14th Birthday Run!
Returns to the San Francisco Mainstage!
Written, Performed, Produced, & Directed by Don Reed
Original Music – Don Reed, Jon Harrison Taylor, & Doyle Robinson
Creative Consultants – David Williams & Bob Ettinger
Public Relations – Carla Befra PR and LA Jones PR
October 7 – 29, 2023
Saturdays at 8pm | Sundays at 5pm
Tickets: $25 – $35 General Seating sliding scale | $50 & $100 Reserved Seating
Online ticket sales close 2 hours before each performance,
and additional tickets may be available for purchase at the door.
95 minutes | 1 Intermission | Ages 18+
Please do not bring infants to the show
Face Masks and Proof of Vaccination no longer required
About the Show
It’s East 14th’s – 14th Birthday! Come out and celebrate this updated LIMITED RUN! Back in 1970’s Oakland, his stepfather forced him to be a straight-A, God-fearing church boy – but he wanted to be just like his dear old Dad. Too bad he didn’t know dear old Dad was a pimp. But one who just might lead him to heights unknown…
About the Performer
Don Reed, (HBO/Snap Judgment/CBS) was the 2016 Theatre Bay Area – WINNER – for Outstanding Solo Production East 14th and is Co-Producer of filmmaker Robert Townsend‘s solo hit Living the Shuffle. A San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Nominee and NAACP Triple Nominee for Best Actor & Best Playwright played one of the lead roles in the Amazon Prime comedy series Bartlett which was co-financed and recurring role starred Lin Manuel Miranda (creator of the Broadway smash HAMILTON)
Don has performed, written and directed for film, television and theater. You may have heard his voice on Spiderman, Johnny Quest, SNL and as the voice of the cat on 2 Broke Girls. Additionally, Don has written, directed, produced and starred in short films for HBO. He has written and starred in work for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN and can be seen in the Netflix feature film Unleashed alongside stars from Showtime’s Shameless. Reed was the opening act/warm-up comedian for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno for over 1,000 episodes, and recently shared an excerpt story from the aforementioned East 14th – on NPR/WYNC’s Snap Judgment so compelling that it was woven into the graduate writing curriculum at American University in D.C. See it here…“I Miss Toni”