Festival of New Plays
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. New plays written by the students in Wesleyans playwriting class and produced by the Wesleyan Theatre Company, the Colleges recently-formed Theatre Club. $10 adults, $5 students, seniors and alumnae. Seating is limited; reservations (478) 757-5259 or email@example.com.
The Single Black Female
7 p.m. Saturday, JDs Drama and Dinner Theater, 550 Riverside Drive. Starring Tanya Freeman and Isa Miles. 747-8668. $20.
Rolling on the River
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Feb. 2, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. The annual Macon Civic Club musical revue features song, dance and comedy with music from a live orchestra. Proceeds will be donated to numerous Middle Georgia charities. For ticket reservations, call 301-5470 or go online to www.thegrand.mercer.edu. Tickets are $18 for Wednesday; $20 for Thursday; $40 for Feb. 1 (includes a pre-show cocktail party in front of the Grand on Mulberry Street); and $20 for Feb. 2.
8 p.m. Feb. 1-2 and 6-9; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 3 and 10, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Directed by Weldon Ledbetter. Box office opens Monday. 477-3342. $18 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students.
Anton Chekovs The Seagull
7 p.m. Feb. 7-9 and 12-16; 2 p.m. Feb. 10 and 17, Back Door Theatre, Willingham Hall, Mercer University. Presented by Mercer University Theatre. Directed by Scot Mann. 301-2974. $5 general admission.
The Dixie Swim Club
8 p.m. Feb. 8-9, 14-16, 2 p.m. Feb. 10, the Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. Presented by the Backlot Players. Directed by Nipper Bunn. For reservations, call (478) 994-0443. www.thebacklotplayers.org. $15 adults; $12 students, seniors and active military.
Honeymoon at Graveside Manor
8 p.m. Feb. 15-16, 21-23, 28 and March 1-2; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 24, Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Call 929-4579 for reservations beginning Feb. 11.
In The Mood
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, the Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the 1940s. $29-$44. 301-5470.
7 p.m. Feb. 23, Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Student-produced musical revue and competition for the coveted Stunt Cup. Proceeds benefit scholarships. 757-5257. $5 general admission; tickets available at the door.
7:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. The National Players production of George Orwells novel. $28 adults, $11 students. 301-5470.
Hot On Broadway
7:30 p.m. March 1-2, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Song and dance numbers from Hairspray, Les Miserables, Rent, Cats, Grease and Guys & Dolls. Part of the Broadway Series. $38-$49. 301-5470.
2:30 p.m. March 16, 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. March 18, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Dr. Seusss stories in a show geared toward kids. $20 adults, $11 students for March 16 performance; $7 general admission for March 18 performances. 301-5470.
G.R.I.T.S. The Musical
7:30 p.m. March 21-22, 2:30 p.m. March 22, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $41. 301-5470.
Russian National Ballets Cinderella
7:30 p.m. April 3, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $22-$49. 301-5470.
The Rainbow Fish
9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. April 9, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $7 general admission. 301-5470.
The Addams Family
7:30 p.m. April 30-May 1, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Part of the Broadway Series. $38-$54. 301-5470.
Vratislav Kriz, baritone, and Edward Eikner, piano
7:30 p.m. Friday, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. 301-5470. Free.
Ian Altman, piano
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. 301-5470. Free.
Macon Symphony Orchestra
All performances at 7:30 p.m. at the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St., unless otherwise noted. Feb. 2: Pops Concert featuring the music of Michael Jackson, Macon City Auditorium, 415 First St. $15 balcony seats. March 9: Project Trio. April 27: Ode to Joy. Conductor: Ward Stare. 301-5300. www.maconsymphony.com. $38.50 adults, $18.50 students, $13.50 children younger than 12.
Lisa Vroman, soprano
7:30 p.m. Feb. 2, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Call 301-5470 to reserve. $25; one free ticket with Mercer ID.
Robert McDuffie, violin
7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Call 301-5470 to reserve. $25; one free ticket with Mercer ID.
