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  1. BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with the Cocoanuts' Ann MichelsRead the original story

    Friday |

    Whether she's in the lead role or in the chorus of the latest musical, Ann Michels is a Twin Cities actor/singer who stands out and who finds a connection with her audiences. BWW Minneapolis got to know her a little better as she plays Penelope Martin in the 1920s romp, THE COCOANUTS at the Guthrie's Procenium Stage in 6 Questions & a Plug: Penelope Martin is one of two villains in THE COCOANUTS.


  2. The Cocoanuts: My favorite MarxistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | City Pages

    People of a certain age will remember the ads for Beatlemania , the touring show that recreated the Fab Four onstage. While it was not the real thing, it was an incredible simulation.


  3. Theater review: For fans, 'The Cocoanuts' hits the MarxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | TwinCities

    The antic silliness of the brothers' movie "The Cocoanuts" powers a musical playing at the Guthrie that captures the combination of puns, door-slamming farce, sight gags and frenetic slapstick that made the brothers -- represented by leering Groucho, silent Harpo and snotty Chico -- superstars. Although there is fun to be had in the show, which updates the act with a few contemporaryish references , it proves difficult to sustain over the course of nearly 2-1/2 hours.


  4. Premier Traveler Has Taken a Flight of Its OwnRead the original story

    Monday Nov 23 | KXVO

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  5. Happy Birthday, Harpo MarxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Groucho Marx may have immortalized "Lydia" as the Queen of Tattoos, but his brother Harpo had some interesting ink up his sleeve , worthy of the the title "King of Tattoos" in a scene from Duck Soup , 1933.


  6. The CocoanutsRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 | City Pages

    If you are looking for some entertainment at the Guthrie over the next month or so that doesn't involve Victorian London, various ghosts, and a middle-aged man running around in his nightshirt, the theater has an answer: The Cocoanuts . Made famous by the Marx Brothers, the stage musical features a book by George S. Kaufman and music by Irving Berlin.


  7. Groucho for (College) PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Power Line

    How about Groucho Marx for college president? Maybe instead of saying "horsefeathers!" to all the nonsense on campus, we should just do a screening of Horse Feathers .


  8. The Man in the High Castle': land of the free and home of the AxisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 |

    When you sit down to watch "The Man in the High Castle," which you ought to do if you're a fan of strong TV drama, you may find yourself gaping. At a time when pop culture will go to all kinds of CGI and blinking-GIF extremes to make you look, this new Amazon series grabs your eyes by reaching back to dated and taboo imagery.


  9. Rock Hall Anniversary: Queen's 'A Night at the Opera'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 |

    By 1975, Queen 's popularity was rising, thanks to albums like 1974's Sheer Heart Attack , and hits that included "Killer Queen" and "Liar". But their next album released in November of that year, would about to blow things wide open.


  10. kliph nesteroff, the comedians: drunks, thieves, scoundrels and the history of american comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Steven Rubio's Online Life

    ... Hollywood Palace in which he [pianist Herbie Dell] was onstage with you. Kliph Nesteroff : Right, there is a Groucho Marx one, a Perry Como Christmas one, and one hosted by Donald O'Connor. The Comedians puts the stories in one place, and offers a ...


  11. Art Thiel: Little has changed in relationship between football and collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | HeraldNet

    ... sages of American higher education. Wagstaff wasn't in the athletic department at Missouri. In fact, he was Groucho Marx. The dialogue was part of Horse Feathers, a Marx Brothers film that skewered hilariously the place of big-time football on ...


  12. A Marxist View of History or You'll Duck Soup The Rest of Your LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 |

    ... to the bankrupt country of Freedonia, but only if its elected leaders agree to appoint Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) dictator. Firefly is duly installed, but he neglects his duties to lure the wealthy Mrs. Teasdale into an affair. Over in ...


  13. Football team rules at the University of MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | The Day

    With their movie "Horse Feathers" in 1932 the Marx Brothers made fun of higher education. Groucho played a college president who scolded his resentful faculty: "This college is a failure.


  14. Conservatives Howl As Students Do To University President What Conservatives Did To John BoehnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Crooks and Liars

    ... overrode education at a lot of universities a long time ago. Haven't you ever seen Horse Feathers , with Groucho Marx as a college president named Quincy Adams Wagstaff? Wagstaff: ... Where would this college be without football? Have we got a ...


  15. This day in history, Nov. 8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | The News-Gazette

    In 1793, the Louvre began admitting the public, even though the French museum had been officially open since August. Madame Roland, 39, an influential figure of the French Revolution, was convicted of treason during the Reign of Terror and sent to the guillotine.


  16. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 |

    In 1923, Adolf Hitler launched his first attempt at seizing power in Germany with a failed coup in Munich that came to be known as the "Beer-Hall Putsch." In 1935, the movies "Mutiny on the Bounty," starring Clark Gable and Charles Laughton, and "A Night at the Opera," starring the Marx Brothers, premiered in New York.


  17. Queen might have called it a day without success of Bohemian RhapsodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 7 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor have revealed the hugely successful band might have ended their music-making career if Bohemian Rhapsody hadn't been a hit. The classic song, which is celebrating its 40th birthday, also helped the British music stars realise the power of the music video, according to guitarist Brian.


  18. Utah Shakespeare Festival Marks Successful 2015 SeasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 4 |

    The most recent season at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, the last in the iconic Adams Shakespearean Theatre, was a wholehearted artistic success, according to Artistic Directors David Ivers and Brian Vaughn . The last spotlight was dimmed on October 31, after a Halloween production of DRACULA -- and now 2015 is one for the books.


  19. Vintage photos show some of the greatest Latina actressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 29 | Houston Chronicle

    ... - 1977) accompanies Mexican actress Lupe Velez (1908 - 1944) to a movie premiere, circa 1928. American actor Groucho Marx (1890 - 1977) succombs to the charms of Mexican actress Raquel Torres (1908 - 1987) in the Paramount Pictures production 'Duck ...


  20. First Bryant Park summer film festival runs in 1993Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 29 | New York Daily News

    Movie-goers in New York's Bryant Park watch an outdoor screening of Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" Monday evening, July 28, 1997. There's a story behind the first Bryant Park summer film festival, which, weather permitting, runs tonight and every Monday night until the end of September.