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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I felt like I connected with this character because sometimes I feel that I have troubles with knowing what I want and who I want. Preview — Beyond Therapy by Christopher Duranf. Nov 23, Ty rated it really liked it. The word choice as shown in the quote above made it very captivating due to the humor.

They do like one another though, and end by humming softly together their favorite song, Someone to Watch Over Me. Much of his work during this period brought him little critical attention.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sally Dubats rated it it was amazing Sep 16, We then see them talk thetapy their meeting with their respective psychiatrists. George Bellah rated it really liked it Dec 21, But don’t rent the film. He is also one of the funniest and most original playwrights at work. She does not fully comprehend that Bruce dueang a male lover who is not pleased by Bruce’s desire to date a woman: Comedy Christopher Durang Chacrters: Account Options Sign in.


Where it would shift from happy, sad, angry, and then humorous, or a variety of all or a few of bbeyond feelings. Dan Ashlock rated it it was amazing May 30, The casts of both productions were delightful.

Also like the male character I feel I have trouble choosing how I feel towards people and lately I’ve been quite emotional. I wish we were all as sane as Charlotte. They do learn to live beyond therapy in this therrapy Off Broadway hit that moved successfully to Broadway.

Through the large amount of controversy in the end things somewhat straighten out. A good and easy play to read at lunch. Despite myself, I really enjoyed this play.

This farcical comedy focuses on Prudence and Bruce, two Manhattanites who are seeking stable romantic relationships with the help of their psychiatrists, each of whom suggests their patient place a personal ad in the newspaper.

Known 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.

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Beyond Therapy

If it weren’t for that long monologue that stops the play to please the baby boomers, it would be nearly as funny. This page was last edited on 13 Aprilat Read it, or even better: Beyond Therapy premiered on Broadway on May 26, Selected pages Title Page.


Durang is truly one of the most deranged playwrights to have ever lived. Kel Munger rated it liked it Nov 11, Want to Read saving…. May 22, Alex Mayer rated it really liked it Shelves: Set may be simply suggested. In fact, it is exceptionally ef Despite myself, I really enjoyed this play. The play, which is concerned with censorship, won the coveted Obie in John Lithgow and Dianne Wiest are both funny and touching as the star-crossed lovers.

Languages Italiano Edit links. Durang has often been asked to try to update the play, but has come to believe it is best presented as a period piece of the s.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. I just have trouble identifying with characters whose total mode of operation hinges on self-involvement. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I had to read it for my Introduction to Theatre class, but I would recommend it to anyone who has an interest in Drama or Therapy.