A quartet of funny one-acts make up the UpStage Theatre’s 3rd Annual Festival of Comedy. Super Salad Days by Sean K. Thompson follows a group of aging superheroes as they prepare for one last battle with their archenemies. Playwright Thompson turns director for Scene Change by Scott Tobin, a slapstick comedy about setting a stage. Steven Stewart’s The Way We Were (Marketed) chronicles the efforts of a middle-aged Barbie desperate to extend her shelf life, and Joff Stolzer’s Emergency Room is a humorous look at one man’s attempt to pay his medical bills. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Through August 25. Lambert Hall, 1703 Heights Boulevard.
Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. Starts: Aug. 17. Continues through Aug. 25, 2012