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Merrill Auditorium

Portland City Hall Auditorium and the Kotzschmar Organ, as they appeared in 1912.
Address 20 Myrtle St.
City Portland, Maine
Country United States

43°39′34″N 70°15′26″W / 43.65955°N 70.25725°W / 43.65955; -70.25725Coordinates: 43°39′34″N 70°15′26″W / 43.65955°N 70.25725°W / 43.65955; -70.25725

Owned by City of Portland
Capacity 1,900
Opened 1911
Rebuilt 1997
Other names Portland City Hall Auditorium

Merrill Auditorium is a 1,900-seat PortTIX is the official box office of the Merrill Auditorium.

The auditorium was built in 1911 and underwent a major rebuild and renovation in 1997. It features a large pipe organ, the Hermann Kotzschmar Memorial Organ, donated by Cyrus Curtis and built by the Austin Organ Company (Opus 323).

External links

  • Merrill Auditorium details on the Portland Public Assembly Facilities Division website
  • A history of the Kotzschmar organ
  • Portland Ovations, a nonprofit organization, and the primary presenter at Merrill Auditorium
  • Portland Symphony Orchestra
  • PortTIX is the official box office of the Merrill Auditorium.

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