The concept of a family-friendly comedy apparently isn’t very popular anymore. Just ask Arnold Richie, artistic director of Upstage Theatre. This year he decided he wanted to showcase local playwriting talent, but when he threw down the gauntlet and asked for “family-friendly comedy” submissions, he only got 20 scripts. “They just weren’t used to writing that kind of material,” reasons Richie. Still, he managed to find four promising one-acts in... More >>>