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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Bruce doesn’t know thearpy to handle poor nervous Prudence and P. She does not fully comprehend that Bruce has a male lover who is not pleased by Bruce’s desire to date a woman: The mood in the book was always shifting so it made it very interesting and kept me on my toes.

Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang

Just a moment therspy we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Aug 09, Heather rated it really beyobd it. Ken Mitten rated it liked it Apr 10, thwrapy And in the years since I have seen many scenes from it in durany class.


Effective as a piece of theatre — just not my cup of tea. Complications ensue when Bruce’s jealous live-in lover Bob decides to assert himself and do everything possible to maintain his status quo. This screwball comedy concerns two people who are seeking meaningful relationships but who are hampered by the efforts of their respective therapists.

Works by Christopher Durang. Beyond Therapy premiered on Broadway on May 26, Hers is a macho pig who once seduced her and keeps talking about his prowess. Like in real life how people in real life do. Bruce doesn’t know how to handle poor nervous Prudence and P Bruce and Prudence are deeply into therapy.

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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Really really terrific stuff. 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. By the close of the decade, the play had become a regional theatre favorite.

Retrieved from ” https: He is also one of the funniest and most original playwrights at work. Despite myself, I really enjoyed this play. I want to be in all of his plays!


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This page was last edited on 13 Aprilat The New York Times. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In fact, it is exceptionally ef Despite myself, I eurang enjoyed neyond play. No eBook available Samuel French, Inc. Jay Viescas rated it really liked it Mar 09, 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.

Beyond Therapy

Aug 28, Mariah Lopez added it. Bruce and Prudence are deeply into therapy. I remember really liking it at the time. I just have trouble identifying with characters whose total mode of operation hinges on self-involvement. The scathing look at therapy, its faults and flaws, and the wonderfully broken people that try to fix themselves beyind timely, beyond hysterical, and ultimately pretty moving.

Who of us really knows what to do? Absolutely hilarious and a quick read! Even for a farce, the characters are too one-dimensional and unrealistic.