Four of the Three Musketeers

The Marx Brothers on Stage

“As far as I’m concerned, the Marx Brothers practically invented comedy. And I love this great new book about them by Robert Bader!”
- JERRY SEINFELD

“A new benchmark in Marx scholarship"
- LOS ANGELES TIMES

“Fascinating”
- THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Before film made them international comedy legends, the Marx Brothers developed their comic skills on stage for twenty-five years. In Four of the Three Musketeers: The Marx Brothers on Stage, Robert S. Bader offers the first comprehensive history of the foursome’s hardscrabble early years honing their act in front of live audiences.

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UPCOMING EVENTS!

Duck Soup Screening at Library of Congress

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Library of Congress, Packard Campus Theater, Culpepper, Virginia

Author Robert S. Bader introduces Duck Soup
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TODAY IN MARX BROTHERS HISTORY

June 23, 2017

June 23rd

N’ Everything starring the Four Marx Brothers opened at Keith’s Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts on this day in 1919.
June 22, 2017

June 22nd

The Four Marx Brothers in Mr. Green’s Reception opened at Riverside Park in Hutchinson, Kansas on this day in 1913.
 

Hear Vaudeville Songs and Stories!

Vintage recordings of songs the Marx Brothers performed in vaudeville by the original artists, and some recollections of the period by Groucho.