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

March 21, 2019

March 21st

The Four Marx Brothers in the double bill of Fun in Hi Skule and Mr. Green’s Reception, completed a three-day engagement at the Bijou Theatre in Bay City, Michigan on this day in 1914.
March 20, 2019

March 20th

The Four Marx Brothers played a rare one-night-stand in I’ll Say She Is at the Orpheum Theatre in Easton, Pennsylvania on this day in 1924.
 

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.