The Broadway dame will discuss her life and career in a one-night-only San Francisco engagement.
Simpson cofounded the off-off-Broadway company in 1996.
Cynthia Nixon, who also appeared in the original production, is featured here alongside Josh Hamilton.
The theater has also announced its new LAUNCH Commissioning Program for early career playwrights.
Kids' Night makes Broadway free to kids accompanied by a full-paying adult.
Teenage boys better start practicing their Scottish brogues.
The new Suzan-Lori Parks drama is directed by Jo Bonney.
The benefit performance will also feature Jeff Blumenkrantz, Jennifer Cody, and Don Darryl Rivera.
BAM will feature US premieres from South Africa's Fugard Theatre and the Canadian Opera Company.
The musical will return to the Great White Way in 2015.