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


I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Book-It’s adaptation of Maya Angelou’s memoir runs through Oct. 15

Dragon Lady

Sara Porkalob’s biographical solo show is now an Intiman Theatre musical.

Free, Outdoor Bilingual Theatre from Proof Porch Project

Using David Auburn's play to center authentic American Latinx experience.

‘Much Better’ Begs Bigger Questions

A thoughtful debut from new theatre company Really-Really

Are We Pussy Riot?

Theatre Battery brings another boundary-stretching contemporary play to Kent.

‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’

The bestselling novel-turned-sensory stage feast arrives at the Paramount Theatre.

The People’s Odyssey

Can Seattle Rep’s new Public Works program show us what community engagement really looks like?

Before You Go

Intiman’s Andrew Russell is handing over the reins.

Welcome to the ‘Fun Home’

Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir-turned-musical at the 5th Avenue.

Summer Fun—And Not Much More

‘The Legend of Georgia McBride’ and ‘Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion’

This Woman’s Werk

Hometown drag hero BenDeLaCreme slays assumptions to remain free.

An All-Seattle Team Conjures a Brand-New Jane Austen Musical

Harold Taw and Chris Jeffries' 'Persuasion' premieres at Taproot Theatre on July 12.