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Ahmad Simmons

 
Bio:
Broadway: West Side Story, Hadestown, Carousel, Cats. Regional: Pittsburgh CLO. Concert dance: Parsons Dance Company, River North Dance Chicago, Eisenhower Dance Detroit. Television: "Dirty Dancing" (ABC). Bachelor of Fine Arts from Point Park University. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: West Side Story, Hadestown, Carousel, Cats. Regional: Pittsburgh CLO. Concert dance: Parsons Dance Company, River North Dance Chicago, Eisenhower Dance Detroit. Television: "Dirty Dancing" (ABC). Bachelor of Fine Arts from Point Park University. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2020
Diesel
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Worker
  [Off-Broadway]
Annual New York City Center Gala Presentation, 2018
Tom
  [Broadway]
2018 Broadway Revival, 2018
Ensemble
Policeman
Heavenly Friend
Jigger Craigin (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Alonzo

Photos

Gus Reed, Elijah A Carter, Kevin Csolak, Tyler Eisenreich, Ahmad Simmons, Jordan Dobs Photo

Gus Reed, Elijah A Carter, Kevin Csolak, Tyler Eisenreich, Ahmad Simmons, Jordan Dobson, Corey John Snide, Jarred Manista, Isaac Powell, Middle (standing, left to right) Dharon E. Jones, Matthew Johnson, Zuri Noelle Ford Front row (floor, left to right) Emilio Ramos, Michael Seltzer, Daniel Ching

From: 
Date:
02/21/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2020
Diesel

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Worker

  [Off-Broadway]
Annual New York City Center Gala Presentation, 2018
Tom

  [Broadway]
2018 Broadway Revival, 2018
Ensemble

Policeman

Heavenly Friend

Jigger Craigin (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Alonzo

Ahmad Simmons Biography

Broadway: West Side Story, Hadestown, Carousel, Cats. Regional: Pittsburgh CLO. Concert dance: Parsons Dance Company, River North Dance Chicago, Eisenhower Dance Detroit. Television: "Dirty Dancing" (ABC). Bachelor of Fine Arts from Point Park University.




Ahmad Simmons News

Photos: See Norm Lewis, Joshua Henry, Amber Iman & More at Broadway Advocacy Coalitio Photo Photos: See Norm Lewis, Joshua Henry, Amber Iman & More at Broadway Advocacy Coalition's BROADWAY VS 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

Hosted by Broadway favorite and BAC Co-founder Amber Iman, Broadway VS celebrated the legendary careers of Tony Award nominees Norm Lewis and Joshua Henry and welcomed the Broadway community to join in the celebrations both virtually and in-person at New World Stages. Check out photos here!

Mila Jam Joins the Cast of I PUT A SPELL ON YOU: THE SANDERSON VARIANT Photo Mila Jam Joins the Cast of I PUT A SPELL ON YOU: THE SANDERSON VARIANT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2021

Mila Jam, the transgender singer, songwriter, dancer, actor and LGBTQ activist, joins the cast of  I Put a Spell on You: The Sanderson Variant, Jay Armstrong Johnson’s annual love letter to the cult-classic film Hocus Pocus.

Gavin Creel, Eva Noblezada, Todrick Hall & More to be Featured in I PUT A SPELL ON YO Photo Gavin Creel, Eva Noblezada, Todrick Hall & More to be Featured in I PUT A SPELL ON YOU: THE SANDERSON VARIANT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021

A bewitchingly cinematic extravaganza awaits when I Put a Spell on You, the annual sold-out Halloween concert-meets-party, streams online beginning at 8 pm Eastern on Thursday, October 28, 2021. The virtual Halloween blowout, is this year dubbed “The Sanderson Variant'.

VIDEO: Watch Bonnie Milligan, Christy Altomare, Jason Gotay & More in Highlights from Photo VIDEO: Watch Bonnie Milligan, Christy Altomare, Jason Gotay & More in Highlights from New City Music Theatre's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 7, 2021

New City Music Theatre, formerly Cleveland Musical Theatre, held the first production under its new name and reinvigorated mission on Thursday, August 26 when it presented Jason Robert Brown’s seminal work Songs for a New World. Reimagined through a contemporary storytelling lens and performed by an expanded, star-studded cast including Liz Calloway, Jason Gotay, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Mary Kate Morrissey, and Ximone Rose, among others, at Radial Park at Halletts Point in Queens.

