James Leitner

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

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

Carla Belver and Brian Anthony Wilson star in Alfred Uhry's DRIVING MISS DAISY. 
Photo by Bill D'Agostino.

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.

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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.

Agent Frank (Akeem Davis), Officer Eric Sheridan (Anthony
Lawton), Mrs. Meekly (Gerri Weagraff), and Todd (Jake Blouch) can't
believe what they are watching in Act II Playhouse's production of
"Unnecessary Farce," now extended until March 29. Photo by Mark Garvin.

UNNECESSARY FARCE (Act II): 60-second review

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

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

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

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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…