Christy Lee Hughes brings vulnerability and authenticity to all of her characters.
She helped break gender barriers when she was cast as a juror in the Equity production of 12 Angry Men, changing the title to 12 Angry Jurors.
In 2019, Christy was cast in the lead role playing Jennifer Lawrence in the world premiere of the original play,
I'm Jennifer Mother Fcking Lawrence,
at the McCadden Theatre.
Some of her other roles include being cast opposite Melissa Leo in the Sundance dramatic film, Predisposed, and in a leading role in a comedy pilot directed by Nora Dunn. Christy was also a writer on the CBS Comedy Showcase.
During the pandemic, Christy adapted, produced and directed two short films, Guardian and Asking For It.
Guardian had a world premiere at the Lighthouse International Film Festival
and is now an Official Selection of 30 Film Festivals, earning 5 Best Actress Awards and 5 Best Comedy Awards and continues to delight international audiences.
Asking For It is currently in post production.