The Picture That Was Turned to the Wall
7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Perry Players Theatre, 909 Main St., Perry. Directed by Carol Strandburg. $15 adult, $12 senior/military, $10 student/child. Sunday matinees are $10. Call (478) 987-5354 or visit www.perryplayers.org for reservations.
Little Shop of Horrors
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Presented by the Youth Actors Company. Directed by Jerry Dorriety. Call 746-9485 for reservations. www.theatremacon.com. $20 adults, $12 students.
The Vagina Monologues
8 p.m. Friday, Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. $10. Proceeds benefit HODAC and the V-Day Foundation. 929-4579.
7:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. An original ballet by Alice Sheridan performed by members of the Middle Georgia Youth Ballet. A silent auction will begin at 7 p.m. General admission: $10. 742-2000.
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.
Thy Kingdom Come
7:30 p.m. March 16, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Encore presentation of the play by Winsphere Jones. $15. 742-2000.
7 p.m. March 21, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. A new play by Alan Bennett broadcast and presented by the National Theatre Live. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors. 742-2000.
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.
7 p.m. March 24, the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. An integrated collaborative arts concert based on Gods Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse by James Weldon Johnson. Presented by Hayiya Dance Theatre. $15. 301-5470.
Rimshot: The Urban Musical
7 p.m. March 30, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $15 general admission; $12.50 for seniors, students, military and children under 12. $25 VIP ticket includes preferred seating and autographed playbill. 742-2000.
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.
Late Night with Leonard Bernstein
7:30 p.m. Friday, 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.
Macon Symphony Orchestra
All performances at 7:30 p.m. at the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Saturday: 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.
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. Francesca Da Rimini: noon March 16. Giulio Cesare: noon April 27. www.metopera.org/hdlive. 742-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.
An Afternoon with Debussy
2:30 p.m. March 17, Hawkinsville Opera House, Hawkinsville. Featuring concert pianist Joe Chapman.
English Afternoon Tea and Organ Recital
2 p.m. March 17, All Saints Episcopal Church, 1708 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Raffle and door prizes. (478) 923-1791 or (478) 335-1487. $20 per person.
Georgia College String Quartet
1 p.m. March 17, Temple Beth Israel, 892 Cherry St. A concert by the Georgia College and State University String Quartet. All four quartet members are music professors in addition to being performers.
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.
Fisk University Choir
6:30 p.m. March 20, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Presented by the Middle Georgia Fisk Alumni Club. Proceeds benefit Fisk University scholarships for Middle Georgia students. $20. 742-2000.
Testament of Freedom
7:30 p.m. March 22, Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry St. Presented by the Choral Society of Middle Georgia in a joint concert with the Mercer University Singers. Tickets are available through Choral Society members as well as at the door. 747-6684. www.csmga.com. $12 general admission.
Soprano Marcia Porter
7:30 p.m. March 25, Burden Parlor, Wesleyan College. Renowned soprano, international star and faculty member of Florida State University will perform in concert. Free. 757-5259.
Student Chamber Ensembles Concert
7:30 p.m. March 26, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. 301-5470. Free.
Mercer Jazz Ensemble
7:30 p.m. April 5, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Monty Cole, director. 301-5470. Free.
Morning Music Club of Macon
7:30 p.m. April 11: Pride and Prejudice, an adaptation of the musical for Wesleyan College Department of Music with Amanda Jacobs, composer. 7:30 p.m. May 9: Louise Barfield, piano, and Curtis Smith, piano. All performances are free and are held in Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. www.morningmusicclub.org.
Mercer University Opera Gala
7:30 p.m. April 11-13, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Richard Kosowski, director. 301-5470. $10; one free with Mercer ID; pay at the door.
Fabian Concert Series: Directors Choice
7:30 p.m. April 16, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin; Lawrence Dutton, viola; Rachel Calin, double bass; and Elizabeth Pridgen, piano. Call 301-5470 to reserve. $12; one free with Mercer ID.
Third Thursday Organ Interludes
All performances at noon at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St., unless otherwise noted. 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.
Michael Brown, pianist
7:30 p.m. April 18, Burden Parlor, Wesleyan College. Presented by the Macon Concert Association. $25 adults, $15 students. Seating is limited. 301-5470.
