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2016 OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION OF A SOLO SHOW
Don Reed for East 14th at The Marsh
Presented at The American Conservatory Theatre 12/5/16
http://www.americantheatre.org/2016/12/07/tba-awards-celebrate-2016-bay-area-theatre/

 

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“HILARIOUS. THE AUDIENCE CAN’T STOP LAUGHING. DON PLAYS ALL CHARACTERS WITH BOTH EASE AND INEXHAUSTIBLE ENERGY.

Full review:
http://www.newyorker.com/arts/events/theatre/2008/09/01/080901goth_GOAT_theatre?currentPage=2

 

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“IT’S A SITUATION HARD TO IMAGINE… BUT DON REED BRINGS IT TO LIFE – INHABITING A MULTITUDE OF PERSONALITIES.”

Full review:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/15/theater/reviews/15east.html?_r=0

 

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“ENCHANTING… ENERGETIC… AN IRRESITIBLE PRESENCE… AN UNDERGROUND HIT!”

Full review:
http://www.sfgate.com/performance/article/Theater-review-Don-Reed-s-East-14th-3228234.php

 

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“GO! KEEPING THE AUDIENCE IN STITCHES. MOST AMAZING, HOWEVER, REED SNEAKS IN A POIGNANT YARN.”

Full review:
http://www.laweekly.com/2006-12-14/stage/theater/

 

NYC

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“DAZZLING TOUR DE FORCE. ALL BARRELLS BLAZING!
“DON REED, THE AUTHOR, DIRECTOR, AND SOLE ACTOR IN THIS PIECE… SHOULD ALSO BE CLAIMING THE ROLE OF CHOREOGRAPHER…”

Full review:
http://www.backstage.com/review/ny-theater/east-14th/

 

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“LAUGH UNTIL YOUR EYES TEAR AND YOUR SIDES HURT. THIS MAN IS A PHENOMENAL TALENT.”

Full review here – PDF

 

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“IT TAKES REAL ARTISTRY TO ADVANCE [ A SOLO SHOW] FROM THE LEVEL OF JUST-OKAY TO OUTRIGHT EXHILARATING. DON REED’S GOT IT!”

Full article:
http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/the-year-of-fat-pigs-and-idiots/Content?oid=1536671

 

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"...SIDESTEPPING STEREOTYPES... DREW LAUGHTER AND CRIES OF RECOGNITION." BERKELEY DAILY PLANET

Full review:
http://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/issue/2010-02-04/article/34609

 

 

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AUDELCO AWARDS – OFF BROADWAY
BEST SOLO PERFORMANCE – NOMINEE

 

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"NOT SINCE JOHN LEGUIZAMO... HAS THERE BEEN AN ACTOR QUITE AS ACCOMPLISHED IN SUCH THEATRICAL DARING DO AS DON REED."
THEATERMANIA

Full review:
http://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/reviews/07-2008/east-14th_14461.html

 

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FEATURE

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/pimping-east-14th-with-reservations/Content?oid=1369626

 

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“90 MINUTES OF FROLOCKING FUN! HILARIOUS!”

Full review:
http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/don-reed-looking-back-hilariously-at-the-80s/Content?oid=2198057

 

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“DON REED DISPLAYS COMIC GENIUS… FLAT OUT REMARKABLE.”

Full review:
http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_19720394#

 

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“A RICH MINE OF MEMORY AND MATERIAL FOR THIS PHYSICALLY PROTEAN AND CHARISMATIC ACTOR WHO SAILS THROUGH TWO ACTS OF OFTEN HILARIOUS, SOMETIMES TOUCHING VIGNETTES…”
http://issuu.com/sf.guardian/docs/46.14_

 

 

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BEST ONE PERSON SHOWS IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

Full article:
http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/top-lists/best-one-person-shows-in-the-bay-area/

 

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“FLAT-OUT HILARIOUS! AN ELECTRIFYING PERFOMER”

Read full review:
KQED/PBS/NPR

http://www.kqed.org/arts/performance/article.jsp?essid=123613

 

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“AMAZING. HILARIOUS. A WONDERFULLY ENTERTAINING EVENING WITH A MASTER STORYTELLER.”
THE SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER.

FULL REVIEW:
SF EXAMINER
http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/don-reed-goes-home-hilariously/Content?oid=2521383

 

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5 out of 5 stars 'Outstanding.
“CAN YOU DIG IT? WORKS SO WELL BECAUSE IT COMES WITH AN ENORMOUS HEART, HUMBLE CURIOSITY, AND THE COMIC SENSE TO NOTE WHEN SOMEONE’S TAKING HIMSELF TOO SERIOUSLY.
STARK INSIDER

http://www.starkinsider.com/2013/07/don-reed-can-you-dig-it-review-san-francisco.html

 

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"...HILARIOUS AND UPLIFTING..." SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

"...NOTHING SHORT OF AMAZING." EAST BAY EXPRESS/VILLAGE VOICE

"...A DYNAMIC PERFORMER... AN IRRESISTABLE STAGE PRESENCE."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

 

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