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


Ready Or Not, Here Comes Momma!

Today’s stage mothers exist in our collective conscious as the Kate Gosselin-haired tyrants of Toddlers & Tiaras and Dance Moms, but these backseat career drivers are amateurs compared to Momma Rose. Momma Rose, who will do anything to get her...

‘Black Watch’ Director John Tiffany

John Tiffany doesn’t really do traditional storytelling. The British theatre director began his rise to international prominence when Black Watch, which he created with writer Gregory Burke, burned a path from the 2006 Edinburgh Fringe Festival to...

Balagan’s August: Osage County

And you thought your family reunion was bad. As the lights go up on August: Osage County, the oppressive, still heat of late summer in Oklahoma hangs in a rambling home free of air conditioning, the fug compounded by black trash bags taped over the...