Liz Callaway, Jason Gotay & More Complete Cast of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at Radial Par Photo Liz Callaway, Jason Gotay & More Complete Cast of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD at Radial Park at Halletts Point
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2021

New City Music Theatre will welcome celebrated singer and Tony nominee Liz Callaway to the cast of their one-night only production of Songs for a New World. Callaway joins a host of Broadway and rising stars for the exclusive event at Radial Park at Halletts Point in Astoria, Queens on Thursday, August 26 at 7:30pm.

Photos: BLACK BROADWAY MEN Celebrates One Year With Mixer In Harlem Photo Photos: BLACK BROADWAY MEN Celebrates One Year With Mixer In Harlem
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2021

On Saturday, August 14th, BLACK BROADWAY MEN united in Harlem, New York to celebrate the one-year anniversary existence of the nonprofit organization.

Telly Leung, Michael James Scott, Nancy Opel and More Join SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD in R Photo Telly Leung, Michael James Scott, Nancy Opel and More Join SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD in Radial Park
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2021

Last seen in the title role of¬†Aladdin,¬†Telly Leung¬†(he/him) lends his talents to ‚ÄúThe World Was Dancing‚ÄĚ for the evening. Another¬†Aladdin¬†alum,¬†Michael James Scott¬†(he/him) will take on the soaring, penultimate number ‚ÄúFlying Home‚ÄĚ before returning to the New Amsterdam this fall. Following her recent turn in the Broadway company of¬†Wicked, Tony nominee¬†Nancy Opel¬†(she/her) will show off her comedic chops in ‚ÄúJust One Step,‚ÄĚ while¬†Bre Jackson¬†(The Color Purple,¬†The Book of Mormon; she/her) gives voice to ‚ÄúThe Flagmaker, 1775.‚ÄĚ

Photos: Broadway Gathers for the Premiere of THE SHOW MUST GO ON Documentary at the M Photo Photos: Broadway Gathers for the Premiere of THE SHOW MUST GO ON Documentary at the Majestic Theatre
by Bruce Glikas - Aug 10, 2021

Guests at the Majestic Theatre last night know that the show must go on! Theater director Sammi Cannold, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Dori Berinstein, WYSIWYG Studios, CEO Kwan-Woo Park and Elizabeth Armstrong, just premiered their new documentary film, The Show Must Go On. The film was presented in front of a live audience at the home of The Phantom of the Opera, the longest running show in Broadway history, to benefit and celebrate the work of The Actors Fund.

Jenn Colella, Derek Klena, Ciara Renée, and More Will Lead SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD in  Photo Jenn Colella, Derek Klena, Ciara Renée, and More Will Lead SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD in Radial Park This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021

Songs for a New World¬†is set to receive a New York production that reimagines each song to speak directly to our current cultural climate. As its premiere production following a rebranding, renaming, and relocation,¬†New City Music Theatre‚ÄĒformerly Cleveland Musical Theatre‚ÄĒcelebrates its new home in New York City by paying tribute to the thriving communities who have seen and been through it all in the last year and a half.

LaChanze and Jennifer Damiano Join Tonight's I'M STILL HERE Benefit; Online Auction a Photo LaChanze and Jennifer Damiano Join Tonight's I'M STILL HERE Benefit; Online Auction and Additional Archival Footage Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2021

Learn more about all of the additional archival footage added to the event, including Ariana Grande (at age 15 making her Broadway debut) and Brynn Williams in 13; Angela Lansbury in Blithe Spirit, Philip Seymour Hoffman in Death of a Salesman, Brian Stokes Mitchell in Ragtime, Sutton Foster in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and more!

Ahmad Simmons Videos

VIDEO: Watch Bonnie Milligan, Christy Altomare, Jason Gotay & More in Highlights from VideoVIDEO: Watch Bonnie Milligan, Christy Altomare, Jason Gotay & More in Highlights from New City Music Theatre's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 7, 2021

New City Music Theatre, formerly Cleveland Musical Theatre, held the first production under its new name and reinvigorated mission on Thursday, August 26 when it presented Jason Robert Brown’s seminal work Songs for a New World. Reimagined through a contemporary storytelling lens and performed by an expanded, star-studded cast including Liz Calloway, Jason Gotay, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Mary Kate Morrissey, and Ximone Rose, among others, at Radial Park at Halletts Point in Queens.

VIDEO: HADESTOWN Cast Members Talk About What Pride Means to Them VideoVIDEO: HADESTOWN Cast Members Talk About What Pride Means to Them
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2020

Recently several of the LGBTQIA+ Hadestown cast members sat down for a Pride Roundtable.

