An endearing women’s history month play part of an international project celebrating women in the arts, called SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Now). $3 students; $5 senior citizens, GC faculty/staff and non-GC students; $6 general admission. 478-445-4226. Georgia College and State University’s campy Black Box Theatre, Milledgeville. 8 p.m. March 17.
Never miss a local story.
Presented by the Backlot Players Guild. Box office is open two hours prior to show time. Rose Theater, 23 W. Johnston St., Forsyth. $15 adults; $12 seniors, students and active military. thebacklotplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. March 17-18, 24-25; 2:30 p.m. March 19 and 26.
“Rock the Ballet”
Featuring guest artists Olivia Boyd in a variation from “Don Quixote” and B.J. Hilbun on classical guitar and other classical and contemporary ballet pieces. Presented by Middle Georgia Youth Ballet. Reserved seating. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. $15 and $12 in advance; all tickets $15 at door. 478-742-2000. 7:30 p.m. March 18.
NT Live: “Hedda Gabbler”
Live broadcast of “Hedda Gabbler” from the National Theatre in London. $20 adults; $15 seniors and students. 478-742-2000. Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 3 p.m. March 19.
Disney’s “Aladdin Kids”
Featuring music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, a book adapted by and additional lyrics by Jim Luigs and music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle. Vineville Academy of the Arts, 2260 Vineville Ave. $3 adults, $2 students. Christopher Freeman, firstname.lastname@example.org. 6 p.m. March 23.
“Blame It on the Movies!”
Musical revue featuring songs from “Gone with the Wind,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “Meet Me in St. Louis,” “The Pink Panther,” “Rocky,” “Psycho,” “Jaws,” “Goldfinger,” “The Color Purple,” “Footloose” and more. Directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss. Tickets will go on sale March 20. Box Office hours: 1-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. $20 adults, $15 seniors (60+), $10 students (up to age 23). 478-477-3342. maconlittletheatre.org. 8 p.m. March 24-25 and March 29-April 1; 2:30 p.m. March 26 and April 2.
Metropolitan Opera Live. Showing at the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and the Galleria Mall Stadium Cinemas 15, 2980 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. $24 adults, $20 seniors and students. metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. 12:55 p.m. March 25.
An integrated collaborative arts concert based on “God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse” by James Weldon Johnson. The poems are interpreted through contemporary, liturgical and West African dance performances by Hayiya Dance Theatre Inc., orators, guest dancers and a community choir. Proceeds will benefit Hayiya Dance Theatre Inc.’s scholarship funds. Tickets are available online, at Hayiya Dance Theatre, 3378 Brookdale Ave., and at the door. Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. $15 general admission, group rates available. 478-960-4206. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 25.
Mercer Opera: “Scenes from Hugh Smalling”
A sneak peek at a work in progress by composer Christopher Schmitz with a libretto based on the life of a local hero and written by Suzanne Doonan. Tickets available at the door only. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. $7. mercer.edu/music. 7:30 p.m. March 28.
“August: Osage County”
By Tracy Letts; directed by Scot J. Mann. Presented by Mercer University Theatre. Advance ticket purchase is recommended, but tickets will be available at the door. Tattnall Square Center for the Arts, 1096 College St. $15 general admission, $10 with Mercer ID. tickets.mercer.edu. 7:30 p.m. March 30-31, April 1 and 6-8; 2:30 p.m. April 2 and 9.
Macon Pops: “Hit Songs from TV and Movies”
Featuring television actress Gloria Reuben presenting some of the most iconic songs from hit movies and television shows. Mercer University, Hawkins Arena University Center, 1400 Coleman Ave. maconpops.com. 7:30 p.m. March 17.
Faculty Artist Recital
Marcus Reddick and Monty Cole present original jazz compositions. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Free. mercer.edu/music. 7:30 p.m. March 17.
Robert McDuffie Center for Strings
The Warner Robins Community Concert Association will present the students of the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings in concert. Tickets available at the door. First United Methodist Church, 205 North Davis Drive, Warner Robins. $15 adults; free for all students. wrconcert.org. 3 p.m. March 19.
Robert McDuffie Center for Strings Master Class
With Osmo Vanska. Bell House Salon, 315 College St. Free. mercer.edu/music. 4 p.m. March 20.
