Christopher Ferdinand Durang (born January 2, ) is an American playwright known for works of outrageous and often absurd comedy. His work was especially popular in the s, though his career seemed to get a second wind in the late s. His play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike won the Tony Award for . Plays. Titanic (); The Nature and Purpose of the Universe ( );. Pages in category “Plays by Christopher Durang”. The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn. Christopher Durang Volume I: 27 Short Plays [Christopher Durang] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A collection of works by Christopher.

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His Catholic grammar school cancelled class one afternoon and put on his play. Interview — Christopher Durang”. That same year, he was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Find a Play What type of organization are you?


Free samples are now viewable on mobile devices! Nonetheless, those lines in the play do get a laugh, so there’s something. Follow Us facebook twitter. About Playscripts Playscripts brings new plays and musicals to professional, school, community, and college theaters to perform, read and enjoy. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Christopher Durang.

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Later while he was attending Delbarton School in Morristown, he and a friend wrote two musicals, ‘Banned in Boston’ and ‘Businessman’s Holiday. Durang has performed as an actor for both stage and screen.

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This page was last edited on 31 Decemberplyas His work was especially popular in the s, though his career seemed to get a second wind in the late s. Durang has denounced the Robert Altman film adaptation of Beyond Therapycalling it “horrific. The New York Times. Retrieved September 6, Do you really want to sign out? He has made guest appearances on several sitcoms including Frasier episode 6. It tells the story of Daisy, a child who’s parents were too polite to chech her sex when she was born–so they just “decided” she was a girl.


The one thing that all of these young people have in common is their loathing for Sister Mary Ignatius and the unyielding dogma that she vhristopher down their throats in their formative duramg. He wrote his first play at age eight. Durang has also performed for both stage and screen. Retrieved from ” https: His work often deals critically with issues of child abuseRoman Catholic dogmaculture, and homosexuality.

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Durang has appeared in movies and in his own plays. I got into Juilliard”.

He performed his cabaret Chris Durang and Dawne in numerous venues, earning himself a Bistro Chrsitopher. One of them is the happy mother of an illegitimate child; another is a contented homosexual; and yet another has had two abortions–the first after having been raped on the night of her mother’s death!

With Marsha Norman, christophet co-chair of the Playwriting Program at Juilliard where durzng have jointly won the Margo Jones Award for their work with developing playwrights. Works by Christopher Durang. His musical, Adrift in Macao, with book and lyrics by Mr. Christooher Ferdinand Durang born January 2, is an American playwright known for works of outrageous and often absurd comedy.


Another of Durang’s classics is Baby With the Bathwatera satiric black comedy that enjoyed a long run at Playwrights Horizons. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild Council. And I do think plas are certainly difficult. You must remove all the items from your cart or complete the current order before processing an approved order.

Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For Youone of Durang’s most popular plays, revolves around a nun who boasts of the righteousness of her charges, including Thomas, a little boy who can recite the Ten Commandments on cue. Views Read Edit View history. We will only send you two emails a month and you can unsubscribe at anytime.

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