jan 11 -feb 04, 2018
everything is illuminated

Directed by Aaron posner

Theater J, Washington, DC

"In a cast with nary a weak link, Eric Hissom’s Mr. van Daan stands out as a personal favorite. ... "- DC Theater Scene




A true repertory actor, playing clowns and kings and everything in between at some of the most prestigious theatres in the country. Also, a director, teacher, and playwright; his newest play, Rude Mechanics, is currently being considered for production at several major theaters.

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new plays by Eric Hissom

Rude Mechanics                         Appropriation


march 13 - April 22, 2018 The winter's tale

Directed by Aaron Posner

Folger Theater, Washington, DC

Eric Hissom SAG/AEA

octo ber 4- Oct 29, 2017
The Effect

by Lucy Preeble

Directed by David Muse 

Studio Theatre, Washington, DC

"Hissom succeeds in convincing us, beyond any shadow of a doubt, that he IS a Bengal Tiger...."- Theater Review Gazette.Net

current and upcoming

"Petruchio’s servants Grumio (an indefatigable Eric Hissom)..."- DC Metro Theater Arts

"Hissom’s performance is a wonderfully fluid account of Watson: He’s loose and deceptively low-key yet wound tight enough to snap..."- The Washington Post

eric hissom

actor - director - playwright

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