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Actor Joey Slotnick comfortably slips into Groucho Marx's trademark moustache and cigar.

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Anachronisms aside, director Henry Wishcamper’s revival of the 1928 Marx Brothers musical is a “schticky” thrill, said the Chicago Tribune. The production has pacing issues, but actor Joey Slotnick comfortably slips into Groucho’s trademark moustache and cigar—not to mention his “80-plus-year-old gags.”

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