Denver critic John Moore takes buyout offer

Denver critic John Moore takes buyout offer

John Moore, who was recently rated one of the 12 most influential theater critics in the country by American Theater magazine, is taking a buyout and leaving the Denver Post after 18 years. He has been the theater critic since 2001.

In his Running Lines column, with the headline “You are all cordially invited to my third act,” he writes that in considering the newspaper’s buyout offer, “I came up with 463 reasons to stay and 463 reasons to go.” He says it offers him the “gift of time.”

“This buyout affords me the opportunity to put the brakes on the runaway train of my life for a few months, and to indulge in the kind of writing that I have never allowed my full attention. Creating art, not interpreting and evaluating it.”

You can read his full column here.

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