Steven C Drukman

Chairperson; Associate Arts Professor

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

This season, Steven Drukman's “Going to See the Kid” will premiere at Merrimack Repertory Theatre and his first feature film, “To Whom I May Concern,” co-written with Gil Cates, is scheduled to open in 2017. “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 plays include: “The Prince of Atlantis,” (South Coast Rep, published in American Theatremagazine), “The Innocents,” (the first-ever commission by New York’s Naked Angels, produced by Asolo Rep), “The Bullet Round” (Arena Stage in 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), "Snowmaiden" (Bob Hope Theatre, Dallas). 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, many others and he was a 2015 MacDowell Fellow. Prior to playwriting, he worked for many years as a journalist, writing for The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune and countless magazines, including American Theatre, where he was a Senior Editor. He is represented by ICM in New York and Paradigm in Los Angeles.