David Wayne Reed has been described as an “actor, writer and a bon vivant” as well as “a one-man classic rock circus.” He recently debuted his one-man show, Jolly Rancher (2012) to sellout crowds in Kansas City and Florida. He wrote/directed Mother Trucker (2004), Mother Trucker 2: Ride On (2011), adapted/directed Come Back to the 9 to 5 Dolly Parton Dolly Parton (2002, 2006), co-wrote/co-directed Supermodels in Space (2005) and adapted The Show Formerly Known as Purple Rain (named Best Play of 2005 by the Kansas City Star) and White Nose Christmas (2010). Reed was voted Best Actor: Reader’s Choice and Best Trouper in the Pitch Weekly in 2000 and Best Actor/Actress in 2008. Reed is a 2011 Arts KC Inspiration Grant recipient, a Charlotte Street Generative Performing Arts Award nominee and a Resident Artist at the Fishtank Performance Studio.
Name: David Wayne Reed
Lives in: Kansas City, Missouri
Occupation: Actor, Director and Playwright