Monday, May 28, 2012


Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
Announces Two Special Afternoon Concerts

TheRatPackTogetherAgainThe Rat Pack—Together Again
WHEN: Sunday June 3, at 2:00 PM
Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown
TICKETS: $25 General admission; $20 for Museum members/Seniors/Students

The Rat Pack may no longer be with us, but their music is more popular than ever. Rat Pack impersonators Tony Sands, Johnny Petillo and Geno Monroe take audiences back to a time when Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr. were the ultimate Las Vegas performers.

A Klezmer Afternoon
Sunday June 24, at 2:00 PM
$25 General admission; $20 for Seniors/Museum members; $15 for Students

The Hester Street Troupe presents their extraordinary repertoire of traditional Klezmer, a style where the clarinet imitates human emotions like laughing and crying; songs from the Yiddish vaudeville and Second Avenue theaters, as well as classic and contemporary Jewish melodies. The musicians in the trio are Morris and Bergen county residents.

Tickets for both performances may be purchased by phone at 973.971.3706, or in person at the Bickford Theatre box office. The Bickford Theatre offers free parking and full accessibility. Box Office hours for phone sales are Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM. Walk-up hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 AM to 5 PM.

About The Bickford Theatre
The Bickford Theatre is a professional theater that produces and presents year-round entertainment, including a Main Stage Series, two Children’s Theatre series, a Jazz Showcase, and Blues at the Bickford. The theatre is a Senior Member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, a not-for-profit organization of 30 professional theaters 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.

About the Morris Museum
The Morris Museum is an award-winning, community-based arts and cultural institution which serves the public through the presentation of high caliber permanent and changing 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. In 2013 the museum will celebrate its Centennial Anniversary.  These programs are made possible, in part, by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation; the F.M. Kirby Foundation and the New Jersey Cultural Trust.

The Museum is located at 6 Normandy Heights Road (at the corner of Columbia Turnpike) in Morristown, NJ, and is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 11 AM to 5 PM; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 PM.; and Sunday, 1-5 PM. 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 Thursday between 5 and 8 PM. For more information, call 973.971.3700, or visit