Richardson, Robertson, Cuccioli and Shepard Star in Bickford Benefit 4/9
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Bickford Theatre

 6 Normandy Heights Road

Morristown, NJ

The Best of Times: A Star-Studded Salute to the Tony Awards, the 2011 Benefit Fundraiser

Stars Tony Award-nominee Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde), and Broadway and Regional favorites Suzzanne Douglas (3Penny Opera, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill), Christine Marie Heath (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), Garth Kravits (The Drowsy Chaperone), Rob Richardson (A Tale of Two Cities), Joel Robertson (Les Miserables), David Sabella-Mills (Chicago), Matthew Shepard (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Wonderful Town), Julie Waldman Stiel (The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber), and Susan Speidel (Saturday's Highlife).

Audiences can expect to hear musical selections from Tony-winning and nominated shows such as Les Miserables, Funny Girl, Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, Jekyll & Hyde, Monty Python's Spamalot, Chicago, Mame, The Drowsy Chaperone, My Fair Lady, Company, The Scarlet Pimpernel, La Cage Aux Folles, and more with song favorites including "Defying Gravity," "This Is The Moment," "I Dreamed A Dream," "Not While I'm Around," "Bring Him Home," "Wunderbar," "If He Walked Into My Life," "Ev'rything's Coming Up Roses," and "Don't Rain On My Parade".

The Best of Times is directed by Stephen Kantrowitz, Bickford Theatre Asst. Artistic Director, and produced by Jodi Chekofsky. Joe Elefante (Broadway's Jersey Boys and Paper Mill Playhouse's Hairspray) serves as Musical Director.

Tony Award-nominee Robert Cuccioli has been seen on Broadway in Jekyll & Hyde (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards), Les Miserables, Off Broadway in Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Temporary Help, Enter the Guardsman, And the World Goes ‘Round (Outer Critics Circle Award), Gigi, and The Rothschilds. Tours include Jekyll & Hyde (Chicago's Joseph Jefferson Award), and Camelot with Richard Harris. Regional credits include A Moon to Dance By with Jane Alexander, Shakespeare Theatre of NJ and DC, The Guthrie, Pittsburgh CLO, McCarter Theatre, and a dozen productions at Paper Mill Playhouse.

Tickets for the 8 p.m. performance of The Best of Times are $125 and include the show and a lavish "Mingle with the Broadway Stars" Cocktail Reception, immediately following the performance. A special VIP Donor Package is also available for $250, which includes the show, reception, Priority Seating, and Program Book listing. Limited Show Only tickets are available for $65.

Tickets may be purchased by phone at (973) 971-3706 or in person at the Bickford Box Office.

Box Office hours for phone sales are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 www.bickfordtheatre.org.