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Support local artists: COVID-19 creates new opportunities for Theatre Macon

The cast of the play “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

Natalie Yaeger, Lead Lifestyle & Opinion Writer

September 24, 2020

Theatre Macon, located in downtown Macon, is set to showcase “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” as a virtual performance Sept. 17-20. 

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

Graphic provided by the Youth Artists Company.

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer

February 26, 2020

The showcase is a mashup of songs from shows that have been performed by YAC in years past. 

Off-Broadway production of “Frozen” comes to Macon 

Photo provided by Richard Frazier.

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. 

Macon at night: Catcalling, harassment and why victims don’t report

A Mercer student walks across the street in Mercer Village late at night.

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

October 12, 2019

After being followed across campus by a stranger at 2 a.m., I asked Mercer Police if the office had collected any data on similar student experiences and asked two women about navigating Macon at night.

Unforgettable entertainment abounds at Macon’s many arts venues

Unforgettable entertainment abounds at Macon’s many arts venues

Mary Lathem, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 29, 2016

You may have chosen to attend Mercer for a wide variety of reasons, but did you know that Macon is a thriving hub for entertainment and the arts? With links to Otis Redding, Little Richard and the Allman Brothers Band, Macon’s artistic heritage has become a source of community pride. Fortunately, M...

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