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Valerie Simpson

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

Writing

Composer
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist

Photos

Steven Reineke, Valerie Simpson, Capathia Jenkins, Tony DeSare and Christopher RIddle Photo

Steven Reineke, Valerie Simpson, Capathia Jenkins, Tony DeSare and Christopher RIddle

From: 
Date:
03/17/2022
Chaz Lamar Shepherd, Bianca Marroquin, Amra-Faye Wright, Valerie Simpson, Evan Harrin Photo

Chaz Lamar Shepherd, Bianca Marroquin, Amra-Faye Wright, Valerie Simpson, Evan Harrington

From: 
Date:
03/13/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

Writing
Composer
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist





Valerie Simpson News

Photos: UNSCRIPTED Live With GRAMMY-Winning Legend Ruth Pointer Premieres At The Apol Photo Photos: UNSCRIPTED Live With GRAMMY-Winning Legend Ruth Pointer Premieres At The Apollo Theater Soundstage
by Robert Diamond - May 26, 2022

Award-winning filmmaker and photographer Sekou Luke (Notes from Harlem) and noted music journalist Christian John Wikane (PopMatters) presented 'Unscripted' Live at the Apollo Theater Soundstage on Monday night (May 23).

Leah Harris Releases New Song 'Shine' Photo Leah Harris Releases New Song 'Shine'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

R&B/Soul singer-songwriter, pianist, and entrepreneur Leah Harris debuted her new single, 'Shine.' Leah wrote this song with inspiration from the unique creative journeys undertaken by artists and entrepreneurs.

Photos: The New York Pops Present GET HAPPY: THAT NELSON RIDDLE SOUND Photo Photos: The New York Pops Present GET HAPPY: THAT NELSON RIDDLE SOUND
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 17, 2022

The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, presented Get Happy: That Nelson Riddle Sound on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 8:00pm in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. 

Majestic Theater to Stage A TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN: THE QUEEN OF SOUL Photo Majestic Theater to Stage A TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN: THE QUEEN OF SOUL
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 13, 2022

The Majestic Theater will feature Damien Sneed in a production in honor of Black History Month and Aretha Franklin. A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul will take place on February 16th at 7:30pm. With a legendary career spanning several generations and a multitude of genres, Aretha Franklin truly earned her title, 'The Queen of Soul.'

Valerie Simpson Plays Aretha's Greatest Hits at Poway Center Photo Valerie Simpson Plays Aretha's Greatest Hits at Poway Center
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 9, 2022

Aretha Franklin is recognized as the most successful female recording artist in history, with 112 charted singles on Billboard, 18 Grammy Awards, and over 75 million records sold. Her  legendary career rightfully earned her the title, “The Queen of Soul.”

Tribute To Aretha Franklin Comes to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, This Satur Photo Tribute To Aretha Franklin Comes to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, This Saturday
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2022

Hard to believe this month marks 55 years since the release of Aretha Franklin’s colossal worldwide hit “Respect' (Feb. 14, 1967). And who better to celebrate the musical legacy of the late icon of soul than with the gigantic personality of the musician and composer Damien Sneed and six-time Grammy Nominee Valerie Simpson -- at 'The Queen of Soul: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin' this Saturday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m., at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC).

February Concerts Announced At The Royal Conservatory Of Music Photo February Concerts Announced At The Royal Conservatory Of Music
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022

The 21C Music Festival continues with the return of Canadian violinist Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà, the superb all-female string ensemble featuring some of Canada's best musicians, on February 25 with a program titled Elle – 25th Anniversary Concert.

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center to Host Musical Tribute to Aretha Franklin Photo South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center to Host Musical Tribute to Aretha Franklin
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC) will host 'The Queen of Soul: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin' on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022 at 8 p.m. A dynamic presentation celebrating the amazing musical legacy of the late icon of soul, the show is the creation of accomplished musician and composer Damien Sneed who toured with and was mentored by Franklin herself.

The Majestic Honors The Queen Of Soul With A TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN Next Month Photo The Majestic Honors The Queen Of Soul With A TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2022

Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater will rock with the sounds of soul legend Aretha Franklin on Wednesday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m. with “A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul.” The concert will be presented live by musician, vocalist and composer Damien Sneed, and singer-songwriter Valerie Simpson, of Ashford & Simpson.

A TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN Comes To The Van Wezel Next Month Photo A TRIBUTE TO ARETHA FRANKLIN Comes To The Van Wezel Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2022

Valerie Simpson plays Aretha Franklin, in A Tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul. Simpson is a six-time Grammy Nominee and renowned singer and songwriter. She is half of the songwriting-performing-producing entity known as Ashford & Simpson.

Valerie Simpson Videos

VIDEO: Check Out A Sneak Peak for Upcoming CBS Special ELTON JOHN: I'M STILL STANDING VideoVIDEO: Check Out A Sneak Peak for Upcoming CBS Special ELTON JOHN: I'M STILL STANDING, A GRAMMY SALUTE
by Macon Prickett - Apr 9, 2018

Music stars Alessia Cara, Miley Cyrus, Kesha, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, Little Big Town, Chris Martin, Shawn Mendes, Maren Morris, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, and SZA celebrate the illustrious career of Elton John on the tribute special 'Elton John: I'm Still Standing-A GRAMMY® Salute,' to be broadcast Tuesday, April 10 (9-11 p.m., ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The concert showcases musicians from multiple genres performing classic songs from Elton John's impressive music catalog with longtime co-writer Bernie Taupin and features special appearances by Jon Batiste, Neil Patrick Harris, Christopher Jackson, Anna Kendrick, Gayle King, Lucy Liu, Valerie Simpson, and Hailee Steinfeld.

VIDEO: Paul Shaffer Returns to LATE SHOW with Special Performance
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 20, 2017

Paul Shaffer and Jon Batiste blended together their sounds and bands at their shared home of the Ed Sullivan Theater, performing 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough' with help from the legendary Valerie Simpson.

BWW TV Exclusive: Lea Salonga Sings ALLEGIANCE, Bruno Mars, Cut MULAN Song & More at Lincoln Center AMERICAN SONGBOOK Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 31, 2013

Tony Winner, Disney Legend Lea Salonga ('Miss Saigon,' 'Les Miserables') opened this year's Lincoln Center presents 'American Songbook' concert series, a 15-year-old annual tribute to great American songwriters, past and present, to sold-out crowd at The Allen Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center last night. BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive highlights from the concert below!

STAGE TUBE: 2012 BET AWARDS Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2012

In honor of the untimely passing of music icon Whitney Houston, the 2012 BET AWARDS pulled together an unprecedented pairing of today's divas, family members, friends, and cast mates for an emotional tribute that even brought BET AWARDS 12 double-winner Beyonce to tears. View the moving tribute to Whitney Houston below!

STAGE TUBE: Nominees Announced for 54th Annual Grammy Awards
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 1, 2011

Nominations for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards® (www.grammy.com) were announced last night by The Recording Academy® and reflected an eclectic mix of the best and brightest in music over the past year, as determined by the voting members of The Academy.

STAGE TUBE: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES' Terry Lavell Releases New Single, 'Born This Way'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2011

In the video below, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES' Terry Lavell sings Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson's 'Born This Way' from INVISIBLE LIFE. Click below to check it out!


Valerie Simpson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Valerie Simpson been in?
Valerie Simpson has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Valerie Simpson been in?
Valerie Simpson has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Valerie Simpson written?
Valerie Simpson has written 1 shows including Motown the Musical (Composer).