If the first rule of playing a villain is to believe in the justness of his cause, Hammond's self-conscious performance lacks only a twirl of a Snidely Whiplash moustache in its lack of empathy for the character. The show raises a lot of fascinating questions about the gender binary and social expectations of men and women. How to describe a very good performance in the midst of a masterful ensemble? Nadia Townsend as Dr. This production of Beyond Therapy down plays the hyper-absurdity, leaving the narrative more open to an audience interpretation.
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Posted by lisathatcher on February 1, in Theatre Leave a comment. They do like one another though, and end by humming softly together their favorite song, Beynd to Watch Over Me. But this review would not be complete without taking special mention of the cherry atop this frothing sundae of a production.
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Framingham; she's merely out of her mind. If the first rule of playing a villain is to believe in the justness of his cause, Hammond's self-conscious performance lacks only a twirl of a Snidely Whiplash moustache in its lack of empathy for the character. Blog Stats 1, hits. The weakest link in the production, though, is Darren Goldstein's Bruce. How to describe a very theeapy performance in the midst of a masterful ensemble?
In come the therapists, both of which clearly need more therapy than their patients, and who diagnose from an opinionated perspective. I've seen Burton play roles of nearly every description, but I've never seen her so over-the-top mad as she is throughout this production. Beyond Therapy has many pop culture references from the early s.
Matt McGrath, as the shafted boyfriend, redefines the stage upon his insidious entrance. Beyond Therapy is an infuriating show.
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Nicholas Martin has taken over the helm of the Williamstown Theater Festival, and the first show of his first season is as good as can be. The casts of both productions were delightful. Charlotte Wallace gives a stand out performance that gets funnier as she moves through her word association analysis of the world around her.
And not because of its set design or costumes or music or lighting, which are all solid. My memory isn't sharp enough to detect the changes in the script since then, but suffice to say that whatever sank it then, it swims and soars in this new production, which heads to Sag Harbor in July and then, one hopes, to Broadway.
This production of Beyond Therapy down plays the hyper-absurdity, leaving the narrative more open to an audience interpretation. This therapist's incompetence isn't criminal, like Dr. The cast is rounded out with Tel Benjamin as a mostly absent and yet present waiter who carries the brunt of those off-stage nuances, performed so beautifully.
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You are commenting using your WordPress. The show raises a lot of fascinating questions about the gender binary and social expectations of men and women. Caring, concerned, responsible, loving, and as untethered to reality as one can be while still having two feet occasionally on the ground, she's a joy to watch.
Beyond Therapy: a talented take on a bad script
You can definitely find the humour in Beyond Therapy. About how to negotiate a polyamorous relationship. And what fellow players! Skip to main content. He expresses emotions and likes to cry. ebyond
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