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 15, 2018

July 15th

Ned Wayburn’s Nightingales – Julius Marx, Milton Marx and Mabel O’Donnell – opened at the Hazle Park Theatre in Hazleton, Pennsylvania on this day in 1907.
July 14, 2018

July 14th

Groucho Marx and his U.S.O. troupe featuring Harry Ruby, Fay MacKenzie and Jose Alvarez performed at Eugene G. Northington General Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama 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.