Last chance to catch G.B. Shaw's comedy of manners and marriage, Candida, at Indiana Repertory. Directed by Scott Wentworth, Indiana Rep's version began previews Jan. 6, opened Jan. 9, and runs to Jan. 31. Wentworth also stars in the show, alongside his real-life wife, Marion Adler as the title character. Rounding out the cast are Juilliard grad Sean Arbuckle (Marchbanks the poet), Raymond Fox, Kia Christina Heath and Ray Fry.
Wentworth was nominated for a featured actor Tony for his work in 1989's Cy Coleman musical, Welcome To The Club. He also appeared in Circle In The Square's 1991 mounting of Shaw's Getting Married.
Written in 1894 when Shaw was 38, Candida tells of a wife who much choose between her kind but dullish husband and an ardent poet who pines for her affection.
Other works by Shaw include Widower's Houses, You Never Can Tell, Pygmalion, Too True To Be Good and Heartbreak House. Joanne Woodward and Mary Steenburgen are among the actresses who've played Candida (pronounced KAN-dih-da) on Broadway.
For tickets ($17.50-$33.50) and information on Candida at Indiana Rep, 140 West Washington St., Indianapolis, call (317) 635-5252.
-- By David Lefkowitz