Mercer Theatre

Theatre Department

 

Mercer University Theatre is dedicated to the concept that Theatre is where all of the arts converge and meet life.  Theatre invigorates, challenges, informs, entertains, and enriches our lives at our deepest level. Whether it is a traditional treatment of a classic, a visit to the absurd, the development of a new work, or a crowd-pleasing musical, Mercer Theatre meets the challenges with the talents and dedication of its faculty, staff, and students.

 

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.

Mercer Theatre2017-18 Season

Mercer Theatre Presents

James and the Giant Peach

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At the Tattnall Center for the Arts
Nov. 1, 2, 3 ,4          7:30 PM

Nov. 4        1:00 PM*

Nov. 5         2:30 PM

At the Monroe County Fine Arts Center, Forsyth, Ga
Nov. 12          3:00 PM

A delightfully offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure, Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach is now a Theatre for Young Audiences musical for the whole family to enjoy! Featuring a wickedly tuneful score by the Tony Award-nominated team of Pasek and Paul (Dogfight and A Christmas Story the Musical) and a curiously quirky book by Timothy Allen McDonald (Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley), critics rave: James and the Giant Peach is a "masterpeach!"

*Alumni:  Please visit homecoming.mercer.edu to purchase tickets for Nov. 3 & 4 shows.

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, Amy Watson, at (478) 301-2974 for accommodations.

Rhinocerous

Feb 15-18 and 22-25

The sublime is confused with the ridiculous in this savage commentary on the human condition, a staple of every theatre classroom and 20th century drama. A small town is besieged by one roaring citizen who becomes a rhinoceros and proceeds to trample on the social order. As more citizens are transformed into rhinoceroses, the trampling becomes overwhelming, and more and more citizens become rhinoceroses. One sane man, Berenger, remains, unable to change his form and identity.

God of Carnage

April 12-15 and 19-22

The sublime is confused with the ridiculous in this savage commentary on the human condition, a staple of every theatre classroom and 20th century drama. A small town is besieged by one roaring citizen who becomes a rhinoceros and proceeds to trample on the social order. As more citizens are transformed into rhinoceroses, the trampling becomes overwhelming, and more and more citizens become rhinoceroses. One sane man, Berenger, remains, unable to change his form and identity.