"Sound design and music courtesy of Eric Backus has a cinematic quality that fits the play beautifully."
This Bitter Earth - About Face Theatre
"Even without composer/lyricist Dolly Parton joining in, the show has never sounded better than it does in Firebrand's revival."
9 to 5 The Musical - Firebrand Theatre
"Eric Backus as the sound designer brings the era to life even before the house lights go down with music from the war years."
Churchill (Off-Broadway) - SoloChicago Theatre
"...a lush, clean and full sound that makes the songs soar."
Company - Lyric Opera Theatre at Arizona State University
"Immersive, unnerving sound design and score."
Fun Harmless Warmachine - The New Colony
"...excellent sound work and music provided by Eric Backus."
Bull in a China Shop - About Face Theatre
"This production is dressed up beautifully in an abstract set by Sydney Achler and some gorgeous original music by Eric Backus,"
Dead Man's Cell Phone - The Comrades
"Eric Backus's sound and original music are perfect."
The Opportunities of Extinction
"Eric Backus provides lovely original music and a killer soundtrack..."
Nice Girl - Raven Theatre
"[T]he throwback 'Morning in America' synths of the show's score (Eric Backus)...wonderfully express the show's underlying themes..."
American Hero - First Floor Theater
"Sound design by Eric Backus [offers] a beautiful take on the key component of Orpheus' music..."
Eurydice - Promethean Theatre Ensemble
"Heather Skye Sparling’s moody lighting design adds to the mysterious atmosphere, as does Eric Backus’ finely-tuned soundtrack of music and the noises of things going bump in the night."
The Unfortunates - SoloChicago Theatre
"The detailed soundscape designed by Eric Backus, with its outdoor noises balanced by the continual drone of the TV, adds one more layer of realism to this production."
Take Me Back - The Poor Theatre
"Eric Backus’s sound design and composition balances between ironic and jarring, as well as keeping the sometimes-longish transitions between scenes from flagging, with chipper upbeat musical numbers..."
Edgar & Annabel - The Poor Theatre