The Amazing Quiz On Broadway

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Bernstein musical could be described as "political satire"?
    • A. 

      West Side Story

    • B. 

      Cats

    • C. 

      My Fair Lady

    • D. 

      Candide

  • 2. 
    The life of which famous New York figure was the basis of 1959's "Fiorello"?
    • A. 

      Fiorello Brooklyn

    • B. 

      Fiorello Giuliani

    • C. 

      Fiorello La Guardia

    • D. 

      Fiorello Bloomberg

  • 3. 
    What was the first name of the famous Broadway director known as "Mr. Abbott"?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Maxwell

    • C. 

      Gregory

    • D. 

      Wesley

  • 4. 
    Which Bob Fosse dance number was included in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"?
    • A. 

      Resume Help

    • B. 

      Coffee Break

    • C. 

      Unemployment Line

    • D. 

      Water Cooler

  • 5. 
    Which comic played seven characters in the original run of 1962's "Little Me"?
    • A. 

      Red Buttons

    • B. 

      Buster Keaton

    • C. 

      Charlie Chaplin

    • D. 

      Sid Caesar

  • 6. 
    "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" was the first musical to be completely scored by whom?
    • A. 

      George Gershwin

    • B. 

      Stephen Sondheim

    • C. 

      Irving Berlin

    • D. 

      Ira Gershwin

  • 7. 
    Who was the first four-time Tony winner?
    • A. 

      Thelma Ritter

    • B. 

      Fred Astaire

    • C. 

      Roy Bolger

    • D. 

      Gwen Verdon

  • 8. 
    Which Broadway star retired after 1950's "Call Me Madam" only to return for 1956's "Happy Hunting"?
    • A. 

      Ethel Merman

    • B. 

      Robert Goulet

    • C. 

      James Cagney

    • D. 

      Gene Kelly

  • 9. 
    The sold-out original run of which Broadway show was cut short in 1954?
    • A. 

      Peter Pan

    • B. 

      Cabaret

    • C. 

      Gypsy

    • D. 

      My Fair Lady

  • 10. 
    In which musical would you hear "Let Me Entertain You"?
    • A. 

      Grease

    • B. 

      My Fair Lady

    • C. 

      West Side Story

    • D. 

      Gypsy

  • 11. 
    The co-stars of which 1950's Broadway musical tied for a Best Actress Tony?
    • A. 

      My Fair Lady

    • B. 

      Gypsy

    • C. 

      On The Town

    • D. 

      New Girl On Town

  • 12. 
    How long did "The Fantasticks" originally run at Manhattan's Sullivan Playhouse?
    • A. 

      Two Days

    • B. 

      Three Months

    • C. 

      Over 40 Years

    • D. 

      11 Years

  • 13. 
    Which 1964 show was a musical version of Thornton Wilder's "The Matchmaker"?
    • A. 

      Hello Dolly

    • B. 

      Fiorello

    • C. 

      Man Of La Mancha

    • D. 

      Fiddler On The Roof

  • 14. 
    Which then-controversial topic was at the heart of 1962's "No Strings"?
    • A. 

      Arranged Marriages

    • B. 

      Interracial Romance

    • C. 

      Death Penalty

    • D. 

      Adoption

  • 15. 
    Which 1966 Broadway musical was based on the play "I Am a Camera"?
    • A. 

      Hello Dolly

    • B. 

      Kiss Me Kate

    • C. 

      Gypsy

    • D. 

      Cabaret

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