Murder by the Book
8 p.m. Sept. 20-21, Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Directed by Cathy Collins. $16 general admission; $14 military, students and seniors. 478-929-4579. www.wrlt.org.
Moon Over the Brewery
8 p.m. Sept. 20-21; 2 p.m. Sept. 22, the Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. Directed by Alan Ralph. 478-994-0443. www.backlotplayers.org. $15 adults, $12 seniors, students and active military.
All in the Family
7:30 p.m. Sept. 20-21, 27-28; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Perry Players Community Theatre, 909 Main St., Perry. To purchase tickets, visit www.perryplayers.org or call 478-987-5354. $15 adults, $12 senior/military and student/child.
7 p.m. Sept. 20, 26-28 and 2 p.m. Sept. 21-22 and 29, Back Door Theatre, Willingham Hall, Mercer University. Comedy by Moliere. $5 general admission. 478-301-2974. www.mercer.edu.
7 p.m. Sept. 24, New Perry Hotel, 800 Main St., Perry. Dinner theater performance by the Buried Hatchet Production Co. $37.50 includes dinner. www.buriedhatchet.net.
National Theatre Live
Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 7 p.m. Sept. 26 and 3 p.m. Sept. 29: Othello. Live broadcast from the Olivier Theatre in London. 478-742-2000. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors.
The Alley Cats
7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, 3 and 5-6, Perry United Methodist Church, 1002 Carroll St., Perry. A comedy presented by the Middle Georgia comedy troupe CenterStage for Christ. All proceeds will benefit the charity Family Promise. A dessert buffet is included. Nursery is provided. For information, contact Diane Kinsley, 478-318-9696. $10.
Family Weekend Gala
2 p.m. Sept. 21, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring student and faculty soloists with Mercers Stanley L. Roberts as conductor. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
Master Class with the Brentano Quartet
10 a.m. Sept. 23, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring the violin, viola and cello. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
7:30 p.m. Sept. 24, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Serena Canin, violin; Mark Steinberg, violin; Misha Amory, viola; and Nina Lee, cello. Part of the Fabian Concert Series. $12; free with Mercer I.D. and any student I.D. For tickets, call 478-301-5470 or buy online at www.tickets.mercer.edu.
Mad About Chamber Winds I
7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Douglas Hill, conductor. Presented by the Chamber Wind Ensembles. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
Fort Valley Voices
4 p.m. Sept. 29, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Featuring Franklin Gross, piano; Leonard Giles, trumpet; and Dana Jefferson, soprano. Original paintings by artist Bob Dixon. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 478-745-3331. Free.
Mercer University Orchestra in Concert
7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Ward Stare conducting. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. www.music.mercer.edu. 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. 12:55 p.m. Oct. 5: Eugene Onegin; 12:55 p.m. Oct. 26: The Nose; 12:55 p.m. Nov. 9: Tosca; 12:55 p.m. Dec. 14: Falstaff; 12:55 p.m. Feb. 8: Rusalka; noon March 1: Prince Igor; 12:55 p.m. March 15: Werther; 12:55 p.m. April 5: La Boheme; 12:55 p.m. April 26: Cose Fan Tutte; 12:55 p.m. May 10: La Cenerentola. www.metopera.org/hdlive. 478-744-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.
Eugenia Zukerman, flutist
3 p.m. Oct. 6, First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Sponsored by the Warner Robins Community Concert Association. www.wrconcert.org. $15 adults; free for students.
Cello in the Spotlight
Oct. 8, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Ruchard Aaron and Julie Albers, cellos; faculty musician Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin; and Rebecca Albers, viola. Part of the Fabian Concert Series. For tickets, call 478-301-5470 or buy online at www.tickets.mercer.edu.
Ben Altman, guitarist
7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. For tickets, call 478-301-5470 or buy online at www.tickets.mercer.edu.
