on March 27, 2016last_img

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