Rees won a Tony Award for his performance in the title role of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. Among his other Broadway credits are Uncle Vanya, The Rehearsal, and Indiscretions. In U.K. he has performed in such classics as Hamlet, The Comedy of Errors, Romeo and Juliet, Othello Three Sisters and The Duchess of Malfi. The actor may be most recognizable for his recurring roles on television's Cheers and The West Wing.
Waiting for Godot features production design by Stephen Brimson Lewis and lighting design by Paul Pyant.