Monday, June 6, 2022

Free Preview and Artist Discussion this Friday from the Team who Brought You the Other Mozart!





i am the utterance of my name: A Preview and Artist Discussion with Sylvia Milo and Nathan Davis

Friday, June 10, 6:00 PM

This event is FREE

The team that created the SMASH HIT, The Other Mozart is in the final stages of creating their new work, i am the utterance of my name, which they have been workshopping while in residence at the Bickford Theatre for the last two weeks. This new play with live music explores the myth and history of one of history’s most intriguing and vexing characters, Mary Magdalene.

See a preview of this stunning new work and engage in conversation with members of the creative team in this free event! This new work will have its world premiere right here at Live Arts at the Morris Museum in November 2022.



Visitor Information

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 patrons are required to wear a face mask in the Bickford Theatre. To purchase tickets over the phone, call the box office at 973-971-3706.




Sylvia Milo and Nathan Davis’ The Other Mozart, the play about the genius sister of Amadeus, has toured the world and received critical acclaim globally. Their performances of that work here at The Morris Museum in 2019 are still talked about today. Don't miss your chance to preview their latest work before anyone else!




Live Summer Outdoor Concerts are Back!

Get your tickets before they are sold-out for Jazz on the Back Deck and Lot of Strings Music Festival. The season is packed with the most exciting artists performing today! Our third year of music on the Back Deck brings past favorites and new performers—all yours to enjoy from the comfort of your own block! The stellar line-up includes the award-winning Argus Quartet, the dazzling Martin Pizzarelli, the acclaimed Tesla Quartet, Telegraph Quartet, Dan Levinson, and more.

Each 8X8 block is $50.00 and includes two patrons. Don’t forget, BYOB and BYO chairs and picnics with live music under the sunset! In the event of inclement weather, concerts will be held inside the Bickford Theatre. All patrons will have to wear face masks while inside the Bickford Theatre. An indoor picnic area will be provided if the concert is moved inside. See June's concerts below.



June 2022


Argus Quartet

Lot of Strings Music Festival

Saturday, June 11, 8:00 PM

Opening the third season of Lot of Strings is the Back Deck debut of The Argus Quartet! The Argus Quartet is dedicated to celebrating the artistic landscape of our time by drawing unexpected connections across styles and centuries in order to foster community amongst performers, audiences, and composers alike.


Martin Pizzarelli and Friends

Jazz on the Back Deck

Thursday, June 23, 8:00 PM

Bassist Martin Pizzarelli returns to Jazz on the Back Deck after his SOLD-OUT show last year! A member of New Jersey’s first jazz family, Martin’s own impressive career as a bass player spans several decades and includes dozens of record dates and hundreds of concerts around the globe.


Tesla Quartet

Lot of Strings Music Festival

Thursday, June 30, 8:00 PM

Praised for their “superb capacity to find the inner heart of everything they play, regardless of era, style, or technical demand” (The International Review of Music), the Tesla Quartet brings refinement and prowess to both new and established repertoire. A perennial favorite in Lot of Strings; Tesla will bring their signature command of the medium for the third year in a row!





Image credits: Milo image courtesy of Oihana Marco. Artists performing on The Back Deck by Jack Grassa. Telegraph Quartet, photo courtesy Lisa Marie Mazzucco. Additional images courtesy the artists.


The Morris Museum thanks Will and Mary Leland for their leadership gift for the 2022 Lot of Strings season, and founding Lot of Strings donor, F. Gary Knapp, for his continued generosity.


The Morris Museum gratefully acknowledges generous operating support from the following funders:



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