Portland City Hall Auditorium and the Kotzschmar Organ, as they appeared in 1912.
|Address||20 Myrtle St.|
|Owned by||City of Portland|
|Other names||Portland City Hall Auditorium|
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 Portland City Hall. Organizations such as Portland Ovations and the Portland Symphony Orchestra use the auditorium as a primary performance space. 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).
- 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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