Acting Alumna Heather Alicia Simms '96 Featured in Two Off-Broadway Productions by Lynn Nottage

March 20, 2019

Headshot of Heather Alicia SimmsActing alumna Heather Alicia Simms’ '96 recently appeared in By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by faculty member, Lynn Nottage. “[…] the style is much more cutting as Vera’s earthy roommate Lottie McBride (Heather Alicia Simms, great with gags) […]”, according to Variety. She also recently appeared in Nottage’s Fabulation, produced by Signature Theater. 


Simms also starred in the critically-acclaimed Fairview at Soho Rep which is rumored to return to New York City. In addition, she was seen on the most recent season of Netflix's Luke Cage, and The Last O.G on TBS playing opposite Tracy Morgan. She can also be seen on HBO's Random Acts of Flyness. Her past stage credits include Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and A Raisin in the Sun, among others. Her film credits include movies such as Broken Flowers and Red Hook Summer. Her other television credits include The Good Wife and Law Order.