A B O U T
MICHAEL McKEEVER has written 38 full-length plays that have been produced at theaters around the world.
His play Daniel’s Husband ran Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre, following successful New York runs at Penguin Rep and Primary Stages, where it was nominated for an Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Work. His plays After and Mr. Parker enjoyed successful runs Off-Broadway at 59E59 and Theatre Row.
Theaters throughout North America that have produced his work include: Penguin Rep, Marin Theatre Company, Zoetic Stage, New Conservatory Theater Center, Phoenix Theatre, Stage West, Island City Stage, Ronnie Larsen Presents, 1st Stage, Buffalo United Artists, Palm Beach Dramaworks, Actors’ Playhouse, Florida Studio Theatre and many more.
His plays have also received productions in some of the most prestigious theaters in Europe, among them, Komodie Dresden (Dresden, Germany), Och-Teatr (Warsaw, Poland) and Theater in der Josefstadt, Kammerspiele (Vienna, Austria).
McKeever’s work has been nominated four times for the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics New Play Award. He is a three-time finalist for Humana Festival’s Heideman Award and an NEA Residency Grant recipient. He has won numerous Carbonell and Silver Palm Awards, and is the proud recipient of the prestigious George Abbott Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement.
As an actor, he has appeared on stage in Mothers and Sons, The Normal Heart, It’s Only a Play, The Pride, The SantaLand Diaries, Picnic and Dan Clancy’s The Timekeepers, for which he received the Carbonell Award for Best Actor in a Play. He is also an award-winning designer and illustrator.
McKeever is a co-founder of Zoetic Stage, a Miami-based theater company dedicated to developing new work and bringing different points of view to established plays. Several plays developed at Zoetic Stage have gone on to receive celebrated productions around the world.