Broadway: The Stages that Made the Marx Brothers Famous

December 5, 2017
Natalie Hulla
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By the 1920s, the Marx Brothers had run the gamut of vaudeville success and failure. Yet the world of theatre was on the cusp of change. New York City had become a bustling theatre town that would soon launch them into stardom.

Vaudeville: The World that Gave Rise to the Marx Brothers

November 17, 2017
Natalie Hulla
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Vaudeville was defined by its variety of song, dance, music and comedy performed onstage. Its heyday lasted from the 1890s to the 1930s, and it was a genre that spanned the country.

A Brazen Rascal

October 31, 2017
Christa Skiles
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Frank Ferrante brings the legendary humor of Groucho Marx to the Shelterhouse this season in An Evening With Groucho. Take a look at some of the comedian's most memorable roles as one part of the hilarious Marx Brothers.

Comic Genius

October 26, 2017
Christa Skiles
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Ferrante has given more than 2,500 performances in some 400 cities as the iconic, cigar-chomping comedian with the bushy mustache and zingy one-liners. He’ll add Cincinnati to that list when An Evening With Groucho comes to the Shelterhouse.

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