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Near perfect direction give the play authentic, rangy wit and feeling.”

                                                                                                                 LA Weekly



“Gary Lee Reed is a man of wit and wisdom, qualities which inform and shape his work. As an actor’s

director, Gary elicits stunning performances and as a man of letters respects and honors the words on the

page. Gary is definitely one of the “good guys”.

                                                                                                         Gerrie Maloof - Associate Vice President,

                                                                                                                                   Los Angeles County Museum of Art



“Director Gary Lee Reed delivers a tasty crowd pleaser.”

                                                                                           Back Stage West



“Energetic and innovative direction.”

                                                            Los Angeles Times



“Expertly intimate direction, effortlessly rangy.”




“Compelling, funny, powerful...first rate...spiritual high.”

                                                                                             Los Angeles Times



“Sensitively directed by Gary Lee Reed who keeps the action moving and never lets a single thing divert attention

from Tinsley’s spectacular creation.”

                                                                Back Stage West


“Not a week link in this spirited cast.”

                                                               Los Angeles Times


"Gary Lee Reed creates a wonderfully creative playground that allows the actor to do their very best. With

his clear vision and insight into character, the collaboration between director and actor is the perfect blend

of give and take. I truly look forward to working with him again."

                                                                                                          Nan McNamara,

                                                                                                          Producing Artistic Director, Actors Co-Op



“Reeds staging is right on, using the thrust stage as well as it’s ever been used.”

                                                                                                                                  Back Stage West



“Reed handles transitions seamlessly, creating moments of despair and sorrow prior to a jubilant resurrection.”

                                                                                                                                                                                  Los Angeles Times



“Hits the right note.”




“Incredible direction, which flows as the actors move from scene to scene.”



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