Amherst Books Reading

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“Poblete’s writing is very natural and often times very comical, but with enough intensity at moments to punch the audience in the gut.” -Broadwayworld.com

Welcome to Mike’s website!

Mike is a New York bred, Dublin educated playwright currently based out of Brooklyn. On this website you will find excerpts from some of Mike’s scripts, information on his previous productions, photos from past shows, descriptions of his workshops and a little about him personally.

The Ogre’s Son is being published!

S&KlogoMy newest monologue is being published in 2016 by Smith and Krauss in their anthology Evil Genius: Monsters on Stage. Stay tuned for more details!

The New York Monologues is now in print!

CP_FOCUS-THEATREMike is honored to be one of seven playwrights having full length plays appear in Breaking Boundaries: An Anthology of Original Plays from The Focus Theatre, celebrating 50 years of this pillar of Irish theater. Click here to order your copy.



Check out Mike’s newest one act, KILLING LINDSAY LOHAN, is being performed on November 3rd at Jimmy No. 43. Tickets are free but limited. You can always try you luck at the door!

We finished shooting Mike’s short screenplay Pretty Crystals  in March. Stay tuned for more info as we get this sucker edited!


The Release was performed as part of Jimmy No. 43 fundraiser on April 26th at 4pm. What a great show for a great cause!


Antenora finished a fabulous run in London! Sep 30 – Oct 12 at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden, courtesy of Restless Ecstasy Productions.

3125429243-1Learning Is Fun made its premiere at Jimmy’s No. 43 on October 3rd courtesy of ESPA!

It made it to the finals of Seoul Players184637_168275796552909_4950960_n‘  fourth annual ten-minute play festival in South Korea as part on September 19 – 20!

10582782_10152223087565755_8639221035543512262_oThe Release had a great reception at The Delancey as part of The September Play Project on September 13 and 14!

For more information about scripts, productions, workshops or anything else contact Mike by email

Antenora, 2014 (London)

Antenora, 2014 (London)

Latest News

Thanks to everyone who came out to Backyart on Feb 27 for excerpts from “The New York Monologues”! The feedback was great. If you have anything to add please send more feedback, it really helps!  Here is a video recap featuring the awesome performances of Max Woertendyke, Laurie Schroeder and Phillip Callen:

See Mike’s interview about “The New York Monologues” with Backyart’s Maria Simeone:


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