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"Durang is probably best known for Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You, which ignited storms of protest and played to sold-out houses wherever it was produced in the early 1980s Durang uses his absurd humor to challenge the rigidity of some religious beliefs, as well as homophobia, methods of psychoanalysis, marriage, and parenthood....His plays may offend some, but they are always thought-provoking and entertaining." Library Journal

Synopsis:

Few playwrights have explored as relentlessly as Christopher Durang the pain and confusion of everyday life-or made us laugh so uproariously at the results.

About the Author

Educated at Harvard College and the Yale School of Drama, Christopher Durang has had plays both on and off Broadway including The Nature and Purpose of the Universe; Titanic; A History of the American Film; Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You; Beyond Therapy; Baby With the Bathwater; The Marriage of Bette and Boo; Laughing Wild; and Betty's Summer Vacation. He won Obie Awards for Sister Mary Ignatius and The Marriage of Bette and Boo, received a Tony nomination for "Best Book of a Musical" for A History of the American Film, and received a Drama Desk nomination for Betty's Summer Vacation.

Table of Contents

The nature and purpose of the universe — 'Dentity crisis — Titanic — The actor's nightmare — Sister Mary Ignatius explains it all for you — Beyond therapy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802132321
Author:
Durang, Christopher
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
American drama (dramatic works by one author)
Subject:
Drama-American Anthology
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
P-10
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 12.5 oz

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Product details 320 pages Grove Press - English 9780802132321 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Durang is probably best known for Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You, which ignited storms of protest and played to sold-out houses wherever it was produced in the early 1980s Durang uses his absurd humor to challenge the rigidity of some religious beliefs, as well as homophobia, methods of psychoanalysis, marriage, and parenthood....His plays may offend some, but they are always thought-provoking and entertaining."
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Few playwrights have explored as relentlessly as Christopher Durang the pain and confusion of everyday life-or made us laugh so uproariously at the results.
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