Michael G Wilmot

Michael is an actor/writer living in London Ontario. After spending a number of years in broadcasting and as a free-lance comedy writer for Jay Leno's "Tonight Show" monologue and Kevin Nealon on Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update", he turned to playwriting in 2007. Since then his comedies have been presented in London England, Texas, Iowa, Wisconsin, California, Minnesota, Florida New York City and across Canada. Two of his plays have been top ten finalists for the Reva Shiner Comedy Award (Bloomington, Illinois), "Love Shack" in 2014 and "7-10 Split in 2012.  

The one-act version of his comedy Love Shack won the Hamilton Fringe Playwriting contest in 2009. In the London Fringe it garnered comments such as "This play was hilarious", "Best comedy in the city this year" and "Wilmot's funny, sexy dialogue zings along."  The full length version has gone on to productions in Canada and the US and was translated into Russian in the fall of 2014. . Michaels  newest script "The Last Laugh" (comedy 1M, 2F) is now available for production

Michael can be reached at mgwilmot@rogers.com     519-932-0342
Professional Representation: Diane Carter, SRO Central 800-869-7351,  diane@srocentral.com

 

Professional productions:

"Buying the Moose": Globus Theatre, ON Canada, 2016, Rainbow Comedy Playhouse, PA USA, July/17., Port Stanley Festival Theatre, ON, Summer/17

"Love Shack" (aka No Tell Motel) , Port Stanley Festival Theatre 2010, Moscow, Russia, TBA

  "7-10 Split", Port Stanley Festival Theatre, 2011

"No Tell Motel" (formerly titled "Love Shack") Globus Theatre, Bobcaygeon August. 2015

"Murder Burns Rubber" (Comedy Murder Mystery Script) Various locations

 

Other:

"7-10 Split"            Garrison Little Theatre , Fort Erie ON Feb 2014,  

                                 Markham Little Theatre, Markham ON, April/15

                                 Class Act Dinner Theatre, Whitby ON May-June/14/14

                                  NAAA Playreading Festival (England) 200

                                   Maverick Players (Texas USA) 2011,

                                   Borelian Players (Parry Sound ON) One act version  2010

             "No Tell Motel"  (original title: "Love Shack")

                                         Bell Tower Theatre, Dubuque Iowa Feb. 2014

                                         Class Act Dinner Theatre, Whitby ON, Jan/14

                                         Cambridge Community Players, Cambridge ON April/15

                                         Seaway Valley Community Theatre, Cornwall ON  Nov/15

                                          Theatre Cambrian, Sudbury ON  April, 2016

                                           First Avenue Playouse, Hillside NJ - TBA

 

             "Summer Comes Late" Elgin Theatre Guild, St.Thomas ON, Sept/14

                                                          ACT, Studio Theatre, Stuart Florida USA, MArch, 2015

                                                          Aurora Players, Aurora NY (staged reading) Aug/15 

 

            "Buying the Moose" - London Community Players - February/15

                                                     Bell Tower Theatre, Dubuque Iowa, Feb/15

                                                     Hairy Tease Productions, Moncton NB, March/15

                                                     Maverick Players, Midland Texas April/15

                                                     LiveAct, Whitby Ontario,  May/15

                                                     Curtain Club Theare, Richmond Hill ON,   2016

                                                     Memories Ballroom, Port Washington Wisconsin, April/16

                                                     Off Stage Productions, Van Wert OH, April/16

                                                      Grande Prairie Performing Arts Guild, Grande Prairie AB, Jan/16

                                                      Yellow Point Drama Group, Nanaimo BC, April/16 

                                                      Script2Stage2Screen: Rancho Mirage CA  Nov/15

                                                      Pintello Comedy Theatre, Gilroy CA, Fall / 16

                                                      Burl-Oak Theatre Group, Oakville ON Jan/17

                                                      Huntsville Theatre Company, Feb/17

                                                      Redlands Footlighters, Rdlands CA  Feb/17

           SHORT PLAYS:

           "A Simple Question" Inspirato Fesival (Toronto), Asphalt Jungle Shorts (Kitchener ON),  Playwrights Cabaret (Grand Theatre London ON), Readers Series staged reading, Camino Real Playhouse ( California) Black Sheep Theatre, "Take That Cupid" Rochester New York Feb/14, Minnesota Shorts Festival. 2014- Semi-finalist., "pick of the Vine" semi-finalist 2015, Little Fish Theatre, San Pedro, CA

          "Exit Strategy" Ashpalt Jungle Shorts (Kitchener ON)

          "Jumping" Playwrights Cabaret, London Playwrights Lab "Lab Launch 2" staged reading,  2011

           "Heat"  New Ideas Festival (Toronto)

          "Oh Crap", Playwrights Cabaret (Grand Theatre London ,staged reading), One Act Fesival, Paw Paw Village Players, Paw Paw Michigan,  "Sketches", evening of short plays, Somerset College, Kentucky USA, Lakeshore Players. Minnesota USA

          "Nancy", Playwrights Cabaret (Grand Theatre London ON)

          "A Dark and Stormy Night" CringeFest (New York City)

          

        

 

Affiliation: 
DGA