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Michael Wilson BIO

Broadway: Dividing the Estate, Old Acquaintance (Roundabout Theatre Co.), Enchanted April (Outer Critics Circle nom.). Off-Broadway: Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Direction of a Play for his premiere production of Horton Foote's three part, nine hour The Orphans' Home Cycle. Other premieres by Horton Foote: The Carpetbagger's Children (LCT), Dividing the Estate and The Day Emily Married (Primary Stages), and The Death of Papa (Hartford Stage); Christopher Shinn's What Didn't Happen (Playwrights Horizons), Tina Howe's Chasing Manet, Eve Ensler's Necessary Targets, Jane Anderson's Defying Gravity and the New York premiere of Tennessee Williams' The Red Devil Battery Sign. Resident: Alley Theatre (Associate Director 1990-98), American Repertory Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Guthrie Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Co., Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage, where in 12 seasons as Artistic Director, he has directed plays by Ludlam, O'Neill and Shakespeare as well as premieres by David Grimm, Jeremy Sams, and Tennessee Williams. International: Tony Kushner's Angels in America, Parts I and II (Venice Biennale). Awards: Princess Grace Foundation-USA Statue, Elliot Norton and Daryl Roth Creative Spirit Awards. Education: Morehead-Cain Scholar, UNC-Chapel Hill.

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Michael Wilson Movies

[1941]The Men in Her Life writer

[1943]Colt Comrades writer

[1943]Border Patrol writer

[1943]Bar 20 writer

[1944]Forty Thieves writer

[1951]A Place in the Sun writer

[1952]5 Fingers writer

[1954]Carnival Story writer

[1956]Friendly Persuasion writer

[1957]The Bridge on the River Kwai writer

[1958]The Two-Headed Spy writer

[1960]5 Branded Women writer

[1962]Lawrence of Arabia writer

[1965]The Sandpiper writer

[1968]Planet of the Apes writer

[1969]Che! writer

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A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Comes to Pittsburg Theatre Company in February

Pittsburg Theatre Company presents A Streetcar Named Desire, the classic Tennessee Williams drama drenched in decay, sensuality, violence and insanity.

Valerie Brea Ross Named Executive Director Of The Horton Foote Prize

Horton Foote Prize founder Mari Marchbanks announced today she will step down as Executive Director of the Horton Foote Prize. Valerie Brea Ross, Administrative Director of the Horton Foote Prize, will take over the role of Executive Director starting in January 2024. Ms. Marchbanks will continue her role as chair of the Prize board. 

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW San Francisco / Bay Area Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld San Francisco / Bay Area Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Hawaii Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW San Francisco / Bay Area Awards; The DROWSY CHAPERONE, KING LEAR, Ghostlight Theatre Ensemble & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld San Francisco / Bay Area Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Hawaii Awards; ANYTHING GOES, BENT, Hawaii Children's Theatre & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards; ANYTHING GOES, BENT, Hawaii Children's Theatre & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

BroadwayWorld San Francisco / Bay Area Awards December 5th Standings; The DROWSY CHAPERONE Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld San Francisco / Bay Area Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards December 5th Standings; ANYTHING GOES Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld San Francisco / Bay Area Awards; KING LEAR Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld San Francisco / Bay Area Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards; BENT Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

VIDEO: Watch The Making of Jacob Marley from Hartford Stage's A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Hartford Stage has shared a video of Noble Schropshire getting ready to play Jacob Marley, Ebenezer Scrooge's late business partner, in A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas.

Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL: A GHOST STORY FOR CHRISTMAS at Ford's Theatre

Michael Wilson’s adaptation of “A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas,” first staged in Houston but run for many years at Hartford Stage (where it has returned this season), has been a mainstay at the historic Fords since 2004.

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld San Francisco / Bay Area Awards; The DROWSY CHAPERONE Leads Best Musical!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld San Francisco / Bay Area Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards; SEUSSICAL Leads Best Musical!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Photos: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Ford's Theatre

A Christmas Carol comes to the Ford's Theatre, playing now through December 31. The play is by Charles Dickens, adapted by Michael Wilson, and directed by Michael Baron. Check out photos here!

Review: SWEENEY TODD: DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET At Wildwood Park For The Arts

What did our critic think of SWEENEY TODD: DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Wildwood Park For The Arts?

First Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards; Hawaii Children's Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The first wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 13th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Leslie Odom Jr., Arielle Jacobs & More to Join The Drama League EMBRACE THE SEASON Gala

Get ready for a night of incredible performances at The Drama League 'Embrace The Season' Gala. Join Leslie Odom Jr., Arielle Jacobs, and other talented artists as they take the stage for an unforgettable evening. Don't miss out on this star-studded event!

Craig Wallace to Return As Ebenezer Scrooge In Ford's Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Craig Wallace will return as Ebenezer Scrooge in Ford’s Theatre production of 'A Christmas Carol'. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets!

Michael Wilson FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Michael Wilson has been nominated for the Outstanding Director of a Play award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. He was nominated for this award for his work on two plays: The Trip to Bountiful and Enchanted April.

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