Douglas E. Hughes
Actor, Singer
“Douglas E. Hughes is a magnificent Alfie and reason enough to go see this production. His craggy face houses the saddest of eyes and the most hopeful of smiles. The combination is devastating.”
– Richard Ouzounian, The Toronto Star

Doug as been a professional actor since 1979. In that time, he’s worked in theatres across the country and in the U.S. Doug spent thirteen seasons as a member of the acting ensemble at the Shaw Festival, and another three at the Stratford Festival. He’s also worked extensively in TV, film and voice-over. His writing partner Marcia Kash and he have penned five plays to date. Their first three plays, Who’s Under Where?”, “A Party to Murder” and “Too Many Cooks” have had well over 100 productions in a dozen countries around the world, and have been translated into six languages. Their fourth play, “Jack of Diamonds”, will première at Theatre Aquarius in October 2015, and their newest opus, “Something Fishy”, will have its first production at the Lighthouse Festival in Port Dover, Ontario, in the summer of 2016. On his own, he’s written a one-act comedy entitled Taken for Granted, as well three screenplays: Hearing Trouble, Star Struck and A Different Corner. At present, he’s putting the finishing touches on his first novel, a comedy thriller called The Spy Who Came In From The Wings.