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Merrill Auditorium Portland Maine

Portland, Maine is home to the beautiful Merrill Auditorium which is an intricate display of live performance, acting, and drama. The Merrill Auditorium seats two-thousand and is an arts facility located in the Arts District of downtown Portland, Maine. Originally built in 1912 to replace two former halls that were both destroyed by fire, the Merrill Auditorium is a classic example of the colonial style; with boasting porticos and wide columns, a deep court and gigantic wings.

Many famous performers have taken stage at this historical monument throughout its long history such as Sergei Rachmaninoff, Vladimir Horowitz, La Scala Grand Opera Company, Jessye Norman, Marilyn Horne, Alvin Ailey, Itzhak Perlman, Van Cliburn, John Philip Sousa, George Gershwin, and Ray Charles.


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