Ben Simpson

Cofounder, Simpson & Longthorne Theatricals; Producer, The Band's Visit
Class of 
2011
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Benjamin Simpson

Ben Simpson is the cofounder of Simpson & Longthorne Theatricals, a theatrical producing and general management firm, alongside Joe Longthorne. He is also the cofounder of Fourth Wall Productions, a theatrical ticketing agency that specializes in dynamic ticket pricing and group sales for Broadway shows.

As a theatrical producer, Simpson has won two Tony Awards for his coproducing work on The Band’s Visit and Hello, Dolly. Other notable credits include Waitress (on Broadway and the national tour, which was nominated for a Tony), Oh, Hello on Broadway, The Glass Menagerie, A Doll's House Part 2 (which was nominated for a Tony), and Broadway’s newest viral sensation, Be More Chill, among others. As a general manager, he has worked on productions such as BLANK! The Musical (residency at the Green Room 42), OSCAR at the Crown (3 Dollar Bill), Made in America (Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater), Eh Dah? Questions for My Father (Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop), and numerous productions at the New York Musical Festival.

Simpson sits on the young professionals board of CO/LAB Theater Group and is a proud graduate of Boston Conservatory.