Recent Reviews

new plays by Eric Hissom

Rude Mechanics                         Appropriation 

Shakespeare and The Zombie Plague of 1590


"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

Eric Hissom SAG/AEA

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

Shakespeare & the Zombie plague of 1590

By Eric Hissom & Richard Henry


March 24 - april 12, 2020 
the curious incident of the dog in the night-time

By Simon Stephens

Directed by  Ryan Rillette and Jared Mezzochi

Arkansas Repertory Theater 

"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



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.

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

january 14 - march 1, 2020
the merry wives of windsor 

Written by William Shakespeare 

Directed by Aaron Posner

Folger Theatre, Washington DC