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Hatcher Hughes (1883–1945)

Playwright Hatcher Hughes was born in Pokeville, NC, in 1886. He graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1907 and was hired by the university as an English instructor. In 1909, after obtaining his masters degree, he left the university and went to Columbia University in New York, where in 1912 he organized a course in play writing. In ... See full bio »

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 1926 Hell-Bent for Heaven (play)

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Stage Play: The Lord Blesses the Bishop. Comedy. Written by Hatcher Hughes [final Broadway credit]. Scenic Design by Cleon Throckmorton. Directed by Hatcher Hughes. Adelphi Theatre: 27 Nov 1934- Dec 1934 (closing date unknown/7 performances). Cast: Patricia Calvert (as "Harriet Gresham"), Gerald Cornell (as "Father Hanahan"), Ann Dunnigan ... See more »

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Won the 1924 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "Hell-Bent Fer Heaven". See more »

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