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Theatre Macon’s Youth Artists’ Company presents “YAC Follies,” a musical showcase

Graphic provided by the Youth Artists Company.
February 26, 2020
The showcase is a mashup of songs from shows that have been performed by YAC in years past. 

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

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

Photo provided by Richard Frazier.
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

The poster for
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.

How to Get Involved With Mercer’s Arts Organizations

Bearitones perform at the 2018 Cultural Expo. Photo by Thais Ackerman.
August 26, 2018

If you’re new to campus, or maybe just interested in getting more involved on campus, Mercer University has several arts-related student organizations you can get involved in. MUSIC University...

Grand Opera House gears up for fall season

Macon’s largest theater, The Grand Opera House, is being renovated and will reopen this fall for its 24th season. Photo by Addison Robinson.
August 25, 2018

This fall, Macon’s biggest theater will begin its 24th season. The Grand Opera House has a Broadway Series, and performances of “Spamalot” will occur on Nov. 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. In a press...

Welcome to the Macon arts scene

The Big House Museum in Macon, GA. Photo from Wikipedia Commons.
August 20, 2018

For Mercer’s newcomers, the city of Macon has plenty to discover, especially from an artistic standpoint. Read on to find how you can get in on the scene. MUSIC Macon has a storied history in...

Local theater opportunities in Macon

Theatre Macon on Cherry Street is hosting auditions for their fall season September 7-8. Photo by Addison Robinson.
August 18, 2018

Macon is home to a handful of community theaters. If you’re interested in taking to the stage, helping out backstage, or maybe just going to see some performances, here are some upcoming local opportunities....

“Cosi fan tutte” to bring high drama, heartbreak and laughter to Mercer

This week the cast of 'Cosi fan tutte
March 28, 2018

Mercer University Opera brings hysterical laughter, love and deceit with their production of W. A. Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte” (Women are Like That). This rollercoaster journey with high drama...

Witness Mercer Theatre’s “God of Carnage”

God of Carnage opens April 12th in Tattnall Square Center for the Arts.
March 26, 2018

Mercer Theatre’s final play of the semester, “God of Carnage,” is coming to campus the first week of April. After a childrens’ fight on the playground results in lost teeth, their parents must...

Mercer Artist: Annie Fair

Annie Fair plans to pursue lighting design post-graduation this spring.
February 24, 2018

Annie Fair first started doing lighting design her sophomore year at Mercer while taking a class on the subject. The following summer, Professor Scot Mann offered Fair her first paid job as a lighting...

The Grand Opera House opens after major renovations

Executive Director Gram Slaton holds one of the H's from the new theatre seats above the recently laid red lobby carpeting.
November 20, 2017

After months of anticipation the Grand Opera House has finally reopened presenting its new renovations. The new carpet feels comfortable as the foam bends and molds to each step of the foot. It is red...

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