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THEATER

"NUNSENSE JAMBOREE"

8 p.m. March 18-19, 23-26; 2:30 p.m. March 20 and 27, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Musical/comedy directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss. For reservations, call 478-477-3342 or 478-471-7529. www.maconlittletheatre.org. $20 adults, $15 seniors (60+), $10 students (ages 5-23).

"THE HALLELUJAH GIRLS"

8 p.m. March 18-19, Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 South Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Comedy. Reservations can be made from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 478 929-4579. $16 adults; $14 military, students and seniors. www.wrlt.org.

"ONCE UPON A BALLET"

3 p.m. March 20, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Presented by Middle Georgia Youth Ballet, featuring "Cinderella" and other dance pieces. 478-742-2000. www.douglasstheatre.org. $15; $10 students/groups.

"YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN"

8 p.m. April 8-9, 15-16 and 22-23; 7:30 p.m. April 14 and 20-21; 2:30 p.m. April 10, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. A Mel Brooks musical directed by Jim Crisp, with musical direction by Jim Penndorf. $25 adults, $20 seniors (60 and up), $15 children/students through age 22. Mainstage subscribers may call 478-746-9485 reservations April 4-5, all others may call or buy online at www.theatremacon.com beginning April 6. Tickets may also be purchased at the door up to an hour before showtime. www.theatremacon.com.

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., Warner Robins. April 2: "Madame Butterfly." April 16: "Roberto Devereux." www.metopera.org/hdlive. 478-742-2000. $24 adults, $20 seniors and students.

CLASSICAL MUSIC

MERCER PERCUSSION

7:30 p.m. March 18, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Marcus Reddick, director. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.

CARNEGIE CABARET

8 p.m. March 19, Little Carnegie of the South, 1954 Forsyth St. Featuring pianist Woori Kim, with art by sculptor/painter Marlin Adams in the gallery. Catered reception. Parking available at 1910 Forsyth Street Office Park. Tickets available at the door, or reservations may be made by contacting Louise Barfield, 478-256-3388 or louisebarfield@gmail.com. $35 adults; $30 seniors (65 and up); $25 students; $15 for students of local guitar and art teachers.

ORGANIST GAIL ARCHER

2 p.m. March 20, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. Featuring a program of unusual organ literature. Nelda Chapman, nelda@st.joseph.cc or 478-745-1631, extension 120. Free.

MUSIC AND THE ARTS AT VINEVILLE

Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. All performances at 4 p.m. March 20: rising young talent Margaret Bergmark, soprano; Joe Kovac III, cello; Evan Hoyt, piano; Barrett Ham, clarinet; and Nicholas Ricks, piano. 478-745-3331. All shows are free unless otherwise noted.

COLONY IV BRASS, ORGAN, TIMPANI IN CONCERT

7:30 p.m. March 21, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. Featuring Douglas Hill, trumpet; Ray Lawrence, trumpet; Stephen Hoy, trombone; Susan van Wick, horn; Kyle Krejci, tuba; Robert Sumowski, timpani; and Nelda Chapman, organ. Nelda Chapman, nelda@st.joseph.cc or 478-745-1631, extension 120. Free.

"CLASSIC MEETS JAZZ"

7 p.m. March 22, Pierce Chapel, Wesleyan College. A senior recital by pianist Clarice Yiwen Zhang. www.wesleyancollege.edu.

FABIAN CONCERT SERIES: THE CORTONA TRIO

7:30 p.m. March 22, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Presented by the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings. Featuring Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin; Julie Albers, cello; Elizabeth Pridgen, piano; and Rebecca Albers, viola. 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.

FISK UNIVERSITY CHOIR

7 p.m. March 22, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Proceeds benefit scholarships for Middle Georgia students attending Fisk University. 478-747-0457. $25 general admission; $12 students.

MACON SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA

7-8:30 p.m. March 24, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. The MSYO's full orchestra, string orchestra and select chamber ensembles will be performing. A Cherry Blossom Festival event. 678-469-6001. www.cherryblossom.com. Free.

IAN ALTMAN, PIANO

7:30 p.m. March 29, Fickling Hall, Mercer University. Part of the Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series. Faculty member Ian Altman presents a program of Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy and Liszt. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.

WESLEYAN COLLEGE SENIOR RECITALS

4 p.m. April 2, Burden Parlor, Olive Swann Porter Building, Wesleyan College, featuring Melissa Rodgriguez, mezzo-soprano. 4 p.m. April 9, Burden Parlor, featuring mezzo-soprano Lily Xintian Jiang. 4 p.m. April 10, Pierce Chapel, featuring soprano Nichelle Frazier. www.wesleyancollege.edu.

JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' CHOIR

5 p.m. April 3, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St. The Jesuit Boys Choir will be singing at the 5 p.m. Mass. Nelda Chapman, 478-745-1631, extension 120. Free.

MERCER UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA

7:30 p.m. April 8, Grand Opera House, 651 Mulberry St. Led by Ward Stare. www.music.mercer.edu. $10; free with Mercer ID and for all students.

BEAR DAY BRASS

10 a.m. April 8, McCorkle Music Building patio, Mercer University. Presented by the Mercer Brass Choir. www.music.mercer.edu. Free.

NADINE CHEEK, MEZZO-SOPRANO, AND EDWARD EIKNER, PIANIST

3 p.m. April 10, First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Sponsored by the Warner Robins Community Concert Association. Tickets available at the door. www.wrconcert.org. $15 adults; free for all students.

EXHIBITIONS

"PEOPLE" OPENING RECEPTION

6-8 p.m. March 18, Middle Georgia Art Association Gallery, 2330 Ingleside Ave. An exhibit featuring the work of Middle Georgia artists. Exhibition on display through April 9. Gallery hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-3 p.m. Saturday. 478-744-9557. www.middlegeorgiaart.org. Free.

"HOMELANDS"

Through March 25, Peacock Gallery, Russell Hall, Middle Georgia State University's Cochran campus. Featuring the work of artist and photographer Robb Hill. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-noon Friday. Charlie Agnew, charlie.agnew@mga.edu.

"PEACEFUL NATURE"

Through March 25, Marlor Center Gallery, 201 N. Wayne St., Milledgeville. A photographic collection of tranquil moments by Lisa Wheeler. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment. 478-452-3950. milledgevillealliedarts.com. Free.

"MENTORS AND PROTEGES"

Through March, Macon Arts Alliance, 486 First St. Featuring works by leading art educators in the community and their mentees. www.maconartsalliance.org. 478-743-6940. Free.

"FACES OF WESLEY"

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday through March, Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave. Featuring antique Staffordshire porcelain from the private collection of Billy Oliver. Part of the Music and the Arts at Vineville series. 478-745-3331. Free.

ONE WALL SHOW SERIES

Ocmulgee Arts, 2242 Ingleside Ave. March: "Macon Artists Painting Macon," featuring original art by Marianne Dunn, Betty Bivins Edwards, Carol King Pope, Scott Serafy and Daly Smith. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. 478-746-3541. www.ocmulgeearts.com. Free.

"JIM ALEXANDER: PARTICIPANT OBSERVER"

Through April 2, Tubman Museum, 310 Cherry St. Featuring more than 40 photographs. 478-743-8544. www.tubmanmuseum.com. $5 general public; free for Tubman members.

STUDENT ART EXHIBITION

Through April 8, East Gallery, Porter Fine Arts Building, Wesleyan College. Group exhibition of Wesleyan art students' work in drawing, painting, ceramics and photography. Galleries are open 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. during Market Saturdays. 478-757-5189. Free.

AUDITIONS

"HOTBED HOTEL"

7:30 p.m. March 20-21, Macon Little Theatre, 4220 Forsyth Road. Directed by Weldon Ledbetter. Comedy roles for four men and five women. Production dates: May 6-15. www.maconlittletheatre.org.

"42ND ST."

7:30 p.m. March 20-21, Theatre Macon, 438 Cherry St. Musical, be prepared to sing 16 bars and bring sheet music. Dance auditions will also be held at that time; if you tap dance, please bring shoes. Multiple roles for men and women ages teens to adults. Performances will be July 8-16 at the Grand Opera House. Directed by Jim Crisp. 478-746-9485. www.theatremacon.com.

"ON GOLDEN POND"

7:30 p.m. April 4-5, Warner Robins Little Theatre, 502 South Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Roles for two women, three men and one boy age 12-14. Directed by Fred Hardin. 478-397-7352. www.wrlt.org.

ET CETERA

"99 BOTTLES OF ART ON THE WALL"

Artists are challenged to create an original label to be displayed on a wine bottle. Theme: "Of the Earth." Deadline for entry: April 1. On display 6-8 p.m. April 15, the Painted Door Art Gallery, 1752 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Proceeds support food insecurity programs in Houston County. www.landtohand.org. 478-328-9143.

FIRED WORKS

April 16-24, Central City Park, downtown Macon. The exhibit and sale features more than 6,000 pieces of pottery by 65 ceramic artists from Georgia and the Southeast. To learn more, visit www.firedworksmacon.com.

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