“An Evening of Music”
Featuring the Bibb County Honor Choir and the Central High School Advanced Orchestra. Sponsored by the Cherry Blossom Festival. Central High School Performing Arts Center, 2155 Napier Ave. Free. bcsdk12.net. 7 p.m. March 20.
Robert McDuffie Center for Strings Master Class
With Erin Keefe. Bell House Salon, 315 College St. Free. mercer.edu/music. 4 p.m. March 21.
Fabian Concert Series: Brahms Clarinet Quintet
Featuring Erin Keefe, violin; Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin; Osmo Vanska, clarinet; and Becca Albers, viola. Concert to be recorded by NPR’s “Performance Today.” Pay at the door or reserve seats by phone. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. $15; free with Mercer ID or any valid student ID. 478-301-5470. 7:30 p.m. March 21.
Mercer University Orchestra
Conducted by Ward Stare. Concert to be recorded by NPR’s “Performance Today.” Free, but tickets required. For tickets, call 478-301-5470. Fickling Hall, Mercer University. mercer.edu/music. 7:30 p.m. March 23.
See the British musical theater vocal group who won the “Britain’s Got Talent” competition in 2014. This is the group’s only performance in the Southeast. $15 students, $38 adults. TEFconcerts.com. 229-226-7404. Thomasville Municipal Auditorium 144 E. Jackson St., Thomasville. 7:30 p.m. March 23.
Senior Voice Recital: Shalandra Royal
Burden Parlor, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 4 p.m. March 25.
Senior Voice Recital: Sidney King
Burden Parlor, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 4 p.m. March 26.
Featuring Rebecca Hepplewhite, cello, and Julian Collings, organ. Part of Music & the Arts at Vineville. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Free. 478-745-3331. 4 p.m. March 26.
McDuffie Student Concert
Presented by the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. Seating is limited; doors open 30 minutes before concert. Bell House Salon, 315 College St. Free. mercer.edu/music. 7 p.m. March 27.
Military Tribute Concert
Featuring the Navy Band Southeast. A Cherry Blossom Festival. Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 6:30 p.m. March 28.
Music of the Nations
Performed by some of Central Georgia’s finest musicians. A Cherry Blossom Festival event. Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 6:30 p.m. March 30.
Norman McLean Concert
Featuring Louise Toppin, soprano, and John O’Brien, piano. Burden Parlor, Wesleyan College. 7:30 p.m. March 30.
“Our Town” Opening Reception
A judged exhibit featuring the work of Middle Georgia artists. Exhibition on display through April 14. See it from noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and noon-3 p.m. Saturday. Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. Free. 478-744-9557. email@example.com. middlegeorgiaart.org. 6-8 p.m. March 17.
Student Art Show
Sponsored by Art Dublin. Morris Bank Extension, 310 Bellevue, Dublin. 478-275-8571. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 18.
The Cherry Blossom Festival-inspired show celebrates the arrival of spring with colorful collections and whimsical pieces from artists Lauren Bausch, Charles Cashwell, Devan Cole, K. Davis, Micah Gougen, Carlynne Harshberger, Kathleen McKenna, Susan Pelham, Bren Powell, Kelly Robertson, Beth Stewart and Tripti Yoganathan. Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Free. maconartsalliance.org. 478-743-6940. Tea Garden Party: 5-8 p.m. March 24. On display through March 31.
Student Art Show
East Gallery, Wesleyan College. Free. wesleyancollege.edu. 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, through March 31.
“Visions of Hope”
Featuring the art of Daniel Montoute. Proceeds benefit the Ruth Hartley Mosley Center. See it 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Ruth Hartley Mosley Memorial Center, 626 Spring St. 478-742-6409. On display through March 31.
Dark Eden’s “The Mighty Year” Art Sale and Exhibition Series
Daniel Montoute and the Council of Eden begin a series of art presentations designed to bring the wonder of art to life. The 13-plus artists include painters, models, designers, yogis and musical performers. Raffle for a chance have an arm, face or leg painted by a Dark Eden artist during the event. Ampersand Guild Hall, 503 Fifth St., second floor. $15 in advance through March 29; $20 at the door. darkedenmacon.com. Daniel Montoute, firstname.lastname@example.org or 478-978-7268. 6-11 p.m. March 31.
Lamar Lecture Photography Exhibit
Featuring Katherine Mayo, collodion photography. Wesleyan College. wesleyancollege.edu. Opening reception: 6-7 p.m. April 6.
Graduating Senior Art Student Show
East Gallery, Wesleyan College. wesleyancollege.edu. April 11-May 3.
