Steven Drukman is an American playwright and journalist.
In 2012, his play The Prince of Atlantis received its world premiere at South Coast Repertory in April and was published in the July/August issue of American Theatre magazine and his Death of the Author—set to premiere at L.A.'s Geffen Playhouse in 2014—was part of the 7@7 Series at Manhattan Theatre Club. In This Corner, which examines the lives of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling between 1930–1970, premiered at The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, CA in January 2008 and received the San Diego Critics Circle award for Best New Play. Also, The Bullet Round received its world premiere at Arena Stage in Portlland, Oregon in 2009.
In 2010, The Innocents was presented at the Asolo Repertory Theatre's "Unplugged" festival of new works and received its world premiere there in 2011. His new play, "Marquis Aurelius," appeared in the same festival in 2013.
One of his best known works is Another Fine Mess, which was an entrant for a Pulitzer Prize in 2003 and premiered at Portland Center Stage. His play Going Native premiered in 2002 at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. Drukman is also the author of two adaptations of plays by Alexander Ostrovsky, titled Flattery Will Get You, which premiered at Connecticut Repertory Theatre, and Snowmaiden, which premiered at the Bob Hope Theater in Dallas, Texas.
Additionally, he edited a collection of works by Craig Lucas titled The Dying Gaul and Other Screenplays. As an actor, he was a member of Chicago's Organic Theater Company and appeared in the 2006 film East Broadway.