Broadway, Television, and Concert Artists
John Randall has worked with Broadway, television, and concert artists such as Loretta Devine, Patrick Cassidy, Rachel York, Michele Lee, Bernadette Peters, David Cassidy, Susan Egan, Liz Callaway, Linda Purl, Ariana Grande and Spencer Day.
In concert, he has been a pianist and musical director for American Idol finalists that have included Melinda Doolittle, Carly Smithson, Kimberly Locke, and Justin Guarini. In Dallas, performances included playing alongside the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.
New York Broadway credits include playing in the orchestras for “Beauty and the Beast” and “Annie” (revival/Nell Carter).
Off-Broadway as an actor, singer, and pianist he understudied and performed the leading role of Gideon in “The Last Session” at the 47th St. Theatre.
Also Off-Broadway and on tour, he served as pianist and musical director for “Forbidden Broadway.”
National Tour credits as conductor and pianist include Barry Manilow’s “Copacabana”(Gavin Macleod) and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” (Patrick Cassidy/ Deborah Gibson).
Other National Tours as keyboard player and vocalist include “Jersey Boys,” “Jesus Christ Superstar” (Ted Neely/Carl Anderson) “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” (Ann-Margret) and “Mamma Mia.”
Regional theatre credits include “A Snow White Christmas” (Ariana Grande) Pasadena Playhouse, “First Wives Club The Musical” (Karen Ziemba) Globe Theatre, San Diego, “Mask” Pasadena Playhouse, “They’re Playing Our Song” (Vicki Lewis) El Portal Theatre, North Hollywood “A Marvelous Party” Music of Noel Coward, Laguna Playhouse, “The Honky Tonk Angels”, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, “Menopause the Musical” (Michele Mais) and “Always…Patsy Cline” (Sally Struthers) Coronet Theatre, Los Angeles where he was nominated for an LA Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical Direction.
Nightclub & Concert
In nightclub and concert, he has appeared with Lee Lessack, Brian Lane Green, Kevin Spirtas, Danny Gurwin, Sean McDermott and Steven Brinberg, “Simply Barbra.”
In the concert/nightclub/theatre scene, he has served as musical director and/or accompanist for Bernadette Peters, Michele Lee, Patrick Cassidy, Rachel York, Linda Purl, Sean McDermott, Vicki Lewis, Danny Gurwin, Liz Callaway, Susan Egan, and American Idols’ Melinda Doolittle and Kimberly Locke.
On television, as a pianist, he has appeared on episodes of “House MD” (Hugh Laurie) “NCIS” (Robert Wagner) and the film “Yours, Mine and Ours” (Dennis Quaid/Renee Russo).
In New York and Los Angeles, he has played hundreds of auditions for casting directors Bernie Telsey, Tara Rubin, Jay Binder, Dave Clemmons, Cindy Tolan, Jim Carnahan, and the Roundabout–to name a few.
Audition accompanist for Book of Mormon, Million Dollar Quartet, American Idiot, Joyful Noise (film) Twist, Mamma Mia, Rent, Jersey Boys, Hairspray, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Cry Baby, Lion King, Spamalot, Avenue Q, and The Color Purple.