Thursday, February 9, 2023

Sunday, Feb. 19: Sounds of New Orleans for Mardi Gras with Thaddeus Exposé!





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


Sunday, February 19, 2023 | 3 PM

Following last year's SMASH HIT performance, Thaddeus Exposé returns to the Bickford Theatre with a performance that will transport you to the French Quarter. The NOLA native is joined by a stellar group of musicians including the effervescent Ayane Lowe who is guaranteed to have you tapping your feet or dancing in the aisles. Bring your own beads and prepare to lose yourself in the authentic sounds of New Orleans Jazz and the atmosphere of Carnival! 


Thaddeus Exposé is a professional jazz bassist, composer, recording artist, and 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.

During his career, Thaddeus has performed with artists like: Marcus Roberts, Red Holt, Stanley Turrentine, The Marsalis’, Jennifer Holiday, Billy Pierce, Billy Higgins, Betty Carter, Barry Harris, Donald Harrison, Ira Sullivan, Roy Haynes, Nicholas Payton, Savion Glover, and Winard Harper, as well as countless other artists.

General Admission is $25.00. Member tickets are $20.00. Become a Morris Museum Member today. A $3.00 handling fee applies to each ticket.



Bickford Theatre Ticket & Visitor Information


The Morris Museum has adopted a dynamic mask policy for upcoming events in the Bickford Theatre. Face masks are currently optional in the CENTER and HOUSE RIGHT sections (indicated in blueand are required in the HOUSE LEFT section (indicated in red). Face masks are currently optional for Children’s Theatre performances. This policy is subject to change at any time. Please check back on our website or call the box office for our current policy before your scheduled performance date. For assistance, call the box office at 973-971-3706.



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Vermeer: The Greatest Exhibition

Wednesday, April 19 | 2 & 7:30 PM

This film offers a private view of the largest ever exhibition of Vermeer’s work, presented by the Rijksmuseum and the Mauritshuis in the Hague. The film, featuring the Director of the Rijksmuseum and the curator of the exhibition, presents extensive research by the two museums into Vermeer’s artistry, motivations, and creative process.







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