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.

READ MORE

UPCOMING EVENTS!

TODAY IN MARX BROTHERS HISTORY

July 21, 2017

July 21st

The Four Marx Brothers in ‘N’ Everything opened at Morrison’s Theatre in Rockaway Beach, New York on this day in 1919.
July 20, 2017

July 20th

Groucho Marx and his U.S.O. troupe featuring Harry Ruby, Fay MacKenzie and Jose Alvarez entertained wounded soldiers at Earl H. Bruns General Hospital in Santa Fe, New Mexico on this day in 1944.
 

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.