Biography

Brandon J. Simmons

Brandon is a theater artist and musician based in Seattle. He is pleased to return to Seattle Shakespeare Company, where he has appeared in numerous productions, including Jon Kretzu’s Love’s Labour’s Lost and The Threepenny Opera. Also: Sextet (Washington Ensemble Theatre); Bluenose and Pharaoh Serket (Seattle Children’s Theatre); Bud, Not Buddy (Book-It Repertory Theatre); Private Lives (SecondStory Repertory Theatre), Girls & Gods (Printer’s Devil); Angels in America (ReAct); Irma Vep (CenterStage); Camino Real (theater simple); and numerous appearances with 14/48: The World’s Quickest Theatre Festival (Three Card Monty, One World). Brandon is a founding member of  The Seagull Project, which will travel to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in April to perform their acclaimed production of  The Seagull at the renowned Ilkhom Theatre. They will present Chekhov’s The Three Sisters at ACT Theatre in January 2015.

Richard II

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Rosa Joshi

Performed at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center

Shakespeare’s lyrical tale of an ill-suited king toppled from his throne.

The Tempest

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Kelly Kitchens

Performed in parks throughout the Puget Sound region

Shakespeare’s magical tale where revenge yields to forgiveness.

Love’s Labour’s Lost

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Jon Kretzu

Performed at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center

Brainy resolve gets derailed by love for four pairs of lovers in Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.

The Threepenny Opera

Book and Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Music by Kurt Weill
English Adaptation by Marc Blitzstein
Directed by Stephanie Shine

Performed at the Intiman Playhouse

Mackie's back in town!

The cast of Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "The Tempest."(L-R) Meg McLynn as Antonio, Brandon J. Simmons as Sebastian, Pilar O'Connell as Adrian, and Jim Gall as King Alonso in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "The Tempest."Amy Thone as Prospero (center) with Meg McLynn as Antonio and Brandon J. Simmons as Sebastian in Seattle Shakespeare Company's 2013 Wooden O production of "The Tempest."Richard IIRichard IIRichard IIRichard IIRichard II