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  1. Of Stephen Sondheim, the Marx Brothers and 12 Other Things About (Jewish) PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forward

    A businessman and Indian trader, he had a large collection of Jewish books. 3) Pennsylvania's oldest synagogue is Congregation Mikveh Israel, founded in the 1740's in Philadelphia.


  2. Movies This Week: April 24-30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Slackerwood

    Lots of festivals are happening around the Austin/Central Texas area over the next week. The 18th annual Cine Las Americas fest got underway last night and will continue through Sunday.


  3. Vault's Today In Theatre History: April 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Playbill

    Shean's nephews will follow in his footsteps into showbiz as The Marx Brothers . 1969 Michael Simone directs a triple-bill of Luigi Pirandello plays The Man with the Flower in His Mouth , The License and The Jar Off-Broadway at the Sheridan Square Playhouse.


  4. Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Brain Donors'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 |

    To help film folks avoid the unfunny blunders of "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" it felt right to pull out a moldy oldie that could fill the funny bone cravings - welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we're heading down slapstick street for a comedy classic willing to throw in everything - including the kitchen sink! Savory sight gags, potty humor, witty asides and enough tomfoolery to keep the most sullen sailor in stitches, we're becominga The death of a wealthy tycoon named Oscar Winterhaven Oglethorpe has brought a lot of fast talking characters out of the woodwork. Seems the late philanthropists' widow Lillian is starting a ballet company and is looking for someone to run it.


  5. Thursday Twofer: Jazz Setlist, April 16-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | City Paper

    Thursday, April 16 One of the smartest, and unfortunately least prolific, performing ensembles in the D.C. area is the terrific D.C. Bass Choir , a project exploring guess-which-instrument under the auspices of Herman Burney Jr. Burney is a student of the late, great Keter Betts , probably the most important bassist ever to emerge from our fair city and certainly the spiritual father of the D.C. bass tradition. He has passed on the lessons of "Papa Keter" to many of his own students, and he searches for their qualities in his colleagues as well.


  6. Decision to raze historic First Playhouse Theater in Great Neck Estates delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newsday

    Great Neck Estate's historic First Playhouse Theater on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. Village officials have not reached a decision on a proposal to raze the theater to make way for a 20-unit apartment building.


  7. Theater: 'Groucho: A Life in Revue' now playing at Morrisville Heritage CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Times of Trenton

    His mother Minnie called him Julius, but generations of comedy fans came to know and love him as Groucho, the most enduring of the Marx Brothers and the central character of "Groucho: A Life in Revue" by Arthur Marx and Robert Fisher now playing at Actors' NET of Bucks County at the Morrisville Heritage Center through May 3. David Newhouse, who plays Groucho and took the role because it's a challenge and a far cry from his favorite stage role of Shakespeare's Richard III, explains that in the show Groucho recounts the events of his full, varied life, a narration framed by scenes which take place at Groucho's famous Carnegie Hall appearance in 1972 where he was interviewed by Dick Cavett.


  8. Photo Flash: First Look at Actors' Net of Bucks County's Groucho: a Life in RevueRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 |

    Marx Brothers hijinks and hilarity reign supreme as the award-winning Actors' NET of Bucks County presents the musical comedy, Groucho: A Life in Revue. Performing weekends April 17 through May 3 at the Heritage Center Theatre in Morrisville, the tuneful romp recreates the lives and careers of Groucho, Chico and Harpo with generous portions of Groucho's biting wit, Chico's zany humor and piano artistry, and Harpo's horn-honking pantomime and angelic genius in playing the harp.


  9. Editorial: The Iran Deal Becomes A Marx Brothers SkitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Investor's Business Daily

    ... we say it says isn't what they say it says. At the end of the famous contract scene in "A Night at the Opera," Groucho Marx tells his con-man brother Chico, "just you put your name right down there and then the deal is legal." Chico replies, "I ...


  10. Excited Chuy supporter wona t let opposition record video at press eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Here's a light - and supremely childish - moment from Chicago's mayoral election: two women on opposing sides of the race silently jostling at a press conference for Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. In a video recorded Friday outside Darwin Elementary School and posted to YouTube on Sunday, a blonde woman's attempts to film Garcia with a camcorder are blocked by a Garcia supporter, who mirrors her every move and uses a Garcia campaign sign to obstruct the blonde woman's view.


  11. Nick Sabana s garbage a 0 percent policya and how winning corruptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | New York Post

    ... at the Garden's box office. It's straight out of the "Getta you tootsie-frootsie ice cream!" tout bit between Groucho Marx and Chico Marx in "A Day At The Races." You want to buy a ticket to a Garden event? Fine. That'll be, say, $75. "Thanks for ...


  12. Sharp script and a versatile cast add color to Lyric's noir-ish - City of Angels'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 |

    ... Hoopman, whose previous roles at Lyric Stage have ranged from the poet Robert Lowell in "Dear Elizabeth'' to Groucho Marx in "Animal Crackers,'' excels as Stone, the fictional gumshoe. As with many a good noir, Stone's troubles begin when a ...


  13. Friends, Family Remember Fairfield's Max MaiselRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 |

    Ivan Maisel eulogizes son as someone who marched to his own beat, had a wonderfully dry sense of humor and did things his way. About 900 friends and family members gathered at Congregation Bnai Israel in Bridgeport for a memorial service for Fairfield's Max Maisel last Friday.


  14. Did our love affair with cars take a wrong turn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Star Tribune

    ... We Roll Along," was promoted by DuPont as "the story of America's love affair with the automobile." In it, Groucho Marx recounted that history to millions of Americans with a curious metaphor - the driver as the man and the car as the new girl in ...


  15. Did our love affair with cars take a wrong turn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Star Tribune

    ... We Roll Along," was promoted by DuPont as "the story of America's love affair with the automobile." In it, Groucho Marx recounted that history to millions of Americans with a curious metaphor - the driver as the man and the car as the new girl in ...


  16. Free Fun in Austin for March 30 to April 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | KXAN-TV Austin

    In celebration of its 100th birthday, the Paramount is proud to invite the Austin community to attend a FREE 80th Anniversary screening of The Marx Brothers' most beloved film, A Night at the Opera, on glorious 35mm. Bring the whole family and pay tribute to a century of entertainment with a free night of madcap comedy the way it was meant to be seen! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Avenue, Austin.


  17. The hot duo from 'The Hot Spot': An interview with Frank Ferrante and Dreya WeberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Seattle Gay News

    ... each other. Frank has been seen in Seattle (and around the world) performing his one-man show about Groucho Marx, and Dreya is responsible for some of the best aerial choreography Cher, Madonna, or Pink has ever presented in one of their Pop Concert ...


  18. Harvard news reviewRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | InteliHealth

    ... an 80th birthday was an uncommon event. I remember watching the 1950s TV show You Bet Your Life with Groucho Marx. On one of his shows, Groucho had an 81-year-old male contestant. The man received resounding applause just for being alive. Fast ...


  19. BWW Reviews: Michael Feinstein Takes Audience Over the Rainbow with...Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 |

    ... His rendition, though not pixilated, was aptly hesitant, curious, and confused. Later, after a film glimpse of Groucho Marx in At the Circus , Gets duets the iconic "Lydia the Tattooed Lady" with Feinstein (composer, Harold Arlen ): "On her back is ...


  20. Re: Brilliant IdeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | EETimes

    ... I know you're slow here." Life and art imitate each other: From A Night at the Opera (1935): Otis B. Driftwood (Groucho Marx) : Two beers, bartender! Fiorello (Chico Marx) : I'll take two beers, too. From Bullets Over Broadway (1994): Helen Sinclair ...