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The Legacy of Reza Abdoh: Today at CUNY’s Martin E. Segal Theatre

by Paddy Johnson on December 19, 2011
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I’ve spent a small part of the morning depressing the hell out of myself thanks to a tip from artist Yehuda Duenyas: Watching enough clips to recommend the all day Reza Abdoh screenings at CUNY’s Martin E. Segal Theatre, isn’t exactly a jolly time, despite generally liking what I saw. This, after all, is the man who’s “The Law of Remains” was described by the “one of the angriest theater pieces ever hurled at a New York audience” in a 1992 review by the NYTimes. The Iranian playwright, director and filmmaker died of AIDS in 1995 at the age of 32.

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