Peter Marks

Staff Writer and Theater Critic, The Washington Post

Peter Marks is a staff writer and chief theater critic for The Washington Post. Prior to 2002, he was a reporter and theater critic at The New York Times, where he covered the 2000 presidential campaign. Marks has been a reporter and feature writer for Newsday and worked at the Newark Star-Ledger and other New Jersey newspapers. His Newsday team won the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting, for coverage of a New York subway crash. Marks co-authored the late AIG CEO Bob Benmosche’s memoir, Good for the Money: My Fight to Pay Back America. He has taught theater criticism at George Washington University and co-hosts the theater podcast “Three on the Aisle.”

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