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Frank Ferrante in An Evening With GrouchoPosted Feb. 26, 2013
A show for all ages, Frank Ferrante in An Evening With Groucho is coming to the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas on March 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Award-winning actor,director and 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, as well as Charlie Chaplin, W.C. Fields, Greta Garbo, Marx Foil, Margaret Dumont and MGM's Louis B. Mayer.
Tickets for Frank Ferrante in An Evening With Groucho range from $20-$28 and can be purchased now at the Performing Arts Center box office, online at www.tusc.kent.edu/pac or by calling 330-308-6400. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Free parking is available for all shows. The Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas is located at 330 University Dr. NE, New Philadelphia.
Pam Patacca, 330.308.7473
Kent State University at Tuscarawas
Feb. 26, 2013