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
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 http://andrewbosworth.weebly.com.
“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.!