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

September 23, 2019

September 23rd

President Calvin Coolidge attended a performance of The Cocoanuts at the National Theatre in Washington, DC on this day in 1926.
September 22, 2019

September 22nd

The Hollywood Bond Cavalcade with Harpo Marx and a company of stars including Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, James Cagney and Lucille Ball, concluded a two-week tour at Municipal Auditorium in San Antonio, Texas on this day in 1943.
 

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.