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 does sketch comedy and improv at Brave New Workshop, improvised crooning as Lounge-asaurus Rex, musical theater and has created and performed 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 and Huge Theater 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). Tom on IMDB.
Specific credits include Donald in Lady Dynamite, Ensemble in Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, 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. As a writer, Tom's sketches have been performed at Brave New Workshop, he had a short play selected for the Raucous Caucus political play festival and he's been part of writing teams for several award-winning 48 Hour Film Project films.
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.