THIS WEEKEND: Bickford Theatre presents “Baroque to Beatles”

MORRISTOWN via NJ.COM – Audiences will enjoy a range of international music and entertainers as The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum presents its A La Carte Series. Tickets for each performance are $30 for the general public; $28 for seniors; and $20 for stu-dents. To purchase tickets, or for more information, please call the box office, 973-971-3706 or visit On Sunday, March 4 at 2 p.m. is “Baroque to Beatles” starring Vladimir Zaitsev.

Vladimir Zaitsev is an award-winning piano virtuoso and versatile entertainer with a keen sense of humor, who has been called “the next Victor Borge.” A native of Kiev, Ukraine, Mr. Zaitsev’s performance will include well-known piano masterpieces, his own in-sightful and virtuosic piano arrangements of well-known Broadway, pop, and international favorites — and lots of laughs.

The Bickford Theatre is a professional theatre that produces and presents year-round entertainment, including a Main Stage Series, two Children’s Theatre series, and a Jazz Showcase. Artistic Director Eric Hafen celebrates his 10th anniversary this season with a program of plays by writers whose work has previously been produced at The Bickford Theatre. The theatre is a Senior Member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, a not-for-profit organization of 30 professional theatres 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.

The Bickford Theatre is conveniently located within the Morris Museum and offers free parking and full accessibility. Box Office hours for phone sales are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Walk-up hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Morris Museum is an award-winning, community-based arts and cultural institution which serves the public through the presen-tation 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 pro-grams 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 Wednes-day, Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. 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 p.m. For more information, call 973-971-3700, or visit

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