Eric Anderson (actor)
Eric Anderson is an American actor.
In 2013, Anderson was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical.  He won the inaugural Joel Hirschhorn award for outstanding achievement in musical theatre, awarded by the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, two San Diego Critics Circle Craig Noel Awards and multiple Back Stage West Garland Awards as best actor in a musical.
Anderson's performances on stage have included Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha, Dr. Frank N. Furter in The Rocky Horror Show, Burrs in both versions of The Wild Party, and Merlyn in a U.S. national tour of Camelot opposite Michael York. He moved to New York in 2008, where he made his Broadway debut as Stewpot in the Tony award-winning revival of South Pacific at Lincoln Center. Most recently, he was in the original Broadway cast of Kinky Boots (musical), written by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper. He received critically acclaim for his work off-Broadway playing Shlomo Carlebach in Soul Doctor at the New York Theatre Workshop, and reprised his role on Broadway in 2013, at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
Eric is married to Broadway actress, Jessica Rush.
- Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle - LADCC Awards
- Pacific News, New York Theater Guide, January 9, 2006
- Kinky Boots Cast
- Religious Roots Tangle With the Groovy ’60s ‘Soul Doctor,’ About Shlomo Carlebach, Jason Zinoman, The New York Times, August 15, 2012
- Eric Anderson at the Internet Movie Database
- Bio on official website