VIDEO: Watch The Cast of HADESTOWN Livin' It Up On Top at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day VideoVIDEO: Watch The Cast of HADESTOWN Livin' It Up On Top at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2019

Watch the cast of Hadestown perform 'Livin' It Up On Top' at 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade below!

VIDEO: ALL ARTS Announces Season Two of BROADWAY SANDWICH, With Teal Wicks, Rob McClu VideoVIDEO: ALL ARTS Announces Season Two of BROADWAY SANDWICH, With Teal Wicks, Rob McClure and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2019

ALL ARTS has announced the second season of Broadway Sandwiched. Follow host Garen Scribner as he reveals what some of Broadway's biggest stars do in the short time a?oesandwicheda?? between matinee and evening performances. This season takes viewers behind the scenes with Ahmad Simmons (Hadestown), Teal Wicks (The Cher Show), Rob McClure (Beetlejuice), Evan Todd (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Bradley Gibson (The Lion King), Rebecca Eichenberger (My Fair Lady), Jessica Ernest (Chicago), Isabelle McCalla (The Prom), Charity Angél Dawson (Waitress), and Ellyn Marie Marsh (Pretty Woman).

VIDEO: HADESTOWN's Kay Trinidad Takes Over Instagram for the Tonys! VideoVIDEO: HADESTOWN's Kay Trinidad Takes Over Instagram for the Tonys!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2019

We were living it up all weekend because Hadestown cast member Kay Trinidad gave us an inside look at all things Tonys, from the Walter Kerr Theatre to Radio City Music Hall! In case you missed any of the excitement (or want to relive it all again), we've compiled footage from the takeover for you to enjoy; be sure to check it all out!

VIDEO: The Cast of HADESTOWN Goes 'Way Down' on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN VideoVIDEO: The Cast of HADESTOWN Goes 'Way Down' on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2019

'Broadway Week' wraps up on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' with a performance from the cast of HADESTOWN and we've got the video!

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of HADESTOWN on Broadway VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of HADESTOWN on Broadway
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 18, 2019

Theatregoers need not travel all the way to the underworld to catch Broadway's latest hit. Hadestown, following runs at New York Theatre Workshop, Canada's Citadel Theatre, and London's National Theatre, opened just last night at the Walter Kerr Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're showing you what happened after the curtain came down below!

BWW TV: HADESTOWN'S Kay Trinidad Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night! VideoBWW TV: HADESTOWN'S Kay Trinidad Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 18, 2019

Broadway has officially gone way down under the ground with the opening of Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre! All throughout opening night, cast member Kay Trinidad showed BroadwayWorld behind the scenes as she took over our Instagram Story. From all the morning preparations to shenanigans at the theatre to the after party, Kay gave us a peek into the show's opening night! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive it all again), we've compiled footage from the takeover; check it all out below!

VIDEO: BWW Hits The Red Carpet At Opening Night of HADESTOWN VideoVIDEO: BWW Hits The Red Carpet At Opening Night of HADESTOWN
by TV - Red Carpets - Apr 17, 2019

Following record-breaking runs at New York Theatre Workshop and Canada's Citadel Theatre, and the National Theatre, the new musical Hadestown opens on Broadway tonight! See our coverage from the red carpet below!

BWW TV: Get Back in the Line with Highlights from New York City Center's A CHORUS LIN VideoBWW TV: Get Back in the Line with Highlights from New York City Center's A CHORUS LINE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2018

New York City Center will soon present the 75th Anniversary gala presentation of A Chorus Line. The production will star Jay Armstrong Johnson (Bobby), Kate Bailey (Kristine), Callan Bergmann (Frank), Natalie Bourgeois (Lois), Tommy Bracco (Mike), Wesley Ian Cappiello (Roy), Max Clayton (Don), Aaron Patrick Craven (Butch), Sara Esty (Maggie), Emily Franch (Vicki), David Grindrod (Mark), Eddie Gutierrez (Paul), Robyn Hurder (Cassie), Jolina Javier (Connie), Tara Kostmayer (Diana), Denis Lambert (Greg), J. Elaine Marcos (Val), Melanie Moore (Judy), Jenna Nicole Schoen (Tricia), Joseph J. Simeone (Al), Ahmad Simmons (Tom), Ryan Steele (Larry), Naomi C. Walley (Bebe), Anthony Wayne (Richie), Tony Yazbeck (Zach), and Leigh Zimmerman (Sheila).


Ahmad Simmons Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ahmad Simmons been in?
Ahmad Simmons has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Ahmad Simmons been in?
Ahmad Simmons has not appeared in the West End