Events

Mercer Theatre 2022-2023 Season - Local Focus: Two actors are on stage crossing swords

PREMIER PERFORMANCES

September 22-25 • Auditions: August 29-30

For Mercer bears, by Mercer Bears – most of all, this show is for you! An evening of original one-act plays from the 2021 playwrighting class. These never-before-seen plays promise to be fun, original and crazy. This show will be only $5 to attend, a 50% savings over most Mercer Theatre tickets.

MERCER HAUNTS

October 29, 31 and November 12 • Auditions: September 27-28

Part of Mercer’s Gothic Festival, this show features ghost stories from Mercer and Middle Georgia, interspersed with moments from Gothic authors. Special effects coming from the newly constructed tech booth are set to impress! These creepy haunts and horrors will be the epitome of the spirit of fall.

TWELVE ANGRY JURORS

February 9-12 and 16-19 • Auditions: January 10-11

Twelve jurors decide the fate of an 18-year-old boy as he stands trial for murder. Tensions rise and pressure mounts as the trial unfolds, revealing the bias, prejudice and character of each juror. A suspenseful and timely story that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Directed by Mercer alumna Sheri Gilbert-Wilson.

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL

April 13-17 and 20-23 • Auditions: February 13-14

The son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail and a quest to find Zeus’ lightning bolt to stop a war of the gods. With a thrilling rock score, this musical has fans of all ages “cheering like the ball is being dropped on New Year’s Eve,” according to New York Magazine.

All auditions and performances at Tattnall Square Center for the Arts

General admission is $15, $10 with valid Mercer I.D. To reserve tickets, call The Grand Opera House box office at (478) 301-5470 or visit tickets.mercer.edu.

For patrons with disabilities, handicap parking available. A handicap accessible entrance is located on the parking lot side of the building with elevator access to the N. Logan Lewis Theatre.  Please contact the Center Coordinator, Penni Hartley, at (478) 301-2974 for accommodations.