Groucho at Large

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Groucho at Large is a tribute to Groucho Marx by British playwright Alec Baron [1].

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Presented by S.R.O. Productions, at the Rhodes University Theatre during the 1981 National Arts Festival and at the Baxter Studio, 14 July to 22 August 1981, directed by Maralin Vanrenen and starring Henry Goodman (Groucho), Derek Lyndon (The man), Mitzi Booysen (The Girl) and Marilyn Taylor (Pianist). Voice on tape, Percy Sieff. Design by Barry Davies.

The play was produced at the Market Theatre with Gaby Lomberg, Greg Latter and Frantz Dobrowsky in 1984 and directed by Maralin Vanrenen.


Groucho at Large theatre programme, 1981.

Ruphin Coudyzer. 2023. Annotated list of his photographs of Market Theatre productions. (Provided by Coudyzer)

Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987

Photographts of the Market Theatre production held by NELM: [Collection: MARKET THEATRE]: 2004. 30. 5. 17.

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