Tag Archive: MRT

MRT tabs Daniels as new executive director

Lowell, MA – Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) is excited to announce the hiring of Sean Daniels as the company’s next Artistic Director. An accomplished director and creator of new work, Daniels was most recently… Continue reading

MRT’s ‘Dusk Rings a Bell’ too much of a slow go

LOWELL — In the Merrimack Repertory Theatre’s production of Stephen Belber‘s “Dusk Rings the Bell,” a moment in time between a young man and a young woman is unearthed and becomes a 25th… Continue reading

MRT focuses on Cambodian experience in ‘Year Zero’

LOWELL — Charles Towers, the artistic director of the Merrimack Repertory Theartre who will be retiring at the end of the 2014-15 season, made it his mission to find a play that would… Continue reading

RSC’s ‘Comedy’ gets the laugh and gets out

LOWELL — You knew they’d get this one right. After skewering and slicing-and-dicing such topics  as the Bible and Christmas, the Reduced Shakespeare Company found a topic that was right in its wheelhouse:… Continue reading

Terrific cast, stunning set lift ‘Talley’s Folly’

LOWELL — Actor Benim Foster as Matt Friedman addresses us just before “Talley’s Folly” begins, telling us how long the performance will be, and what he expects to happen. It is a device… Continue reading

‘Equally Divided’ will get your full attention

  LOWELL — Merrimack Repertory Theatre has done well by British comedies, and Artistic Director Charles Towers has shown a deft hand in the past with comedy of any sort. So it’s no… Continue reading

MRT’s ‘Mrs. Mannerly’ oozes charm, warmth

LOWELL — It is Oct. 1, 1967, and 9-year-old Jeffrey Hatcher is one of “Mrs. Mannerly’s boys,” eventually to become a legend of sorts. There have been very many of them in the… Continue reading