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 13, 2020

August 13th

Groucho Marx opened at the Lakewood Theatre in Skowhegan, Maine in the Ben Hecht – Charles MacArthur play The Twentieth Century on this day in 1934.
August 12, 2020

August 12th

The Marx Brothers’ beloved uncle Al Shean died on this day in 1949.
 

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.