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

November 18, 2018

November 18th

Ned Wayburn’s Nighitngales opened a week at the Family Theatre in Pittston, Pennsylvania on this day in 1907. It would be the last time they were billed under Ned Wayburn’s name. Beginning the following week they were known as the Three Nighitngales.
November 17, 2018

November 17th

The Man of Her Choice – featuring Julius Marx – played a one-night-stand at the Lyceum Theatre in Ashtabula, Ohio on this day in 1906.
 

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.