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Harpo Marx News

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
 
Harpo Marx Headshot
Date of Birth: November 21, 1888
Date of Death: September 28, 1964 (75)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
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 BWW News Desk - 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.

Meet the Cast of GRAND HORIZONS - Now in Previews on Broadway! Photo Meet the Cast of GRAND HORIZONS - Now in Previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

Grand Horizons is now in previews on Broadway!  Grand Horizons will play a strictly limited 10-week engagement, and officially open on January 23, 2020 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street).

Ben McKenzie Completes the Cast of Broadway's GRAND HORIZONS Photo Ben McKenzie Completes the Cast of Broadway's GRAND HORIZONS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced Ben McKenzie (Ben) will complete the cast of Bess Wohl's GRAND HORIZONS. The production will mark his Broadway debut.

BWW Review: CTC's CIRCUS ABYSSINiA Captures Audiences Dreams Photo BWW Review: CTC's CIRCUS ABYSSINiA Captures Audiences Dreams
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 3, 2019

Wow! When two brothers from East Africa dream their childhood dreams they imagine an Abyssinian circus. The Tesfamarian brothers, Bichu and Bibi, magical, marvelous circus arrives at the Minneapolis Children's Theatre Company (CTC) by way of Ethiopian culture, a country previously titled Abyssinia. In a traveling production performed worldwide, CTC Artistic Director Peter C. Ambrosius arranged for Circus Abyssinia: Ethopian Dreams to dazzle the Twin Cities. Created and produced by the two Tesamarian brothers, the circus also collaborates with Writer Cal MC Crystal and Choreographer Kate Smith to transfix the audience on the amazing 19 member cast.

BWW Review: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at EPAC Photo BWW Review: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at EPAC
by Rich Mehrenberg - Sep 7, 2019

The Man Who Came to Dinner is a fun and funny, old-fashioned romp. Led by Ed Fernandez, the seasoned cast of 20 present an energetic and dynamic night of theater. Fernandez stars as radio personality and houseguest from Hell, Sheridan Whiteside. Whiteside slips on the ice outside the Stanley residence and is forced to recuperate among the 'common folk'. Fernandez plays a great curmudgeon yet knows when to pull it in to make the character more well-rounded and less cartoonish.

BWW Review: THE BELLE OF AMHERST at Rubicon Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: THE BELLE OF AMHERST at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Sep 3, 2019

Anna Kotula shines as poet Emily Dickinson in William Luce's Tony-winning play, 'The Belle of Amherst.' Kotula plays Dickinson as a young girl and celebrated recluse in a performance that brings alive one of the most brilliant poets in American history. Produced by the Rubicon Theatre Company in Ventura.

BWW Interview: Jordon Ross Weinhold of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at Ephrata Performi Photo BWW Interview: Jordon Ross Weinhold of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at Ephrata Performing Arts Center
by Andrea Stephenson - Aug 31, 2019

BWW Interview: Anna Kotula, Steve Grumette of THE BELLE OF AMHERST at Rubicon Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Anna Kotula, Steve Grumette of THE BELLE OF AMHERST at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Aug 14, 2019

Actress Anna Kotula reprises her sold-out performance as Emily Dickinson in William Luce's 'The Belle of Amherst' in a new production staged on August 31 at the Rubicon Theatre Company in Ventura. The show features a champagne reception in which Dickinson's famous 'black cake' recipe will be served to guests.

Photo Flash: Opening Night Of Porchlight Revisits MINNIE'S BOYS Photo Photo Flash: Opening Night Of Porchlight Revisits MINNIE'S BOYS
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce that its final production in the 2018 - 2019 "lost" musicals in staged concert series Porchlight Revisits Minnie's Boys will now include a special event with Minnie's Boys composer Larry Grossman, "A Conversation with Larry Grossman," Thursday, May 23 at 4:45 p.m. and feature a new song added to this Chicago premiere.

Porchlight Announces New Song And Special Event With MINNIE'S BOYS Original Composer  Photo Porchlight Announces New Song And Special Event With MINNIE'S BOYS Original Composer Larry Grossman
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce that its final production in the 2018 - 2019 'lost' musicals in staged concert series Porchlight Revisits MINNIE'S BOYS will now include a special event with MINNIE'S BOYS composer Larry Grossman, 'A Conversation with Larry Grossman,' Thursday, May 23 at 4:45 p.m. and feature a new song added to this Chicago premiere. Porchlight Revisits Minnie's Boys, book by Groucho Marx's son Arthur Marx and Robert Fisher, music by Grossman and lyrics by Hal Hackady with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by Christie Chiles Twille, is presented for three performances Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 23 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Each Porchlight Revisits production begins with the 'Behind the Show Backstory' multimedia presentation, created and hosted by Artistic Director Michael Weber, discussing that evening's production including the show's creative history, juicy backstage gossip and much more. Single tickets are $37 for the performance and 'A Conversation with Larry Grossman' is free to the public. Both are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office at 773.777.9884.

One Night Only CelebRAYtion Fundraiser To Benefit Skylight Music Theatre And Honor Ar Photo One Night Only CelebRAYtion Fundraiser To Benefit Skylight Music Theatre And Honor Artistic Director Ray Jivoff
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

Skylight Music Theatre will host CelebRAYtionhonoring Artistic Director Ray Jivoff on Thursday, June 13, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.

Bell-Isserlis-Denk Trio Comes to The Soraya Photo Bell-Isserlis-Denk Trio Comes to The Soraya
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

Hailed as a dream team of performers, longtime musical collaborators and friends, violinist Joshua Bell, cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Jeremy Denk, will unite this spring 2019 for their first-ever trio tour stoping at The Soraya on May 8. The three artists will perform hallmarks of the trio repertoire in acclaimed venues across the East and West coasts. Though Bell, Isserlis and Denk have previously released the landmark 2016 recording For the Love of Brahms together on Sony Classical, these performances mark the first occasions in which they will tour live as an ensemble. The Brahms album has been praised as Absolutely essential listening for the classical fan well-crafted, flawless killer stuff.

Review Roundup: GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS - What Do The Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS - What Do The Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Apr 21, 2019

Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus officially opens on Broadway today, April 21, 2019.

Porchlight Closes 'Lost' Musicals Series with MINNIE'S BOYS Photo Porchlight Closes 'Lost' Musicals Series with MINNIE'S BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre's final production in its 2018 - 2019 "lost" musicals in staged concert series is Porchlight Revisits Minnie's Boys,  with book by Groucho Marx's son Arthur Marx and Robert Fisher, music by Larry Grossman and lyrics by Hal Hackady with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by Christie Chiles Twille.  Porchlight Revisits Minnie's Boys is presented for three performances Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 23 at 2 p.m. and  7:30 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.

National Comedy Center, Carl Reiner Announce Preservation of Historic ‚ÄúDick Van Dyk Photo National Comedy Center, Carl Reiner Announce Preservation of Historic ‚ÄúDick Van Dyke Show‚ÄĚ Archive
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The National Comedy Center and legendary producer, director, and writer Carl Reiner announced today, on Carl Reiner's 97th birthday, an initiative to digitally preserve Reiner's extensive personal collection of production-used scripts from "The Dick Van Dyke Show" - one of the most iconic, innovative, and beloved comedy series in television history.

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