Mike Sablone

Artistic Director - Warehouse Theatre
Mike Sablone is the Producing Artistic Director of the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, South Carolina. Before joining The Warehouse he spent seven years as a dramaturg for Center Theatre Group (Mark Taper Forum, Ahmanson Theatre, and Kirk Douglas Theatre). While there he was the dramaturg for Alex Timbers and Michael Friedman's BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON and saw the musical through its development including productions at the Kirk Douglas Theatre and Public Theater to its run on Broadway at the Jacobs Theater. The script for BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Book, and won Best Book of a musical at the Drama Desk Awards. Other notable theatre world premieres include David Henry Hwang's Pulitzer Prize finalist YELLOW FACE (Mark Taper Forum); Matt Sax and Eric Rosen's hip-hop musical VENICE (Kansas City Rep, Kirk Douglas Theatre), which Time Magazine called "the year's [2010] best musical"; Culture Clash's PALESTINE, NEW MEXICO (Mark Taper Forum); John Belluso's HENRY FLAMETHROWA (Trinity Rep); and Paul Grellong's RADIO FREE EMERSON (Gamm). He has developed work by Frank Basloe, Bash Doran, Kate Fodor, Nick Jones, Storm Large, Dave Malloy, Itamar Moses, Ken Weitzman, and Alex Woo at CTG, Portland Center Stage, South Coast Repertory, Trinity Rep, and the Denver Theatre Center. He spent five years as Director of Development for John Krasinski's production company Sunday Night, serving as the Executive Producer of Krasinski's THE HOLLARS and Co-Producer of the Gus Van Sant film PROMISED LAND.