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

August 18, 2018

August 18th

The brief tour of Scenes from A Day at the Races played its final show at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco, California on this day in 1936.
August 17, 2018

August 17th

Marx and Lee – The Ragtime Kids – completed their week at King’s Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri on this day in 1912. The act featured the singing and dialect comedy of George Lee and the piano of Leonard Marx.
 

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.