Graffe String Quartet
7:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Olive Swann Porter Building, Wesleyan College. Presented by the Macon Concert Association. $25 adults, $15 students. Seating is limited. For tickets, call 301-5470.
Mercer University Orchestra
7:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Ward Stare, conductor. 301-5470. Free.
Mad About Chamber Winds II
7:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Mercer Wind Ensemble; Douglas Hill, conductor. 301-5470. Free.
The Metropolitan Opera Live
Showing at the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and the Galleria Mall Stadium Cinemas, 2980 Watson Blvd., Centerville. Rigoletto: 12:55 p.m. Feb. 16. Parsifal: noon March 2. Francesca Da Rimini: noon March 16. Giulio Cesare: noon April 27. www.metopera.org/hdlive. 742-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.
Third Thursday Organ Interludes
All performances at noon at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St., unless otherwise noted. Feb. 21: Young Artists in Concert; March 18-22: Cherry Blossom Series at Mulberry St. United Methodist Church; April 18: Flint Dollar; May 16: Dr. Fletcher Anderson. Following the 30-minutes concerts, a light lunch is available in the church social hall. All concerts are free, and the lunch is $5 per person. Nelda Chapman, 745-1631 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mercer Jazz Ensemble Concert
7:30 p.m. Feb. 22, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Monty Cole, conductor. 301-5470. Free.
Wilma Jensen, concert organist
4 p.m. Feb. 24, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 745-3331. Free.
Fabian Concert Series
7:30 p.m. Feb. 26, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Matt Catingub, saxophonist/vocalist; Amy Schwartz-Moretti, violin; Kurt Muroki, double bass; and Steve Moretti, percussion. Call 301-5470 to reserve. $12; one free ticket with Mercer ID.
Percussion Ensemble Concert
7:30 p.m. March 1, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Marcus Reddick, director. 301-5470. Free.
Gilbert & Sullivans opera The Mikado
2:30 p.m. March 3, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. $16-$50. 301-5470.
Central High School String Ensemble
3 p.m. March 3, Little Carnegie of the South, 1954 Forsyth St. Reception following concert. $35 adults, $30 seniors, $25 students. For reservations, call Louise Barfield at 256-3388.
Giuseppe Lupis, pianist
4 p.m. March 3, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Classics, Lupis and Gershwin. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 745-3331. Free.
Art Song Experience
7:30 p.m. March 5, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Carol Goff, piano, and Townsend School of Music students. 301-5470. Free.
Griffin Choral Arts concerts
Directed by Stephen J. Mulder. All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Masterworks: French Romantics: March 7, Griffin Auditorium, 234 E. Taylor St., Griffin; features the music of French composers such as Duruflé, Fauré and Poulenc, accompanied by professional orchestra and organ. Tickets available at the door, or in advance. (770) 468-3072 or www.griffinchoralarts.org. $10.
Late Night with Leonard Bernstein
7:30 p.m. March 8, Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Presented by the Macon Concert Association. Hosted by Bernsteins daughter, Jamie, along with soprano Amy Burton and pianists John Musto and Michael Boriskin. $25 adults, $15 students. 301-5470.
Georgia College String Quartet
1 p.m. March 17, Temple Beth Israel, 892 Cherry St. Sponsored by the Temple Beth Israel Sisterhood. A concert by the Georgia College String Quartet. All four quartet members are music professors in addition to being performers. The musicians will be performing the same program in a recital at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4, Max Noah Hall, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville.
7:30 p.m. March 18, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Mercer Brass Quintet featuring Douglas Hill, trumpet; Jonathan Swygert, trumpet; Jay Hanselman, horn; Tom Gibson, trombone; and Eric Bubacz, tuba. 301-5470. Free.
Fabian Concert Series: Sound of Five
7:30 p.m. March 19, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin; Jennifer Frautchis, violin; Che-Hung Chen, viola; Peter Stumpf, cello; and Edward Arron, cello. Call 301-5470 to reserve. $12; one free with Mercer ID.
Masterworks on the Move
Feb. 5-May 24, Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Wesleyans traveling exhibit of American art. Gallery hours are 1-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and the second Saturday of every month. Free.
