As The Class awaits word on a possible second season, Jesse Tyler Ferguson is keeping busy, reprising the role he created on Broadway of Leaf Coneybear, for the Los Angeles premiere of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The musical's four-week run begins May 27.

In other stage news, Ron Livingston ( Standoff) and Jason Patric (yep, Speed 2) are two-thirds of the cast for Neil LaBute's In a Dark Dark House, world-premiering May 16 off-Broadway. Also, the New York Post hears that Leonardo DiCaprio is in talks to visit the GWW this fall as the star of The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel, which Al Pacino fronted 30 years ago.