If you've seen any romantic comedy that ends with a wedding in the past 20 years, you may have noticed a familiar archetype.
The gay best friend sidekick — with fabulous taste and zesty snark, but not much of a romantic life, or any kind of life beyond the stifling confines of the main couple's story lines.
Playwright Joshua Harmon sees that typical character as something of a court jester: reductive and one-dimensional. So, in his new play, Harmon makes the gay best friend the center of story.
This segment aired on September 26, 2016.