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New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players

June 9, 2015     8:00pm

It was a Very Good Year,

Songs of 1915

Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall

Mabel Mercer Foundation

Merrill debuted at Carnegie Hall performing songs of Alice Faye on this bill paying tribute great singers born in 1915.  Other notable performers born this year include Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and more.

​accompanied by: Bill Zeffiro


2015 Carnegie Hall Debut

The Pirates of Penzance

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players


March 7-10th     

4 city Southwest tour (CA, NV, AZ)


March 15-18th

4 city Midwest tour (WI, OH, MI)


Merrill reprises the role of one of the wards of the Modern Major General, singing and dancing in this classical British operetta sung in English.​​



​​​​​ 2015 performances 

Feb      "Mama Rose's Turn" as June

               Bruno Walter auditorium at 

               Lincoln Center

               Dir. Mark York based on a new

               biography by Carolyn Quinn

May     "The Gondoliers" NY, NY

              NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players

June     Carnegie Hall Debut

             Weill Recital Hall

            "It was a very good Year,

                 Songs of 1915"

             Mabel Mercer Foundation

Sept.     on tour with:

             "The Pirates of Penzance"

             "The Mikado"  

               NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players

Nov.   "Iolanthe" as Fleta    NY, NY

             NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players

Dec.     "Pirates of Penzance"   NY, NY

              NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players


 2016 Highlight

Let's Call the Whole Thing Off

Music Dir. Aaron Gandy  / Dir. Mark York 

Feb. 12 2016  Lyric Hall New Haven, CT

Feb. 13 2016  Madison Theater, Rockville Center, L.I.

 Merrill starred with Sean Dougherty in this original show, accompanied onstage by Aaron Gandy, singing songs of the famous romantic pair of American composers, George Gershwin and Kay Swift in this fully costumed theatrical presentation.

The Kay Swift Trust       www.kayswift.com

This is Merrill's debut in this operetta with NYGASP.  She'll play one of the bridesmaids.

April 14-15 

Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College




Merrill  Grant

Past highlights 

2017   Performances & Highlights

January   Merrill completed a 200 hr. Yoga

                 Teacher Certification from

                 Jaya Yoga, Brooklyn, NY   


March      Pirates of Penzance 

                 5 city tour in Washington state


                 (New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players)

April       Patience

               New York,  NY Danny Kaye Playhouse


May        H.M.S. Pinafore

               5 city east coast tour

​               NYGASP

Oct.        H.M.S. Pinafore

               2 city tour

               New Brunswick Canada & Maine