This week, romance is in the air in “The Mystery of Love & Sex,” "Sex, Faith and Jason Wexler" and the classic farce "The Importance of Being Earnest."
Backstory Spoken-word series features stories and poems on theatrical themes. The Victory Theatre Center, 3326 W. Victory Blvd., Burbank. Sun., 7:30 p.m. $10. (818) 841-5422.
The Best of Shine The storytelling series encores its top tales from 2015. Promenade Playhouse, 1404 3rd St., Santa Monica. Sun., 7 p.m. $10; discounts available. (310) 452-2321.
Celebrity Autobiography Fred Willard, Florence Henderson, et al., read excerpts from...