“THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK”
7:30 p.m. Sept. 25-26, Perry Players Theatre, 909 Main St., Perry. Presented by the Perry Players. Directed by Don Boyd. For reservations, visit www.perryplayers.org or call 478-987-5354. $15 adults; $12 military, seniors, students and children.
“A FLEA IN HER EAR”
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7:30 p.m. Sept. 25-26 and Oct. 1-3; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27 and Oct. 4, Tattnall Square Center for the Arts, 1096 College St. Presented by Mercer Theatre. Directed by Scot J. Mann. To reserve tickets, call the Grand Opera House box office, 478-301-5470, or visit www.tickets.mercer.edu. $15 general admission, $10 with valid Mercer I.D.
7:30 p.m. Sept. 25-26 and 28-29; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27, Perry United Methodist Church, 1002 Carroll St., Perry. A Western, shoot-em-up Christian comedy presented by CenterStage for Christ. Child care provided. Benefits Family Promise. 478-987-1441. $10.
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE
All screenings occur at 3 p.m. unless otherwise noted, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Live broadcast from the Olivier Theatre in London. Sept. 27: “The Beaux Stratagem.” 7 p.m. Oct. 15 and 3 p.m. Oct. 18: “Hamlet.” 478-742-2000. $20 adults, $15 students and seniors.
8 p.m. Oct. 2; 7 p.m. Oct. 3; 5 p.m. Oct. 4, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Blvd. By Katori Hall; directed by Thelron Pleas. Presented by Towering the Arts. For mature audiences. Purchase tickets at the Douglass Theatre Box Office or visit www.ThelronPleas.com. $15 advance, $20 at door.
THE METROPOLITAN OPERA LIVE
Broadcasts begin at 12:55 p.m. unless otherwise noted, showing at the Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and the Galleria Mall Stadium Cinemas 15, 2980 Watson Blvd., Centerville. Oct. 3: “Il Travatore.” Oct. 17: “Otello.” Noon Oct. 31: “Tannhauser.” www.metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors.
DISNEY’S “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”
7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. 478-301-5470. $42-$78. www.thegrandmacon.com.
“THE FAMILY REUNION: REMIX”
7 p.m. Oct. 9, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. A four-act play for the entire family. Presented by JD’s Drama Theater. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org. $15 advance, $20 at door.
“WITCHES OF THE HERE AND NOW”
8 p.m. Oct. 15-17; 2 p.m. Oct. 17, Grassmann-Porter Studio Theatre, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College. Three fables by Robert Fieldsteel and Jan Lewis. Directed by Jan Lewis. For ages 8 and older. Seating is limited. For reservations, call 478-757-5259 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. $10 general admission; $5 students, alumnae, senior citizens.
“FLASHDANCE: THE MUSICAL”
7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. www.thegrandmacon.com. 478-301-5470. $52-$62.
“A MUSKRAT LULLABY”: OPERA FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES
6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25; 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sept. 26, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. This 20-minute show is the perfect introduction to music theater and opera for little ones, with audience participation. Presented by the Mercer Opera and produced with St. Peter Claver School and Vineville Academy. Suggested for children K-6. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA BRASS QUINTET
7 p.m. Sept. 28, Perry High School, 1307 North Ave., Perry. Popular music performed by University of Georgi musicians. Free.
FABIAN CONCERT SERIES: OUTSTANDING OCTETS
7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. Featuring Annie Fullard, violin, Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin, and Elizabeth Pridgen, piano, with students from the McDuffie Center for Strings. Pay at the door, or to reserve seats by phone, call 478-301-5470. www.music.mercer.edu. $12 per person, free with Mercer ID or any valid student ID.
TOWNSEND PRESENTS: DAVIS ROBINSON, BARITONE
7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. David Robinson has performed several major operatic roles and is an active recitalist, oratorio soloist and concert artist. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
TOWNSEND FAMILY WEEKEND GALA CONCERT
11 a.m. Oct. 3, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. A gala concert of the Townsend School of Music, hosted by the Mercer Singers. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
ROBERT MCDUFFIE CENTER FOR STRINGS STUDENT CHAMBER ENSEMBLE CONCERTS
7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Bell House Salon, 315 College St. Seating is very limited and is first-come, first-served. Doors open 30 minutes before concert. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
“FALL LEAVES OF MUSICAL COLOR”
7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Clark Fine Arts Center, First Presbyterian Day School, 5671 Calvin Drive. This concert will join the Mercer Wind Ensemble with the First Presbyterian Day School Concert Band, Jonathan Baker, conductor. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
FABIAN CONCERT SERIES: BEETHOVEN SEPTET
7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. Featuring Franklin Cohen, clarinet, William Caballero, horn, Fernando Traba, bassoon, Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin, and center students in a performance of Beethoven’s Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20. To reserve seats, call 478-301-5470. www.music.mercer.edu. $12 per person, free with Mercer ID or any valid student ID.
