writer - director
"Rapturously awful...For connoisseurs of atrocious musical theater — and/or whip-smart satire — the fictional Jacob Sterling is a godsend to be eternally grateful for."
- The New York Times
As a writer, Redd's first play, MISSISSIPPI SUGAR, was developed and produced at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Other original works include AWFUL/GOOD, TOUCHÉ with Blair Ross, WHAT’S THAT SMELL: THE MUSIC OF JACOB STERLING with David Pittu at Atlantic Theater Company, piano arrangements for the plays SOME MEN at Second Stage and GOLDEN AGE at Philadelphia Theater Company and The Kennedy Center by Terrence McNally, THERE'S THE STORY by Tim McCracken, the short film HOLD (American Living Room: Lincoln Center) and “With You” (recorded by Ronan Keating) for “Postman Pat: The Movie” (Lionsgate).
Credits as a director include Dan Mills' FICTION IN PHOTOGRAPHS (New World Stages), SWEET POTATO QUEENS, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN (New Stage Theatre), SWING WINGS (York Theater), LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, EXTRAORDINARY JOE (Abrons Arts Center), the POP ROCK PROJECT at CAP21 and numerous concerts, cabarets and special events.
teacher - coach
As a teacher and vocal coach for over ten years, Randy's classes in Pop/Rock Vocal Performance, Pop/Rock Audition Rep and Audition Tech as well as Contemporary Musical Theater Vocal Performance have thrived at CAP21, NYU, and other professional training programs. He created and developed the Pop/Rock Project at CAP21/NYU. Redd has also worked with theater-loving students at Movable Arts, Queen's Theater In The Park, CentreStage, Thru The Stage Door/Broadway Theatricals, NOCCA Riverfront, USDAN, Broadway Classroom, Inside Broadway, Arts Horizons, "On With The Show” (Bravo Network), Abrons Arts Center's Urban Youth Theater, Molloy College, and teaches regularly for Broadway Workshop.