Tag Archive: MerrimackRep

Humor, fun abound in heartfelt ‘Orphan Danny’

LOWELL – The path to success for a one-person musical is pretty straightforward. Make him/her eminently engaging and likable, and with a strong relationship with the material. Preferably he/she has developed part or… Continue reading

‘Lost Laughs’ has promise, but lags near the end

LOWELL – He is the answer to a trivia question. Who was the first movie star to make $1 million in a year? No, it wasn’t Buster Keaton or Charlie Chaplin. Before they… Continue reading

Merrimack’s ‘Silent Sky’ : A woman lost in the stars

LOWELL – When a young woman finds herself lost in the stars, she makes it her goal to work in the field where she can make her life amidst the celestial objects. In… Continue reading

MRT’s ‘Abigail/1702’: Ten years after The Trials

LOWELL – It was a no-brainer for Merrimack Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Sean Daniels to program Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s “Abigail/1702” for the weeks just preceding and following Halloween. Daniels had worked with the playwright… Continue reading

Gandiello’s ‘Oceanside’ a promising, flawed debut

LOWELL — It’s exciting when a new playwright  gets his first fully-staged professional production.  It’s even more exciting when that world premiere boasts an excellent cast, a strong set of designers and an… Continue reading