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    The Marriage of Figaro

    When more than one actor literally stumbles on stage in a farce, it's clear that the comic energy may be somewhat misdirected. Such is the case with Jean Cocteau Repertory's fitfully amusing but overstuffed adaptation of Beaumarchais' "The Marriage of Figaro."

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    Talking Heads

    We get star power plus three. Add Alan Bennett's British talent, and it's plus four. Add four more talking heads in the collection staged in groups of three, and it's a bouquet of monologues with star power of eight

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    Libidoff

    Amid the elephant's-eye-high corn of this cartoon-style comedy by Dawson Moore lies the seed of a genuine comic idea.

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    Broadway Show League

    The Broadway Show League played its fourth week of games on Thurs., June 6 (due to rainouts, this is actually the sixth week of the season). The scores were:

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    New Dramatists Selects Playwrights-in-Residence

    New Dramatists, a New York City-based playwrights' organization, has just announced seven new resident playwrights for the incoming class of 2009. The residency lasts seven years.

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    Looking For Louie

    "Looking for Louie," presented by and at Stages Theatre Center, 1540 N. McCadden Place, Hollywood. Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 4 p.m., Mon. 8 p.m. July 22-Aug. 26. $12-15. (323) 465-1010.

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    Winfrey's Philanthropy Earns Her Honorary Oscar

    Oprah Winfrey says she understands why some balked when the film academy announced it would give her an honorary Oscar for her humanitarian contributions.

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    Taymor Sues 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' for Infringing Her Creative Input

    The most expensive production in Broadway history gets hit with a big lawsuit from the famed director, who left the production in March.

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    Ratner Steps Down as Oscar Producer

    "This morning, Brett Ratner submitted his resignation as a producer of the 84th annual Academy Awards to Academy President Tom Sherak." a statement from the Academy read.

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    Billy Crystal Tweets He's 'Doing the Oscars'

    He wrote Thursday, "Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my prescriptions. Looking forward to the show."