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Bill Sims Jr.

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Musical Director

Writing

Composer

 

Stage

Productions

Musical Director

Writing
Composer

Bill Sims Jr. Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Music in a Play Gold Star
Bill Sims Jr. , Jitney

Bill Sims Jr. News

SIX, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Nominations for 2022 Drama Desk Awards Photo SIX, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Nominations for 2022 Drama Desk Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 16, 2022

Nominations for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today, and the full list of nominees is available below.

Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes First Eligibility Rulings of the Season on Photo Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes First Eligibility Rulings of the Season on SIX, CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 9, 2021

 The Tony Awards Administration Committee met yesterday to confirm the eligibility status of 12 Broadway productions for the 2021-2022 season.  This was the first time the Tony Awards Administration Committee met to decide the eligibility for the 75th Annual Tony Awards. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

MTC's LACKAWANNA BLUES Announces Final Extension Through November 12 Photo MTC's LACKAWANNA BLUES Announces Final Extension Through November 12
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues will add additional performances on Tuesday, November 9 at 7PM, Wednesday, November 10 at 2PM, Thursday, November 11 at 7PM and Friday, November 12 at 8PM at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

LACKAWANNA BLUES Announces One-Week Extension Photo LACKAWANNA BLUES Announces One-Week Extension
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced that Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues will extend for one additional week of performances, now playing through Sunday, November 7 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Review Roundup: LACKAWANNA BLUES  Opens on Broadway! Photo Review Roundup: LACKAWANNA BLUES Opens on Broadway!
by Review Roundups - Oct 7, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues, opens tonight at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Read all the reviews as they roll in!

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of LACKAWANNA BLUES on Broadway! Photo VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of LACKAWANNA BLUES on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer)’s Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues, now playing at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The show will open next Thursday, October 7.

LACKAWANNA BLUES Cancels Weekend Performances Due to Back Injury Sustained by Ruben S Photo LACKAWANNA BLUES Cancels Weekend Performances Due to Back Injury Sustained by Ruben Santiago-Hudson
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson had a back injury this week. As a result, performances of RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON’s LACKAWANNA BLUES are cancelled this evening and over the weekend.

Photos: First Look at Ruben Santiago-Hudson in LACKAWANNA BLUES Photo Photos: First Look at Ruben Santiago-Hudson in LACKAWANNA BLUES
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 23, 2021

The Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues is now in performances and will open next Tuesday, September 28 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Photos: Manhattan Theatre Club Celebrates Re-Opening with First Preview of LACKAWANNA Photo Photos: Manhattan Theatre Club Celebrates Re-Opening with First Preview of LACKAWANNA BLUES
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 16, 2021

On Tuesday night, Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues debuted on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street, NYC), following the theater going dark for 18 months during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES Reopens MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Tom Photo Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES Reopens MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Tomorrow Night
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club will reopen its doors tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14, when the Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues begins performances at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Bill Sims Jr. Videos

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of LACKAWANNA BLUES on Broadway! VideoVIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of LACKAWANNA BLUES on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer)’s Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues, now playing at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The show will open next Thursday, October 7.

VIDEO: First Look at JITNEY at Seattle Rep VideoVIDEO: First Look at JITNEY at Seattle Rep
by Stage Tube - Mar 5, 2020

Seattle Rep will present the Broadway production of August Wilson's Jitney, beginning February 28 in the Bagley Wright Theater. Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jitney was the last of Wilson's plays to premiere on Broadway, where it won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.

BWW TV: Signature Theatre's THE PIANO LESSON - Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 16, 2012

Signature Theatre presents The Piano Lesson by August Wilson and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production runs through December 16 and opens November 18 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the production below!


Bill Sims Jr. Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Bill Sims Jr. written?
Bill Sims Jr. has written 1 shows including The First Breeze of Summer (Composer).

What awards has Bill Sims Jr. been nominated for?
Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Jitney .

What awards has Bill Sims Jr. won?
Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Jitney.