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. Yet with Beyond Therapy, Durang was entering new ground, not only in tone, but in subject. With the two lonely single Manhattanites who meet by placing. By Christopher Durang. “A bisexual New Yorker seeing a psychiatrist meets a neurotic woman seeing a psychiatrist.” Beyond Therapy is a quirky comedy about .

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However Christopher Durang uses his crazy characters as a device to show the extremes of all of us.

Full Length Plays – Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang

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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. One of the funniest plays I have ever been in.

Comedy Christopher Durang Chacrters: Refresh and try again. The play, which is concerned with censorship, won the coveted Obie in Bruce doesn’t know how to handle poor nervous Prudence and P. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Beyond Therapy

I just have trouble identifying with characters whose total mode of operation hinges on self-involvement. I want to be in all of his plays! Paperbackpages. Beyond Therapy is one of Durang’s most frequently produced plays. Aug 09, Heather rated it really liked it.


Durang lets us relate to his crazy hopeless couple, but lets us feel we are better than them and everyone in his crazy little worldand that lets us leave his little show feeling, just a little bit better about ourselves. The off-Broadway production was directed by Jerry Zaks, whom Durang went on to work with successfully several more times. Go see it or do it. And then go see his “Sonya, Masha, etc. This was my first exposure to the wild world of Christopher Durang.

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One of my favorite plays. She does not fully comprehend that Bruce has a male lover who is not pleased by Bruce’s desire to date a woman: He is usually pretty effective at this, and Beyond Therapy is thsrapy exception.

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.

He is also one of the funniest and most original playwrights at work. Selected pages Title Page.

Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang

Dec 09, Caeylin rated it it was amazing. He expresses emotions and likes to cry. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


When there’s like counseling groups. Kel Munger therapyy it liked it Nov 11, Absolutely hilarious and a quick read! InDurang adapted his play for a screenplay that was rewritten substantially by director Robert Altman. In this book 2 opposites work together solve their personal issues. The mood in the book was always shifting so it made it very interesting and kept me on my toes.

Although he has enjoyed only limited success on Broadway, he has become yherapy major voice off-Broadway and in America’s burgeoning regional and university theaters. Lists with This Book.

And in the years since I have seen many scenes from it in my class. Published February 17th by Samuel French, Inc. May 22, Alex Mayer rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 13, Emrys rated it liked it Shelves: 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.