Eric Backus (Sound Designer)

Eric Backus (Sound Designer) is excited to return to Windy City Playhouse after working on last season’s APARTMENT 3A. He recently received a Jeff nomination for his work on Lifeline Theatre’s A WRINKLE IN TIME. Other recent sound design and composition credits include BEAUTY’S DAUGHTER (American Blues Theater); AMERICAN HERO (First Floor Theater); BORN READY (Factory Theater); THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE BLOCK (Teatro Vista); and THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES and RED VELVET (Raven Theatre). Eric designed the Off-Broadway and touring productions of SoloChicago Theatre’s CHURCHILL and the Chicago and LA productions of THRONES! A MUSICAL PARODY. He has also worked with many Chicago theatre companies including Lookingglass, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and Steppenwolf. To hear more of his music, please visit

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