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Ray LaMontagne: Just Passing Through

Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne returns to the Merrill auditorium. His Just Passing Through acoustic tour will come to Portland Maine on October 7th. His concert will highlight songs from his vast and varying body of work. Joining Ray on the tour will be John Stirratt from Wilco on bass. The two will be… Read more »

PortTIX is Hiring!

Web and SEO Ecommerce Administrator – Part Time 15-20 hrs. per week. Who We Are: PortTIX is the official box office for Merrill Auditorium and other venues in the Portland area. We work closely with several local and national promoters as well as our two owner organizations, The Portland Symphony Orchestra and Portland Ovations. Our… Read more »

Maine State Ballet returns with the Nutcracker

Maine State Ballet’s The Nutcracker is back! Maine State Ballet’s annual holiday production of The Nutcracker is a perennial favorite of Portland Maine’s holiday season and the performance at Merrill Auditorium is a family holiday tradition. Under the direction of Artistic Director and former New York City Ballet member Linda MacArthur Miele, Maine State Ballet’s… Read more »

Portland Ballet returns with The Victorian Nutcracker

The Victorian Nutcracker will return to Merrill Auditorium and to Westbrook Performing Arts Center, just in time for Christmas!   This annual production by Portland Ballet has become a Maine holiday tradition and family favorite, telling a classic tale set in Victorian-era Portland. Over 80 children from the greater Portland community will join the company of… Read more »

Gaither Vocal Band at Merrill

Bill Gaither and the Gaither Vocal Band will bring their tour to Merrill Auditorium in Portland Maine on September 16th.    Tickets go on sale to the general public on July 17th but you can get your tickets during the  the presale when you join our email list.  Since the early 1990s, The Gaither Vocal… Read more »

Theresa Caputo is coming to Merrill!

You really can’t make this up!   Theresa Caputo, from TLC’s hit show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live at Merrill Auditorium in Portland Maine on Thursday, October 11 at 7:30 PM. Theresa will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members… Read more »

Merrill Auditorium Seating Chart

Want to find the best seats for your upcoming show? Check out the Merrill Auditorium seating chart!  Get directions and info about merrill policies here. History of the venue. Merrill Auditorium is a 1,900-seat auditorium located in Portland, Maine, United States. Originally known as Portland City Hall Auditorium, it is located in the eastern section of… Read more »

A Kotzschmar Adventure

Are you looking for a unique and awesome experience with the Kotzschmar Organ? Our friends at FOKO have a great opportunity for Volunteer Docents. Docents take people of all ages inside the Kotzschmar Organ at Merrill Auditorium for fun and informative tours. They help with activities during family concerts… and will soon be helping people… Read more »