I had a short story published in Art in the Time of COVID-19, a pretty amazing anthology of new writing and art created over the last few months. A Subpar Linen is all about finding love with the person you are stuck with all day long. The EBook is $5 on Amazon, and proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders!
PHYSICAL THERAPY is now in print!
With a cast entirely of female, trans, genderfluid and nonbinary performers, CORPUS INTERRUPTUS is a devised play about gender and identity in 2019, exploring questions like, “Who are we?” “Do you belong if you don’t look like your family?” “How are systems of power imprinted on bodies?” and, “Will we ever feel safe?” Coming to The University of Hawaii in April!
SURFACING received the Mark Twain Distinguished Achievement Award from the National Playwriting Program. Thank you all for your support!
Thanks to everyone that came out to the “Blank Page to Script in 60 Min” workshop in Eugene, OR in February for this year’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
Mike’s seventh full length play, SURFACING, premiered in July 2018 in New York, and it was nominated for four Planet Connections Awards!
Outstanding Playwright: Mike Poblete
Outstanding Actress: Suzannah Herschkowitz
Outstanding Supporting Actress: Montana Lampert Hoover
Outstanding Director: Daniella Caggiano
Thank you all for coming out!
Gentrification. New York history. Peeing on a roof. It all came together on July 20th at Jimmy’s No. 43! Thanks to everyone that came!
NAKED made its North American debut in Village Playwrights’ Loud and Proud Festival on June 28th at 8pm. Click here for more info!
Mike was thrilled to have two monologues performed The Brick Theater‘s This Is Not Normal Festival on June 6th and 16th, a project that reminded all of us that life under the new administration is not normal. Click here for more information.
Primary Stages commissioned over 70 playwrights to craft a monologue from the perspective of an American on the morning of November 9th. The results were powerful, frightening, hilarious and cathartic, and Mike was humbled to be included with so many fantastic writers. Click here for more information.