Simon will be known to Silo audiences but this is his debut performance for Auckland Theatre Company.
In 2003 Simon won Best Actor Dunedin in the Listener Theatre Awards for his portrayal of Alan Strang in Equus.
Other Theatre credits include The Boys in the Band, The Scentless Apprentice, Mr Kolpert (Silo), Romeo and Juliet (Downstage) Disco Pigs (National Tour), Equus (Fortune), The Curative, Noises Off, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, The Diary of Anne Frank, Three Sisters, Cabaret (Court)
“I’m enjoying playing with the rich layers of Webster’s language. This era of writing has always interested me – making it make sense for ourselves, today.”