Book, Lyrics, Music
Holly enthusiastically embraces the title of creative multi-hyphenate. She is the owner and creative director of Reed Creative Group, an award-winning design and marketing agency. Holly has enjoyed a lifelong career in vocal and theatre performance; her favorite roles including Nancy (Oliver) and Corrie ten Boom (The Weaving, regional premiere). Holly has been featured in video, film and commercials, enjoys performance coaching, and has directed many musicals. Combining her talents and interests, Holly is honored to be the graphic designer for several Broadway professionals, including Tony Award-winning producer Ken Davenport and Carol de Giere, author of Defying Gravity: the Creative Career of Stephen Schwartz (for which she designed the book cover of the new 2018 edition). She is also owner and curator of the popular online resource MusicalWriters.com. Holly is an Associate Theatre Critic for DFW’s The Column, is a member of ASCAP and the Dramatists Guild and holds a BFA in design and music from The University of Texas at Arlington. Holly wrote music (along with husband Kelvin) and lyrics for “That’s What Friends Do” for Girlhood the Musical by Larry Little/CPA Theatricals. Current musicals in development include Edmond’s Orchid (how a 12-year-old slave on a remote island helped solve the shortage of the world’s second most popular spice—vanilla), The Weaving (the life of holocaust survivor Corrie ten Boom), and Camp McAuliffe (for McAuliffe Elementary School in Lewisville, TX).
Kelvin has served as a Music and Worship Pastor for over 25 years. He is currently serving at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas, and weekly leads a congregation of over 7000. Kelvin is an avid pianist, composer and arranger and has produced several recording projects with various choirs. His choral groups have performed in Chicago, Denver, New Orleans (with Lenny Kravitz), New York City, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Kelvin is from Clearwater, Florida, where he grew up developing a love for music in the church. He received a Bachelor of Music Education at Carson-Newman College in Tennessee and a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Past, present and future shows by Kelvin and Holly Reed
Book, Music & Lyrics
Kringle the Musical
Book, Music & Lyrics
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