Nice things people have said about Tom
"Tom Reed sings the hell out of 'Take Me to Sex'" - City Pages
"Standout... rubber-faced, invitingly over-the-top" - Pioneer Press
"Fast paced physical comedy" -Pioneer Press
"Smart, funny, quick-witted, and possessing a better voice than a funny man should." -Cherryandspoon.com
"This guy is capital-F Funny and knows what he’s doing when it comes to satire." -Laura Stratford,Can't wait to see it: MN Fringe Edition blog
"Powerhouse vocals" "Guaranteed laughs" -Matthew Everett
Tom Reed Bio
A performer and writer based in Minneapolis, Reed's range includes sketch comedy, improvised crooning as Lounge-asaurus Rex, musical theater and creating and performing top-selling Minnesota Fringe Festival one-man musical parodies: Parry Hotter & the Half- Drunk Twins, Bite Me Twilight, Disney Dethroned and The Hungry Games. He has also regularly performed at Comedy Sportz, Huge Theater, and Brave New Workshop and is a member of the Rockstar Storytellers. On-camera, Reed can be seen in films, TV and commercials and he won Best Actor in the 2015 48 Hour Film Project (Minneapolis). Find Tom on IMDB.
Reed currently acts, writes, improvises and teaches at Brave New Workshop in downtown Minneapolis where he can be seen on the mainstage nearly every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Other credits include playing Henry in Next to Normal and Princeton in Avenue Q at Mixed Blood theater, Daniel in Actors Theater's The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), Plumber Jack in Above-the-Line Entertainment's Vigorous Torque (Best Actor - 2015 48 Hour Film Project Minneapolis, South Dakota Film Festival selection), Rosencrantz in Above-the-Line Entertainment's film Coming Out (48HFP Best film winner, nominated Best Actor, Best Writing), Tad in Eyehustle Entertainment's film Buffalo Shampoo (jury award - comedy, SD Film Festival), competing for national slam poetry teams and performing in an unusually inclusive production of The Vagina Monologues. Reed grew up near Kent, MN (population 120) and spent his youth performing hard-hitting drama like A Sombrero For Santa, Of Mice and Mozart and Sleeping Beauty Meets the Lone Ranger.