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John Simon Biography

 
Bio:
Simon was the theater critic at New York for 36 years from October 1968 until May 2005. He wrote theater reviews for Bloomberg News from June 2005 through November 2010. He most recently reviewed theater for The Westchester Guardian. He also contributed to the Hudson Review, New Leader, New ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Simon was the theater critic at New York for 36 years from October 1968 until May 2005. He wrote theater reviews for Bloomberg News from June 2005 through November 2010. He most recently reviewed theater for The Westchester Guardian. He also contributed to the Hudson Review, New Leader, New ... (read complete bio)

Simon was the theater critic at New York for 36 years from October 1968 until May 2005. He wrote theater reviews for Bloomberg News from June 2005 through November 2010. He most recently reviewed theater for The Westchester Guardian.

He also contributed to the Hudson Review, New Leader, New Criterion, National Review, Opera News, Weekly Standard, Bloomberg News, and the Yonkers Tribune website.

He received the George Jean Nathan Award (1970) and the George Polk Award for Film Criticism (1968).

He has a PhD from Harvard University in Comparative Literature.