John Raymond Barker is a professional actor, singer, writer, director, and voice over artist living in NYC. A Master of Fine Arts graduate from the University of Houston School of Theatre, John’s New York theatre credits include playing Truman Capote in the new musical, Don’t Go Gently; Lee Feldman’s Greene(workshop), four original one-man shows, Vampire Drag Queen the pop cabaret,A Very Jerby Christmas, Jerby: Fully Loaded and Jerby With A “Y”, and appearances throughout the piano bar and rock club scene, including a weekly gig hosting and performing at The Stonewall Inn NYC. Regional theatre credits include Theatre Under The Stars: What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (World Premiere), Funny Girl, Grand Hotel, Zorro the Musical (World Premiere); 5th Avenue Musical Theatre Company: Grand Hotel; Alley Theatre: Christy in The Devil’s Disciple, A Flea in Her Ear; Stages Repertory Theatre: Shakespeare’s R&J(Houston Premiere), The Firebird (World Premiere); Stuart Ostrow’s Musical Theatre Lab/UH: Jerry Bock and Jerry Sterner’s 1040 (World Premiere); Children’s Theatre Festival: Jerry Bock and Sidney Berger’s The Magic Journey (World Premiere). John is also a Partner on YouTube with characters ranging from a vampire drag queen to a flamboyant ex-gay.