Molly Merrihew


Managing Director

Molly is an arts administrator and theatre maker. She has worked in the performing arts sector for over ten years, honing her skills in communications, fundraising and strategic planning. Previously, she worked at Shakespeare & Company in the role of Publicity Director and before that at the Florida Studio Theatre in a variety of capacities including communications and patron services. Molly also worked as Artistic Associate for WAM from 2014-2018, curating and producing the Fresh Takes Reading Series. In addition to her full-time work in the Berkshire’s Molly is a consultant for artists and arts organizations in Boston and New York. Over the years she has also had the opportunity to fulfill her passion for directing, and was part of the 2015 SDC Foundation Observership Class. Molly has a passion for new play development, ensemble based work, and storytelling that showcases female+ artists. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Theatre and English-Creative Writing from the State University of New York at Potsdam, where she was honored with a Scholar and Creative Achievement in Theatre Award and a Scholar of English & Communication Award. She now serves as a Women & Leadership Alumnae Mentor for her alma mater (Go Bears!). In September she will complete her M.S. in Arts Administration with a Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management from Boston University. She is a member of Berkshire Business and Professional Women association and proud to be part of the Berkshire community.


Working for WAM Theatre means advocating for human rights and creating opportunity for women and girls in the Berkshires and beyond. I am incredibly proud to work for an organization that is both a theatre and social-justice company, serving the community and being a catalyst for change.

Molly Merrihew

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