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

June 28, 2022

June 28th

N’ Everything starring the Four Marx Brothers opened at the Palace Theatre in Chicago, Illinois on this day in 1920.
June 27, 2022

June 27th

On this day in 1926 the Four Marx Brothers participated in the Theatrical Sports & Field Day at the Polo Grounds in New York City. Also appearing at this benefit for the United Jewish Campaign were George M. Cohan, Harry Houdini, Fanny Brice and Mae West.
 

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.