Test Your Broadway Knowledge

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  • 1. 
    Which Oscar Wilde revival closed in less than six weeks in 2003?
    • A. 

      The Importance Of Being Earnest

    • B. 

      Salome

    • C. 

      An Ideal Husband

    • D. 

      A Woman Of No Importance

  • 2. 
    Which Mark Twain novel was turned into a Broadway musical in 2001?
    • A. 

      The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

    • B. 

      The Prince And The Pauper

    • C. 

      Those Extraordinary Twins

    • D. 

      The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer

  • 3. 
    What state is the title character from "Oldest Confederate Widow Tells All" from?
    • A. 

      Texas

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      North Carolina

    • D. 

      Kentucky

  • 4. 
    In a 2004 one-man show which flamboyant comedian declared himself a "Laugh Whore"?
    • A. 

      Kevin Meany

    • B. 

      Mario Cantone

    • C. 

      Bruce Vilanch

    • D. 

      Dane Cook

  • 5. 
    Which African-American screen legend tackled the role of Brutus in 2005?
    • A. 

      Denzel Washington

    • B. 

      Samuel L. Jackson

    • C. 

      Sydney Poitier

    • D. 

      Laurence Fishburne

  • 6. 
    Which singer starred in the Broadway production of David Mamet's "Speed-The-Plow"?
    • A. 

      Cher

    • B. 

      Carly Simon

    • C. 

      Stevie Nicks

    • D. 

      Madonna

  • 7. 
    How many Tonys has "Waiting For Godot" won in its two productions?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      2

  • 8. 
    When did the Tony Awards begin being handed out?
    • A. 

      1953

    • B. 

      1947

    • C. 

      1931

    • D. 

      1965

  • 9. 
    How many Tonys did Broadway legend Bob Fosse win in his career?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      13

  • 10. 
    How old was Liza Minnelli when she won her first Tony?
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      23

    • D. 

      21

  • 11. 
    What is the second part of Tony Kushner's "Angels In America" called?
    • A. 

      Glasnost

    • B. 

      Perestroika

    • C. 

      Revelation

    • D. 

      Deus Hic

  • 12. 
    Which comic actor won raves for his Broadway debut in "The House of the Blue Leaves"?
    • A. 

      Jason Alexander

    • B. 

      Jeremy Piven

    • C. 

      Owen Wilson

    • D. 

      Ben Stiller

  • 13. 
    Where did Broadway's Rodgers and Hammerstein meet?
    • A. 

      Paris, France

    • B. 

      Columbia University

    • C. 

      In A Grocery Store

    • D. 

      Elementary School

  • 14. 
    In which month did "Oklahoma!" make its stage debut?
    • A. 

      Dec-52

    • B. 

      Jan-47

    • C. 

      April 1939

    • D. 

      Mar-43

  • 15. 
    Which famous Broadway actor was the first to play Curly in "Oklahoma!"?
    • A. 

      Yul Brynner

    • B. 

      Gene Kelly

    • C. 

      Jimmy Stewart

    • D. 

      Alfred Drake

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