New Jersey Stage

Monday, November 11, 2013

ALL-STAR BICKFORD JAZZ BENEFIT CONCERT AT THE MORRIS MUSEUM

(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.
This 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
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
Artistic 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. 


The 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
Celebrating 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.

The 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 .