(Bio as of May 2018)
Sadieh Rifai returns to Goodman Theatre, where she has appeared in two seasons of A Christmas Carol. She is an ensemble member at American Theater Company, where her credits include the world premiere of The Humans (Jeff Award nomination for Best Ensemble), The Amish Project, Hedwig and the Angry Inch (co-production with About Face Theatre), The Original Grease, Columbinus, Doubt, Agnes of God and Speech and Debate (After Dark Award for Outstanding Performance). Other Chicago credits include Evening at the Talk House (A Red Orchid Theatre), Ski Dubai (First Look at Steppenwolf Theatre Company), The Piano Teacher (Next Theatre) and Merchant on Venice (Silk Road Rising). Film credits include The Wise Kids, Nate and Margaret and Olympia. Television credits include Chicago Med and Amazon’s Patriot, in which she plays the recurring role of Mahtma El-Mashad. She is a graduate of the School at Steppenwolf and received the Princess Grace Award in 2011.
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