Simmons has written a number of plays for young audiences.  They include …

  • Sherlock Holmes & the Hands of Othello
  • Urban American Dreams
  • StarChild
  • Uh, Oh Radio
  • Once Upon A Miracle
  • Frosty2: Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Out In the Snow.

Since it debut in 1988, Simmons’ Sherlock Holmes play has received numerous readings and productions. And Alex has enjoyed seeing his hero portrayed in at least three nontraditional casts.

(l to r) Kane, Amanda, & Holmes, 1986

Holmes, 2018