Mercer Theatre to Present Valentine’s Day-Themed Play This February

7 Ways

MACON, GA – Mercer Theatre, the production season from Mercer University’s Theatre Department, presents 7 Ways to Say I Love You directed by Scot Mann Feb. 13-23 at Tattnall Square Center for the Arts.

7 Ways to Say I Love You is comprised of seven 10-minute scenes ranging from the blooming of a new romance to the wilting of a dysfunctional love story and everything in between. Join April and John as they find love over pizza or witness the conversation Moneypenny has with her cat as she waits for James Bond to pick her up for a date. This show captures the happiness, grief, and whimsy that are ubiquitous in love and relationships.

“This show is a light, fun romance for Valentine’s Day,” said director Scot Mann. “It’s a fun show to enjoy with your date.”

This production features the opportunity to reduce your ticket price or even get free admission for you and your love to see the show.

There is a list of activities to enjoy around campus and downtown Macon that can be done by oneself, with a loved one, or in a group. To receive the discount, take a selfie at each event. Email the photos to Julia Rubens at or tag Mercer University Theatre on Facebook for a discount code worth $2 off the price of admission. Earn a free pair of tickets by attending all seven activities.

This initiative is meant to encourage students to blend digital romance with the physical world by interacting together around campus and in downtown Macon to hopefully spark some new romance.

The discount events include grabbing a latte at Z Beans, taking a romantic picture with the Jesse Mercer statue on campus, taking a walk in Tattnall Square Park, sharing queso or guacamole at Margarita’s, visiting the McEachern Art Center for their First Friday opening, sharing a pair of headphones at Capricorn Museum, and visiting the Mercer men’s basketball home game against ETSU.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students. To purchase or get more information, go to or (478) 301-2974.

About Mercer Theatre

Mercer Theatre offers an exciting variety of opportunities for students to explore performance, technical theatre, design, stage management, playwriting, and directing. We produce in the newly developed Tattnall Square Center for the Arts in the N. Logan Lewis Theatre, as well as the expansive, 850-seat Grand Opera House in downtown Macon, Georgia.

Typically, four major productions are produced each year (two a semester) with student showcases and other performance and technical opportunities available through university projects and the touring Broadway Series at the Grand Opera House. Join us in this challenging, exciting, artistically invigorating program where we develop theatre artists in a holistic environment. The opportunities are available the first day you arrive. Visit for more.

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