Thursday, February 24, 2022

National Theatre Live Presents "King Lear": See the Best of British Theatre on a Cinema Screen at the Morris Museum





National Theatre Live: King Lear

WHEN: Sunday, March 6, 2022, 2 pm
WHERE: Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Rd., Morristown
TICKETS: General Admission is $25.00. Member tickets are $20.00. Become a Morris Museum Member today.

Captured live from London’s West End in 2018, see Ian McKellen’s "extraordinarily moving portrayal" (Independent) of King Lear in the Bickford Theatre.

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, Shakespeare’s King Lear sees two aging fathers—one a King, one his courtier—reject the children who truly love them. Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.



Bickford Theatre COVID Guidelines

All patrons 12 years and older must provide proof of full vaccination, currently 2 shots of either Pfizer or Moderna, or one of Johnson and Johnson, and corresponding ID. All sales are final. All patrons are required to wear a face mask for the entire time they are inside at the Morris Museum and Bickford Theatre. For assistance, call the box office at 973-971-3706.



Upcoming Bickford Theatre Events


Mardi Gras Jazz Concert with Thaddeus Exposé


This Sunday: February 27, 2 pm


Celebrate Mardi Gras with the authentic sounds of New Orlean’s very own Thaddeus Exposé!


Born in New Orleans, Exposé is a professional jazz bassist, composer, recording artist, and successful inventor of the “BowStopper.” Thaddeus earned his bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Northeastern University and a master’s degree in Jazz Studies from William Paterson University.


Discovering Antarctica: Heroic Tales of Shackleton, Crean & Scott


Three Performances: Friday March 18 at 8 pm, Saturday March 19 at 2 pm, and Sunday, March 20 at 2 pm


Tom Crean, the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes, is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan Dooley.



Larry Fuller Trio

Sunday, March 27, 2022, 2 pm

Larry Fuller is an internationally acclaimed American jazz pianist, band leader, and composer known by critics and fans to ”swing like a beast!”. He is a Yamaha-endorsed Artist.


Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Fazil Say

Thursday, April 28, 2022, 8 pm

Morris Museum audiences developed a special relationship with the famed Orpheus Chamber Orchestra when they began performing with small chamber groups in the Museum’s outdoor Lot of Strings Music Festival in 2020 and again in 2021. Now the relationship culminates in an evening featuring a full chamber orchestra and guest soloist, Fazil Say!








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