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Roger Ricker

 
Birth Place:
Lewisburg, PA
Bio:
Roger Ricker has been working with Artistic Director Jesse Cline and Executive Director Patrick Ward since 1991, and at The Media Theatre since the first performance of "My Fair Lady" in 1994. He has been seen in over 100 productions at The Media Theatre including the 2015-16 season’s Gypsy, as ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Lewisburg, PA

Bio:
Roger Ricker has been working with Artistic Director Jesse Cline and Executive Director Patrick Ward since 1991, and at The Media Theatre since the first performance of "My Fair Lady" in 1994. He has been seen in over 100 productions at The Media Theatre including the 2015-16 season’s Gypsy, as ... (read complete bio)
 

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Roger Ricker as Uncle Ernie with Josh Atkinson Photo

Roger Ricker as Uncle Ernie with Josh Atkinson

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Date:
07/14/2015
 

Roger Ricker Biography

Roger Ricker has been working with Artistic Director Jesse Cline and Executive Director Patrick Ward since 1991, and at The Media Theatre since the first performance of "My Fair Lady" in 1994.

He has been seen in over 100 productions at The Media Theatre including the 2015-16 season’s Gypsy, as well as in Annie, Jekyll and Hyde, Show Boat, and Jesus Christ Superstar. Youth productions he has directed include Jack Frost Saves Christmas, Tale of Beauty and the Beast, Annie Jr., Magic Tree House, Aladdin Jr., Wizard of Oz Youth Edition, and Pinkalicious.

Two of his own productions were produced here: Hansel and Gretel: Into the Night, and The Magic Apple.

He is the Director of PR/ Company Manager for the professional music theatre company, as well as his involvement with its educational programs for youth (Summer Camp Manager, Youth Acting Instruction, Children’s Show Director). He instructs the State Street Miracles, a performance troupe of adults with developmental disabilities.

In 2004 he performed The National Anthem for the President of The United States. He is a former member of the Rotary Club of Media and Press Club of Delaware County, as well as Media Business Authority. He remains actively involved in borough and community events.

He has headlined several summer fundraising concerts at The Media Theatre.





Roger Ricker News

The Media Theatre Announces BE MORE CHILL Teen Camp This Summer Photo The Media Theatre Announces BE MORE CHILL Teen Camp This Summer
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 6, 2020

What if popularity came in a pill? Would you take it, no questions asked? In 'Be More Chill', achieving that elusive 'perfect life' is now possible thanks to some mysterious new technology-but it comes at a cost that's not as easy to swallow.

Camp Media Theatre 2020 Will Go On With Revisions Photo Camp Media Theatre 2020 Will Go On With Revisions
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2020

Children ages 5 and up will be singing songs from 'Frozen', 'Matilda', 'The Greatest Showman' and more during Camp Media Theatre 2020.

The Media Theatre Presents ELF The Musical For The Holidays Photo The Media Theatre Presents ELF The Musical For The Holidays
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2019

Remember how that movie 'Elf' starring Will Ferrell made you laugh? And how heartwarming it was? Well, 'Elf' is also a Broadway musical, and it's coming to The Media Theatre this holiday season (November 13-January 12). Christian Ryan directs and choreographs. Ben Kapilow is Resident Music Director.

The Media Theatre Presents MATILDA Starting Oct. 2 Photo The Media Theatre Presents MATILDA Starting Oct. 2
by Julie Musbach - Sep 25, 2019

Mean 'n' rotten Trunchbulls of the world: Watch out! When a?oeMatildaa?? takes the stage at the Media Theatre, students in Delaware County will be empowered to thwart bullies, inspire teachers, embrace reading and let their imaginations run wild.

The Media Theatre Presents Roger Ricker WE ARE FAMILY Concert Photo The Media Theatre Presents Roger Ricker WE ARE FAMILY Concert
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 6, 2019

Roger Ricker has spent just about half of his lifetime at The Media Theatre. 'Started in 1994, when I was 30 years old,' he reminisced.

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards Photo Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards
by Alan Henry - Jan 10, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers!

BWW Review: Media Theatre's THE WIZARD OF OZ Photo BWW Review: Media Theatre's THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Pati Buehler - Dec 4, 2018

Media Theatre's opens the Holiday Season with a family favorite The Wizard of Oz.

BWW Interview: Media's Witches - ELISA MATTHEWS AND JENNIE EISENHOWER Photo BWW Interview: Media's Witches - ELISA MATTHEWS AND JENNIE EISENHOWER
by Pati Buehler - Nov 15, 2018

Media Theater in Media PA is taking on the classic masterpiece; The Wizard of OZ with a stellar cast which includes two of a handful of elite, highly talented, respected ladies of the stage in the Delaware Valley.

The Media Theatre Announces Casting for THE WIZARD OF OZ Photo The Media Theatre Announces Casting for THE WIZARD OF OZ
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 5, 2018

The Media Theatre Has An All-star Philly Cast In 'the Wizard Of Oz' This Holiday Season

Roger Ricker to Perform Benefit Concert ROCKET MAN Photo Roger Ricker to Perform Benefit Concert ROCKET MAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018

The Media Theatre's Roger Ricker has his annual fundraising concert today September 15. 'Rocket Man' will feature Ricker singing classic hits of the '70's as well as special guests and a youth ensemble, who will sing a medley of songs from Broadway's 'The Lion King'.

Roger Ricker Videos

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Roger Ricker's STAR POWER Media Theatre 'Fun-Raiser'
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2013

The annual 'Fun-Raiser', Roger Ricker's summer concert is August 14 at The Media Theatre. This year titled 'Star Power' its focus is on the power of youth to surge forward in the performing arts, creating a brighTer future. Click below to watch a promo for the show!

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with Media Theatre's Production of Disney's 101 DALMATIANS!
by Stage Tube - Jun 4, 2013

This summer, The Media Theatre is in the doghouse. Disney's '101 Dalmatians' is going to be something to bark about throughout the Delaware County region as a large cast brings the animated classic to life. Check out a first look at the cast in rehearsal below!