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.

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Sally Dubats rated it it bbeyond amazing Sep 16, 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. 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.

A brilliant and satirical dissection of the modern American family, the play is Durang’s most autobiographical work. The casts of both byond were delightful.


May 22, Alex Mayer rated it really liked it Shelves: Jay Viescas rated it really liked it Mar 09, Beyonnd Read Edit View history. This was my first exposure to the wild world of Christopher Durang. Sep 16, Stephen Robinson rated it it was amazing. In this book 2 opposites work together solve their personal issues.

And then go see his “Sonya, Masha, etc. Aug 09, Heather rated it really liked it. Dec 09, Caeylin rated it it was amazing.

This farcical comedy focuses on Prudence and Bruce, two Manhattanites who beyon seeking stable romantic relationships with the help of dugang psychiatrists, each of whom suggests their patient place a personal ad in the newspaper. Through the large amount of controversy in the end things somewhat straighten out. Phoenix Theatre New York City. Effective as a piece of theatre — just not my cup of tea. Works by Christopher Durang. 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.

Despite myself, I really enjoyed this play. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Beyond Therapy

Go see it or do it. Open Preview See a Problem? Even for a farce, the characters are too one-dimensional and unrealistic. John Lithgow and Dianne Wiest are both funny and touching as thearpy star-crossed lovers. Nobody does the absurdist satire better. When there’s like counseling groups. Durang developed as a playwright during the early s while working under Robert Brustein at the Yale Repertory Theatre.


Christopher Durang has the wit, the high, rebellious spirits, and the durnag of the born satirist. Refresh and try again. Dec 05, Iryna Viter rated it really liked it. Trivia About Beyond Therapy. Jan 13, Emrys rated it liked it Shelves: Really really terrific stuff. Bruce and Prudence are deeply into therapy.

Charlotte suggests a revised ad, which dursng again attracts Prudence, but this time Prudence and Bruce manage to get past their initial loathing and discover they actually like each other. Absolutely hilarious and a quick read! By the close of the decade, the play had become a regional theatre favorite.