Greg Kotis

Composer Lyricist Playwright


GREG KOTIS - is the author of many plays and musicals including Urinetown (Book/Lyrics, for which he won an Obie Award and two Tony® Awards), Lunchtime, Give the People What They Want, Michael von Siebenburg Melts Through the Floorboards, Yeast Nation (Book/Lyrics), The Truth About Santa, Pig Farm, Eat the Taste, and Jobey and Katherine.  His work has been produced and developed in theaters across the country and around the world, including Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Conservatory Theater, American Theater Company, The Apollo (West End), The Brick, the Eugene O’Neill National Theater Conference, The Geva Center, Henry Miller’s Theatre (Broadway), Manhattan Theatre Club, New York Stage and Film, The Old Globe, Perseverance Theatre, Roundabout Theatre Company, Soho Rep, South Coast Rep, and The Saint James (Off West End), among others.  Future projects include ZM, an original musical about teenaged fast-food workers trying to survive a zombie plague, and a musical adaptation of The Sting.  Greg is a member of ASCAP and The Dramatists Guild, and is a co-founder of Theater of the Apes.  Greg grew up in Wellfleet, Mass., and now lives in New York City.