Eric Backus biography
At Writers Theatre: Pearl's Rollin' With the Blues: A Night with Felicia P. Fields
Eric is a Chicago-based composer and sound designer, excited to work with Writers Theatre for the first time! Off-Broadway: Hollow/Wave (United Solo Festival), Churchill (SoloChicago Theatre); Regional: Dad's Season Tickets, Mark Twain’s River of Song, The All Night Strut (Milwaukee Rep.), Shakespeare in Love, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley (TheatreSquared), Legally Blonde (Northern Stage), Working: A Musical, Murder for Two (Merry Go Round Playhouse). Recent Chicago credits include Dear Jack, Dear Louise (Northlight), The Luckiest (Raven Theatre), Layalina (Goodman Theatre, New Stages), Every Brilliant Thing (Windy City Playhouse). In addition to theatre, Eric has composed and sound designed for podcasts and film. To hear some of his music, please visit ericbackus.com.
[Bio as of July 2022]