Pea Ridge Arts Fest
The juried Artists’ Market will include exhibitors whose media include painting, photography, pottery/ceramics, jewelry, leather goods, metal works, woodworking, blacksmithing and performing arts. Shuttles will be provided from the festival site to the visionary art environment, Pasaquan. On the square, Buena Vista. Free admission. buenavistaga.org. PeaRidgeArtsFest@gmail.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 29.
“Fathers and Sons”
An exhibition on 19th century clothing. Displayed as “living examples” in each room, the clothing is provided by P&JW Collections of Alpharetta. Tours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Old Governor’s Mansion, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $10 adults, $7 seniors and pre-booked adult groups, $2 non-Georgia College students, free for children under 6 and all GC faculty, staff and students. 478-445-4545. On display through April 29.
Emerging Artists Group Exhibition
Showcasing seven contemporary artists from the Southeast with works ranging from large-scale abstract paintings and mixed media installations to ceramic sculpture. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. MASmacon.org. On display through May 7.
Learn how the once-bustling Milledgeville Black Business District, on McIntosh Street between Wayne and Wilkinson streets, existed during segregation from the beginning of the 20th century through the mid-1970s. Tours take place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, noon-4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. Sallie Ellis Davis House, Georgia College, 231 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville. $3 adults, $2 seniors, pre-booked groups and non-GC students; GC faculty, staff and students and children under age 6 are free. 478-445-4545. Through May 17.
Gisela Colon’s PODS
Unifying sculpture and painting, Gisela Colon’s PODS are made of blow-molded plastic and have a swelling, asymmetrical geometry that suggests both organic and liquid forms. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. MASmacon.org. On display though June 11.
“Art on the Circle”
Featuring the works of Jimmy Maine, Lee Wettstein, Allan Carey and other artists. Hosted by the Middle Georgia Fine Art Society. See it 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Fine Art Society Gallery, 149 Commercial Circle, Warner Robins. Leslie Wallace, 478-396-9198. email@example.com. fasmidga.org. Ongoing.
Science on a Sphere
A room-size, global display system that uses computers and video projectors to display planetary data onto a 6-foot diameter sphere, similar to a giant animated globe. Presented in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road. Free with museum admission, $5-$10. 478-477-3232. masmacon.org. Ongoing.
The interactive exhibition tells the story of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, the 61st and 442nd Troop Carrier Groups that ferried them to Normandy, France, and the 325th Glider Regiment that fought alongside them. Museum of Aviation, Ga. 247 at Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Free. 478-926-6870. museumofaviation.org. Ongoing.
“The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance”
Western drama by Jethro Compton; directed by Fred Hardin. Parts for five men (one black), one woman and non-speaking extras. Production dates: April 28-May 6. wrlt.org. Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. 7:30 p.m. March 20-21.
“Moon over Buffalo”
Comedy by Ken Ludwig; directed by John Freeman. Needed are four men and four women, ages 20s-70s. No preparation required. You will be asked to read from a script with others. Production dates: May 12-21. maconlittletheatre.org. Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. 7:30 p.m. March 26-27.
Middle Georgia Concert Band
Membership is open to all wind and percussion players ages 17 and older. Tattnall Square Academy band room, Trojan Trail off Wesleyan Drive. For more information, visit middlegeorgiaconcertband.org or call 478-784-0541. 7-9 p.m. Mondays.
Heart of Georgia Barbershop Chorus
Come and listen or join in the singing. Christ United Methodist Church Choir Room (administration building in the back of church), 511 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. firstname.lastname@example.org. 478-345-7464. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday.
Sweet Georgia Sound Show Chorus
Riverside United Methodist Church, 735 Pierce Ave. Singing lesson and first month of membership is free. 478-922-2541. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Sketching at the Gallery
Bring your sketch pad and pencils and learn how to sketch portraits. Hosted by the Middle Georgia Fine Art Society. Fine Art Society Gallery, 149 Commercial Circle, Warner Robins. Free. Leslie Wallace, 478-396-9198. email@example.com. fasmidga.org. 6-7 p.m. Tuesday.
Mercer University Pipes and Drums
Lessons and rehearsal. No musical experience required. Pipe, drum lessons for interested community members. Room 109, Willet Science Center, Mercer University. Free. mercerpipesdrums.com. Jack.Mahaney@mercer.edu. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday.