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  1. New exhibit and book celebrates artist Al HirschfeldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | NorthJersey.com

    WHEN: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 12. WHERE: The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at 77th Street, Manhattan. 212-873-3400 or nyhistory.org.

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  2. New exhibit and book celebrates artist Al HirschfeldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Carol Channing's toothy grin. The Marx Brothers hamming it up. The cast of "Rent" performing a frenetic ensemble number.

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  3. New exhibit and book celebrates artist Al HirschfeldRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Carol Channing's toothy grin. The Marx Brothers hamming it up. The cast of "Rent" performing a frenetic ensemble number.

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  4. What's Up With New Mother CEO Mic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | MediaPost

    Way back in 1929, the Marx Brothers did a comedy skit called The Cocoanuts in which Groucho, while looking at a map, makes note to Chico of a viaduct. Chico, playing a character with poor English skills, says, "Why a duck?" And thus, a very Who's On First-style skit was born.

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  5. Hearing on plan for historic theater postponed; broader input soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | 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.

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  6. The Secret WordsRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | New Urban Legends

    Claim: Groucho Marx made a risque wisecrack about his cigar to a female You Bet Your Life contestant with 19 children. and I love my husband.

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  7. The math of the laughs in 'One Man, Two Guvnors"Read the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | SFGate

    Dan Donohue stars as the mixed-up servant of two masters in Richard Bean's "One Man, Two Guvnors" at Berkeley Rep David Ivers , born in San Rafael and now in his fifth year as artistic director at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, has been directing at prominent theaters throughout the West for quite some time .

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  8. National Brothers Day May 24 Is A Special Day For BrothersRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Emailwire.com

    Benalla, Victoria -- The Wright Brothers. The Kennedy's. Frank and Jesse James. The Brothers Grimm.

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  9. Guthrie announces 1st season under new artistic directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Feb. 17, 2015 file photo, Joseph Haj, introduced as the new artistic director of the Guthrie Theater, talks about his new position in Minneapolis after he met staff and supporters. It's Haj's first chance to put his stamp on one of the top regional theaters in the nation as he takes over from the long-serving Joe Dowling.

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  10. Guthrie announces 1st season under new artistic directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Guthrie Theater will feature Harper Lee 's "To Kill a Mockingbird," the Marx Brothers romp "The Cocoanuts," and Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" in its first season in 20 years under a new artistic director, the theater announced Wednesday. Joseph Haj , the producing artistic director at PlayMakers Repertory Theatre in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, takes over at the Tony Award-winning Minneapolis theater on July 1. Haj succeeds Joe Dowling , who is stepping down after two decades.

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  11. Guthrie's next season to include new artistic director's fave 'Pericles'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | TwinCities

    The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis as seen in this aerial photo taken on Friday, June 20, 2014. The incoming artistic director's favorite play and the current fave of theaters across the country highlight the just-announced 2015-16 season at the Guthrie Theater.

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  12. Guthrie's next season gives a taste of new chief Joseph HajRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Star Tribune

    The new artistic director will direct two shows in a 2015-16 season that mixes the familiar with more adventurous works. The new Guthrie Theater season announced Wednesday gives the theatergoing public its first glimpse at some of the work that interests new Artistic Director Joseph Haj.

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  13. DVD Review: Becoming Charley ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    In his day, Charley Chase was one of the more popular comedians in films, his work extending from the early days of silent pictures through the golden age of 1930s sound comedy. He worked at Mack Sennett's Keystone, with Hal Roach productions, and for Jules White at Columbia.

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

    Apr 25, 2015 | 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.

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

    Apr 24, 2015 | 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.

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

    Apr 21, 2015 | 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.

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

    Apr 17, 2015 | StarPulse.com

    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.

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

    Apr 16, 2015 | 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.

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

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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.

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

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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.

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