Gary Rucker

Gary Rucker

Height: 5'10"    ·    Hair Color: Brown    ·    Eye Color: Blue    ·    Training: MFA - University of New Orleans    ·    Hometown: New Orleans, LA    ·    Born: 5/24/1972    ·    High School: Brother Martin High School, NOCCA    ·    College: University of New Orleans    ·    Occupation: Professor of Practice - Tulane University

Gary is a co-founder/producer of FourFront Theatre and Theatre 13


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Stage Credits:
Honest Arlecchino the Fox.... Pinocchio   (7/2015)
Narrator; Prince Charming.... Cinderella   (6/2015)
Bob Cratchit *.... A Christmas Carol   (12/2014)
Felony.... Hansel and Gretel   (7/2014)
Kocana Nightshade; Sultan.... Aladdin   (6/2014)
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein *.... Young Frankenstein, The Musical   (5/2014)
Gustave-Hippolyte Worms *.... Ladies of the Camellias   (3/2014)
Rooster Hannigan.... Annie   (12/2013)
Rumpelstiltskin *.... Rumpelstiltskin   (7/2013)
Muddle *.... Snow White   (6/2013)
Patsy.... Monty Python's Spamalot   (6/2013)
Garry Lejeune *.... Noises Off   (3/2013)
.... Rivertown Season Announcement Party & Show   (1/2013)
Bernard *.... Boeing Boeing   (11/2012)
Presenter.... Storer Boone Awards 2012   (6/2012)
Buddy Bordelon *.... On the Air   (3/2012)
Brother Venerius/Jeremy.... The Divine Sister   (2/2012)
Merlin Drosselmeyer/The Pecan Cracker.... The Pecan Cracker   (12/2011)
Sam/Dr. Love/Jeff/Bartender *.... Play Dates   (11/2011)
Alan Raleigh *.... God Of Carnage   (9/2011)
.... Shorts   (7/2011)
Sir Andrew Aguecheek.... Twelfth Night (Or What You Will)   (7/2011)
.... Aladdin   (6/2011)
emcee *.... Night of Broadway Lights   (1/2011)
Clown 2 *.... The 39 Steps   (8/2010)
Captain Lunden Bridges *.... Murder on the High Seas   (8/2010)
Larsen.... Debauchery   (7/2010)
.... Rumpelstiltskin   (7/2010)
.... Cinderella   (6/2010)
Freddy Benson *.... Dirty Rotten Scoundrels   (6/2010)
Brian O'Bannion.... Auntie Mame: a Staged Reading   (5/2010)
Caleb.... Dating Is a Four Letter Word   (4/2010)
Gino Capaletti (4 performances) *.... Joey & Mary's Irish Italian Wedding   (2/2010)(5/2008)
Keith *.... Optophobia   (12/2009)
Himself.... Jim Fitzmorris' Cabinet of Wonders   (11/2009)
Dr. Richards.... Holiday Consumption as part of Jim Fitzmorris' Cabinet of Wonders   (11/2009)
Satan.... The Last Days of Judas Iscariot   (9/2009)
.... My First Time   (8/2009)
Pecos Bill.... Pecos Bill   (7/2009)
Magic Mirror.... Snow White   (6/2009)
Gary *.... Curtain Call - A Benefit For Le Petit Theatre   (4/2009)
Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald.... Assassins   (10/2008)
Doug Simon *.... Gutenberg! The Musical!   (8/2008)
Evil Eye Fleagle.... Li'l Abner   (7/2008)
Husband; Hare; Turtle; Yrag the Extremely Silly.... Shorts   (7/2008)
Hansel.... Hansel And Gretel   (6/2008)
Tranio.... The Taming Of The Shrew   (5/2008)(1/2008)
Bertie Wooster *.... By Jeeves   (5/2008)
