announcing kragtar at 54 below
May, 2019. Kragtar will return in concert at 54 Below August 12 at 9:30 pm. Featuring the talents of Molly Griggs (Hello, Dolly!), Emily Koch (Wicked, Waitress), Michael Campayno (The Cher Show, Sound of Music LIVE), Philippe Arroyo (Aladdin), Annie Yokom, and more!
moonfaker at dixon place
April, 2019. Presented a reading of the first half hour of the latest musical collaboration with Sam French - Moonfaker - at Dixon Place. Featuring Emily Koch (Wicked, Waitress) and Nick Rehberger (Fiddler on the Roof).
Looks like a demon in this pic, but he’s just really happy.
THE OSCARS… BUT BETTER AT THE PIT
February, 2019. Collaborated with Sam French on a sketch comedy riff on the 2019 Academy Awards, hosted by Paddington Bear and featuring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper singing for 3 and a half minutes about Shallow Hal. Performers included Wicked and Waitress’ Emily Koch, The Bold Type’s Alexis Floyd, and Hello Dolly’s Molly Griggs. The performance was sold out, a massive success, and will return next year.
alligator play at hudson guild
February, 2019. Directed Sam French’s new play at the Hudson Guild Theater in Manhattan, as part of Winterfest.
blank my life premiere
November, 2018. The Blank crew presented the complete third season of their award-winning webseries at Syndicated in Brooklyn. Wilson directed three episodes, composed musical numbers for the finale, and produced. Visit the Blank My Life tab for more details.
ten long years reading
July, 2018. Ten Long Years, with book by Wilson and music and lyrics by Nicholas Connors, had its first informal reading of the first act. Development will continue through the summer. Check the page under "In the works" for select performances of songs from the show.
little shop at the finger lakes
June, 2018. Took a break from writing and directing for a hot sec and played Seymour in the Bristol Valley Theater production of Little Shop of Horrors.
blank my life season 3 wraps
January, 2018. For two weeks in the dead of winter, the Blank crew shot the entirety of Season 3. Wilson directed three episodes, including the 20 minute finale, which takes place during and around the performance of the musical Zombie Homecoming, for which he also wrote music and lyrics. Premieres in October. Watch the trailer here.
December, 2017. After years of development, Kragtar had its first fully-staged production at the West End Theatre. It was hailed as "witty, sharp, and relevant," with "all the potential to become a new cultural icon."