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The Boston Globe

Theater & art

Stage Review

This ‘Miss Daisy’ steers away from archetypes

GLOUCESTER — Don’t dismiss “Driving Miss Daisy” as the slim exercise in character studies you already know. Under the deft direction of Benny Sato Ambush, three extraordinary actors at the Gloucester Stage Company deliver delicately tuned performances that uncover depth and nuance from stock characters.

Johnny Lee Davenport, Lindsay Crouse, and Robert Pemberton offer revelatory performances that draw us completely into the heart of this “family.”

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