Reza Abdoh (1963-1995) was a director, playwright, and poet, as well as the founding director of the Dar A Luz theater company, which performed his avant-garde works throughout the world.
Born in Teheran, Iran, Reza Abdoh became interested in theater in early childhood, and began directing plays while still a teenager. He moved to Los Angeles in 1980 and, in addition to directing plays, videos, and short films, began to develop his own scripts for the stage, several of which toured the world. In 1991, Reza Abdoh founded the Dar A Luz theater company. He was at work on a new piece when he died of AIDS in New York City on May 11, 1995, at the age of 32.
From the description of Reza Abdoh collection of papers and videotapes, 1983-1999. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122579573