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Brooks Atkinson
Justin Brooks Atkinson is an American theater critic. He worked for the New York Times from 1922 to 1960. In his obituary, The Times called him "the most influential theatrical critic of his time." Atkinson became a play critic for the Times in the 1920s, and his critics became very influential. Determined to leave his theater office during World War II to cover the war, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1947 for his work as a reporter for The Times in Moscow. He returned to the theater in the late 1940s, until his retirement in 1960
Born Justin Brooks Atkinson, November 28, 1894, Melrose, Massachusetts, US
Died January 14, 1984, Huntsville, Alabama, US
Nationality American
Occupation Theatre critic, war correspondent
Years active 1925–1960
Employer The New York Times
Known for Pulitzer Prize for Correspondence

About Brooks Atkinson

From 1925 through 1960, he was a well-known New York Times theater critic.

Brooks Atkinson before fame

In 1917, he received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University.

Achievement of Brooks Atkinson

He was regarded as the most influential reviewer of his era.

Brooks Atkinson family life

In 1926, he married Oriana Macllveen.

Associations of Brooks Atkinson

Playwright Eugene O'Neill was a critic he admired.

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Letters. The New York Times Pulitzer Prize winner. The critics were recruited by The New York Times. American theater rating

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Latest information about Brooks Atkinson updated on March 17 2022.