"Why A Duck?" @ marx-brothers.org
Read Kathy Biehl's interview with Simon Louvish to find out about this novelist and biographer and his latest book, Monkey Business: The Lives and Legends of The Marx Brothers, widely regarded as one of the greatest books ever written about the Marxes.
It's Groucho, Harpo, Chico and... Hamlet???? Richard Nathan's spoof of Shakespeare's classic includes appearances by Laurel & Hardy, The 3 Stooges and other Hollywood legends.
I went to see this show on the 20th of August and it turned out to be much more entertaining than even I had expected (and my expectations were pretty high). If you'd like to see some photos and sample dialog from the play, please visit my new The Play's the Thing Theatre Company Presents A Night In Elsinore page.
In June of 2000, we held a contest to decide the best Marx-related haiku that could be produced by members of The Duck List. Here are the results.
The newest addition to the vast array of media files presented here is the Streaming Video page, featuring several Marx movie trailers in RealVideo® format.
I used to use this space to announce upcoming Marx television appearances but, as one reader pointed out, my list was pretty limited. Why re-invent the wheel? TVNow presents a much more comprehensive listing in their Stars On TV section. Click here to see all the Marx TV appearances in the U.S. in the next month.
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