Macon Symphony Orchestra
All performances at the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St., unless otherwise noted. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12: Magic and Enchantment conducted by Shizuo Kuwahara; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1: Home for the Holidays conducted by David Keith; 7:30 p.m. April 5: Shakespeare in Love conducted by Yaniv Segal; and 7:30 p.m. May 3: MSO Goes Hollywood conducted by Roderick Cox. $38.50 adults; $18.50 students; $13.50 children younger than 12. www.maconsymphony.com.
Student Chamber Ensemble in Concert
7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Bell House Parlor, Mercer University. Presented by the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
All Roads Lead to Vienna
Oct. 15, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Featuring Rebecca Lanning, mezzo soprano; and Townsend faculty artist Ian Altman, piano. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
Master Class with Rebecca Lanning
10 a.m. Oct. 16, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. The mezzo soprano will lead a vocal master class for Townsend student singers. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
Macon Concert Association
All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. in Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building, Wesleyan College. Oct. 18: Escher String Quartet. Dec. 12: Steve Baughman and Robin Bullock, guitarists. Feb. 6: Steven Lin, pianist. March 20: Sarah Geller, violinist, and Allison Franzetti, pianist. For tickets, call 478-301-5470. Season subscription: $80 adults, $40 students. Individual concert tickets: $25 adults, $15 students.
Griffin Choral Arts
All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Jubilation!: Oct. 17, Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. Christmas with Griffin Choral Arts: Dec. 5, Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. Masterworks: A Mothers Tears: March 28-29, Griffin Auditorium, 234 E. Taylor St., Griffin; $15. To Thee, My Country: May 1, Griffin First Baptist Church, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin. Directed by Stephen J. Mulder. Tickets are available at the door or in advance. 888-SING1-88 or www.griffinchoralarts.org. $10 general admission (unless noted).
7:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. A faculty artist recital featuring Monty Cole, saxophone; Jean Roberts, piano; and Mercus Reddick, percussion. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
Art of Daly Smith
Weekends through Oct. 13, Generations Gallery of Indian Springs, 1825 Ga. 42 South, Flovilla. A reception for the artist will be 4-7 p.m. Sept. 21. www.gallerygenerations.com.
Selections from Allied Arts Permanent Collection
Through Sept. 20, the Marlor House and Gallery, 201 North Wayne St., Milledgeville. On display are 32 pieces from Allied Arts permanent collection featuring a wide variety of media, styles and subject matter. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday. 478-452-3950 or www.milledgevillealliedarts.com. Free.
Cityscapes Opening Reception
6-8 p.m. Sept. 20, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Exhibit on display through Oct. 11. 478-744-9557, email@example.com or www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.
Measure for Measure
Exhibit runs Sept. 28-Oct. 18. Artist reception 5-7 p.m. Sept. 26, Blackbridge Hall Art Gallery, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville. Encaustic method works by Michele Schuff. Free. 478-445-7025.
Through Sept. 28, the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Featuring the work of Joe Adams, Travis Hart and Carol Dodd Porter. Free. 478-743-6940.
Sept. 21, Vineville Academy, 2260 Vineville Ave.; Sept. 22, Dance Arts Studio, 614 Poplar St. Registration will begin 30 minutes prior to audition times. Each participant must be 8 years old. A parent/guardian and the participant must sign the audition card. All girls auditioning must be currently enrolled in a dance school. No absences allowed during rehearsals, costume fittings or performances. Production dates: Dec. 11-15. For more information, visit www.midganutcracker.org or contact Cindy Jarrard, 478-757-5598.
Sweet Georgia Sound Show Chorus
First rehearsal for the holidays: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 24, St. Peter Claver School auditorium, 133 Ward St. Call 478-335-3010 for more information.
The Sound of Music
7:30 p.m. Sept. 29-30, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Bring music and be prepared to sing at least 16 bars with an accompanist. Roles for 15-20 adult actors ages 21-75 as well as eight young people ages 5-20. Rehearsals will begin Oct. 28. Production dates are Dec. 6-15. Directed by Jim Crisp; music direction by Jim Penndorf. 478-746-9485 or www.theatremacon.com.