George Bernard Shaw wrote this play in 1893; it positions prostitution not as absence of morality but as financial need, still a relevant take. It’s about Vivie Warren’s disapproval of her mother, Mrs. Warren. Against a backdrop of mild familial intrigue and religious hypocrisy, a tale of necessity and perhaps redemption emerges.
7:30 p.m. Thur., Feb. 22 & Sat., Feb. 24, at Swisher Theater, Jacksonville University, Arlington, jutickets.com, $10 adults, $5 seniors/military/alumni/students/kids under 17; ID JU students admitted free.