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Michelle Wilson

 
Bio:
Broadway: A Raisin in the Sun. New York: Sweat (Public Theater), Detroit '67 (Public Theater), New Jersey Performing Arts Center, The Lark, Classical Theater of Harlem and the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. Selected regional: Detroit '67 (Baltimore Center Stage and Detroit Public Theatre), ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: A Raisin in the Sun. New York: Sweat (Public Theater), Detroit '67 (Public Theater), New Jersey Performing Arts Center, The Lark, Classical Theater of Harlem and the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. Selected regional: Detroit '67 (Baltimore Center Stage and Detroit Public Theatre), ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company New York Premiere, 2022
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
NYTW Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Marie Josephine
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Cynthia
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at the Public Theater, 2016
Cynthia

Michelle Wilson Biography

Broadway: A Raisin in the Sun. New York: Sweat (Public Theater), Detroit '67 (Public Theater), New Jersey Performing Arts Center, The Lark, Classical Theater of Harlem and the O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. Selected regional: Detroit '67 (Baltimore Center Stage and Detroit Public Theatre), Follow Me to Nellie's, The People Before the Park (Premiere Stages), Fahrenheit 451, For Colored Girls (Steppenwolf Theatre Company), Two Trains Running (Goodman Theatre), Indiana Rep, Stella Adler Theater (Los Angeles). TV/Film: "Blue Bloods," "E.R.," Reverse Cowgirl, Nehemiah (2014 Pan African Film Fest), Sink, and The Bicycle (2014 Pan African Film Fest). www.michellewilson.co

Michelle Wilson Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Michelle Wilson, Confederates
 
Drama League Awards - 2022 - Distinguished Performance Awards
Michelle Wilson, Confederates
 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Michelle Wilson, Sweat
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Michelle Wilson, Sweat

Michelle Wilson News

COMPANY, SIX & More Win 2022 Drama Desk Awards - See the Full List! Photo COMPANY, SIX & More Win 2022 Drama Desk Awards - See the Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Winners for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today. See the full list here! This year’s Drama Desk Awards will take place at Sardi’s Restaurant on June 14th. See who was honored from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway.

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards
by Team BWW - May 20, 2022

Find out this year's nominees and winners for Drama League Awards. The 2022 Awards will recognize eligible Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions that began preview performances between March 16, 2021, and April 23, 2022.

SIX, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Nominations for 2022 Drama Desk Awards Photo SIX, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Nominations for 2022 Drama Desk Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 16, 2022

Nominations for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today, and the full list of nominees is available here as well as information on who was eligible.

2022 Drama League Awards Nominations Announced- Full List! Photo 2022 Drama League Awards Nominations Announced- Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 25, 2022

The Drama League today announced the 2022 Drama League Awards Nominees and we've got all the nominations for for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Direction of a Play, Outstanding Direction of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

One-Week Extension Announced for Dominique Morisseau's CONFEDERATES Photo One-Week Extension Announced for Dominique Morisseau's CONFEDERATES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Signature Theatre has extended the New York premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s Confederates, directed by Stori Ayers to April 24. The production, running in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W. 42nd Street, New York), opened March 27.

Bard At The Gate Announces Free Re-Release Of FREEMAN and SONNETS Photo Bard At The Gate Announces Free Re-Release Of FREEMAN and SONNETS
by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2021

Bard at the Gate, the leader in new digital theater, and McCarter Theater Center announce the FREE re-release of the first two productions of the Bard 2021-22 season ‚Äď HOW TO RAISE A FREEMAN by Zakiyyah Alexander and SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY by Jose Rivera ‚Äď starting December 23 at 5 p.m. (ET) through December 31 at 11 p.m.¬† (ET)

Vogel's BARD Announces Two New Plays and Casting for HOW TO RAISE A FREEMAN Photo Vogel's BARD Announces Two New Plays and Casting for HOW TO RAISE A FREEMAN
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2021

Two new plays and casting for the first production of BARD AT THE GATE have been announced by the online series' co-curators, the award-winning playwright Paula Vogel and Nicole A.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, April 13- with Brenda Braxton, Ali Stroker, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, April 13- with Brenda Braxton, Ali Stroker, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 13, 2021

Today (April 13) in live streaming: Brenda Braxton returns as guest host on Stars in the House, Ali Stroker chats about her new book, and more!

Listen to the Trailer for The Public Theater's SHADOW/LAND Photo Listen to the Trailer for The Public Theater's SHADOW/LAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2021

The Public Theater will debut the world premiere audio play SHADOW/LAND, written by Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence Erika Dickerson-Despenza, on Tuesday, April 13. Directed by Lilly Award winner Candis C. Jones, SHADOW/LAND will be available for free on-demand streaming through April 13, 2022.

The Public Theater Announces World Premiere Audio Play SHADOW/LAND Photo The Public Theater Announces World Premiere Audio Play SHADOW/LAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021

The Public Theater announced that the world premiere audio play, SHADOW/LAND, written by Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence Erika Dickerson-Despenza has been added to The Public’s spring digital season. Directed by Lilly Award winner Candis C. Jones, SHADOW/LAND will premiere on Tuesday, April 13 and be available for free on-demand streaming.

Michelle Wilson Videos

VIDEO: Eight Local Stars To Take Stage In Philadelphia Theatre Company's SWEAT Videoplay
VIDEO: Eight Local Stars To Take Stage In Philadelphia Theatre Company's SWEAT

by Alan Henry - Oct 16, 2018

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces the director and full cast for the Pennsylvania premiere of Lynn Nottage's Sweat. This Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner explores Reading Pennsylvania's shrinking industrial economy and shares the fear, tragedy and hopefulness of a community being forced to accept inevitable change. The production will kick-off the first produced season under new Producing Artistic Director Paige Price. Justin Emeka directs a cast filled with local stars and Barrymore Award-winners who have earned extensive theatre, film and television credits. Sweat will run from October 12 to November 4, 2018 at Philadelphia Theatre Company's stage at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street. Subscriptions and single tickets for the 2018-2019 season are already on sale and are available in person at the box office, online at philatheatreco.org or by phone at 215-985-0420.

Theater Talk: Lynn Nottage & Kate Whoriskey Talk SWEAT with Tony-Nominated Cast
by Theater Talk - Jun 19, 2017

This week Theater Talk focuses on on 'Sweat,' Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning/TONY-nominated play about the lives of factory workers in Reading, Pennsylvania as their lives are devastated by dehumanizing corporate decisions, following the enactment of NAFTA. Guests include playwright Nottage, the play's director Kate Whoriskey and two members of its company, TONY-nominated actors Johanna Day and Michelle Wilson.


Michelle Wilson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michelle Wilson been in?
Michelle Wilson has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Michelle Wilson been in?
Michelle Wilson has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michelle Wilson been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Confederates , Distinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for Confederates Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Sweat and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Sweat .