Arts Calendar

March 28, 2014 

THEATER

“All Night Strut!”

8 p.m. March 28-29; 2:30 p.m. March 30, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss. Box office hours: 1-6 p.m. Call 478-477-3342 or 478-471-PLAY. $18 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students (up to age 23).

“Ten Tenors on Broadway”

2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 29. Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Part of the Broadway Series. $35-$45. www.thegrandmacon.com. 478-301-5470.

National Theatre Live

Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 3 p.m. March 30: “War Horse.” Live broadcast from the Olivier Theatre in London. 478-742-2000. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors.

“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead”

7 p.m. April 3-5 and 10-12; 2 p.m. April 6 and 13, Back Door Theatre, Willingham Hall, Mercer University. Directed by Scot Mann. 478-301-2974 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays or 478-207-4170 evenings and weekends. $5 at the door.

“Avenue Q”

8 p.m. April 4-5, 11-12, 18-19; 2:30 p.m. April 6; 7:30 p.m. April 9-10 and 17, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. This show is rated R for adult situations and language and is suggested for age 17 and older. Directed by Jim Crisp. Purchase tickets at www.theatremacon.com. $25 adults, $20 seniors, $15 students ages 17-22.

“Gypsy”

8 p.m. April 4-5, 11-12; 2 p.m. April 6 and 13, The Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. www.thebacklotplayers.org. 478-994-0443. $15 adults; $12 seniors, students and active military.

“An Evening with C.S. Lewis”

6 p.m. April 6, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Presented by Christian Artists Group and featuring David Payne as C.S. Lewis. $20-$40. www.thegrandmacon.com.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

Griffin Choral Arts: “A Mother’s Tears”

7:30 p.m. March 28-29, Griffin Auditorium, 234 E. Taylor St., Griffin. Featuring Karl Jenkins’ “Stabat Mater” performed with a professional orchestra and choreography by Mitch Flanders and the Griffin Ballet Theatre. $15. www.griffinchoralarts.org.

Wesleyan College Senior Piano Showcase

7 p.m. March 28, Wesleyan College, Porter Auditorium, 4760 Forsyth Road. Pianists Yixuan “Fannie” Chen, Siwei Qiu and Shushan Zhao will perform solo and two-piano repertoire. 478-757-5259. 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. 1 p.m. March 29: “Prince Igor”; 12:55 p.m. April 5: “La Boheme.” www.metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.

Bright Sheng’s “Northern Lights”

7:30 p.m. April 1, Bell House Salon, Mercer University. Composer Bright Sheng will be in attendance for the performances by distinguished faculty artist Julie Albers, cello, with Orion Weiss, piano. Part of the Fabian Concert Series. 478-301-5751. www.music.mercer.edu. $12; free for all students or with a Mercer ID.

The Charm of Chamber Opera

7:30 p.m. April 3-5, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. One-act operas offer high-stakes drama and hijinks comedy. 478-301-5751. www.music.mercer.edu. $10; free for any student or with a Mercer ID.

Macon Symphony Orchestra

All performances at the Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St., unless otherwise noted. Performances: 7:30 p.m. April 5: “Shakespeare in Love” conducted by Yaniv Segal. $38.50 adults; $18.50 students; $13.50 children younger than 12. www.maconsymphony.com.

One in the Spirit

3 p.m. April 6, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. World music program presented by Mercer University Children’s Choir. Free. www.cherryblossom.com.

Masterworks and Virtuoso Showpieces

4 p.m. April 6, Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Featuring Danielle Belen, violin, and Jennie Jung, piano. Part of Music and the Arts at Vineville. 478-745-3331. music@vinevillemethodist.org. Free.

EXHIBITIONS

“Folktales”

Through March 29, the Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. An exhibition of folk art featuring paintings by Peggy Maine and ceramics by Carolyn Simmons. 478-743-6904. www.maconartsalliance.org. Free.

“Art for Your Suitcase”

Through April 11, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Paintings, photographs, prints, 3D, jewelry and more that is small enough and reasonably priced enough to take home in a suitcase. www.middlegeorgiaart.org.

AUDITIONS

“The Philadelphia Story”

7:30 p.m. April 6-7, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Comedy. Roles for five women and nine men ages 20-65 as well as one teenage girl. Production dates are May 23-31. Directed by Jim Crisp. 478-746-9485. www.theatremacon.com.

ET CETERA

“Cultures and Communities”

9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 28, Humanities/Social Sciences Building, Middle Georgia State College Macon Campus. More than 40 students will present their original works in creative writing, film, research, visual art and more. Sheree Keith, sheree.keith@mga.edu.

MarchArt Event

10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 29, on the square, downtown Vienna. Children’s activities, concessions available and art for sale. 229-268-8275.

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