Don Reed is currently reviving at Berkeley’s The Marsh hismuch-touted, critically acclaimed East 14th, a solo show that has played in past years at both at The Marsh and on New York stages and has even been heard in excerpts on NPR.The one-man writer, performer, producer, and director joyfully and playfully walks us through the journey from his unique childhood of prostitutes and pimps later to become both a star and executive of television as well as the first African-American comic to be a warm-up for a major, late-night show (over 1000 pre-show appearances for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno).
Rating: 5 E
East 14thcontinues in an extended run through August 21, 2016 — Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 5:30 p.m. — at The Marsh Berkeley Arts Center, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley.Tickets are available online at www.themarsh.orgor by phone at 415-282, 3055, Monday – Friday, 1 – 4 p.m.
Photo Credit: Aaron Epstein
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