(Morristown, NJ) The Morris Museum is pleased to announce that the third annual All-Star Bickford Jazz Benefit Concert will be held on Wednesday, November 13 at 8:00pm.
engaging evening of jazz features world renown performers including Dan
Levinson and Joe Midiri on Reeds, trumpeter Bria Skonberg , trombonist
Jim Fryer, pianist Mark Shane, bassist Brian Nalepka, vibraphonist
Paul Midiri, and vocalist Molly Ryan.
Proceeds from the benefit
provide support for future programming at the Morris Museum's Bickford
Theatre. One of New Jersey's premier professional theatres, The
Bickford produces and presents year-round entertainment including a Main
Stage Series, Children's Theatre, a Jazz series, Comedy, Classical
Music and many other special concerts and performances.
Tickets are $20 per person in advance; and $25 per person at the door. To purchase tickets, call the Box Office at 973.971.3706.
About The Bickford Theatre
Director Eric Hafen celebrates his thirteenth anniversary this season.
The theatre is a Senior Member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, a
not-for-profit organization of 30 professional theatres throughout the
state, and works in conjunction with Actors' Equity Association (AEA)
and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC). From its
beginnings in 1994 to the present, tens of thousands of theater-goers
from across the tri-state area have enjoyed the Bickford Theatre's many
entertaining and diversified offerings in theatre, music and dance.
Bickford Theatre is conveniently located within the Morris Museum and
offers free parking and full accessibility. Box Office hours for phone
sales are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Walk-up hours are
Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
About the Morris Museum
100 years, the Morris Museum is an award-winning, community-based arts
and cultural institution which serves the public through high caliber
exhibitions in the arts, sciences and humanities. The Museum also
offers educational programs, family events, and is home to the Bickford
Theatre and its wide range of performing arts offerings. Continuously
serving the public since 1913, the Morris Museum has been designated a
Major Arts Institution and has received the New Jersey State Council on
the Arts' Citation of Excellence, among other awards. The first museum
in New Jersey to be accredited, the Morris Museum was re-accredited in
2013 by the American Alliance of Museums.
The Morris Museum is a
Blue Star Museum, offering free admission to active duty military
personnel and their families, from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Museum is located at 6 Normandy Heights Road (at the corner of Columbia
Turnpike) in Morristown, NJ, and is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday and Saturday, 11:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday, 12:00 to 5:00pm. In
addition, the Museum is open evenings from 5:00 to 8:00pm on the second
and third Thursday of the month. Admission to the museum is $10 for
adults and $7 for children, students and senior citizens. Admission is
always free for Museum members and is free to the public every second
and third Thursday of the month between 4:00 and 8:00pm. For more
information, call (973) 971-3700, or visit www.morrismuseum.org .