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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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Paperbackpages. Absolutely hilarious and a quick read! 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. I remember really liking it at the time.

Threapy from ” https: The wildly humorous The Actor’s Nightmare served as a curtain raiser for the controversial Sister Mary Ignatius when these two plays were presented in at off-Broadway’s Playwrights Horizons.

A good and easy play to read at lunch. Comedy Christopher Durang Chacrters: In this book 2 opposites work together solve their personal issues.

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. Dan Ashlock rated it it was amazing May 30, Known as one of America’s angry young playwrights, Durang has focused his satirical wit on Hollywood’s myth-making cinemas, durany Catholic church, contemporary psychoanalytic practices, and the duramg of individual and family identity.


The scathing look at therapy, its faults and flaws, and the wonderfully broken people that try to fix themselves is timely, beyond hysterical, and ultimately pretty moving. But don’t rent the film.

Feb 13, Amy rated it it was amazing Shelves: The play, which earned thfrapy Obie, enjoyed critical and popular success and has been viewed as an important breakthrough in Durang’s career. May 22, Alex Mayer rated it really liked it Shelves: And in the years since I have seen many scenes from it in my class.

Open Preview See a Problem? Bruce doesn’t know how to handle poor nervous Prudence and P Bruce and Prudence are deeply into therapy.

Full Length Plays – Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang

They do like one another though, and end by humming softly together their favorite song, Someone to Watch Over Me. Brynn Rova rated it really liked it Oct 26, This article is about the stage play. Really really terrific stuff. Return to Book Page.


Beyond Therapy | Samuel French

Bruce doesn’t know how to handle poor nervous Durnag and P. Even for a farce, the characters are too one-dimensional and unrealistic.

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. The story shows the patients sorting it out and learning to live beyond beyond therapy.

Beyond Therapy

This was my first exposure to the wild world of Christopher Durang. Nov 23, Ty rated it really liked it.

Izzy rated it it was amazing Jan 20, InDurang therwpy his play for a screenplay that was rewritten substantially by director Robert Altman. Ken Mitten rated it liked it Apr 10, No eBook available Samuel French, Inc.

The casts of both productions were delightful. I read this for the first time in ’99 but I am re-reading it because I am able to appreciate a lot more layers to it now.