Gemma Wilson is a senior editor at City Arts magazine. She holds a BFA in Theatre from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts (Atlantic Theatre School/CAP 21) and an MA in Arts Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University. She’s a Seattle native who spent over a decade in New York, including several years working for legendary Broadway director/producer Hal Prince. She later worked as an entertainment reporter for before returning West to focus on covering the arts in her hometown.

Recent Articles


Locurio Launches ‘The Storykeeper’ Escape Room

The new space is heavy on the art of escape.

You Better Work

You’re never supposed to see an actor sweat—not literally and certainly not metaphorically. But 'The Last Class: A Jazzercize Play' is all about the effort.

Lindy West: “The Witches are Coming”

West is giving a multimedia talk at Benaroya Hall on Sunday. "I want it to be a big, funny, fun, loud, goofy rally," she says.

‘The Great Leap’ is Really Good

Lauren Yee's delightful new play often stops just short of asking its actors to sink their baskets.

‘String’ and ‘Ride the Cyclone’

Two new musicals with very different takes on life and death.

Seen and Heard

Will Sound Theatre Company’s latest play launch a new era for Deaf theatre in Seattle?

Taylor Mac’s ‘Hir’ at ArtsWest: Bless this Mess

If you’re looking for a straight-ahead living-room drama in which your preconceptions will be tidily confirmed, look elsewhere.

Making Intersections Festival Fun for Everyone

Meet the women behind Intersections Festival, a four-day comedy fest cracking open a notoriously insular world.

Caela Bailey Loves the Tease

The multi-talented singer opens up about her brand-new, one-night-only show 'Who in the World Are You?'—without revealing too much.

Hershey Felder’s Feel-Good ‘Irving Berlin’

A great life story, musically (if methodically) told.

The Wolves

On a soccer team of teenage girls