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Meet Andrew Bosworth & Eric Damon Smith

June 20, 2012 - 10:18 AM

Each day, we’ll be introducing you to members of the Riverside Theatre in the Park professional and apprentice company…

Today meet Andrew Bosworth and Eric Damon Smith

Andrew Bosworth

Jailer/Stephano/Ensemble in The Merchant of Venice

Andrew Bosworth is new to Riverside, and was last seen locally in The Mousetrap at the Old Creamery Theatre. Elsewhere, he has performed in The Chosen (In Tandem Theatre, Milwaukee), Into the Woods, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Annie (Way Off Broadway, Fairfield), and Hamlet/Taming of the Shrew (NC Shakespeare). For more, visit

“I’ve been to just about every rehearsal, and every character is certifiably fascinating. It’s exhausting to consider, in the best way.”

Home Base:  Austin, Texas starting in August

Fun fact about Andrew Bosworth:  I’ve been living out of my suitcase since February 2010

Hobbies:  Video gaming, sociology


Eric Damon Smith

Oliver in As You Like It; Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice; and Music Captain

Eric Damon Smith is an actor and director who is making his Riverside debut. Recent credits include Jaques in As You Like It (Muse of Fire), Mosca in Volpone (City Lit) directed by Sheldon Patinkin, Jamie in Long Day’s Journey into Night (Polarity Ensemble) and his Jeff Award nominated turn as Flaminio Scala in the regional premiere of The Glorious Ones (Boho and Theatre on the Lake). Other credits include work with Northlight Theatre, Remy Bummpo, and Milwaukee Rep, where he returns this fall to perform in Gutenberg the Musical.

“There’s a lot of love, many kinds of love, on our stage and you’d be remiss to miss it!”

Home base: Chicago

Fun fact about Eric Damon Smith:  Great vegetarian cook

Hobby: Avid tennis player

Don't miss the free Green Show of The Merchant of Venice on Friday, June 22 at 12:10 p.m. on the ped mall near Washington St.!

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