Revisiting Reza Abdoh
Selected play readings and discussion
11 February 19, 9 pm
Venue: Volksbühne Grüner Salon, Linienstraße 227, 10178 Berlin
Admission: 5 € / 3 € reduced
Dar a Luz members Tom Fitzpatrick, Tom Pearl, and Tony Torn will be reading from Reza Abdoh’s plays Bogeyman, The Law of Remains, and Quotations From a Ruined City. The readings will be followed by a group discussion with the three actors, along with fellow Dar a Luz members Michael Casselli, Sandy Cleary, and Brenden Doyle.
In 1991, Reza Abdoh founded the theater company Dar a Luz in New York City. Over the course of four years, the company staged the plays The Law of Remains (1992), The Hip Hop Waltz of Eurydice (1992), Tight Right White (1993), and Quotations From a Ruined City (1994).
Tom Pearl worked with Reza Abdoh (Father Was a Peculiar Man, Bogeyman, Law of Remains, Tight Right White, Quotations from a Ruined City) and is an original member of Dar a Luz. Tom continues to pursue creative projects and lives in New York City.
Tom Fitzpatrick lives in Los Angeles and is active in films and TV. From 1985 until 1995, Tom worked with Reza Abdoh, appearing in 10 of his productions during that time.
Tony Torn is an actor, director and teacher and an original member of Dar a Luz. He currently manages Torn Page in New York City, a studio space named in honor of his parents, actors Rip Torn and Geraldine Page.
Revisiting Reza Abdoh takes place within the context of the exhibition Reza Abdoh.