Erik was an original cast member of Mary Zimmerman’s Tony Award winning Metamorphoses on and off-Broadway. He also appeared in Misery on Broadway. Other New York credits include The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons, A Funny Thing…of New York City at MCC, Stupid F***ing Bird at The Pearl, the original cast of Small Mouth Sounds at Ars Nova, Powerhouse at the New Ohio, Row After Row at The Women’s Project, Tamar of the River with Prospect Theatre Co., Sarah Ruhl’s Melancholy Play with 13P, W.H. Auden in February House at The Pubic, among others. Recent regional credits include Unknown Soldier at Williamstown, Hamlet starring Paul Giamatti at Yale Rep, Candide at the Goodman, Shakespeare and Huntington Theatre, Ethan Frome at Lookingglass Theatre, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer at Hartford Stage, the title role in Abe Lincoln in Illinois at the Intiman, the world premiere of Richard Nelson’s How Shakespeare Won the West at the Huntington, These Shining Lives at Baltimore Centerstage, Katurian in The Pillowman at Berkeley Rep, directed by Les Waters and Tom in The Glass Menagerie opposite Rita Moreno also at Berkeley Rep. He has had the pleasure of working at Long Wharf, The O’Neill, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cal Shakes, Two River Theatre, McCarter, Mark Taper Forum, Seattle Rep, Court Theatre, and Chicago Shakespeare among others. His work has been nominated by the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle, Seattle's Footlight Award and he won the Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Television credits include Madame Secretary, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, All My Children, Third Watch and Law&Order. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and is married to playwright Laura Eason.