Artist Bios

Nelson H. Simmons

Nelson H. Simmons

(Bio as of October 2019)

Nelson H. Simmons (Turkey Child) returns to Goodman Theatre after appearing in A Christmas Carol. Chicago credits: Kenny in The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 (Chicago Children’s Theatre). Simmons is a multiple time PUSH Excel Oratorical Competition winner and has been a featured speaker at many high-profile city events. At school, he plays guitar for the Chapel Praise team and is part of the Special Events Club and Soccer team. Simmons loves reading, trivia games, YouTube videos and making people laugh. He is an active member of his church and a seventh-grade honor student.

With Goodman Theatre