Arles Struvie, Didi Snavely, Petey Fisk, Jody Bumiller, Charlene Bumiller, Stanley Bumiller, Vera Carp, Dixie Deberry, Helen Bedd, Farley Burkhalter, Garland Poteet *.... A Tuna Christmas   (11/2007)
Riff Raff *.... The Rocky Horror Show   (10/2007)(10/2006)
Pinchley, Jr.; Benny Buchsbaum; Defense Lawyer; Priest; Yulnick *.... Little Me   (6/2007)
Prez *.... The Pajama Game   (5/2007)
*.... Tasia Fanny And The Chocolate City Monkeys   (4/2007)
Himself.... Swingin' With The Stars   (3/2007)
Fred Narracott.... And Then There Were None   (3/2007)
Hysterium *.... A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum   (1/2007)
Narrator #3 *.... Yuletide   (11/2006)
"Cinderella".... Marquee Awards 2006   (8/2006)
Ariel; Ferdinand; Trinculo *.... The Tempest   (8/2006)
Demetrius.... A Midsummer Night's Dream   (7/2006)
Rumpelstiltskin.... Rumpelstiltskin   (7/2006)
Euthanasia.... Cinderella   (6/2006)
Demetrius.... A Midsummer Night's Dream   (4/2006)
The Actor *.... The Woman In Black   (3/2006)
Gary.... Cinderella: A Girl's Fairy Tale With Two Boys   (12/2005)
Gary *.... Cinderella: A Girl's Fairy Tale With Two Boys   (12/2005)
Arles, et al. *.... Greater Tuna   (10/2005)
Gary *.... The Bible: The Complete Word Of God (Abridged)   (8/2005)
Roderigo *.... Othello   (7/2005)
Pecos Bill.... Pecos Bill   (7/2005)
Launcelot Gobbo.... The Merchant Of Venice   (6/2005)
Muddle.... Snow White   (6/2005)
Tom Sawyer *.... Big River   (5/2005)
St. George.... St. George And The Dragon   (4/2005)
Herod *.... Jesus Christ Superstar   (3/2005)
Superman.... Habit   (3/2005)
Dud, Penelope, Headmaster, *.... Good Evening   (2/2005)(12/2004)
Voice Over/Igor.... Monster Mash   (10/2004)
Pablo Picasso.... Picasso At The Lapin Agile   (9/2004)
Malcolm.... Macbeth   (7/2004)
Catesby.... Richard III   (7/2004)
Husband; Hare; Turtle; Yrag the Extremely Silly.... Shorts   (7/2004)
Hansel.... Hansel And Gretel   (6/2004)
Neal Tilden *.... The 1940's Radio Hour   (5/2004)
March Hare; Carpenter; Cook.... Alice In Wonderland   (3/2004)
Ramses *.... Eat Pudding   (1/2004)
Reginald Rooster.... The Legend of Santa Pig   (12/2003)
Ferdinand.... Go Jump In The Lake!   (10/2003)
Danny *.... Sexual Perversity In Chicago   (9/2003)
Billy Bibbit.... One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest   (7/2003)
Skim-Scam.... The Emperor's New Clothes   (7/2003)
Aladdin.... Aladdin   (6/2003)
Jerry / Daphne *.... Sugar   (5/2003)
Ellard Simms.... The Foreigner   (3/2003)
Greg #67 *.... A Chorus Line   (2/2003)
The Elf *.... The Santaland Diaries   (11/2002)
Bobby Child *.... Crazy For You   (9/2002)
Rumpelstiltskin.... Rumpelstiltskin   (7/2002)
Costard.... Love’s Labour’s Lost   (7/2002)
Euthanasia.... Cinderella   (6/2002)
Thomas Jefferson *.... 1776   (5/2002)
Eugene Jerome *.... Broadway Bound   (3/2002)
Clifford.... Side Man   (10/2001)
Moon; Cyclone; Narrator.... Pecos Bill   (7/2001)
The Clown.... The Winter's Tale   (7/2001)
Bushy; Surrey; Groom.... Richard II   (6/2001)
Magic Mirror.... Snow White & the 7 Dwarfs   (6/2001)
