Relocating to San Francisco!

The Pirates of Penzance

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

2015- Highlights    

Feb        "Mama Rose's Turn"  as June (child & adult)

               Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center

               Costumed & Staged theatrical presentation of the                   recently published biography by Carolyn Quinn

May       The Gondoliers- NY


June     Carnegie Hall Debut

             Weill Recital Hall- Mabel Mercer Foundation Concert

             Merrill sang songs of Alice Faye (famed singer of the


Sept.     Mikado/ Pirates of Penzance tour


Nov.      Iolanthe- as Fleta  (NY)


Dec.      Pirates of Penzance  NY


It's been a wonderful 11 years in New York as an Equity actress.  I'm leaving the Actor's Equity Union with this move in order to pursue more opportunities to perform in my new home- the Bay Area!

Past highlights 

It's a Wonderful Life- a Radio Play

Contra Costa Civic Theatre, CA


​​Merrill  Grant


Nov. 29- Dec. 15th

Taking place in a 1940's radio station, Merrill will play Sally Applewhite  who portrays Mary Hatch throughout the radio play.  A cast of 5 will play all the roles in the story, directed by David Bogdonoff.

in the role of Isabel, daughter of the Modern Major General

February 9th run-out performance

McCarter Theatre- Princeton, NJ


March   Pirates of Penzance - 8 city tour

             NYGASP- New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players

April      Ruddigore- New York


Dec.     Pirates of Penzance, as Isabelle   (NY)




January  Yoga Teacher Training completed in NY (200 hr)

March    Pirates of Penzance 5 city tour


April       Patience- New York


May       H.M.S. Pinafore - 5 city tour


October  H.M.S. Pinafore- (tour-Canada & Maine)




2016- Highlights

February   "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off"  (NY & CT)

                  Kay Swift Trust

Merrill starred as composer Kay Swift with Sean Dougherty as George Gershwin in this original fully costumed and staged two person musical tracing the romance and collaboration of this pair of American composers.