John C. Wilson (August 19, 1899 – October 29, 1961) was an American theatre director and producer.
Wilson started his theatre profession in 1931 as General Manager for the unique Broadway manufacturing of Coward’s hit play Private Lives. He started producing exhibits on Broadway in 1935, together with Coward’s Tonight at 8.30 in 1936 and Set to Music in 1939. Wilson’s first venture as a director was one other Coward work, Blithe Spirit, in 1941.
During the run of The Vortex by Noël Coward in 1924, Wilson met Coward and shortly turned his enterprise supervisor and lover. Wilson used his place to steal from Coward, however the playwright was in love and accepted each the larceny and Wilson’s heavy consuming.
Born in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, Wilson began out his working life as a stockbroker. He married Natalia Pavlovna Paley on 8 September 1937 in Fairfield, Connecticut. It was a wedding of comfort. Wilson was clever, wealthy and a superb companion. Natalia’s title and social abilities had been property to his enterprise as a Broadway producer. Princess Paley preferred her husband’s humor, and his homosexuality suited her distaste for bodily love. They had no kids.