These days Jeanine Tesori is the talk of the town. With the acclaimed revival of Caroline, or Change wrapping up this weekend, and her new (and acclaimed) musical, Kimberly Akimbo ending next weekend, we thought we'd play a little True or False game as a tribute. Good luck!
There's Something About Jeanine!
1. TRUE or FALSE: Jeanine has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize twice.
2. TRUE or FALSE: Jeanine has been nominated for a Best Score Tony for a play.
3. TRUE or FALSE: Jeanine has 5 Tony nominations and 2 wins.
4. TRUE or FALSE: Jeanine and Kimberly Akimbo co-stars Victoria Clark and Bonnie Milligan all have one thing in common: they have each won a Tony Award.
5. TRUE or FALSE: Jeanine has a producer credit for the Roundabout revival of Sunday in the Park with George.
6. TRUE or FALSE: Jeanine has never collaborated on a musical with David Lindsay-Abaire before Kimberly Akimbo.
7. TRUE or FALSE: Of all of Jeanine's musicals, the only one NOT based on other source material is Caroline, or Change.
8. TRUE or FALSE: Caroline, or Change is NOT the first musical of Jeanine's produced by the Roundabout Theater Company.
9. TRUE or FALSE: If Kimberly Akimbo transfers to Broadway, it will be the first of Jeanine's shows to make such a move.
10. TRUE or FALSE: Of all of Jeanine's musicals, only Fun Home is based on real-life events.