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2019-2020 Orchid Awards for Merit Theatre Company

MTC_logoA LONG WAY OFF 

  • EXCELLENCE IN COSTUME DESIGN Benjamin & Kaitlyn Iocco
  • EXCELLENCE IN DIRECTION Benjamin & Kaitlyn Iocco
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Arnie Forman
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Carter Perry
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE Rachel Scardina
  • EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCING Benjamin & Kaitlyn Iocco
  • EXCELLENCE IN SET CONSTRUCTION Benjamin Iocco, Kaitlyn Iocco & Crew
  • EXCELLENCE IN SET DÉCOR Benjamin & Kaitlyn Iocco
  • EXCELLENCE IN SET DESIGN Benjamin Iocco

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2020 Season Update from Merit Theatre Company

MTC_logoWe hope that you are staying safe and healthy! Like you, we at Merit have been monitoring the developments surrounding COVID-19 with growing concerns. In light of the current situation, the decision has been made to postpone JANE EYRE until summer 2021.

While this has been a difficult, though necessary, decision, we are already discussing other ideas and options to still bring you quality, inspiring entertainment this year without compromising the safety and health of our patrons and artists. Stay tuned for updates about summer and fall, as we will continue to keep you informed. We are also excited to announce that, as long as it is possible, our concert A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION will return to Parrish Auditorium in Hamilton, OH, this December!

We are eager to explore new opportunities and discover creative ways to serve our community during this time. Thank you for your continued support. Stay well!

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Auditions Announced for A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION at Merit Theatre Company

MTC_logoCalling vocalists of all ages for the Merit Company Chorale (all vocal parts, ages 14 and up) and Children’s Choir (ages 8-13).

Featuring songs of the season and traditional favorites, with a dazzling 50-piece orchestra. Conducted by Benjamin Price

No appointment necessary. Please be prepared to sing up to 16 bars of your favorite Christmas song, acapella.

AUDITION TIMES & LOCATIONS

September 16, 6-9pm
Mars Hill Academy – King Alfred’s Hall
4230 Aero Dr., Mason, OH 45040

September 23, 6-9pm
Union Baptist Church
1985 Mt. Zion Rd., Union, KY 41091

Performances:
Dec. 12-14, 2019
P​arrish Auditorium
Miami University, Hamilton Campus

Additional information is available here.

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A LONG WAY OFF Runs Aug. 23-31

MTC_A Long Way Off logoA LONG WAY OFF
Merit Theatre Company
Aug. 23-31
[Union, Ky.]

Cast: Rachel Scardina as Hannah Collier, Arnie Forman as Jacob Collier, Ian Tinney as Bennett McLean, Carter Perry as Hunter Collier, Arielle Mantel as Sally, Isabella Keyes as Annalise, Chelsea Russell as Rachel, Josh Winkler as Lampkin/Stan, Evan Rogers as Jim & Jonn Chickering as Larry
Adult Ensemble: Tori Brinker, Jonn Chickering, Bob Dronberger, Jessica Freeland, Becca Grunkemeyer, Gracie Grunkemeyer, Matthew Grunkemeyer, Sarah Grunkemeyer, Benjamin Iocco, Isabella Keyes, Mark Kozelek, Heather Lacey, Arielle Mantel, Chelsea Russell, Evan Rogers, Lacy Rogers, Faith VonHandorf & Josh Winkler
Youth Ensemble: Ana Ashley, Olivia Ashley, Seanna Kelley, Adoniah Winkler & Naomi Winkler
Dance Ensemble: Tori Brinker, Jonn Chickering, Becca Grunkemeyer, Gracie Grunkemeyer, Isabella Keyes, Mark Kozelek, Evan Rogers, Lacy Rogers, Chelsea Russell & Faith VonHandorf

  • Fri, Aug. 23 at 7:30pm
  • Sat, Aug. 24 at 2pm & 7:30pm
  • Sun, Aug. 25 at 3pm
  • Thu-Fri, Aug. 29-30 at 7:30pm
  • Sat, Aug. 31 at 2pm

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2018-2019 Orchid Awards for Merit Theatre Company

MTC_logoHORIZONS OF GOLD

  • EXCELLENCE IN COSTUME DESIGN – Benjamin and Kaitlyn Iocco
  • EXCELLENCE IN DIRECTION – Benjamin and Kaitlyn Iocco
  • EXCELLENCE IN ENSEMBLE – Benjamin and Kaitlyn Iocco and The Cast
  • EXCELLENCE IN LIGHT DESIGN – John Siedenberg
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL DIRECTION – Benjamin Price
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE – Andrea Rachelle
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE – Katelyn Fox
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE – Matt Dentino
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE – Rebecca Grunkemeyer
  • EXCELLENCE IN ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE – The Orchestra
  • EXCELLENCE IN OVERALL PERFORMANCE QUALITY – Benjamin and Kaitlyn Iocco and The Cast
  • EXCELLENCE IN OVERALL TECHNICAL QUALITY – Benjamin and Kaitlyn Iocco and The Crew
  • EXCELLENCE IN PROGRAM – Hannah Ahern
  • EXCELLENCE IN SET DESIGN – Kristen Andersen and Benjamin Iocco
  • EXCELLENCE IN STAGE MANAGEMENT – Niki Kohr

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL DIRECTION – Benjamin Price
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE – Bob Dronberger
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE – Carter Perry
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE – Matt Dentino
  • EXCELLENCE IN ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE – Benjamin Price & the Orchestra
  • EXCELLENCE IN PROGRAM ART – Benjamin Iocco

 

 

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