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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' ... (read complete bio)
 

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' ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2020]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Chicago (Regional), 2019]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2009]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Director

Michael Wilson Movies

The Men in Her Life
 
[1941]
writer
Colt Comrades
 
[1943]
writer
Border Patrol
 
[1943]
writer
Bar 20
 
[1943]
writer
Forty Thieves
 
[1944]
writer
A Place in the Sun
 
[1951]
writer
5 Fingers
 
[1952]
writer
Carnival Story
 
[1954]
writer
Friendly Persuasion
 
[1956]
writer
The Bridge on the River Kwai
 
[1957]
writer
The Two-Headed Spy
 
[1958]
writer
5 Branded Women
 
[1960]
writer
Lawrence of Arabia
 
[1962]
writer
The Sandpiper
 
[1965]
writer
Planet of the Apes
 
[1968]
writer
Che!
 
[1969]
writer

Michael Wilson Biography

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.

Michael Wilson Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Michael Wilson, The Trip to Bountiful
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Michael Wilson, Enchanted April

Michael Wilson News

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards Photo Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 18, 2023

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld [REGION] Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

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by BWW - Dec 27, 2022

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Transcendence T Photo 12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Transcendence Theatre Company Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 19, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards;  at Ray of Lig Photo Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; at Ray of Light Theatre Leads Best Ensemble Performance!
by BWW - Dec 12, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Lig Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light's KINKY Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light's KINKY BOOTS Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

SDC Announces Executive Board Election Results Photo SDC Announces Executive Board Election Results
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) announced the results of its 2022 Executive Board election at its Annual Membership Meeting on Monday night, November 14. Evan Yionoulis was elected to serve a second term as Executive Board President.

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL This Holiday Season Photo The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL This Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2022

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) is inviting you to experience St. Louis' new holiday tradition. Ring in the season with the second annual production of Michael Wilson's adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol.

Craig Wallace to Reprise the Role of Ebenezer Scrooge in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Ford's  Photo Craig Wallace to Reprise the Role of Ebenezer Scrooge in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Ford's Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2022

Acclaimed Washington actor Craig Wallace will return to Ford’s Theatre to reprise the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the company’s holiday production of A Christmas Carol. Performances of the classic Charles Dickens story begin November 18, 2022 and continue for a six-week engagement through December 31, 2022.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of WALKING WITH GHOSTS Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of WALKING WITH GHOSTS
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 28, 2022

Gabriel Byrne officially opened in his acclaimed solo show, Walking with Ghosts, on Broadway. This adaptation from his best-selling memoir of the same name is directed by Lonny Price and is currently playing at the Music Box Theatre for 75 performances only. Check out photos from the red carpet here!

Michael Wilson Videos

BWW TV: Alley Theatre Rings In The Holidays With A CHRISTMAS CAROL Videoplay
BWW TV: Alley Theatre Rings In The Holidays With A CHRISTMAS CAROL

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 18, 2019

The Alley Theatre and Rob Melrose, Artistic Director of the Tony Award¬ģ-winning Alley Theatre, announce the cast and creative team of Alley's holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas.

Sufjan Stevens to Release Score for Justin Peck's Ballet 'The Decalogue' Videoplay
Sufjan Stevens to Release Score for Justin Peck's Ballet 'The Decalogue'

by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 17, 2019

Oscar- and Grammy-nominated composer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens will release his acclaimed score for Justin Peck's ballet The Decalogue October 18 via his own label, AKR. Performed by the pianist Timo Andres, the recording is the first time the score, premiered during the New York City Ballet's 2017 season, is available to the public.

VIDEO: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Ford's Theatre For The Holiday Season Videoplay
VIDEO: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Ford's Theatre For The Holiday Season

by Alan Henry - Nov 26, 2018

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault announced that acclaimed Washington actor Craig Wallace will return to Ford's to perform the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the company's holiday production of A Christmas Carol. Performances of the classic Charles Dickens story begin November 15 and continue for a six-and-a-half-week engagement through December 30, 2018. This 'musically high-spirited' and 'infectiously jolly' (The Washington Post) production is adapted by Michael Wilson and directed by Michael Baron.

STAGE TUBE: Get in the Holiday Spirit with a Sneak Peek at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Ford's Theatre
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2016

Ford's Theatre Society presents its 35th-annual production of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, now through December 31, 2016. This 'musically high-spirited' and 'infectiously jolly' (The Washington Post) production is adapted by Michael Wilson, directed by Michael Baronand features Craig Wallace as Ebenezer Scrooge. Click below to watch a trailer with footage from the show!

STAGE TUBE: New Promo Video of GREY GARDENS, Starring Rachel York and Betty Buckley
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2016

GREY GARDENS The Musical opened at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre July 13, 2016. Directed by Michael Wilson, performances of the bittersweet story continue through August 14. Check out the new promo video below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes and Highlights of GREY GARDENS Starring Betty Buckley and Rachel York!
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2016

GREY GARDENS The Musical opened at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre July 13, 2016. Directed by Michael Wilson, performances of the bittersweet story continue through August 14. Check out a behind the scenes look below, along with highlights of the performance!

VIDEO: Betty Buckley & Rachel York Discuss GREY GARDENS THE MUSICAL
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 14, 2016

Below, watch the show's leading ladies Rachel York and Betty Buckley discuss the show during an appearance on ABC news.

Rachel York & Betty Buckley-Led GREY GARDENS Will Play the Ahmanson Theatre in Summer 2016
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 24, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that GREY GARDENS has replaced TITANIC in the 2016 line-up at LA's Ahmanson Theatre. The production will be led by Rachel York and Betty Buckley, who both starred in a production at Bay Street Theatre earlier this year.

STAGE TUBE: Rachel York Sings 'Around the World' from GREY GARDENS on SETH SPEAKS!
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2015

Bay Street Theater presents Tony Award winner Betty Buckley and Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York as Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale in GREY GARDENS, the musical, now running through August 30; with book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie. Michael Wilsondirects. For tickets, call the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org.  Below, watch Rachel York sing 'Around the World' on SETH SPEAKS!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams, Blair Underwood and More in Highlights of CTG's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2014

The Center Theatre Group engagement of the Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Horton Foote's American masterpiece 'The Trip to Bountiful,' began performances at the Ahmanson Theatre tonight, September 17, and continues through November 2, 2014. Below, check out photos from opening night!


Michael Wilson Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Michael Wilson been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Trip to Bountiful and Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Enchanted April .