october 4- Oct 29, 2017
The Effect
By Lucy Preeble

Directed by David Muse

Studio Theatre, Washington, DC

july 26 - august 06, 2017
troilus and cressida

by William Shakespeare

Schubert Theatre

PA Shakespeare Festival, Center Valley, PA

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

have you seen this?


written by Eric Hissom

Rude Mechanics                         Appropriation


jan 11 -feb 04, 2018
everything is illuminated

Directed by Aaron Posner

Theater J, Washington DC

Eric Hissom SAG/AEA

eric hissom

actor - director - playwright

Recent Reviews

"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

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

current and upcoming




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.