Musical Theatre History Quiz

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Musical Theatre History Quiz

Combining your knowledge of history and Musical Theatre for Day 1 of Secret Santa


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first Tony Awards was held in
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1946

    • C. 

      1947

    • D. 

      1948

  • 2. 
    Ethel Merman first got her start in...
    • A. 

      Anything Goes

    • B. 

      Girl Crazy

    • C. 

      Gypsy

    • D. 

      Annie Get Your Gun

  • 3. 
    The end of the 1960s ushered in the popular rock musical with...
    • A. 

      Jesus Christ Superstar

    • B. 

      Hair

    • C. 

      Bye Bye Birdie

    • D. 

      Promises, Promises

  • 4. 
    Which of these revivals used state-of-the-art technology through digital projections?
    • A. 

      Sunday in the Park with George

    • B. 

      Gypsy

    • C. 

      The Pajama Game

    • D. 

      Sweeney Todd

  • 5. 
    "The Concept Musical" is most usually tied to which composer?
    • A. 

      George Gershwin

    • B. 

      Steven Sondheim

    • C. 

      William Finn

    • D. 

      Leonard Bernstein

  • 6. 
    Which Disney spectacle was the first to hit Broadway?
    • A. 

      Beauty and the Beast

    • B. 

      Tarzan

    • C. 

      Mary Poppins

    • D. 

      The Lion King

  • 7. 
    Which one of these authors have not had a musical based on his novel?
    • A. 

      E.L. Doctorow

    • B. 

      Charles Dickens

    • C. 

      Victor Hugo

    • D. 

      J.K. Rowling

  • 8. 
    Which one of these movies were not based on a Broadway Show?
    • A. 

      Oklahoma!

    • B. 

      Hello, Dolly!

    • C. 

      Anastasia

    • D. 

      Hairspray

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