All in the Family
7:30 p.m. Sept. 27-28, 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. 27-28 and 2 p.m. Sept. 29, Back Door Theatre, Willingham Hall, Mercer University. Comedy by Moliere. $5 general admission. 478-301-2974. www.mercer.edu.
National Theatre Live
Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 3 p.m. Sept. 29: Othello. 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and 3 p.m. Oct. 20: Macbeth. 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.
Dracula: The Ballet
8 p.m. Oct. 9, Russell Auditorium, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville. Presented by Atlantic City Ballet. Tickets may be purchased at www.milledgevillealliedarts.com, 478-452-3950 or email@example.com. $15; $12 for members of the Friends of Allied Arts; Georgia College students are admitted with their Bobcat ID.
The Ugly Duckling and The Tortoise and the Hare
9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17, the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Moving sculpture and electro-luminescent puppetry brings to life these timeless tales in a dramatic performance by Lightwire Theatre. 478-301-5470. $5-$7.
10 a.m. Oct. 19, The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. By Kathryn Walat; presented by the Childrens Theater Troupe of the Backlot Players. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $2. 478-994-0443.
Doubt: A Parable
7:30 p.m. Oct. 30-Nov. 2; 2:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Arts Complex Theatre, Middle Georgia State Colleges Macon campus. By John Patrick Shanley. Reserved seat tickets on sale Oct. 14. 478-757-7387. $8 general admission; $5 senior citizens and other students; free for MGSC students, faculty and staff (must present a valid MGSC ID. Limit two tickets per person).
7 p.m. Nov. 14-16, 21-23 and 2 p.m. Nov. 17 and 24, Back Door Theatre, Willingham Hall, Mercer University. Travel through time and the afterlife in Vladimir Volkoffs play. $5 general admission. 478-301-2974. www.mercer.edu.
The 2013-2014 Broadway Series
The Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Memphis: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2-3. Bring it On: The Musical: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21-22. Man of La Mancha: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23. Disneys Beauty and the Beast: 7 p.m. March 12-13. Ten Tenors on Broadway: 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 29. 478-301-5470.
JDs Drama & Dinner Theater
550 Riverside Drive. Interactive drama 5 p.m.-midnight the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Food available includes hamburgers, hot dogs, wings and salads. 738-3114. www.jdsdramatheater.com.
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.
Middle Georgia State College Band of Knights
7:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Russell Hall Theater, Middle Georgia State Colleges Cochran campus; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Arts Complex Theater, Macon campus. Featuring new artist in residence Miguel Castro. The Band of Knights is made up of the Symphonic Winds concert band, the Jazz Knights jazz ensemble and the MGSC Percussion Ensemble. 478-934-3350 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: Cosi 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.
All concerts at the City Auditorium, 415 First St. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26: Dancing Through the Decades featuring big band music. Dec. 7: holiday-themed show featuring local hip-hop star Floco Torres. March 1: country music-inspired show featuring special guest JoDee Messina. Tables will be available on the floor at a variety of prices; balcony seats will be $10 each. Purchase tickets online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-653-8000. www.maconpops.com.
4 p.m. Oct. 27, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Barbara Day Miller, conductor. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 478-745-3331. Free. Mercer Jazz Ensemble
7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building, Mercer University. Faculty artist Monty Cole will direct the performance. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
Mercer University Orchestra
7:30 p.m. Nov. 5, Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building, Mercer University. Ward Stare will be leading this performance. Presented by Mercers Townsend School of Music. 478-301-5751 or www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
Manhattan Piano Trio
4 p.m. Nov. 10, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Featuring Dmitry Kouzov, cello; Wayne Lee, violin; and Milana Strezeva, piano. Presented by Music and the Arts at Vineville. 478-745-3331. Free.
Measure for Measure
Sept. 28-Oct. 18, 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.
Patterns Past and Present
2-4 p.m. Sept. 29, Brown-Stetson-Sanford House, 601 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. The 47th anniversary celebration of the rescue and relocation of the historic 1825 Sanford house. A quilt display, photo exhibit, iPod tours and refreshments will be part of the celebration.
Macon Then & Now
See the exhibit during September at Carlyle Place library, 5300 Zebulon Road; October at Middle Georgia State College, 100 College Station Drive; November at Macon Marriott City Center lobby, 240 Coliseum Drive. Featuring archival photographs of historic Macon properties alongside photographs of their present-day appearance. www.historicmacon.org. Free.
Speaking Highly of the South Opening Reception
1-3 p.m. Oct. 6, Marlor Arts Center, 201 North Wayne St., Milledgeville. An exhibition of paintings by artist Stan Strickland. Exhibit runs through Nov. 15. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. Allied Arts, 478-452-3950, email@example.com or www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.
Through Oct. 11, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. 478-744-9557, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.
Art of Daly Smith
Weekends through Oct. 13, Generations Gallery of Indian Springs, 1825 Ga. 42 South, Flovilla. www.gallerygenerations.com.
Yunzhu Lin exhibition
Through Dec. 13, West Gallery, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College. An exhibition of 20 original paintings by First Class National Artist Yunzhu Lin, representing the highest level of Chinese painting and reflecting the essence and beauty of Chinese culture. 478-757-5228. Free.
Titanoboa: Monster Snake
Through Jan. 25, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Exhibit features a full-scale model of the remains of the largest snake in the world, measuring 48 feet long, plus information about its discovery and clips from a Smithsonian Channel documentary. 478-477-3232 or www.masmacon.org. $5-$10.
Harriet Tubman: A Moses to Her People
Ongoing, Tubman African American Museum, 340 Walnut St. The exhibit uses historic photographs, documents and works of art from the museums collection to tell Tubmans story. 478-743-8544. Free for members, $5-$8 for general public.
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.
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. 478-390-4248.
OneCity Art Festival
Preview Party: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Karsten-Denson Building, 536 Third St., $20. First Friday Art Crawl: 5-9 p.m. Oct. 4, downtown galleries and museums (Tubman African American Museum, 567 Center for Renewal, Macon Arts Alliance, Contemporary Arts Exchange), free. Paint the Village special exhibit and reception: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. demo, 6 p.m. reception, Oct. 5, Middle Georgia Art Association, 2330 Ingleside Ave., free. Three art exhibits: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 6, Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road, free. www.onecityartfestival.com.
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. Tuesday, St. Peter Claver School, 133 Ward St. Singing lesson and first month of membership is free. 478-335-3010.
Mercer University Pipes and Drums
6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, lessons and rehearsal, Human Resources Building, Mercer University campus. No musical experience required. Free pipe, drum lessons for pipe band students and members. Email 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.