Children’s Theatre

BOX OFFICE  973.971.3706

Museum Members: $10
Non-Members:  $12
A $2 per ticket handling fee is added for all orders made by phone or online.

One Children’s Theatre performance ticket, PLUS admission to the Museum.
A $2 per ticket handling fee is added for all orders made by phone or online.

Please note:

  • Please plan to arrive at the Museum at least fifteen minutes prior to the performance to allow time for parking.
  • 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.
  • All sales are final.

Logo courtesy of Mad Science.

Up, Up, and Away
Saturday, September 22, 2018, 11:00AM
Mad Science ® presents this spellbinding special event in our Bickford Theatre which introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators, and even a hoevercraft will help children understand the power of air!This program is part of Chemistry Family Fun Day which is FREE with Museum Admission. Seating is General Admission.

The Legend of the Banana Kid, Photo courtesy of Frogtown Puppets.

The Legend of the Banana Kid, Photo courtesy of Frogtown Mountain Puppets.

The Legend of the Banana Kid
Frogtown Mountain Puppets
Thursday, November 8, 11:00AM and 1:30PM

Little Chucky heads to the Wild West to outwit outlaws in this cowboy adventure!  With a fistful of bananas, Chucky rides into town on his trusty goat for a showdown with Big Bad Bart and his
gang of bandits.


11:00AM show
1:30PM show


A Year with Frog and Toad. Photo courtesy of Centenary Stage Theatre.

The Year of Frog and Toad
Centenary Stage Touring Theatre
Friday, November 9, 11:00AM * and 1:30PM

Inspired by the stories written by Arnold Lobel about two unique friends, this uplifting musical will please children of all ages.  Frog is the effervescent and happy foil to Toad, a nervous and awkward character. Together they embark on many adventures and participate in many seasonal activities but always remain true to themselves and their friendship.


11:00AM show
1:30PM show

*Sensory-Friendly performances are theater experiences in which the environment and typical “rules of attendance” have been relaxed to accommodate individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities and the families and professionals who support them.  This performances is made possible through the Morris Museum Access-ABILITY project


Image by Michael Slack.

Nugget & Fang
Saturday, December 8, 11:00AM and 1:30PM

Join us for a new musical from ArtsPower.

Two unlikely pals, Nugget, a minnow, and Fang, a shark discover true friendship and the power of individuality.  This show is appropriate for children ages 3-9.

Since 1985, ArtsPower has created and premiered 30 new musicals and dramas that are now part of the repertoire of quality, American theatre for children and their families.

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11:00AM Show
1:30PM Show

Morgan’s Journey. Photo courtesy of Robert Morgan.

Morgan’s Journey
Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 11:00AM and 1:30PM

A piece of interactive theatrical magic that has become the longest-running touring play in Canadian history! From the moment of his birth, we follow Morgan on an intriguing journey of discovery, learning valuable lessons along the way about love, friendship, and the true meaning of happiness.

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11:00AM Show
1:30PM Show

Suessology. Photo courtesy of Currier’s Magical Mania.

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 11:00AM and 1:30PM

Come explore the background of  Dr. Seuss and his beloved works.  You know Thing 1 and Thing 2.  Now you will meet Thing 3 – Wild Thing and watch him cause all kinds of mayhem.  Join us on this incredible journey.


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11:00AM Show
1:30PM Show