Memory Lane: An Artistic Journey Through Black Cinema
6-9 p.m. Feb. 8, Tubman African American Museum, 340 Walnut St. Middle Georgia artist DeWayne Kendrick will paint live to the sounds of local hip-hop performers from Real Talk Hip Hop and spoken word artists. The exhibit will be on display through February. 743-8544 or 952-8218. Free; donations will go to the Tubmans educational program for youth.
Through Saturday, the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Connections will feature more than 20 paintings by Macon artist Thomas Sanders, who holds degrees in graphic design and art education from the University of Georgia. Free. The gallery is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
Seven Women Artists
Through Wednesday, East Gallery, Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Paintings and works on paper by Charlotte Beeler, Dot Brown, Laura Dewberry, Mary Ann Dunn, Carol King Pope, Audrey Rabie and Judy Tucker. Gallery hours are 1-5 p.m. Friday and Monday-Wednesday. Free.
Flowers, Buds and Twigs
Through Feb. 8, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. A judged exhibit featuring the work of Middle Georgia artists in all media. 744-9557. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.
Wandering and Wondering
Through Feb. 8, Marlor House, 201 N. Wayne St., Milledgeville. An exhibit of new works by Pam Beagle Daresta. Daresta creates monoprint works inspired by the natural world and memorable ways we live and connect with nature. Free. (478) 452-3950. www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.
Through Feb. 23, Tubman African American Museum, 340 Walnut St. The Tubman presents works by Middle Georgia Art Association artists. 744-9557. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free for museum and MGAA members; $5 general public.
A Winning Tradition
Through February, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame rotunda, 301 Cherry St. The exhibit highlights the Hall of Fame high school coaches from throughout the state who have led their football teams to state championships and features footballs, helmets, playbooks, whistles, programs, trophies and more. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. $3.50-$8. 752-1585.
SPARKS: Understanding Energy
Through March 31, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Explore the difference between potential and kinetic energy and the ways that energy can transform. Dozens of interactive displays will demonstrate radiant, thermal, mechanical and electrical energy. 477-3232 or www.masmacon.org. $5-$10.
The Story of Apollo
Through March 31, Museum of Arts and Sciences. Learn about the early years of American manned space flight in this exhibition of selected space-related items, including projects from Friendship through Apollo. See prints signed by famous explorers John Glenn, Allen Shepherd, Buzz Aldrin, and many others. www.masmacon.org. $5-$10.
A Street Called Straight
9 a.m.-noon Feb. 2, First Baptist Church, Garmon Street, Warner Robins. Gospel production by GLOW Theatrical Productions. Need actors, actresses and choir members. Sue Holloway, (478) 213-2811.
The Sound of Music
7 p.m. Feb. 11-12, The Rose Theater, Forsyth. Roles for seven women, five girls, four men, two boys and large singing/dancing chorus. A production of the Backlot Players. Directed by Kelli Gilstrap. Performance dates are April 26-28 and May 2-5.
Middle Georgia Concert Band
7-9 p.m. Mondays, Tattnall Square Academy band room, Trojan Way off Wesleyan Drive. Membership is open to all wind and percussion players. Ages 17 through 97. 390-4248.
Milledgeville First Friday call for artists
Anyone who wishes to display artwork and/or perform during a Milledgeville First Friday should contact Carlee Schulte at email@example.com.
Sweet Georgia Sound Show Chorus
7 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Peter Claver School, 133 Ward St. Open House: 7 p.m. Tuesday. Come sing with us, then enjoy three weeks of free voice lessons beginning Feb. 5. Singing lesson and first month of membership is free. 335-3010.
Mercer University Pipes and Drums
6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, lessons and rehearsal, Human Resources Building, Mercer University campus. No musical experience required. Free pipe, drum lessons for pipe band students and members. E-mail Jack.Mahaney@mercer.edu.
Middle Georgia Dulcimer Club
1-4 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, Young America Music School, 6361 Zebulon Road. Free. (478) 968-0684.