Monday, April 20, 2009

An Evening with Groucho!

An Evening with Groucho

Event Time(s) Thursday, April 23rd at 8:00 pm
CostStimulate Your Funny Bone:
Buy One Ticket; Get One Free!
$23 and $19. $2 discounts for seniors and active military
Location David Reid Theatre in the Chapman Cultural Center
Presented By Chapman Cultural Center

Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity. The two-act comedy consists of the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes and songs including "Hooray For Captain Spalding," and "Lydia, the Tattooed Lady."

The audience literally becomes part of the show as Ferrante ad-libs his way throughout the performance in grand Groucho style. Accompanied by his onstage pianist, Jim Furmston, Ferrante portrays the young Groucho of stage and film and reacquaints us with the likes of brothers Harpo, Chico, Zeppo and Gummo, Charlie Chaplin, W.C. Fields, Greta Garbo, Marx foil, Margaret Dumont and MGM's Louis B. Mayer. A show perfect for all ages!

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