Benjamin Reed

american shakespeare center benjamin reed
This season:

Laertes, Player Queen in Hamlet; Bagot, Salisbury in Richard II; Tragedian, Alfred (Player Queen) in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead; Mincing in The Way of the World; Antonio in Antonio’s Revenge.


More than 40 roles in 27 productions, including Peter in Peter and the Starcatcher; Claudio in Much Ado about Nothing; Van Buren in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; Sebastian in Twelfth Night; Cornwall in King Lear; Sebastian in The Tempest; Claudio in Measure for Measure; Stephen in Every Man in His Humour; Malcolm in Macbeth; Raganeau in Cyrano de Bergerac; Kent in Edward II.


Hamlet in Hamlet, Orlando in As You Like It (Houston Shakespeare Festival, Houston, TX); Tom in A Few Good Men (The Alley Theatre, Houston, TX); Ken in Red, Halberstam in The Columnist (Tennessee Repertory Theatre, Nashville, TN); Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, Richmond in Richard III (Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Nashville, TN); Roat in Wait Until Dark (Wayside Theatre, Middletown, VA); Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew (Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Germantown, TN).


Private Anderson in The Last Rescue; Stage Manager in Pure Country 2: The Gift.


MFA in Acting, University of Houston Professional Actor Training Program; BA in Theatre, Belmont University, Nashville, TN. Society of American Fight Directors recommended pass in Single Sword, Unarmed, and Quarterstaff.