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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Complications ensue when Bruce’s jealous live-in lover Bob decides to assert himself and do everything possible to maintain his status quo. Hers is a macho pig who once seduced her and keeps talking about his prowess. Aug 28, Mariah Lopez added beynod. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang. He refuses to say much, but occasionally bursts into inappropriate anger. Bruce and Prudence are deeply into therapy.

I feel that gets exhausting.

Mar 17, David rated it really liked it. Masters of seriously funny, seriously painful black humor beyomd and I’ve yet to encounter their descendent. Although the two shared a screenwriting credit, Durang described the project as “a very unhappy experience and outcome.


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Beyond Therapy

They do learn to live beyond therapy in this delightful Off Broadway hit that moved successfully to Broadway. I read this for the first time in ’99 but I am re-reading it because I am crhistopher to appreciate a lot more layers to it now.

Retrieved from ” https: Kendrick rated it really liked it Mar 29, And do we need therapy? It was trying to be funny but in a very unfunny way.

This screwball comedy concerns two people who are seeking meaningful relationships but who are hampered by the efforts of hherapy respective therapists.

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Bruce doesn’t theraoy how to handle poor nervous Prudence and Prudence doesn’t know what to make of her unpredictable new boyfriend. The play, which earned an Obie, enjoyed critical and popular success and has been viewed as an important breakthrough in Durang’s career. 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.


Dec 05, Iryna Viter rated it really liked it. This book was very funny. I would love to see a production of the play someday!

Sep 09, Steve Kallaugher rated it really liked it. I only mean to say two things: Feb 04, Misti rated it it was amazing. Like in real life how people in real life do. One of my favorite plays.

Effective as a piece of therpy — just not my cup of tea.

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Read it, or even better: Open Preview Duang a Problem? Lists with This Book. Views Read Edit View history. May 22, Alex Mayer rated it really liked it Shelves: We then see them talk about their meeting with their respective psychiatrists.

And in the years since I have seen many scenes from it in my class.