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Visual & Performing Arts


 

Performances and Performance Opportunities


 There are many great performances and performance opportunities at Merrimack College.

Return to this page often for updates and additions regarding both performances and auditions.

Click the links for more information and/or to purchase tickets online!

AUDITIONS 

Auditions for BIG LOVE will be in September.  Cabaret has been cast BUT look for notices about other opportunities with the production.

 

 

OPPORTUNITIES for MUSICIANS!

 

LIVE THEATRE

Presenting The 2015-16 Season!

CABARET

Book by Joe Masteroff, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb (1998 version)  

October 22-31, 2015

 

BLACK COMEDY

by Peter Shaffer, November 12-14, 2015

 

BIG LOVE

by Charles Mee, February 11-13, 2016

 

HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE

by Paula Vogle, March 13-15, 2015

 

AVENUE Q

Book by Jeff Whittey. Music and lryics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. April 7-9 2016.

 

BOX OFFICE OPENS on JULY 1

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LIVE MUSIC

 Coming fall/winter 2014!

 

A Festival of Lessons and Carols

A Retelling of the Christmas Story in Advent and Christmas Music

With the Merrimack Schola

Coming in  December 2015  

Free and open to the public


Join us for our Advent—Christmas service, a Festival of Lessons and Carols.  The Festival of Lessons (Scripture) and Carols (Song) combines short readings that tell the Christmas story with familiar Christmas carols and seasonal choral music sung by the Merrimack Schola.  Begun in England, Lessons and Carols services have become a Christmas tradition at schools and colleges around the world. 

 

 Concert Choir presents:  Christmas at Merrimack.  

A concert of holiday classics and contemporary songs of the season.  Cascia Hall,  Coming in December, 2015

Merrimack College Jazz Ensemble:  

A Very Jazzy Christmas!

Coming in December 2015

The Merrimack Jazz Ensemble presents a fun-filled concert to celebrate the season. The Ensemble, composed of students, faculty, and alumni of Merrimack College, will perform big band arrangements of your favorite traditional and contemporary holiday tunes.

 

Previous Live Music events in the 2013-14 season include: The Marcus Roberts Jazz Trio, Dublin’s Irish Cabaret presents: Andy Cooney with Noel V. Ginnity, the Guiness Folk Band, and Darrah Carr DanceAn Evening of Classical Music, A Gershwin Celebration(Best of Broadway),  the 10th Annual Evening of Jazz: with the Merrimack College Jazz Ensemble, Concerts by Concert Choir and the Glenn Miller Orchestra.

Spoken Word and Literary Events

 

 

EXECPECT SOME FANTASTIC THINGS THIS YEAR! Previous Spoken Word and Literary Events at the Writers House include: Henry Petroski, Baba Brinkman, Robin Becker, Bob Hicok and Piper Kerman.

Art Gallery

 

ArtsWarriors is a student curated gallery featured in Club 47 in Degan Hall. To join up contact Kevin Salemme (salemmek@merrimack.edu) or Molly Canyes (canyesm@merrimack.edu).