Steven C Drukman


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B.A. Oberlin College
M.A. University of Wisconsin
Ph.D. New York University

Steven Drukman's newest play, “Pru Payne,” will receive its world premiere at Arizona Theatre Co. Most recently, his adaptation of Racine’s “Phedre” was part of the LAByrinth Theatre’s Intensive and his play about Ted Williams, “Going to See the Kid,” had its world premiere at Merrimack Rep. “Death of the Author” received its world premiere at the Geffen Playhouse in LA (published by Dramatists Play Service), and his play “Marquis Aurelius”—a Eugene O’Neill finalist—appeared in Asolo Rep’s Unplugged Series. Other world premieres: “The Prince of Atlantis,” (South Coast Rep, published in American Theatre magazine), “The Innocents,” (the first-ever commission by New York’s Naked Angels, produced by Asolo Rep), “The Bullet Round” (Arena Stage, Portland Oregon), "In This Corner" (The Old Globe, winner of San Diego Critics' Circle "Best New Play" award), "Another Fine Mess" (Portland Center Stage, Pulitzer Prize Nomination for Drama, 2003), "Going Native" (Long Wharf Theatre), "Flattery Will Get You" (Connecticut Rep), "Collateral Damage" (Illusion Theater, Minneapolis). Also: "Truth and Beauty" (South Coast Repertory, Pacific Playwrights Festival). Drukman's work has been developed by the Mark Taper Forum, Manhattan Theatre Club, Intiman Theatre, Sundance Theatre Lab, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Playwrights Horizons, South Coast Rep, New York Theatre Workshop, and many others. He was a 2015 MacDowell Fellow. Drukman has also worked for many years as a journalist, writing for The New York Times, The Nation, The Village Voice, International Herald Tribune and countless magazines, including American Theatre, where he was a Senior Editor. For years he reviewed performance art for Artforum and downtown theatre for WNYC-FM. He is a member of The Actors Studio and is represented by Paradigm in NY and LA.