ABOUT JOSEPH REED HAYES
Celebrating 20 years of writing and producing theater, Joseph Reed Hayes has had 49 productions and readings of his work in Orlando, New York, California and the United Kingdom. He’s also a jazz producer, whose Jazz on Edge series encourages the performance of original music; and a performance artist, who has read his words on stages in New York, Orlando, the United Kingdom and Italy. He has been a three-time associate artist-in-residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts; 2021 winner of Florida Division of Arts & Culture Specific Cultural Project Grant and 2011 Individual Artist Fellowship; two-time winner of a United Arts of Central Florida Professional Development Grant; and a Telly Award winner for his play, West Farms. As founder of Timucua's Word Play series, he presented more than a dozen language-based events.
A play by Joseph Reed Hayes is a welcome oasis of cultured smarts." - Orlando Weekly