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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Beyond Therapy has many pop culture references from the early s. Jul 06, Chambers Stevens rated it really liked it Shelves: I just have trouble identifying with characters whose total mode of operation hinges on self-involvement. A dudang of people with numerous problems work through them by relating how they feel and supporting each other. Nobody byond the absurdist satire better. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jay Viescas rated it really liked it Mar 09, My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Beyond Therapy premiered on Broadway on May 26, Paperbackpages. Trivia About Beyond Therapy. Jun 30, Lyric rated it really liked it. Kel Munger rated it liked it Nov 11, But don’t rent the film.

Who of us really knows what to do? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you dirang to beyondd. Bruce is a highly emotional bisexual who tends to cry easily, a trait Prudence sees as a weakness. I only mean to say two things: Durang is truly one of the most deranged playwrights to have ever lived.


Bruce doesn’t know how to handle poor nervous Prudence and P Bruce and Prudence are deeply into therapy.

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. Read it, or even better: The story shows the patients sorting it out and learning to beyonr beyond beyond therapy.

Now what could be better than that?! It was trying to be funny but in a very unfunny way.

Beyond Therapy

This was my first exposure to the wild world of Christopher Durang. The mood in the book was always shifting so it made it very interesting and kept me on my toes.

Where it would shift from happy, sad, angry, and then humorous, or a variety of all or a few of those feelings. This book was thefapy funny.

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No eBook available Samuel French, Inc. Refresh and try again. May 22, Alex Mayer rated it really liked it Shelves: His “Beyond Therapy” could be considered his “Alice in Wonderland” with the stunning Sigourney Weaver at large in a world run by psychiatrists … this whirligig of a show…trips merrily along.

InDurang adapted his play for a screenplay that was rewritten substantially by director Robert Altman. This article is about the stage play. Comedy Christopher Durang Chacrters: They do learn to live beyond therapy in this delightful Off Broadway hit that moved successfully to Broadway.

Sep 09, Steve Kallaugher rated it really liked it. Bruce and Prudence are deeply into therapy. Like in real life how people in real life do. This farcical comedy focuses on Prudence and Bruce, two Manhattanites who are therap stable romantic relationships with the help of their psychiatrists, each of whom suggests their patient place a personal ad in the newspaper. To ask other readers questions about Beyond Therapyplease sign up. A good and easy play to read at lunch. Dec 05, Iryna Viter rated it really liked it.


If it weren’t for that long monologue that stops the play to please the baby boomers, it would be nearly as funny.

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Charlotte suggests a revised ad, which once again attracts Prudence, but this time Prudence and Bruce manage to get past their initial loathing and discover they actually like each other.

In fact, it is exceptionally ef Despite myself, I really enjoyed this play. Nessie rated it really liked it Jan 30, dursng Known as one of America’s angry young playwrights, Durang has focused his satirical wit neyond Hollywood’s myth-making cinemas, the Catholic church, contemporary psychoanalytic practices, and the problems of individual and family identity.

His 12 years in repressive Roman Catholic schools as well as traumatic elements in his home life became the basis for the dark humor of his later plays.