FRANK FERRANTE - AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO
July 27, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
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 Spaulding," 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, Mark Rabe, 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! For more information, visit www.eveningwithgroucho.com.
"Uncanny...astonishing." – L.A. Weekly
"Truly astounding." – Los Angeles Daily News
"Eerily good." – USA Today
"Artful...Mr. Ferrante's timing is digital sharp." – The New York Times
"Ferrante's Groucho is a tour de force." – Variety
"An affectionate, funny and unsentimental portrait...a truly delightful show." – Hollywood Reporter