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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: Ruint. Written by Hatcher Hughes. Directed by James Light. Provincetown Playhouse, 7 Apr 1925- May 1925 (closing date unknown/30 performances). Cast: James K. Applebee, Jeanie Begg, Jane Burby, Wilbur De Rouge, John Huston (Broadway debut), Sam Jaffe, David Landau (as "Amos Horton"), William Leonard, Caroline Newcombe, Robert W... 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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