Children’s Theatre


BOX OFFICE  973.971.3706

TICKETS  $10 Members / $12 General Public
Please note: There is a $2 service charge per ticket.

COMBO TICKET  $15
One Children’s Theatre performance ticket, PLUS admission to the Museum. To purchase a combo ticket, call 973.971.3706. Combo tickets are not available online.

SUBSCRIPTION  $24
Three Children’s Theatre performances. To purchase a subscription, call the Box Office at 973.971.3706.

Recommended for ages 3-9. Please plan to arrive at the Museum at least fifteen minutes prior to the performance to allow time for parking.

Tickets purchased online more than seven days before a performance will be mailed. Tickets purchased online less than seven days before a performance will be held at the Will Call desk. Please note that all sales are final.


Prismatic Magic: Summer Jam Laser Spectacular
Wednesday, July 12, 11:00AM & 1:30PM

The Summer Jam is a great program that features pop/rock music from the last several decades to celebrate the return of the warm sun and fun activities. Rock and roll to laser animations of outdoor sports and activities and enjoy a one-of-a-kind laser dance demonstration.

Prismatic Magic: Summer Jam Laser Spectacular (11:00AM; Members)
Prismatic Magic: Summer Jam Laser Spectacular (11:00AM; Non-members)
Prismatic Magic: Summer Jam Laser Spectacular (1:30PM; Members)
Prismatic Magic: Summer Jam Laser Spectacular (1:30PM; Non-members)

Bubble Trouble
Thursday, July 13, 11:00AM and 1:30PM

A Bubble Volcano! A Bubble roller coaster!  A kid in a bubble? Jeff Boyer takes bubbles to the max in this bubble extravaganza. It’s the craziest, most creative bubble show around. Jeff juggles bubbles, sculpts and builds with bubbles, makes fog-filled bubbles and more.  Great music and lots of laughter.

Bubble Trouble (11:00AM; Members)
Bubble Trouble (11:00AM; Non-members)
Bubble Trouble (1:30PM; Members)
Bubble Trouble (1:30PM; Non-members)

Wildlife Wendy and her Tropical Birds
Wednesday, July 19,  11:00AM & 1:30PM

Wildlife Wendy and her tropical birds provide an up-close and personal encounter with the most entertaining species of the bird world. Audiences are instantly intrigued by the majestic macaws as they present incredible physical abilities as well as their vivacious personalities. Crowds are amazed and laugh out loud at the antics of the talking and singing parrots, while the free-flight birds captivate all!

Wildlife Wendy and her Tropical Birds (11:00AM; Members)
Wildlife Wendy and her Tropical Birds (11:00AM; Non-members)
Wildlife Wendy and her Tropical Birds (1:30PM; Members)
 
Wildlife Wendy and her Tropical Birds (1:30PM; Non-members)


Hansel & Gretel/Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Yates Musical Theater
Thursday, July 20,  11:00AM & 1:30PM*

Enjoy two cherished classic fairy tales. Colorful costumes and lively music and dance bring the beloved characters to life before your very eyes, complete with witch, dancing bears and resourceful children.

Yates Musical Theater (11:00AM; Members)
Yates Musical Theater (11:00AM; Non-Members)
Yates Musical Theater (1:30PM; Members)
Yates Musical Theater (1:30PM; Non-members)

*Sensory-friendly theatre.


The Caboose Mystery
Saturday, July 22, 1:00PM

Join Steve the Magic Conductor in our Bickford Theatre for an exciting adventure filled with magic, storytelling, comedy, theater and audience participation, to search for clues, laugh, learn, explore, and solve the great train mystery.  Volunteers will be turned into Conductors in Training, meet Chestnut the Squirrel, and join in to help make the magic happen. Part of the All Aboard the Train! Day Family Festival.

The Caboose Mystery (Members)
The Caboose Mystery (Non-members)

Squirrel Stole My Underpants
Wednesday, July 26,  11:00AM & 1:30PM*

Sylvie is sent to the backyard to hang up the laundry. The moment her back is turned, a mischievous squirrel steals her favorite piece of clothing and runs off. When Sylvie gives chase, an entire world emerges from her laundry basket, and curious characters show her the way through mysterious lands. Will our lonely heroine rescue her underpants and discover the magic within herself? Join us on this adventure to find out!

A Squirrel Stole My Underpants (11:00AM; Members)
A Squirrel Stole My Underpants (11:00AM; Non-members)
A Squirrel Stole My Underpants (1:30PM; Members)
  
A Squirrel Stole My Underpants (1:30PM; Non-members)

*Sensory-friendly theatre.


Harlem Wizards
Thursday, July 27,  11:00AM & 1:30PM

The basketball antics of this crazy team returns.  Get ready for the oohs, aahs and serious laughter inspired by world class basketball tricks, hilarious humor, dynamic energy, fan participation, and basketball wizardry.

Harlem Wizards (11:00AM; Members)
Harlem Wizards (11:00AM; Non-members)
Harlem Wizards (1:30PM; Members)
Harlem Wizards (1:30PM; Non-Members)

The Magic Jim Show
Wednesday, August 2,  11:00AM & 1:30PM

A magic show full of laughs, fun, puppetry and audience participation.

The Magic Jim Show (11:00AM; Members)
The Magic Jim Show (11:00AM; Non-members)
The Magic Jim Show (1:30PM; Members)
The Magic Jim Show (1:30PM; Non-members)

Jane’s Jungle Adventure
Wednesday, August 23,  11:00AM & 1:30PM*

Jane is lost in the jungle and no longer has use of her trusted GPS. With the help of her new friend, Tarzan, and his jungle animal family, she is able to navigate through the trees to her camp site. Kids will get a chance to “monkey around” with the characters throughout this performance and be part of the show! With a little imagination, they will become different jungle animals, assisting Jane as she treks through the trees. A surprise awaits her when she reaches her camp – what can it be?

Jane’s Jungle Adventure (11:00AM; Members)
Jane’s Jungle Adventure (11:00AM; Non-members)
Jane’s Jungle Adventure (1:30PM; Members)
 
Jane’s Jungle Adventure (1:30PM; Non-members)

*Sensory-friendly theatre.


Please note: the Morris Township Fire Marshall has established the maximum capacity of the Bickford Theatre to be 312.  To comply and monitor the attendance at all Bickford Theatre performances, a ticket must be issued to every person regardless of age.