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An Evening with Groucho

Frank Ferrante in

An Evening with Groucho

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Old Shelterhouse


NOV. 4 - DEC. 17, 2017

Directed by DREYA WEBER

Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx. Called "masterful" by the Chicago Tribune and "a tour-de-force" by Variety, this fast-paced 90 minutes of hilarity contains all of the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes and songs. Ferrante portrays the young Groucho of stage and film and reacquaints us with the likes of brothers Harpo, Chico, Zeppo and Gummo, Charlie Chaplin, W.C. Fields, Greta Garbo, MGM's Louis B. Mayer and Marx foil Margaret Dumont.

“An affectionate, funny and unsentimental portrait...a truly delightful show.” – Hollywood Reporter

ADVISORY: Frank Ferrante in An Evening With Groucho is appropriate for ages 12 and up with very mild adult content. The comical stylings of this iconic performer are sure to bring a smile and a chuckle to every audience member.

RUNNING TIME: Frank Ferrante in An Evening With Groucho runs approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, including one intermission.

Photo of Frank Ferrante as Groucho Marx by Michael Doucett.








Frank Ferrante

Writer / Groucho

Gerald Sternbach


Groucho Marx


Dreya Weber


Tamara L. Honesty

Set Designer

Mark Williams

Lighting Designer

Jenifer Morrow

Production Stage Manager




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