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Harpo Marx

Also Credited As: Adolph Arthur Marx
 
Harpo Marx Headshot
Date of Birth: November 21, 1888
Date of Death: September 28, 1964 (75)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1928
Professor
The Professor
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1927
Silent Sam
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1925
Performer
Silent Sam

Photos

Seth Shelden as Harpo Marx; Ainsley Seiger as Polly Potter, Sam Reeder as Robert Jami Photo

Seth Shelden as Harpo Marx; Ainsley Seiger as Polly Potter, Sam Reeder as Robert Jamison; Frank Ferrante as Groucho Marx; and Kevin Kent as Mrs. Potter

From: 
Date:
07/19/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1928
Professor

The Professor

  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1927
Silent Sam

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1925
Performer

Silent Sam






Harpo Marx News

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by Peter Nason - Jul 1, 2022

What did our critic think? Chris Cavazza as George and Lindsey Fabian as Dot are stellar in this production of one of Sondheim's most uncompromising shows.

BWW Interview: Anna Kotula of THE BELLE OF AMHERST at Elite Theatre Company Photo BWW Interview: Anna Kotula of THE BELLE OF AMHERST at Elite Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Feb 28, 2022

Anna Kotula reprises her one-woman show as poet Emily Dickinson in 'The Belle of Amherst,' playing from March 3 - 13 at the Elite Theatre Company in Oxnard

Bucks County Playhouse Acting Apprentice Program to Return for Summer 2022 Photo Bucks County Playhouse Acting Apprentice Program to Return for Summer 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2021

The new Bucks County Playhouse Acting Apprentice Program, led by Broadway choreographer and founder of 'Steps On Broadway' Patrice Soriero, will start accepting electronic applications for its Summer 2022 program beginning Monday, January 3 until February 1.

Memoir By Wife Of Harpo Marx To Be Published; Other Marx Brothers Projects In The Wor Photo Memoir By Wife Of Harpo Marx To Be Published; Other Marx Brothers Projects In The Works
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2021

To mark what would have been the 85th wedding anniversary of Harpo Marx and Susan Fleming on September 26, Marx Brothers Inc., the Los Angeles based, family owned, and operated company devoted to the legacy of the Marx Brothers, is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of Speaking of Harpo, the autobiography of Susan Fleming Marx (1908-2002.)

Wake Up With BWW 2/26: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Confirms Broadway Run, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/26: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Confirms Broadway Run, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2021

Today's top stories: Thoughts of a Colored Man confirms Broadway run, Lincoln Center launches Restart Stages, Beetlejuice comes to Brazil, and more!

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOVIE SCENES of All Time - from CITIZEN KANE to PINK  Photo BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOVIE SCENES of All Time - from CITIZEN KANE to PINK FLAMINGOS, from THE SOUND OF MUSIC to PARASITE
by Peter Nason - May 26, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest scenes in cinema from 1901 to 2020. See if your favorite movie moments made the list!

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!

Wake Up With BWW 2/26: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden, THE UNSINKABLE Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/26: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Madison Square Garden, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Opens, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020

Today's top stories: To Kill a Mockingbird plays Madison Square Garden, The Unsinkable Molly Brown (starring Beth Malone) officially opens tonight, and more!

Walter Bobbie and Brooke Shields Will Lead a Reading Of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Photo Walter Bobbie and Brooke Shields Will Lead a Reading Of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2020

A star-studded cast led by Tony-winner Walter Bobbie and Broadway and Hollywood star Brooke Shields are featured in a benefit reading of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's iconic comedy, a?oeThe Man Who Came to Dinnera?? directed by Marsha Mason for Bucks County Playhouse. Performances will be held at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope on Wednesday, February 5 at 7 pm, followed by a reading in New York at the WP Theater, 2162 Broadway at 76th Street, on Monday, February 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25.

BWW Review: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at Lonny Chapman Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at Lonny Chapman Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Dec 31, 2019

A riotous script and a veteran cast who know their way around comedy highlight a bravura production of 'The Man Who Came To Dinner,' Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's classic 1939 play about a sidelined theater critic, forced to be wheelchair bound in a house in small town Ohio. Jim Beaver, Barry Pearl, and Kay Cole starr in this outrageously funny revival.

Harpo Marx Videos

VIDEO: Fran Drescher and Priscilla Lopez Visit Marti Cummings' LGBTQ Talk Show STAGE  VideoVIDEO: Fran Drescher and Priscilla Lopez Visit Marti Cummings' LGBTQ Talk Show STAGE FRIGHT
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2018

Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Fran Drescher was joined by Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at NYC drag star Marti Gould Cummings weekly talk show Stage Fright.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with Michael Colby about Life with Theatrical Royalty at the Algonquin Hotel
by Behind the Curtain - Jul 9, 2017

Imagine growing up in a world where your neighbors were Tennessee Williams, The Marx Brothers, Alan Jay Lerner, Noel Coward, Arthur Miller, and scores of others. For Michael Colby, he did grow up in such a world because his grandparents owned New York's famous Algonquin Hotel. Now, Michael swings by Shetler to discuss with Rob and Kevin his enviable life as a real life Eloise of The Plaza.

STAGE TUBE: Garth Kravits Releases Oscar Voting Parody
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2015

Broadway actor Garth Kravits has released a new parody video on the pitfalls of Oscar voting. Check it out below!


Harpo Marx Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Harpo Marx been in?
Harpo Marx has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Harpo Marx been in?
Harpo Marx has not appeared in the West End