JOHN RAYMOND BARKER (he/him/his) is a Master of Fine Arts graduate from the University of Houston School of Theatre where a large part of his training included working on new plays and musicals with Stuart Ostrow, Edward Albee, Jerry Bock, and Jerry Sterner. Represented by ATB Talent and a proud member of Actors’ Equity, John’s New York theatre credits include several new musicals, including the leads in Avarice & Dumped, Truman Capote in Don’t Go Gently, and Lee Feldman’s Greene. John performed and co-wrote the devised work, Gold Coast, with Stages on the Sound for Metropolitan Playhouse’s Gilded Stage Festival under the guidance of Tectonic Theater Project’s Scott Barrow. Regional theatre credits include Theatre Under The Stars (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Grand Hotel, Funny Girl, Zorro); 5th Avenue Theatre (Grand Hotel); Alley Theatre (Christopher Dudgeon in The Devil’s Disciple, A Flea In Her Ear); Stages Repertory Theatre (Shakespeare’s R&J, The Firebird) John recently made his network television debut guest starring on Law & Order: SVU. Other Internet/Television: HuffPost Live (recurring), A Crime to Remember. Recordings: Show Choir! The Musical Studio Recording, Avarice the Musical Cast Recording, Carols for a Cure Volume 12 with Bernadette Peters and the cast of A Little Night Music, “Vampire Drag Queen”, & Our First Christmas Together.