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Jennifer Simard

 
Bio:
Broadway: Sister Act; starred as Rona opposite Mo Rocca and Darrell Hammond in ... Spelling Bee; Originated Wicked Witch in Shrek. Also originated roles in I Love You...Change, Thing About Men and Forbidden B'way SVU. TV/Film @ www.jennifersimard.net. Theater nominations for Best Featured Actress: 1 ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Broadway: Sister Act; starred as Rona opposite Mo Rocca and Darrell Hammond in ... Spelling Bee; Originated Wicked Witch in Shrek. Also originated roles in I Love You...Change, Thing About Men and Forbidden B'way SVU. TV/Film @ www.jennifersimard.net. Theater nominations for Best Featured Actress: 1 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Sarah
  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
Muny Production, 2018
Miss Hannigan
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Ms. Norbury [Replacement]
Mrs. Heron [Replacement]
Mrs. George [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Ernestina
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Sister Mary Downy
  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [Off-Broadway], 2013
Sister Mary
Sister Mary [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2013
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Performer
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2006
Rona Lisa Peretti
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Clara Kinsey
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Clara Kinsey
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
Rona Lisa Peretti [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Woman
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Woman #1
Woman #1
Performer (Understudy)

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Sarah

  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
Muny Production, 2018
Miss Hannigan

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Ms. Norbury [Replacement]

Mrs. Heron [Replacement]

Mrs. George [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Ernestina

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Sister Mary Downy

  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [Off-Broadway], 2013
Sister Mary

Sister Mary [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2013
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Performer

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2006
Rona Lisa Peretti

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Clara Kinsey

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Clara Kinsey

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
Rona Lisa Peretti [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Woman

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Woman #1

Woman #1

Performer (Understudy)

Jennifer Simard Biography

Broadway: Sister Act; starred as Rona opposite Mo Rocca and Darrell Hammond in ... Spelling Bee; Originated Wicked Witch in Shrek. Also originated roles in I Love You...Change, Thing About Men and Forbidden B'way SVU. TV/Film @ www.jennifersimard.net. Theater nominations for Best Featured Actress: 1 Lucille Lortel, 1 Drama League. 3 Drama Desks.

Jennifer Simard Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Jennifer Simard, Company
 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award
Jennifer Simard, Disaster
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Jennifer Simard, Disaster!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Jennifer Simard, Disaster!
 
Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award
Jennifer Simard, Disaster!
 
The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Jennifer SimardForbidden Broadway: SVU
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Jennifer Simard, The Thing About Men
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Jennifer Simard, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

Jennifer Simard News

Photos: 2022 Tony Awards Nominees Meet the Press- Part 1 Photo Photos: 2022 Tony Awards Nominees Meet the Press- Part 1
by Bruce Glikas - May 17, 2022

Tonys season is here at last! The nominations for the biggest Broadway awards ceremony were announced last week on Monday, May 9. Leading the pack was A Strange Loop with eleven nominations, followed closely by MJ and Paradise Square, with ten nominations each. On Thursday, the nominees met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture photos.

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.

Photos: Meet the 2022 Tony Awards Nominees! Photo Photos: Meet the 2022 Tony Awards Nominees!
by Jennifer Broski - May 16, 2022

Tonys season is here at last! The nominations for the biggest Broadway awards ceremony were announced last week on Monday, May 9. Leading the pack was A Strange Loop with eleven nominations, followed closely by MJ and Paradise Square, with ten nominations each.

Interview: L Morgan Lee On Making History As The First Openly Transgender Tony Award  Photo Interview: L Morgan Lee On Making History As The First Openly Transgender Tony Award Nominated Actress
by BWW Features - May 12, 2022

Lee has created another milestone for transgender performers on Broadway, becoming the first openly transgender actress to receive a Tony Award nomination. 

VIDEO: Broadway Legend Joel Grey Stops In to Celebrate Bryant Park Day! Photo VIDEO: Broadway Legend Joel Grey Stops In to Celebrate Bryant Park Day!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2022

This afternoon, Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Tony Award Winner¬†Joel Grey, (standing in for Mayor Adams), presented a proclamation from New York City to declare May 11, 2022¬†‚ÄúBryant Park Day,‚Ä̬†to celebrate Bryant Park‚Äôs 30th¬†anniversary of reopening in 1992.

2022 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show! Photo 2022 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

The nominations are in! Below, check out how each show fared individually in BroadwayWorld's list of nominations by show.

2022 Tony Awards Nominations- Live Reactions from Hugh Jackman, Jared Grimes, Patti L Photo 2022 Tony Awards Nominations- Live Reactions from Hugh Jackman, Jared Grimes, Patti LuPone, Sharon D Clarke & More!
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

Tonys time is here at least! The nominations for the 75th Annual Tony Awards were announced this morning by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry. This year's nominees are checking in with BroadwayWorld to tell us all about how they got the news. Check back for live updates!

