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Friday, May 21, 2021

Broadway Games: A Mini-Quiz

Broadway Games:
A Mini-Quiz

Here's a little test of your Broadway knowledge. Good luck!


1. Put these shows in chronological order by the date of their official Broadway opening night:

    A. Jagged Little Pill
    B. The Lightning Thief
    C. The Girl from the North Country
    D. Moulin Rouge!
    E. Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

2. Which of these shows features an original score by George and Ira Gershwin?
    
    A. Crazy For You
    B. My One and Only
    C. Nice Work If You Can Get It
    D. Porgy and Bess

3. True or False: All three of Neil Simon's "B" plays (Brighton Beach Memoirs, Biloxi Blues, Broadway Bound) played on Broadway simultaneously.


4. Which of these musicals have not had Broadway revivals with their original stars?

    A. Mame
    B. Cats
    C. Hello, Dolly!
    D. The King and I


5. Which of these actors has had the MOST Broadway credits between 2000 and 2020?

    A. Gavin Creel
    B. Caissie Levy
    C. Patti Murin
    D. Taylor Trensch

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Answers to Last Week's
Broadway Games:
3 Out of 4

1.    A. Cats
      B. Sunset Boulevard
      C. The Phantom of the Opera
      D. Evita

C. The Phantom of the Opera is the only one of these shows that did NOT win Andrew Lloyd Webber a Best Score Tony Award.

2.    A. Head Over Heels
      B. Beautiful
      C. Escape to Margaritaville
      D. Tina

C. Escape to Margaritaville is the only one of these shows that does NOT feature a score of songs by a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honoree.

3.    A. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
      B. Aladdin
      C. Ragtime
      D. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

B. Aladdin is the only one of these shows that did NOT play at what is currently the Lyric Theatre.

4.    A. Hands on a Hardbody
      B. The Band's Visit
      C. Once
      D. The Full Monty

A. Hands on a Hardbody is the only one of these shows that is NOT based on a foreign film. It is also the only one based on a documentary.

5.    A. Dancin'
      B. Fosse
      C. Contact
      D. Ain't Misbehavin'

A. Dancin' is the only one of these shows that did NOT win the Tony for Best Musical.

or

C. Contact is the only one of these shows that is NOT a musical revue.

or

D. Ain't Misbehavin' is the only one of these shows that is NOT a dance musical.

6.    A. Usnavi
      B. Papi
      C. Carla
      D. Daniela

B. Papi is the only one of these characters that is NOT in In the Heights. He's in The Band's Visit.

7.    A. "(I'm a) Sensation"
      B. "Where I Want to Be"
      C. "Pity the Child"
      D. "Nobody's Side"

A. "(I'm a) Sensation" is the only one of these songs that is NOT in Chess; it is a song in The Who's Tommy.

8.    A. Ethel Merman   
      B. Patti LuPone
      C. Sutton Foster
      D. Christine Ebersole

D. Christine Ebersole is the only one of these actors that did NOT play Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes on Broadway.

9.    A. Sara Bareilles
      B. Donna Summer
      C. Cyndi Lauper
      D. Elton John

B. Donna Summer is the only one of these pop artists that has NOT written an original score for a Broadway musical.

10.   A. Hamilton
      B. Titanic
      C. Bonnie and Clyde
      D. Dear Evan Hansen

D. Dear Evan Hansen is the only one of these shows that does NOT feature characters that really lived.



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