Michael's blog for his late-girlfriend, love and partner, Summer Serafin. The scattershot beginnings of a memoir...


Michael's bands - acclaimed NYC-based experimental dreampop trio Bipolar Explorer and celebrated NYC shoegaze duo Tremosphere. News, audio, video and links to Bipolar Explorer's eleven albums and six singles and Tremosphere's three albums and four singles on Slugg Records.

Bipolar Explorer's page on Wikipedia.


The first anthology of Michael's works for the theatre, Collected Plays, published by The Ginger Press, avail via Amazon.

Particularly fine work from Michael Louis Wells, beautifully managing multiple roles. Rich in character, humor, pathos...   - Excerpt of review, Michael's appearance in World Premiere of Edna O'Brien's "Tir na nOg"directed by Chris Smith, Magic Theatre - San Francisco, CA.” - Dennis Harvey


In the first installment ("Slab Boys") Wells combines the innocence of the cherub with the perversity of the scamp, a bully boy who just may have the soul of an artist. By the final play of the trilogy ("Still Life"), his portrayal deepens perceptibly. No longer just a madcap teenager, he's a man with a wry awareness of his own mortality and fate's unfathomable ways...   -Excerpt of review of Michael originating role of Phil McCann in US premiere of John Byrne's "The Slab Boys Trilogy" directed by Joy Zinoman, Studio Theatre- Washington, DC.” - David Richards

— The Washington Post

Leaving its rivals blinking at the gate, "1761" is a soaring send-up, played with brio and featuring the star-is-born pleasure of seeing Michael Louis Wells in the role of a lifetime...   - Excerpt of review of Michael in Tom Fontana & Bruce Paltrow's "1761" - West Bank Downstairs Theatre, New York City.” - Thomas M. Ditsch

— The New York Daily News