Musicals Based On Movies Trivia Question

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Musicals Based On Movies Trivia Question

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  • 1. 
    Who wrote the lyrics and music for the Broadway musical "Legally Blonde"?
    • A. 

      Laurence O'Keefe

    • B. 

      Laura Bell Bundy

    • C. 

      Amanda Brown

    • D. 

      Heather Hach

  • 2. 
    The Broadway show "9 to 5: The Musical" received a 2009 Tony nomination in which category?
    • A. 

      Best original score

    • B. 

      Best direction of a musical

    • C. 

      Best Musical

    • D. 

      Best book of a musical

  • 3. 
    Which actor starred as Robbie Hart in the Broadway musical "The Wedding Singer"?
    • A. 

      Nathan Lane

    • B. 

      Steven Lynch

    • C. 

      Adam Sandler

    • D. 

      Matthew Broderick

  • 4. 
    Who first played Edna Turnblad in the Broadway musical "Hairspray"?
    • A. 

      Harvey Fierstein

    • B. 

      John Pinette

    • C. 

      Brian Conley

    • D. 

      George Wendt

  • 5. 
    Who wrote the music and lyrics for the Broadway musical "Passion"?
    • A. 

      Stephen Sondheim

    • B. 

      Leonard Bernstein

    • C. 

      Cy Coleman

    • D. 

      Andew Lloyd Webber

  • 6. 
    In which category did the musical "Grand Hotel" win a Tony Award?
    • A. 

      Best book of a musical

    • B. 

      Best original score

    • C. 

      Best musical

    • D. 

      Best featured actor in a musical

  • 7. 
    The musical "Grey Gardens" focuses on the relatives of which famous personality?
    • A. 

      Richard Nixon

    • B. 

      Elvis Presley

    • C. 

      John Lennon

    • D. 

      Jacqueline Kennedy

  • 8. 
    The Broadway show "Big: The Musical" is based on the film "Big", starring which actor?
    • A. 

      Drew Carey

    • B. 

      Jim Carrey

    • C. 

      Adam Sandler

    • D. 

      Tom Hanks

  • 9. 
    The Broadway musical "Shenandoah" takes place during which time period?
    • A. 

      World War II

    • B. 

      The Spanish-American War

    • C. 

      World War I

    • D. 

      The American Civil War

  • 10. 
    After which character was the plant named in the musical "Little Shop of Horrors"?
    • A. 

      Orin

    • B. 

      Mr. Mushnik

    • C. 

      Audrey

    • D. 

      Seymour

  • 11. 
    Who wrote the music for the Broadway musical "Beauty and the Beast"?
    • A. 

      Tim Rice

    • B. 

      Alan Menkin

    • C. 

      Linda Woolverton

    • D. 

      Howard Ashman

  • 12. 
    Which Monty Python member wrote the lyrics for the stage musical "Spamalot"?
    • A. 

      Eric Idol

    • B. 

      Michael Palin

    • C. 

      John Cleese

    • D. 

      Terry Gilliam

  • 13. 
    The musical "Catch Me If You Can" is based on a 2002 film starring which actor?
    • A. 

      Leonardo DiCaprio

    • B. 

      Brad Pitt

    • C. 

      Nathan Lane

    • D. 

      Tom Cruise

  • 14. 
    The Broadway musical "Cry-Baby" is based on a 1990 film by which director?
    • A. 

      Martin Scorsese

    • B. 

      John Carpenter

    • C. 

      Quentin Tarantino

    • D. 

      John Waters

  • 15. 
    The musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" occurs during which decade of the 20th century?
    • A. 

      The 20's

    • B. 

      The 80's

    • C. 

      The 40's

    • D. 

      The 60's

  • 16. 
    What is Reverend Moore's first song in the musical "Footloose"?
    • A. 

      Heaven Help Me

    • B. 

      On Any Sunday

    • C. 

      Learning to be Silent

    • D. 

      Almost Paradise

  • 17. 
    Who wrote the music for "Billy Elliot the Musical"?
    • A. 

      Lee Hall

    • B. 

      Elton John

    • C. 

      Tim Rice

    • D. 

      Andrew Lloyd Webber

  • 18. 
    With what Disney musical did Disney Theatrical replace "Beauty and the Beast" on Broadway?
    • A. 

      Tarzan

    • B. 

      The Lion King

    • C. 

      The Little Mermaid

    • D. 

      Mary Poppins

  • 19. 
    Who wrote the music for the Broadway production of "Sunset Boulevard"?
    • A. 

      Elton John

    • B. 

      Tim Rice

    • C. 

      Leonard Cohen

    • D. 

      Andrew Lloyd Webber

  • 20. 
    Who wrote the music and lyrics for the stage musical "A Little Night Music"?
    • A. 

      Stephen Sondheim

    • B. 

      Andew Lloyd Webber

    • C. 

      Elton John

    • D. 

      Tim Rice

  • 21. 
    What is the name of the female protagonist in the musical "Hairspray"?
    • A. 

      Velma Von Tussle

    • B. 

      Amber Von Tussle

    • C. 

      Edna Turnblad

    • D. 

      Tracy Turnblad

  • 22. 
    Which actor portrayed Lawrence Jameson in the Broadway musical "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"?
    • A. 

      Nathan Lane

    • B. 

      Norbert Leo Butz

    • C. 

      John Lithgow

    • D. 

      Johnathan Silverman

  • 23. 
    In which category did the Broadway musical "Sunset Boulevard" win a Tony award?
    • A. 

      Best costume design

    • B. 

      Best book of a musical

    • C. 

      Best choreography

    • D. 

      Best actor in a musical