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, PARADISE SQUARE, MJ & More Lead The 2022 Tony Awards Nominat Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, PARADISE SQUARE, MJ & More Lead The 2022 Tony Awards Nominations
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

This year's Tony Awards nominations were announced this morning by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry and here they are, celebrating the best of the 2021-22 theatre season. The 2022 Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 12, 2022 (8:00 - 11:00 PM, LIVE ET/5:00 - 8:00 PM, LIVE PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming live and on demand on Paramount+.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the KEEPING COMPANY WITH SONDHEIM Screening Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at the KEEPING COMPANY WITH SONDHEIM Screening
by Jennifer Broski - May 9, 2022

This past weekend, Tracie Bennett, Erin Davie,¬†Antwayn Hopper,¬†Michael R. Jackson,¬†John Earl Jelks,¬†Tavon Olds-Sample,¬†Andy Nyman,¬†Soara-Joye Ross,¬†Jessie Shelton,¬†Matthew Sklar,¬†Antoine L. Smith,¬†original cast members¬†Pamela Myers¬†and¬†Teri Ralston,¬†and more were on hand to celebrate the exclusive screening of ‚ÄúKeeping Company with Sondheim‚ÄĚ, a documentary from¬†Great Performances¬†on PBS.¬†

Wake Up With BWW 5/5: Ariana DeBose to Host the Tony Awards, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/5: Ariana DeBose to Host the Tony Awards, and More!
by - May 5, 2022

Today's top stories include our Tony Awards host, Ariana DeBose! Plus, watch the opening number from MJ the Musical, check out photos and clips from the Stephen Sondheim celebration performances, Sondheim's Old Friends, and more!

Jennifer Simard Videos

VIDEO: Broadway Legend Joel Grey Stops In to Celebrate Bryant Park Day! VideoVIDEO: Broadway Legend Joel Grey Stops In to Celebrate Bryant Park Day!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2022

This afternoon, Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Tony Award Winner¬†Joel Grey, (standing in for Mayor Adams), presented a proclamation from New York City to declare May 11, 2022¬†‚ÄúBryant Park Day,‚Ä̬†to celebrate Bryant Park‚Äôs 30th¬†anniversary of reopening in 1992.

VIDEO: Jennifer Simard Talks COMPANY, Sondheim & More on Backstage with Richard Ridge VideoVIDEO: Jennifer Simard Talks COMPANY, Sondheim & More on Backstage with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 4, 2022

Audiences at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater are rolling in the aisles eight times a week, partly because of the brilliant performance by the always hysterical Jennifer Simard.

VIDEO: COMPANY Cast Performs Title Song on The TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: COMPANY Cast Performs Title Song on The TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - May 4, 2022

TODAY's Best of Broadway Week continues with Company performing the title song. The performance included Katrina Lenk,  Matt Doyle, Christopher Fitzgerald, Christopher Sieber, Jennifer Simard, Terence Archie, Etai Benson, Bobby Conte, Nikki Renée Daniels, Claybourne Elder, Greg Hildreth, Manu Narayan as Theo, Rashidra Scott, and Anisha Nagarajan.

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Being Alive' From COMPANY on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYER VideoVIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Being Alive' From COMPANY on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022

Katrina Lenk took the stage to perform 'Being Alive' from Company on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS this Thursday, April 21. The episode was broadcast on NBC last night at 12:35 a.m. ET.

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Talks Theatre Etiquette at COMPANY, EVITA & More on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone Talks Theatre Etiquette at COMPANY, EVITA & More on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2022

Patti LuPone sat down with the women of The View this morning to discuss starring in Company on Broadway. LuPone, who recently returned to the production after being diagnosed with COVID-19, discussed her first bow back at Company in which she was hit with roses by an audience member. Watch the complete interview now!

VIDEO: Patti LuPone on Returning to COMPANY After Having COVID VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone on Returning to COMPANY After Having COVID
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2022

Patti LuPone returned to Company on Broadway last night, March 8, after missing ten performances after contracting COVID-19. Footage has been released of LuPone's first bow back, plus a clip of her speaking about what it was like to return to the stage.

VIDEO: Claybourne Elder Talks Paying It Forward Through COMPANY Tickets on PIX11 VideoVIDEO: Claybourne Elder Talks Paying It Forward Through COMPANY Tickets on PIX11
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2022

Claybourne Elder appeared on Pix11 this morning to discuss starring in Company on Broadway and how he is paying it forward by giving audience members the opporunity to win free tickets to performances after a stranger gave him the money to see Patti LuPone in Sweeney Todd. Elder also discusses his role on HBO Max's new series, The Gilded Age.

VIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Releases 'Message from Our Queen Patti LuPone' VideoVIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Releases 'Message from Our Queen Patti LuPone'
by Team BWW - Dec 31, 2021

COMPANY on Broadway has released a message from their queen (ok, and ours too), Patti LuPone celebrating that Broadway is open and the lights are on. Watch below!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of COMPANY Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of COMPANY Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Dec 14, 2021

Katrina Lenk and the cast of Company appeared on Good Morning America to perform the opening number from the new musical revival. The cast also features Jennifer Simard, Christopher Fitzgerald, Christopher Sieber, Claybourne Elder, Nikki Renée Daniels, Matt Doyle, Greg Hildreth, Etai Benson, and more. Watch the performance now!

VIDEO: Watch as COMPANY Dedicates Performance & Run to Sondheim VideoVIDEO: Watch as COMPANY Dedicates Performance & Run to Sondheim
by Robert Diamond - Nov 27, 2021

Mirroring the revival's first preview just a few weeks back, the night started with a pre-performance speech from director Marianne Elliott where she brought the full cast of Company to the stage. The cast, creative team and crew dedicated both the performance and the run to composer Stephen Sondheim. 


Jennifer Simard Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jennifer Simard been in?
Jennifer Simard has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Jennifer Simard been in?
Jennifer Simard has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jennifer Simard been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Company , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Disaster , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Disaster! , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Disaster! , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Disaster! , Outstanding Featured Actress (The Lortels) for Forbidden Broadway: SVU Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Thing About Men and Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change .

What awards has Jennifer Simard won?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Thing About Men.