WA state

Erik's first time performing as “J.P.” was at Tacoma Musical Playhouse in Washington state. His performance was so well received by reviewers and patrons alike that he was cast again three months later for the same role at The Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells, WI (spring 2017).
Erik is a character actor through and through, with 30 years of experience.


“Furuheim nails The Bopper like no other! On stage less than 15 minutes, Furuheim fills the joint with bombast and rip-roaring 'Chantilly Lace'. He cooked up a comedy storm”
– Kim Hastings,

“Furuheim threatens to steal the spotlight from the title character during his main number”
– Dave R. Davidson, Tacoma Weekly

“Furuheim Dazzles as The Big Bopper”
– Adam McKinney, NW Military News

2017 South Sound Stage Excellence Award Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor (for playing J.P. Richardson)

Other notable roles he has played include Max Bialystock (The Producers), Dave Bukatinsky (The Full Monty), Toad (A Year with Frog and Toad), Chef Louis (The Little Mermaid), 140 shows across four productions as Eddie/Dr. Scott (The Rocky Horror Show), and the Role of Mal Bienekie (Addams Family) in AACT's 2017 national competition – 8 out of 13 awards won for this show including Outstanding Production.