Classroom Intermission

PHONE  973.971.3701
EMAIL    [email protected]


The Morris Museum presents theater for student audiences on the stage of the 312 seat Bickford Theatre. The Classroom Intermission Theatre Series introduces young audiences to the performing arts, sciences, and the humanities. All programs run 45 minutes to an hour in length.

To learn more about these programs, see our 2015/2016 Adventures in Learning BROCHURE.


PROFESSOR W’S EARTH SCIENCE CIRCUS!
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
10:00 AM
$8 per person
Grades K–6

Step right up! A recycling and litter show based on the K–6 Earth Science Curriculum. Environmental conservation topics will be introduced through magic, juggling, stories, live music, contests, plate spinning, audience participation, and the mysterious…commonsensenator!

CCSS.ELA–Literacy–CCSS.RI.(K–5).1,3,5 and 7;
SL.(K–5).1A–D, 2, 3, 4 and 6
CCCS Science: 5.3.C, 5.3.D, 5.3.E, 5.4.C, 5.4.F,
5.4.G


DANCIN’ WITH THE HONEY BEES
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
10:00 AM and 12:30 PM
$8 per person
Grades: 1–6

Clifford Wright–Sunflower is a master beekeeper and environmentalist. Aided by an eager volunteer from the audience dressed in beekeeping equipment, Clifford demonstrates the precision of a beekeeper working a beehive. He transforms the entire audience into a
working hive. With bodies busily buzzing around, children learn firsthand about the delicate and complex balance of
the bee colony. After the honey bee dance, children are divided into smaller groups to make a beeswax candle, and most important, to share bee fears, experiences, and questions. Program presented by Clifford Wright–Sunflower.

CCSS.ELA–Literacy–CCSS.RI.(K–5).1,3,5 and 7;
SL.(K–5).1A–D, 2, 3, 4 and 6
CCCS Visual and Performing Arts: 1.1.C
CCCS Science


MATH + MAGIC = FUN!
Wednesday, May 16, 2017
10:00 AM and 12:30 PM
$8 per person
Grades: K–3

Join Mr. Fish and Lisa Lou in this fast paced visual show designed specifically with the purpose of creating excitement
for Mathematics. The performers explore curriculum specific mathematical principles. Magic, music, circus skills and audience participation keep students focused and excited about math while clarifying the basic concepts which are the building blocks for the rest of their
“mathemagical” lives!

CCSS.Math.MP.1-4
CCSS.ELA–Literacy–CCSS.RI.(K–5).1,3,5 and 7;
SL.(K–5).1A–D, 2, 3, 4 and 6
CCCS Visual and Performing Arts: 1.1.C


HANSEL AND GRETEL
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
12:30 PM
$8 per person
Grades: 1–4

Eastern Opera Company of New Jersey will present the famous Grimm Brothers fairy tale opera with music by Engelbert
Humperdinck. All of the famous characters are here Hansel, Gretel, their Mom and Dad, the Sandman, the Dew Fairy and of course the witch. This opera will be sung in English with narration.

New Jersey Model Curriculum Standards:
Visual Performing Arts
Standards: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4


TO BOOK A CLASSROOM INTERMISSION THEATRE SERIES PERFORMANCE, PLEASE CALL 973-971-3710 OR EMAIL [email protected]

• If you must cancel, please contact the museum one month before the show for a return of your deposit. Deposits are not returned if you cancel less than one month before show date. There are no refunds once full payment has been received.

• A reduced museum admission price of $3 per person is available when purchasing tickets to any Classroom Intermission Theatre Series performance.

Programs subject to change.