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Review: “Evil Dead: The Musical” could be the next cult favorite

Review: “Evil Dead: The Musical” could be the next cult favorite

Serena Golden, Photography Editor

November 5, 2019

Tired horror movie tropes, borderline offensive female characters and H.P. Lovecraft’s “Necronomicon” make for a combination so bad it’s good. “Evil Dead: The Musical” finally delivers the meta, parody-esque rendition we never knew we needed.

Off-Broadway production of “Frozen” comes to Macon 

Off-Broadway production of “Frozen” comes to Macon 

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

October 13, 2019

Being one of the first theatre groups to produce “Frozen, Jr.,” Theatre Macon has gained some celebrity attention. Brooklyn Nelson, the actor who plays young Elsa in the original Broadway production of “Frozen,” sent a short, 13-second video to Theatre Macon to wish them good luck during the run of their show. 

Mercer Theatre to present interactive improv show

Mercer Theatre to present interactive improv show

Nadia Pressley, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 12, 2019

When Martin Noyes was looking for his next career move, he decided to combine the two things he loves most -- theatre and Dungeons & Dragons. Noyes will bring his two passions together as he returns to Tattnall Square Center for the Arts to present his show, “The Blessed Demon,” in August.

Mercer Artist: Britney DeRosa, stage manager

Mercer Artist: Britney DeRosa, stage manager

Parker Van Riper

February 16, 2015

“They (audiences) watch and say, ‘Wow! How did they do that?’ I know how they do that.”  Britney DeRosa is no stranger to the stage, she just prefers to be behind the scenes. If you’ve seen a Mercer Theatre production in the last three years, you’ve seen some of DeRosa’s stage management...

Tattnall Square Center construction continues despite opening its doors

Tattnall Square Center construction continues despite opening its doors

Parker Van Riper

January 27, 2015

Tattnall Square Center for the Arts is finally open for classes. However, there's still construction work going on outside the building.  Although the building hosted its first major event last week as the community’s new center for the arts, there’s still a lot left to do. “They [the contractors] didn...

The Grand Opera House shows glimpse of King Arthur's reign

The Grand Opera House shows glimpse of King Arthur's reign

Anna Mae Kersey

October 23, 2014

Smoke pours out over the stage, the sound of drums and the swell of music fills the room as men in glistening armor march in a carefully choreographed formation; a man, a king, cries out in anguish at the catastrophic chain of events that have befallen his kingdom. Incidents ensue that create a divide...

Organization Spotlight: Mercer Players

Ashley Mann

October 19, 2011

Throughout the years, the Mercer Players have continued to entertain students and faculty with their talents through plays and musicals. “I would say the goals and objectives are fostering an environment of theater appreciation and information where we would work together as a group to enhance our...

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