James Leitner

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS (Act II Playhouse): The same old schtick

A play for people who need to be told how to feel.

DRIVING MISS DAISY (Act II): A production in the drivers seat

An elderly Jewish lady and a young African American strike up an unexpected and unusual friendship.

FOX ON THE FAIRWAY (Act II): Camaraderie of a club

No golf interest? No problem. This show has tongue-in-cheek humor, love, competition, and the danger of the unexpected.

UNNECESSARY FARCE (Act II): 60-second review

A stakeout goes awry with hilarious consequences in UNNECESSARY FARCE at Act II Playhouse.

THE GLASS MENAGERIE (Act II): 60-second review

Tennessee Williams’ classic story comes to life on the stage of Act II Playhouse.

1812 Productions Weds Mamet in BOSTON MARRIAGE

I have a soft spot for the drawing room plays by Oscar Wilde, Somerset Maughan, and the like. With ready wit they provide amusing takedowns of bourgeois society, its conventions…