Michael Wilson


Michael Wilson most recently directed the Tony Award winning revival of Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful and Roundabout Theater Company’s Off-Broadway revival of Lanford Wilson’s Talley’s Folly. His other work on Broadway includes Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, Foote’s Dividing The Estate, Matthew Barber’s Enchanted April, and John Van Druten’s Old Acquaintance. Off-Broadway, he directed Foote’s three-part nine-hour epic The Orphans’ Home Cycle for which he received 2010 Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards. He has directed at Lincoln Center Theater, Playwrights Horizons, Primary Stages, and New York Stage & Film, among others. Internationally, he directed Tony Kushner’s Angels in America at the Venice Biennale. He has also directed at many major resident theaters, including Hartford Stage, where he was Artistic Director from 1998 to 2011. He has been a member of SDC for over 20 years (working under the Broadway, Off-Broadway/NFP, ANTC, LORT, and Independent signatory agreements), served on the Executive Board from 2002 to 2004, the 2012 LORT Negotiating Committee, and currently represents the Union (along with Laura Penn) on the Tony Administration Committee.