Little Harp *.... The Robber Bridegroom   (5/2001)
Andrew Rally *.... I Hate Hamlet   (3/2001)
Max *.... Lend Me A Tenor   (11/2000)
Scarecrow *.... The Wizard Of Oz   (7/2000)
Skim-Scam.... The Emperor's New Clothes   (7/2000)
Hansel.... Hansel & Gretel   (6/2000)
Biondello.... The Taming Of The Shrew   (5/2000)
Lorenzo.... The Merchant of Venice   (4/2000)
Lucky.... The Ice Dragon   (12/1999)
Junior Dobbs.... Lot's Daughters   (11/1999)
Bill Snibson *.... Me And My Girl   (9/1999)
Barry Klemper *.... The Boys Next Door   (7/1999)
Husband; Hare; Turtle; Yrag the Extremely Silly.... Shorts   (7/1999)
Del Decosta / Mahoney.... City Of Angels   (6/1999)
Aladdin.... Aladdin   (6/1999)
Mark.... Not Waving...   (5/1999)
Molina.... Kiss Of The Spider Woman   (4/1999)
.... Compleat Wrks Of Wllm Shkspr (Abridged)   (2/1999)(7/1998)
Flint.... Something's Afoot   (1/1999)
Gustave-Hippolyte Worms.... Ladies Of The Camellias   (11/1998)
Leopold Zborowski.... Modigliani   (10/1998)
Danny *.... Baby   (5/1998)
Rooster *.... Annie   (4/1998)
Gino Cappelini *.... Joey & Mary's Irish-Italian Wedding   (2/1998)
Horace.... The Amorous Flea   (1/1998)
Interviewee.... Dr. Sex   (11/1997)
Centipede *.... James And The Giant Peach   (10/1997)
Fabian.... Twelfth Night   (10/1997)
Ben *.... Goldilocks - The Story Of One Girl's Porridge   (8/1997)
Ray / Scarecrow *.... The Wizard Of Oz - The Dorothy Gayle Story   (7/1997)
Hugh Cameer.... Comedy Of Murders: Murder On The Bench   (6/1997)
Eddie *.... Blood Brothers   (4/1997)
Garry Lejeune *.... Noises Off   (10/1996)
John the Baptist; Judas *.... Godspell   (8/1996)
Prince Percy.... Rumpelstiltskin   (7/1996)
Brother Lawrence *.... Some Things You Need To Know Before The World Ends (A Final Evening With The Illuminati)   (2/1996)(9/1995)
Eugene Marchbanks.... Candida   (2/1996)
Bob Cratchit.... Scrooge: The Stingiest Man In Town   (12/1995)
Pompey.... Measure For Measure   (12/1995)
Harold (5th Anniversary) *.... Treehouse Players' Rapunzel   (8/1995)(2/1995)(9/1993)(1/1993)
Harvey Canale, Jr..... Cinderella Battistella   (7/1995)
Lonny Hutchins.... The Battle Of Shallowford   (7/1995)
Tom Sawyer *.... Big River   (5/1995)
Chantal.... La Cage Aux Folles   (4/1995)
Seymour *.... Little Shop Of Horrors   (2/1995)
Thomas Diafoirus.... The Imaginary Invalid   (11/1994)
Jack *.... Into The Woods   (8/1994)
Lucentio.... The Taming Of The Shrew   (6/1994)
Scarecrow *.... The Wiz   (5/1994)
Male (Acrobats) *.... One-Act Play Marathon   (12/1993)
Puck *.... A Midsummer Night's Dream   (11/1993)
.... The Prince and the Pauper   (10/1992)
Johnson.... How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying   (9/1992)
Doody.... Grease   (3/1992)
Knight .... Once Upon A Mattress   (2/1991)
Schroeder.... You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown   (9/1990)
Gus *.... Babes In Arms   (7/1990)
Ensemble.... The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas   (9/1989)
Ensemble.... Grease   (7/1989)
Linus.... Snoopy!!!  
