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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
10, 6:00 PM
This event is
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
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.
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!
Outdoor Concerts are Back!
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.
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 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
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!
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.
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.
Museum gratefully acknowledges generous operating support from the