Randy Courts


Composer/lyricist Randy Courts collaborated with playwright/lyricist Mark St.Germain on the musicals THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI (ten consecutive seasons at the Lambs Theater, two national tours, over 200 productions worldwide); JOHNNY PYE AND THE FOOLKILLER (Lambs Theater, AT&T New Plays Of The Nineties Award); JOSEPH AND MARY (Los Angeles, Dallas, Indianapolis and in concert in New York starring Kris Kristofferson); JACK’S HOLIDAY (Playwrights Horizons, 3 Outer Critics Circle Award nominations, including Best Musical); THE BOOK OF THE DUN COW (10th anniversary of The New Harmony Project); and THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE (Playwrights Horizons, commission from Playwrights Horizons and Dreamworks). Mr. Courts and Mr. St. Germain also contributed songs to the review A… MY NAME IS STILL ALICE and to Cass Morgan’s TRUE HOME. Mr. Courts collaborated with author Walter Wangerin Jr. on the Christmas oratorio ANGELS AND ALL CHILDREN, and they are currently finishing POTTER, an opera based on the book of the same title by Wangerin. This summer, Mr. Courts is set to collaborate with writer Will Osborne on a musical adaptation of THE MAGIC TREE HOUSE, a popular children’s book series by Mary Pope Osborne. Mr. Courts is a member of the Dramatists Guild and a regular participant at the New Harmony Project. His work has been published by Dramatists Play Service, Samuel French, Fireside Theatre, Augsburg Fortress Publishing and The Dramatic Publishing Company.

Appears in
Jack's Holiday