Artist Bios

Susaan Jamshidi

Susaan Jamshidi

(Bio as of November 2021)

Susaan Jamshidi (Mrs. Cratchit) is thrilled to return to the Goodman where she was previously seen in A Christmas Carol, The Winter’s Tale and Yasmina’s Necklace. She recently portrayed Titania and Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Shakespeare Notre Dame and spent much of 2020 workshopping several new plays over Zoom. Chicago credits include work with Lookingglass (Jeff Award nomination, The Arabian Nights), Victory Gardens Theater, Drury Lane Theatre, The Gift Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Remy Bumppo Theatre, Theatre Wit, Backroom Shakespeare and Sideshow Theatre (Jeff Award, Idomeneus), among others. International tours include Oh My Sweet Land (London/Toronto/Vancouver with Silk Road Rising). Regional theater credits include work with Arena Stage, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Film/TV credits include The Tam and Kevin Show, After: A Love Story, Don’t Worry About It, Being There, Little NationsCicero in WinterThe WalletChicago MedChicago P.D. and Sirens. She earned her MFA from DePaul University, is represented by Paonessa Talent and is in the Medina Theatre Collective. She is a member of SAG/AFTRA and AEA. She is also an avid potter through her business Little Fig Wheelworks. @susaanlayla