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Michael Wilson

Michael Wilson's version of A Christmas Carol premiered in 1990 at the Alley, where it’s now in its 24th season. Published by Dramatists Play Service, Wilson’s adaptation is entering its 22nd year at Hartford Stage (where he was Artistic Director from 1998-2011) and its 16th at Washington D.C.’s Ford’s Theatre. On Broadway, Wilson directed the Tony nominated revivals of The Trip to Bountiful starring Cicely Tyson (Tony Award, Best Actress) and Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, as well as the Tony nominated Best Plays, Dividing the Estate and Enchanted April. Off-Broadway, he’s directed revivals of Miller, Williams, and Lanford Wilson, as well as new plays by Eve Ensler, Marcus Gardley, Rebecca Gilman, David Grimm, John Guare, Beth Henley, and Tina Howe. In 2010, Wilson received Drama Desk and Outer Critics Awards for his direction of Horton Foote’s epic The Orphans’ Home Cycle. His productions of The Young Man From Atlanta and The King’s Speech can be seen currently Off-Broadway and across North America. Recent projects include the premiere of Beau, the new musical by Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar. Wilson made his screen directorial debut in 2014 with the Emmy nominated film of The Trip to Bountiful.