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Sunday, November 6, 2011

TheatreScene: October 31 - November 6

NOW IN PREVIEWS ON BROADWAY:



  • Godspell: Previews: October 13; Opens November 7
  • Venus in Fur: Previews: October 13; Opens November 8
  • Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway: Previews: October 25; Opens November 10
  • Seminar: Previews: October 27; Opens November 20
  • Bonnie and Clyde: Previews: November 4; Opens: December 1
  • Private Lives: Previews: November 6; Opens: November 17
  • Lysistrata Jones: Previews: November 12, Opens: December 14
 
OPENED THIS WEEK ON BROADWAY:

Squigs' take on the Broadway cast of Other Desert Cities
Other Desert Cities opened at the Booth Theatre on November 3, 2011.  Its StageGrade.com average review score: A-.

THE ANSWERS TO THE LYSISTRATA JONES ON BROADWAY TICKETS CONTEST:

The Lysistrata Jones contest is now over.  Thank you to all of you who took time time to enter!  Winners will be notified later today, November 6.  The correct answers are highlighted in orange, of course!

1. Lysistrata Jones is all about the Athens University Spartans Men's Basketball Team. Which Broadway-bound play is also about basketball?


 
A. Lombardi
B. No Bull: The Michael Jordan Story
C. Magic/Bird
D. The Full Monty

 
2.  Josh Segarra, one of the stars of Lysistrata Jones, has said in interviews that another sports-themed play inspired him to be an actor. That inspirational play, Take Me Out, is all about which sport?


 
A. Baseball
B. Boxing
C. Rowing
D. Men's Tennis

3.  Which recently revived play is about a basketball team?


 
A. A View from the Bridge
B. Born Yesterday
C. The Boys Next Door
D. That Championship Season

4.  In Promises, Promises, Chuck Baxter finds out that Fran Kubelik loves basketball (just like Lysistrata Jones and her Athens U friends!). All of the following actresses have played Fran Kubelik in New York or London, EXCEPT:


 
A. Jill O'Hara
B. Betty Buckley
C. Kristin Chenoweth
D. Katie Finneran

 
5.  Sports and musicals seem to be incompatible, as there are so few all about sports like Lysistrata Jones and Damn Yankees. But sports do figure into several shows. All of the following shows have something to do with basketball EXCEPT:


 
A. Promises, Promises
B. Falsettos
C. The Full Monty
D. Disney's High School Musical

Look for another contest soon!

Jeff
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