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

December 17, 2017

December 17th

Groucho, Harpo and Chico particiapted in the Santa Claus Lane Parade on Hollywood Boulevard on this day in 1940.
December 16, 2017

December 16th

On this day in 1926 the Four Marx Brothers appeared at the Chicago Herald and Examiner’s 15th Annual Christmas Benefit show at the Erlanger Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Also appearing were George Jessel and the Paul Whiteman Orchestra featuring Bing Crosby.
 

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.