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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A bunch of people with numerous problems work through them by relating how they feel and supporting each other. The story shows the patients sorting it out and learning to live beyond beyond therapy. For Robert Altman’s film adaptation, see Beyond Therapy film. No eBook available Samuel French, Inc.

I have fond memories of performing a scene as Bruce for my acting class in therapt.

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Beyond Therapy premiered on Broadway on May 26, Really really terrific stuff. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Although the two shared a screenwriting credit, Durang described the project as “a very unhappy experience and outcome. Peter Michael Goetz Mrs. Languages Italiano Edit links. Published February 17th by Samuel French, Inc. John Lithgow and Dianne Wiest are both funny and touching as the star-crossed lovers. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.


And in the years since I have seen many scenes from it in my class. Jan 13, Emrys rated it liked it Shelves: The play begins with a simple catechism delivered by a seven-year-old student but soon turns into a deadly confrontation between the nun, Sister Mary Ignatius, and a number of her former students.

Bruce and Prudence are deeply into therapy. Open Preview See a Problem?

Bruce and Prudence are deeply into therapy. Beyond Therapy is one of Durang’s most frequently produced plays.

Apr thegapy, Ashley Nettlebeck rated it it was amazing. Beyond Therapy opened off-Broadway in and enjoyed a less successful run the following year on Broadway. I wish the second act kept the momentum that the first act had, it does lose a bit of steam, but overall, really smart stuff.

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Ken Mitten rated it liked it Apr 10, The casts of both productions were delightful. Jul 06, Chambers Stevens rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 09, Caeylin rated it it was amazing. Samantha Brown rated it liked it Jan 28, Comedy Ddurang Durang Chacrters: Books by Christopher Durang.

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. The mood in the book was always shifting so it made it very interesting and kept me on my toes. An absolute blast to read. However Christopher Durang uses his crazy characters as a device to show the extremes of all of us.


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Sally Dubats rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

A brilliant and satirical dissection of the modern American family, the play is Durang’s most autobiographical work. Preview — Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang.

Go see it or do it. Somehow Bruce and Prudence meet a second time, surprisingly overcome their initial loathing, and start to maybe like one another. Complications ensue when Bruce’s jealous live-in lover Bob decides to assert himself and do everything possible to maintain his status quo.

Brynn Rova rated it really liked it Oct 26, When there’s like counseling duragn.

Want to Read saving…. This book was very funny. Why isn’t Durang performed more often? Prudence’s macho therapist is urging her to be more assertive while Bruce’s wacky female therapist wants him to meet women by placing a personal ad. Jun 30, Lyric rated it really liked it. Neyond the two therapists are more troubled than their patients.

InDurang adapted his play for a screenplay that was rewritten substantially by director Robert Altman.

He is usually pretty effective at this, and Beyond Therapy is no exception.