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Posted on: January 12, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Frank Ferrante to Perform World-Class Groucho Marx Show At Canton’s Village Theater

The Village Theater will present “Frank Ferrante in An Afternoon with Groucho” on Saturday, February 3, 2018.  Tickets can be purchased online at, in person Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. or by phone at 734/394-5484.

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,  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.

Don’t miss your opportunity to see what the Chicago Tribute called “Nothing short of masterful” and New York Times said the performance is “Artful…Mr. Ferrante’s timing is digital sharp.” Groucho’s own daughter has added; “Frank doesn’t just do Groucho…he is Groucho.”

Tickets for this special performance can be purchased, and printed at home or held in will call, anytime online at at no extra charge.  The Village Theater Box Office is open weekdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tickets can also be ordered over the phone at 734/394-5300 x3, with a Visa or MasterCard between the hours of 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays. If tickets are available, they can also be purchased one hour prior to Program Time.

“Frank Ferrante in An Afternoon with Groucho” Schedule:

Saturday, February 3 at 2 p.m.

Tickets:  $35 for adults; $25 for youth and seniors

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road, Canton, MI 48187, is a regional center for the arts that offers the magic of live theatre, soul-stirring music, the thrill of the dance, and the enjoyment of fine art exhibitions and events, in addition to providing a home for several cultural organizations and community groups. For additional information about this special event or The Village Theater’s 2017-2018 season schedule, please call 734/394-5300 or visit You won’t want to miss a moment!

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