Tom Reed – Playwright
Raucous Caucus Play: Whereas Puppies are Adorable
Tom Reed is a writer and performer based in Minneapolis, MN. Since 2013 he’s been a member of the mainstage writing/acting cast at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre. Other credits include writing and performing a series of top-selling Minnesota Fringe Festival one-man musical parodies: Parry Hotter & the Half- Drunk Twins, Bite Me Twilight, Disney Dethroned and The Hungry Games and performing in regional productions at Mixed Blood Theatre and Actor’s Theater. Reed’s improv credits include Comedy Sportz, Huge Theater, Brave New Workshop and improv festivals. He also acts in films and TV, is a member of the Rockstar Storytellers, and loves broccoli.
Mike Hayhurst – Director
Raucous Caucus Play: MacSpin
Mike Hayhurst is a producer and director for theatre and film, recent film credits include Oma starring Lynn Cohen; The Pits; Lightening Bugs in a Jar (premiered at Cannes 2015); The Trip to Bountiful with Cicely Tyson; and A Day Late and a Dollar Short with Whoopi Goldberg. New York theatre includes: Some Dead Bodies; King of Bohemia (MITF, Winner: Outstanding Direction); Miró; Love Thy Neighbour. Mike was born and raised in the UK where his directing credits included: Titus; The Vikings and Darwin; Orvin- Champion of Champions; Zombie Prom; Ubu Roi; Burying Your Brother in the Pavement. He is currently producing Kourtney’s Choice, an Applied Theatre project for young people that raises awareness around the issue of Child Sex Trafficking. For more information please go to www.eveningsquire.com.