Charlie Dalrymple.... Brigadoon  
.... Babes in Toyland  
Big Paul Dufour *.... When Ya Smilin  
*=leading role

Offstage Credits:
Director.... The Addams Family   (11/2015)
Director.... Shrek The Musical   (9/2014)
Director.... Pinkalicious: The Musical   (4/2014)
Director.... Ladies of the Camellias   (3/2014)
Props Manager.... Annie   (12/2013)
Director.... Harvey   (11/2013)
Director.... 42nd Street   (9/2013)
Director, Co-Producer.... Monty Python's Spamalot   (6/2013)
.... Gypsy   (5/2013)
Director.... Class of '70 Something   (1/2013)
Producer .... Boeing Boeing   (11/2012)
Director; Producer .... Legally Blonde, The Musical   (9/2012)
Director.... Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.   (4/2012)
Director.... The Two Gentlemen of Verona   (2/2012)
Producer .... The Divine Sister   (2/2012)
Director; Producer .... Spring Awakening   (1/2012)
Producer ; Props.... Play Dates   (11/2011)
Director; Producer .... The Drowsy Chaperone   (9/2011)
Director; Producer .... Schoolhouse Rock Jr.   (2/2011)
Director; Producer .... Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead   (9/2010)
Producer .... The 39 Steps   (8/2010)
Director; Producer .... Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat   (7/2010)
Director; Producer .... Dirty Rotten Scoundrels   (6/2010)
Producer .... November   (4/2010)
Director; Producer .... Matt & Ben   (4/2010)
Director; Producer .... When Pigs Fly   (4/2010)
Director; Producer ; Props.... Altar Boyz   (2/2010)(5/2009)(4/2009)
Director; Producer .... Jewtopia   (1/2010)
Director; Props Design; Producer .... Spooky Dog and the Teenage Gang Mysteries   (12/2009)
Set Design; Producer .... The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee   (11/2009)
Producer .... Pinkalicious, the Musical   (9/2009)
Producer .... My First Time   (8/2009)
Director.... All Shook Up   (1/2009)
Host .... FourFront Theatre Holiday Soiree & Fun Raiser   (12/2008)
Producer .... The History Boys   (10/2008)
Director; Producer ; Props.... Gutenberg! The Musical!   (8/2008)
Director.... By Jeeves   (5/2008)
Director.... For Better   (4/2008)
Director.... A Flea In Her Ear   (2/2008)
Director.... Grease   (1/2008)
Director.... Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead   (11/2007)
Director.... Arsenic And Old Lace   (11/2007)
Director; Co-Producer.... The Rocky Horror Show   (10/2007)(10/2006)
Director; Publicity.... Thoroughly Modern Millie   (9/2007)
Director; Set Design; Photographer; Set Construction; Publicity.... The Pajama Game   (5/2007)
Master of Ceremonies.... Big Easy Theater Awards 2007   (4/2007)
Director; Photographer; Publicity.... And Then There Were None   (3/2007)
Director; Photographer; Publicity.... A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum   (1/2007)
Director; Photographer; Publicity.... Barefoot In The Park   (11/2006)
Director.... Romeo And Juliet   (10/2006)(8/2006)
Director; Photographer; Publicity.... Urinetown: The Musical   (9/2006)
Director.... The Tempest   (8/2006)
Director.... Keep It Klean   (7/2006)
Director.... South Pacific   (5/2006)
Director.... Over the Tavern   (4/2006)
Director.... The Woman In Black   (3/2006)
Director; Photographer; Publicity.... The Odd Couple   (3/2006)
Director.... Nunsense II: The Second Coming   (1/2006)
Director; Writer.... Cinderella: A Girl's Fairy Tale With Two Boys   (12/2005)
Director; Playwright.... Cinderella: A Girl's Fairy Tale With Two Boys   (12/2005)
Director.... The Bible: The Complete Word Of God (Abridged)   (8/2005)
Director.... Two Gentlemen Of Verona   (8/2005)
Director; Set Construction.... Big River   (5/2005)
Director.... St. George And The Dragon   (4/2005)
Director.... Eating Raoul - The Musical   (2/2005)
Director.... The Fantasticks   (1/2005)
Director.... Cinderella Battistella   (11/2004)
Director.... Damn Yankees   (9/2004)
Director.... The Comedy of Errors   (7/2004)
Director.... Alice In Wonderland   (3/2004)
Director.... The Musical Comedy Murders Of 1940   (3/2004)
Director.... The Legend of Santa Pig   (12/2003)
Director.... Rio Seco   (10/2003)
Director.... Go Jump In The Lake!   (10/2003)
Director.... The Foreigner   (3/2003)
Director.... The Taming Of The Shrew   (8/2002)
Set Construction.... 1776   (5/2002)
Props.... The Robber Bridegroom   (5/2001)
Director.... A Day With Dr. Seuss   (7/1999)
Director.... Alice In Wonderland   (7/1998)
Sound Board.... Italian Opera   (11/1996)(7/1996)
Director; Set Construction; Costumes.... The Wiz   (5/1994)
Director; Set Design; Props Design.... Snoopy!!!  
