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Jena Simmons

JENA SIMMONS (Noël) Jena is 10 years old and is thrilled to be making her Debut as Noel in the First U.S. National Tour of Noel the Musical. At the age of 6, Jena began her theatrical journey appearing as Little Eponine, the Farmer’s Daughter and the Urchin in Les Miserables at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Other professional theatre credits include Gypsy as Baby June at the Garden Theatre and Annie as Annie at the Alhambra Theatre. Student productions include Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley as Cousin Sophie and Mulan as Mushu. Jena made her Television debut in an Investigation Discovery series as Marivon. Jena’s been in various TV commercials such as Carnival Cruise Lines, HHgregg Appliance, Chrysler, Universal Studios and Garden of Life. Toy Commercials include Tybo Tie Dye, Zits, Magnaflex, Play Face Pals and Flip A Zoos. Jena actively models in the commercial print industry most recently for Walgreens. Visit


Ellie Brower

ELLIE BROWER (Noël u/s) National Tour Debut! Ellie has appeared in Annie (Annie), Little House on the Prairie. (Laura Ingalls), Freckleface Strawberry (Francine Freckle) and Addams Family. Film: “The Darkening Sun” (upcoming). 2018 Hal Leonard North American Vocal Competition Finalist. Ellie speaks reads and writes Mandarin Chinese. Thanks to the NOEL team, Nancy Carson, and my loving family!




The Gazette – 11/25/2018

“Jena Simmons, 11, from Jupiter, Fla., is utterly charming in the title role. When Noel finally dries her tears, Simmons belts out her big solo with all the gusto you’d expect from her previous professional star turn as ‘Annie.'”

Tour Schedule

Event Information:

  • Broadway in Grand Rapids' 2015/2016 season, and more pictures!


    Broadway in Grand Rapids has announced their 2015/2016 season! You can view the full season below and purchase tickets at

    Kinky Boots - Jun. 21-26, 2015
    Newsies - Sept. 22-27, 2015
    Pippin - Nov. 3-8, 2015
    Mannheim Steamroller Christmas - Nov. 30, 2015
    Riverdance - Apr. 12-17, 2016
    Phantom of the Opera - May 18-26, 2016
    The Book of Mormon - Jun. 21-26, 2016

    And here are more pictures from the kids of Newsies, Pippin, Motown, The Lion King, and Annie!

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