Friday, May 28, 2021

Broadway Games: True or False?

Broadway Games:
True or False

1. TRUE or FALSE: The 74th Tony Awards, airing on September 26th, will be the first to air the ceremony on two different networks.

2. TRUE or FALSE: Once Upon a One More Time will be the first pre-Broadway tryout presented by D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre Company.

3. TRUE or FALSE: To date, West Side Story is the only Broadway musical that has not announced a re-opening date.

4. TRUE or FALSE: 2021 will mark the 55th anniversary of Mame, Man of La Mancha and Sweet Charity.

5. TRUE or FALSE: Slave Play holds the record for most Tony Award nominations for a play.


Answers to Last Week's
Broadway Games: A Mini-Quiz

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

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

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.

FALSE. Memoirs and Blues did overlap for a short while, but Broadway Bound did not open until months after the first two were closed.

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 (7)
    B. Caissie Levy (6)
    C. Patti Murin (3)
    D. Taylor Trensch (6)

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