MERCER UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA
7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Ward Stare returns to lead the Mercer University Orchestra in a series of challenging, inspiring concerts. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
ELIZABETH PRIDGEN AND JULIE COUCHERON
Oct. 20, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Part of the Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series. Faculty artist Elizabeth Pridgen is joined by pianist Julie Coucheron for an evening of piano works. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
GRIFFIN CHORAL ARTS
Directed by Stephen J. Mulder. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Griffin Auditorium, 234 E. Taylor St., Griffin: “An American Celebration,” featuring the full chorus with special guests the Carroll Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Terry Lowry. Tickets may be purchased at the door. 888-SING1-88. www.griffinchoralarts.org. $15.
KEN FORD: KING OF STRINGS
7 p.m. Oct. 23, Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road. An evening of gospel, jazz and elegance. Also appearing will be the Union Baptist Church Praise Team, Katina Cabiness and Harold E. Thomas. Tickets available at Habersham Records, 478-743-2587. $35.
7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.
“JOURNEY WITH FIRE”
Through Sept. 30, Mercer University Medical School Atrium Gallery, 1550 College St. An exhibition of encaustic paintings by Bren Powell. Free.
PHOTOGRAPHY OF KEVIN REAVES
Through September, Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Part of Music and the Arts at Vineville. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Free. 478-745-3331.
LOUISIANA PURCHASE PRINT EXHIBITION
Through Oct. 2, Peacock Gallery, Middle Georgia State University, Cochran campus. The print exchange explores the theme of the Louisiana Purchase as an event that shaped America politically, socially and geographically. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-noon Friday. 478-934-3043. Free.
“ROBOTS” OPENING RECEPTION
5-8 p.m. Oct. 2, Gallery at Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Light refreshments. Paintings by Thomas Sanders; ceramics by Michael Klapthor. Exhibition on display through Oct. 31. Free. www.maconartsalliance.org.
Through Oct. 10, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. A judged exhibit featuring the work of Middle Georgia artists. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-3 p.m. Saturday. 478-744-9557. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.
RECENT WORK BY WESLEYAN ART DEPARTMENT FACULTY
Through Oct. 16, McCrary Gallery, Murphey Art Building, Wesleyan College. Prints, paintings, works on paper, ceramics and photography by the college’s faculty. Gallery hours: 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 478-757-5189. Free.
“RESONANT OVERLAY AND OTHER POSSIBILITIES”
Through Oct. 23, John Marlor Arts Center, 201 N. Wayne St., Milledgeville. An installation of artworks by Craig Coleman. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. Free. www.milledgevillealliedarts.com.
“THE LION IN WINTER”
7:30 p.m. Sept. 28-29, Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Needed are five men and two women. www.wrlt.org.
“A CHORUS LINE”
4 p.m. Oct. 10 and 12, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. A Youth Actor’s Company production. Alternate auditions: If you have a legitimate conflict and can’t come on either of these dates, email Colby at email@example.com to make an appointment. Rehearsals will not conflict with “Nutcracker” rehearsals. Roles for about 25 young people ages 15-19. Bring music and be prepared to sing 16 bars with an accompanist on piano. Production dates are Jan. 9-10 and 15-17. The show will be directed and choreographed by Colby Marshall with musical direction by Ellen Wilson. 478-746-9485. www.theatremacon.com.
“AFROFUTURISM RISING: BLACK ART ACROSS THE SPECTRUM”
Oct. 8, Students Amenities Building, Fort Valley State University; Oct. 9, FVSU Fine Arts Gallery and Studio Center, downtown Fort Valley. National conference of the National Alliance of Artists from HBCUs; featuring painters, illustrators and visual and conceptual artists. Opening reception for professional artists: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 8, Tubman Museum. Opening reception for national student exhibitions: 2-4 p.m. Oct. 9, FVSU Fine Arts and Studio Center, Fort Valley. Ricky N. Calloway, 478-825-6918 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Membership dues and registration will take place from 8-9 a.m. Oct. 8; tickets to the two-day conference are free to the public.
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.