Doug Hughes to Direct Theresa Rebeck's Poor Behavior at Mark Taper Forum
Poor Behavior centers on a drunken late night argument between two couples about morality, history and ethics that careens out of control. Casting will be announced in the near future.
The creative team will include John Lee Beatty (scenic design), Catherine Zuber (costume design), Ben Stanton (lighting design), and David Van Tieghem (sound design).
Hughes won a Tony Award for Doubt and is currently represented on Broadway with Born Yesterday. Among his many other credits are Frozen, A Naked Girl on the Appian Way, Inherit the Wind, The Royal Family, and Oleanna. In addition, he previously directed Rebeck's Mauritius
Rebeck's other plays include The Scene, Loose Knit, Spike Heels, Bad Dates, and The Understudy, as well as the Pulitzer Prize-finalist Omnium Gatherum, co-written with Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros. In addition, she has written the novels Three Girls and Their Brother and Twelve Rooms with a View, and has served as television writer and producer on shows such as Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Brooklyn Bridge, and L.A. Law, among others.