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Susan Nussbaum

1998, acrylic on panel , 16" x 26"

Susan Nussbaum is a playwright, actress, director, and disability rights activist. She has starred in, written and/or directed productions at the Goodman, Victory Gardens, Blue Rider and other major venues. Her play, No One As Nasty is included in the anthology Beyond Victims and Villains: Contemporary Plays by Disabled Playwrights. Nussbaum, who was injured in a car accident twenty years ago, has examined the disability experience with an unsparing, critical wit.