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Vivian Reed

 

Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Stage Credits

  [New York]
York Theatre Company Production, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Marie Christine's Mother
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Performer
Enchantress
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1980
Mollie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1976
Marsha/Young Irene
Marsha
Young Irene
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1972
Lena

Photos

Karole Foreman, Vivian Reed, Jenna Byrd Photo

Karole Foreman, Vivian Reed, Jenna Byrd

From: 
Date:
11/18/2021
Karole Foreman, Jenna Byrd, Vivian Reed Photo

Karole Foreman, Jenna Byrd, Vivian Reed

From: 
Date:
11/18/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [New York]
York Theatre Company Production, 2018
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Marie Christine's Mother

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Performer

Enchantress

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1980
Mollie

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1976
Marsha/Young Irene

Marsha

Young Irene

  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1972
Lena


Vivian Reed Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical
Vivian Reed3 Mo' Divas
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Vivian Reed , The High Rollers Social and Pleasure Club
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Vivian Reed, Bubbling Brown Sugar
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1976 - Best Performance Gold Star
Vivian Reed, Bubbling Brown Sugar
 
Theatre World Awards - 1976 - Performance Gold Star
Vivian ReedBubblin’ Brown Sugar
 
Tony Awards - 1976 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Vivian Reed, Bubbling Brown Sugar

Vivian Reed News

The Philly POPS Celebrates Oscar Hammerstein in HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You Next Mon Photo The Philly POPS Celebrates Oscar Hammerstein in HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

Music Director and Principal Conductor David Charles Abell brings the fun and elegance of Oscar Hammerstein 2nd's masterworks to the POPS in HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You, April 1‚Äď3 at the Kimmel Cultural Campus.

BWW Cabaret Celebrates International Women's Day with a Look At Some of the Women fro Photo BWW Cabaret Celebrates International Women's Day with a Look At Some of the Women from the History of Cabaret
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 8, 2022

Broadway World Cabaret has collected a few select videos of just some of the women who have made their mark on the cabaret and concert stages of the world.

Joe Iconis, Sara Neimietz & More to Star in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: THE NEW WAVE Photo Joe Iconis, Sara Neimietz & More to Star in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: THE NEW WAVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022

The Town Hall will present Broadway By The Year: The New Wave on Monday, March 21 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will launch Broadway By The Year’s 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).

BWW Review: Lovely Performers Honor Marilyn Bergman With KEEP THE MUSIC PLAYING! at F Photo BWW Review: Lovely Performers Honor Marilyn Bergman With KEEP THE MUSIC PLAYING! at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 3, 2022

Scott Siegel has done it again: a night of trivia, music, and first-rate entertainers paid tribute to the late Marilyn Bergman last night at 54 Below.

Long Beach's International City Theatre Honored With 23 Robby Award Nominations And W Photo Long Beach's International City Theatre Honored With 23 Robby Award Nominations And Wins
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022

International City Theatre has been honored with three wins and 20 additional nominations for four different productions by longtime theater reviewer Rob Stevens, who has announced his 35th annual ‚ÄúRobby Awards for Excellence in Southern California Theatre.‚ÄĚ

VIDEO: Sneak Peek of BLUES IN THE NIGHT at Ebony Reptertory Theatre Photo VIDEO: Sneak Peek of BLUES IN THE NIGHT at Ebony Reptertory Theatre
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 20, 2021

Set in 1948 in a Chicago hotel that has seen better days, the interwoven stories of BLUES IN THE NIGHT evoke the misery and humor of life, love and the dogged determination to do more than just survive. The drama reveals itself through glorious songs by Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Alberta Hunter, Harold Arlen, Jimmy Cox, Ida Cox and more.

Photos: Photos: First Look at Vivian Reed & More in BLUES IN THE NIGHT Photo Photos: Photos: First Look at Vivian Reed & More in BLUES IN THE NIGHT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021

Ebony Repertory Theatre in Association with International City Theatre is presenting the Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical BLUES IN THE NIGHT, conceived by Sheldon Epps, directed by ERT Producing Artistic Director Wren T. Brown, choreographed by Keith Young, and music directed by William Foster McDaniel.

Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents BLUES IN THE NIGHT Photo Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents BLUES IN THE NIGHT
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021

Ebony Repertory Theatre announces full cast and creative team for BLUES IN THE NIGHT, the Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical conceived by Sheldon Epps. Presented by Ebony Rep, in association with International City Theatre, ERT's Founder and Producing Artistic Director Wren T. Brown (ERT's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill) directs this powerful and soulful blues celebration.

Ebony Rep to Present BLUES IN THE NIGHT Starring Vivian Reed Photo Ebony Rep to Present BLUES IN THE NIGHT Starring Vivian Reed
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021

Ebony Repertory Theatre has announced full cast and creative team for BLUES IN THE NIGHT, the Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical conceived by Sheldon Epps.

BLUES IN THE NIGHT Comes to International City Theatre in Association With Ebony Rep Photo BLUES IN THE NIGHT Comes to International City Theatre in Association With Ebony Rep
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021

The soul of the blues wails out full and strong when Long Beach's International City Theatre, in association with L.A.'s Ebony Repertory Theatre, presents the Tony and Olivier award nominated, Sheldon Epps-conceived musical Blues in the Night.

Vivian Reed Videos

VIDEO: Sneak Peek of BLUES IN THE NIGHT at Ebony Reptertory Theatre VideoVIDEO: Sneak Peek of BLUES IN THE NIGHT at Ebony Reptertory Theatre
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 20, 2021

Set in 1948 in a Chicago hotel that has seen better days, the interwoven stories of BLUES IN THE NIGHT evoke the misery and humor of life, love and the dogged determination to do more than just survive. The drama reveals itself through glorious songs by Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Alberta Hunter, Harold Arlen, Jimmy Cox, Ida Cox and more.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Extends TARTUFFE VideoThe Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Extends TARTUFFE
by Julie Musbach - May 21, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 2018 season opening production, Tartuffe, will extend its run after much critical and audience acclaim. The French masterpiece directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte began performances on May 16 and will now play until June 10. A 'superb production that will whet your appetite for more,' as declared by NJ Arts Maven, Tartuffe's final performance will now be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 10.

BWW TV: Feinstein's/54 Below Gets Ready for the Holidays with Norm Lewis, Alice Riple VideoBWW TV: Feinstein's/54 Below Gets Ready for the Holidays with Norm Lewis, Alice Ripley & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 24, 2017

Acclaimed performer, multi-platinum-selling and five-time Grammy-nominated recording artist, author, conductor, artistic director, and impresario Michael Feinstein (December 18-30); Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis (December 18-23); Tony Award nominee Vivian Reed (December 7, February 7, March 7); and Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (November 28-December 6) are all heading to Feinstein's/54 Below this winter! Below, watch as they give a special preview of their upcoming shows!

BWW TV: Vivian Reed & Deborah Cox Talk THE COUNTESS OF STORYVILLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2014

Amas Musical Theatre and The Countess of Storyville, present a developmental workshop of the new musical by Martin Silvestri (music), Joel Higgins (lyrics) and R.M. Cohen (book). This epic story of lust, love, mystery and murder will begin performances on February 12, 2014 at The Peter J. Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) and continue through February 15. Lynne Taylor-Corbett directs. The show's stars, Vivian Reed and Deborah Cox chatted with BroadwayWorld about the production and you can check out what they had to say below!


Vivian Reed Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Vivian Reed been in?
Vivian Reed has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Vivian Reed been in?
Vivian Reed has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Vivian Reed been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for 3 Mo' Divas , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The High Rollers Social and Pleasure Club , Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Bubbling Brown Sugar , Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Bubbling Brown Sugar Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bubblin’ Brown Sugar and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Bubbling Brown Sugar .

What awards has Vivian Reed won?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Bubbling Brown Sugar Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Bubbling Brown Sugarand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bubblin’ Brown Sugar.