nov 23, 2022 - jan 15, 2023
the tempest

By William Shakespeare 

Directed by Posner & Teller 

Round House Theater, Washington, DC

shakespeare and the zombie plague of 1590

By Eric Hissom and Richard Henry


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



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 play, Kill Whitey: My Play About Race, and Shakespeare and The Zombie Plague of 1590 are currently being considered for production at several major theaters.

Eric Hissom SAG/AEA

Recent Reviews

"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

current and upcoming

april 20 - april 30, 2023
rude mechanics

By Eric Hissom

Bridge Street Theatre,  Catskill, NY

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

have you seen this?

"Particularly noteworthy was Eric Hissom’s Don Armado…. had the audience in the palm of his hand by the end of his first scene "Theatre Bloom

eric hissom

actor - director - playwright

new plays by Eric Hissom

Rude Mechanics                         Appropriation 

Shakespeare and The Zombie Plague of 1590