Director.... Annabelle Broom The Unhappy Witch  

Stage Awards and Nominations:
1995 Big Easy Nomination - Best Supporting Actor - Big River
1995 Storer Boone Nomination - Best Supporting Actor in a Musical - Big River
1995 Irene Ryan Nomination - The Illuminati
1997 Storer Boone Nomination - Blood Brothers
1997 Irene Ryan Nomination - Dr. Sex
1998 Storer Boone Nomination - Best Actor in a Musical - Baby
1998 Storer Boone Award - Best Actor in a Comedy - The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr (abridged)
1998 Kennedy Center Honorable Mention Award for Outstanding Performance - The Ladies of the Camellias
1999 Marquee Nomination - Supporting Actor in a Drama - Not Waving...
1999 Big Easy Nomination - Supporting Actor Comedy / Drama - The Boys Next Door
1999 Marquee Nomination - Lead Actor in a Comedy - The Boys Next Door
1999 Big Easy Award - Best Actor in a Musical - Me and My Girl
1999 Storer Boone Nomination - Best Actor in a Musical - Me and My Girl
1999 Marquee Nomination - Lead Actor in a Musical - Me and My Girl
2000 Big Easy Nomination - Best Actor in a Comedy / Drama - Lend Me a Tenor
2000 Storer Boone Award - Best Actor in a Comedy - Lend Me a Tenor
2000 Marquee Award - Lead Actor in a Comedy - Lend Me a Tenor
2000 Marquee Nomination - Supporting Actor in a Musical - The Ice Dragon
2001 Marquee Nomination - Lead Actor in a Comedy - I Hate Hamlet
2001 Storer Boone Nomination - Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy - The Winter's Tale
2002 Marquee Nomination - Lead Actor in a Comedy - Broadway Bound
2002 Storer Boone Nomination - Best Supporting Actor in a Musical - 1776
2002 Storer Boone Nomination - Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy - Love's Labour's Lost
2002 Big Easy Nomination - Best Actor in a Musical - Crazy For You
2002 Storer Boone Nomination - Best Actor in a Musical - Crazy For You
2002 Marquee Nomination - Lead Actor in a Musical - Crazy For You
2002 Storer Boone Nomination - Best Actor in a Comedy - The Santaland Diaries
2003 Storer Boone Award - Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy - The Foreigner
2003 Storer Boone Award - Best Director of a Comedy - The Foreigner
2003 Marquee Nomination - Supporting Actor in a Comedy - The Foreigner
2003 Marquee Nomination - Director of a Comedy - The Foreigner
2003 Marquee Nomination - Director of a Comedy - Rio Seco
2003 Big Easy Nomination - Best Actor in a Musical - Sugar
2003 Big Easy Nomination - Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy / Drama - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
2004 Marquee Award - Best Director of a Comedy - The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940
2004 Big Easy Nomination - Best Director of a Musical - Damn Yankees
2004 Storer Boone Award - Best Director of a Musical - Damn Yankees
2004 Marquee Award - Director of a Musical - Damn Yankees
2004 Storer Boone Nomination - Best Actor in a Comedy - Picasso at the Lapin Agile
2004 Marquee Nomination - Lead Actor in a Comedy - Picasso at the Lapin Agile
2005 Storer Boone Award - Best Supporting Actor in a Musical - Big River
2005 Storer Boone Award - Best Director of a Musical - Big River
2005 Marquee Award - Director of a Musical - Big River
2005 Marquee Nomination - Lead Actor in a Comedy - The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged)
2005 Marquee Nomination - Director of a Comedy - The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged)
2006 Big Easy Nomination - Best Director of a Comedy - Over the Tavern
2006 Storer Boone Award - Best Director of a Comedy - Over the Tavern
2006 Big Easy Nomination - Best Director of a Musical - Urinetown: the Musical
2006 Storer Boone Award - Best Director of a Musical - Urinetown: the Musical
2006 Marquee Award - Director of a Musical - Urinetown: the Musical
2006 Marquee Nomination - Director of a Comedy - The Odd Couple
2007 Big Easy Award - Best Director of a Musical - Thoroughly Modern Millie
2007 Big Easy Award - Best University Production - Dog Sees God
2007 Storer Boone Nomination - Best Director of a Comedy - Arsenic and Old Lace
2007 Storer Boone Award - Best Director of a Musical - Thoroughly Modern Millie
2007 Marquee Award - Director of a Musical - Thoroughly Modern Millie