Explorations: Juan Battista with the Mercer Wind Ensemble
7:30 p.m. April 19, the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Douglas Hill, conductor, and Juan Battista, guest conductor. 301-5470. Free.
4 p.m. April 21, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Dana Lyn, fiddle, and Kyle Sanna, guitar. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 745-3331. Free.
Voices of Spring
3 p.m. April 21, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Mercer Singers and Womens Chamber Choir; Stanley L. Roberts, conductor. 301-5470. Free.
Mercer University Orchestra
7:30 p.m. April 23, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Ward Stare, conductor. 301-5470. Free.
7:30 p.m. April 25, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Mercer Flute Choir; Kelly Via, conductor. 301-5470. Free.
Beethovens Symphony No. 9
7:30 p.m. April 27, the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Featuring Mercer Singers, Mercer University Choir, Choral Society of Middle Georgia and Macon Symphony Orchestra; Ward Stare, conductor. Call 301-5300 for ticket information.
Student Chamber Ensemble Concert
3 p.m. April 28, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. 301-5470. Free.
Griffin Choral Arts concerts
Directed by Stephen J. Mulder. All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Inspired by Africa: May 2, Gordon College Fine Arts Auditorium, 419 College Drive, Barnesville; features music from and inspired by the African continent. Paul Baslers Missa Kenya is the central work, accompanied by French horn, piano and percussion. Tickets available at the door. (770) 468-3072 or www.griffinchoralarts.org. $10.
Broadway in May
4 p.m. May 5, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Featuring J.J. Hobbs, soprano, and Victor Ryan Robertson, tenor. Part of the Music and the Arts at Vineville Series. 745-3331. Free.
Songs for a Spring Day
3 p.m. May 19, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Featuring Mercer University Childrens Choir; Richard Kosowski, conductor. 301-5470. Free.
Premiere Brass Quintet, Atlanta
4 p.m. June 9, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Part of the Music and the Arts at Vineville Series. 745-3331. Free.
Big Game Trophies
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 1213 Walke Dairy Road, Dublin. One of the premier privately-owned world-class big-game trophy collections in the United States will be open to the public, hosted by Boy Scout Troop 560 of Dublin. The collection contains 130 exhibits from North America, Europe and Asia. Hunting legend J.Y. Jones will be on hand to talk with guests about his expeditions. $5 adults, $3 ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under.
Winter Arts Festival
Through Saturday, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. The Winter Arts Festival is a judged exhibit. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. 744-9557.
Michael Mallard Paintings
Monday-March 29, Peacock Gallery, Middle Georgia State College, Cochran campus. Gallery talk: 7 p.m. Monday. The exhibition is open 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 8 a.m.-noon Fridays. Free.
Student Art Show and Scholarship Competition
Wednesday-March 21, Galleria Mall, Watson Boulevard, Centerville. During mall hours. Sponsored by the Fine Art Society of Middle Georgia. Free.
Quilting at the Crossroads
10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 15-16, 1-5 p.m. March 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 18, Perry Arts Center, 1121 Macon Road, Perry. Middle Georgia Quilt Show features traditional to modern art quilts, live demonstrations, vendors, opportunities to win a quilt or a basket of quilting supplies, a members boutique of handmade items and scissor sharpening on site. Jan Morales-Hill, (478) 218-5494. $6; free for children 10 and under.
Kirk Wests Playlist
Through March 30, the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. The exhibit will showcase music photography by Kirk West, photographer and former tour manager for the Allman Brothers Band. Free. 743-6940.
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.
Charles Ladson and Five Emerging Artists
April 12-Sept. 1, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Macon native Charles Ladsons contemporary paintings explore a diverse array of subjects ranging from figures to landscapes. www.masmacon.org. $5-$10.
Therapy in Session
Through April 12, Marlor Center Gallery, 201 N. Wayne St., Milledgeville. An exhibition of quilts by artist Cookie Noel. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays or by appointment. Allied Arts: (478) 452-3950 or milledgevillealliedarts.com. Free.
Mulberry Street Festival Call for Artists
March 23-24. A limited number of spaces are still available for the Mulberry Street Arts and Crafts Festival. If you are interested in participating, call Peter Nishanian, 719-2369. Exhibitor information, procedures and applications are available at www.middlegeorgiaart.org.
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. 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.