The King's Speech

September 12

October 20, 2019

The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

by David Seidler
directed by Michael Wilson

Michael Wilson


MICHAEL WILSON directed the Tony Award-nominated revivals of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man and Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful (Tony Award – Best Actress in a Play for Cicely Tyson), as well as the Tony Award-nominated new plays Enchanted April and Dividing the Estate.  A Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics' Circle Award winner for his acclaimed three-part nine-hour production of Foote’s The Orphans’ Home Cycle, Mr. Wilson directed the 2016 Los Angeles premiere of the musical Grey Gardens starring Betty Buckley and Rachel York.  Recent projects include the premiere of the new musical Beau by Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar, the American Repertory Theatre revival of The Night of the Iguana, and the premiere of Fellow Travelers by Jack Canfora.  This fall, he will be represented off Broadway with the first New York revival of The Young Man from Atlanta starring Aidan Quinn and Kristine Nielson.  From 1998 to 2011, Mr. Wilson was artistic director of Hartford Stage.

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