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


Eat Your Words

Poet and pie-baker Kate Lebo reclaims the kitchen for a creative revolution. Her book, 'A Commonplace Book of Pie,' is not a book of or but a book of and: poetry and pie. Sweetness and strength. Cover photo by Steven Miller.

Musical Goes from Stage to Screen

The musical-turned-web-series "Six Months for Six Weeks" began with a star-crossed love story.


"Cereal Rower" is from Christopher Boffoli's series 'Big Appetites.'

‘Sugar Daddies’ at ACT

ACT Theatre is presenting the American premiere of Sir Alan Ayckbourn's "comedy of dark intentions." The production is sensational, but the play itself presents some difficulties.

‘Carrie’ at Balagan: Where’s the Blood?

Balagan’s production of 'Carrie' is a heavily reworked version of the famous Broadway flop, but in spite of a talented cast led by Tony winner Alice Ripley, the story is bland and the stage remarkably gore-free.

Sir Alan Ayckbourn and the Stars of ‘Sugar Daddies’

This "comedy of dark intentions" is currently having its American premiere at ACT Theatre. We sat down with Ayckbourn and the two stars of the show, to hear what this new-to-us play is really all about.

‘The Servant of Two Masters’: Shtick, Shtick and More Shtick

This Yale Repertory Theatre production, directed by physical comedy master Christopher Bayes, brings laughs and plenty of low-brow comedy to a commedia dell’arte classic by Carlo Goldoni.

‘Secondhand Lions’: Sap Overload at the 5th Avenue Theatre

Shy young Walter is sent to Texas to stay with two crotchety great-uncles, and worm his way into their hearts and their fortune. Desolate 1950s Texas blends with their stories of Morocco, 40 years earlier, in this too-family-friendly new musical.

Melting Point

Anna McKee captured Steve Peters while he recorded melting ice on Mt. Baker.

Kitchen Scientific

"The Photography of Modernist Cuisine" captures breathtaking moments in food physics.

History, Drunk

Mistral Kitchen's "Courting Rachel" infuses liquor with a love story.


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