Michael McKeever


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Full-length Drama

by Michael McKeever

Daniel and Mitchell are the perfect couple. Perfect house, perfect friends—even a mother who wants them married.They’d have the perfect wedding, too, except that Mitchell doesn’t believe in gay marriage. A turn of events puts their perfect life in jeopardy, and Mitchell is thrust into a future where even his love may not prove to be enough. “Daniel’s Husband” is a bold reflection of love, commitment, and family in our perilous new world.

Production Notes

Character List

(1W, 4M)DANIEL Bixby, an accomplished architect, 40s

MITCHELL Howard, a novelist, Daniel’s partner, 40s

BARRY Dylan, a literary agent, Mitchell’s best friend, 50s

TRIP, an in-home healthcare specialist, 20s

LYDIA Bixby, Daniel’s mother, late 60s


Place: The main room of Daniel and Mitchell’s perfectly appointed home.

“A heart-yanker! You believe in the relationship at the play’s center.Together they become a couple that you want to cheer for.”—The New York Times“A profound look at love and commitment and the uncertainties oflife.”—The Daily Beast

“’Daniel’s Husband’ embodies what quality playwriting should do.It surprises, engages, entertains, and challenges your own worldviewwithout being didactic.”—The Broadway Blog

“Insightful, deeply felt and heart-rending!”—Gay City News“

A stunning play! Profoundly moving!”Nite Life Exchange


Michael McKeever

Michael McKeever has written 35 full length plays that have been produced at theatres around the world. Theaters in the United States and Canada include Penguin Rep, Marin Theatre Company, New Conservatory Theater Center, Phoenix Theatre, Stage West, Island City Stage, 1st Stage, Buffalo United Artists, Actors’ Playhouse, Palm Beach Dramaworks, Florida Studio Theatre, and Florida Stage. His plays have also received productions in some of the most prestigious theaters in Europe and...[FULL BIO]