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Frank Ferrante as Groucho Marx. Photo by Michael Doucett
Frank Ferrante as Groucho Marx. Photo by Michael Doucett

“An Evening with Groucho.” Award-winning actor Frank Ferrante’s acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx features classic one-liners, anecdotes, and songs. March 27, 8 p.m. $29-$59. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown, mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008

“My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy!” Broadway actor Steve Solomon will perform his one-man comedy show that highlights the different dynamics at a family dinner. March 28, 8 p.m. $35-$60. Pollak Theatre, West Long Branch, monmouth.edu, 732-263-6889

“Florenz Ziegfeld: The Man Who Redefined Broadway.” John Kenrick, author, teacher, and theater historian, will present the story of Ziegfeld, a Chicago promoter and Broadway empresario. April 14, 1:30 p.m. $11, $8 members. Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, Edison, jccmc.org, 732-494-3232

“Through the Darkness.” A staged reading of a play, written by Alan Breindel of Short Hills, about four people who outran the Holocaust. April 20, 7:30 p.m. Temple Sholom of West Essex, Cedar Grove, sholom.net, 973-239-1321

“The Diary of Anne Frank.” While in hiding in Amsterdam Anne Frank finds solace writing in her diary, capturing the daily lives of the secret annex’s inhabitants. April 27, 7 p.m. $25. Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown, mayoarts.org, 973-539-8008

“Capitol Steps.” The political satire group performs skits and parodies of contemporary songs. May 3, 6 p.m. Dinner served. $36, patron $72, benefactor $136. RSVP by April 24. Ohev Shalom, Bucks County, ohev.org, 215-322-9595

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