Beyond Therapy has ratings and 18 reviews. Steve said: I really don’t mean this as brag but I was in a production of this play that was so good, Dura. They do learn to live beyond therapy in this delightful Off Broadway hit that moved successfully to Broadway. “Offers the best therapy of all: guaranteed laughter. They do learn to live beyond therapy in this delightful Off Broadway hit that moved Christopher Durang’s plays include The Idiots Karamazov (coauthored with.

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Also like the male character I feel I have trouble choosing how I feel towards people and lately I’ve been quite emotional. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Complications ensue when Bruce’s jealous live-in lover Bob decides to assert himself and do everything possible to maintain his status quo.

It was trying to be funny but in a very unfunny way. Dan Ashlock rated it it was amazing May 30, A brilliant and satirical dissection of the modern American family, the play is Durang’s most autobiographical work.

Read it, or even better: I want to be in all of his plays! Feb 13, Amy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving….


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The New York Times. Selected pages Title Page. Kendrick rated it really liked it Mar 29, As with beyod Durang plays, it has enjoyed strong regional support. Although he has enjoyed only limited success on Broadway, he has become a major voice off-Broadway and in America’s burgeoning regional and university theaters.

I only mean to say two things: Bruce doesn’t know how to handle poor nervous Prudence and P. Bruce is a highly emotional bisexual who tends to cry easily, a trait Prudence sees as a weakness. Brynn Rova rated it really liked it Oct 26, Even for a farce, the characters are too one-dimensional and unrealistic.

But of the three, Durang has beyomd most compassion, which is usually death to a satirist. He refuses to say furang, but occasionally bursts into inappropriate anger.

Full Length Plays – Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang

Mar 17, David rated it really liked it. Beyond Therapy is a play by Christopher Durang. Absolutely hilarious and a quick read! I remember really liking it at the time. Return to Book Page. In this book 2 opposites work together solve their personal issues.

Like in real life how people in real life do. I really don’t mean this as brag but I was in a production of this play that was so good, Durang heard about it and came to see.


This page was last edited on 13 Aprilat I just have trouble identifying with characters whose total mode of operation hinges on self-involvement. An absolute blast to read. And do we need therapy?

The word choice as shown in the beyod above made it very captivating due to the theray. He is usually pretty effective at this, and Beyond Therapy is no exception. No eBook available Samuel French, Inc. Dec 09, Caeylin rated it it was amazing. Beyond Therapy opened off-Broadway in and enjoyed a less successful run the following year on Broadway.

Apr 20, Ashley Nettlebeck rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Published February 17th by Samuel French, Inc. This script was absolutely delightful!

Beyond Therapy

He expresses emotions and likes to cry. Furang as one of America’s angry young playwrights, Durang has focused his satirical wit on Hollywood’s myth-making cinemas, the Catholic church, contemporary psychoanalytic practices, and the problems of individual and family identity.

One of my favorite plays.