Thursday, July 14, 2011

Trivia Quiz #54 - Trivia Quiz About Musicals

Trivia about musicals, Broadway plays, and stage and theater.

  1. In La Cage Aux Folles, what was La Cage Aux Folles?
  2. I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair came from which show?
  3. Who wrote the words for My Fair Lady and Camelot?
  4. Which musical was a reworking of Puccini's Madame Butterfly?
  5. If Sky and Nathan were Guys, what were Sarah and Miss Adelaide?
  6. Where was the Fiddler in the musical's title?
  7. Which sweet musical had the show-stopper Rhythm of Life?
  8. Which city saw the premiere of Les Miserable's?
  9. In which country was Frederick Loewe born?
  10. South Pacific was set during which war?
  11. The King in the King and I is ruler of where?
  12. Which show about Danny and Sandy was made into a film with John
    Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.
  13. Which George wrote Crazy For You?
  14. In which decade did Godspell open on Broadway?
  15. In which country was A Little Night Music set?
  16. Which show was based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee?
  17. Aspects of what was a success by Andrew Lloyd Webber?
  18. Which show tells the tale of Dolly Gallagher Levi?
  19. What type of shop was the Little Shop of Horrors?
  20. Which show was based on Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote?
  21. Which musical was based on the life of Annie Oakley?
  22. What was the name of the first hippie musical?
  23. Which show does I Don't Know How To Love Him come from?
  24. Which show, starring Robert Preston and Barbara Cook on Broadway?
  25. Which show, which opened in the 40s, takes it's name from a
    fairground attraction?
  26. What was Jesus Christ according to the Rice / Lloyd Webber show?
  27. Which Line was the longest running musical in Broadway history?
  28. Which American city saw the premiere of Sunset Boulevard?
  29. Which ground-breaking American musical was based on the book Green
    Grow The Lilacs?
  30. Which Lloyd Webber musical was billed as 'Now and forever'?
  31. What is the profession of the three male stars of On The Town?
  32. What did the Little Shop hold in the movie which premiered in 1982?
  33. In which country is My Fair Lady set?
  34. Which star Fred starred in vaudeville with his sister Adele?
  35. On whose fable was Guys and Dolls based?
  36. Which show featured Hernando's  Hideaway and Hey There?
  37. Where was the Best Little Whorehouse according to the musical title?
  38. Which musical featured the songs A Secretary is Not A Toy, and The
    Company Way?
  39. Promises Promises was the first Broadway collaboration for which
    popular song and TV show writers?
  40. Which Fanny was the subject of Funny Girl?
  41. Who was the first American actress to have a principal role with the
    Royal Shakespeare Company, in Les Miserable's?
  42. Which musical was Lerner and Loewe's last major success, in 1960?
  43. Which 90s revival hit shares its name with a gangster city?
  44. Which musical about King Arthur became a byword for the JFK years?
  45. Who was the musical Mack and Mabel about?
  46. Which American classic includes the song Summertime?
  47. Annie Warbucks was the sequel to which one-word-titled musical?
Answers to  Quiz #54 - Musicals Answers

  1. Nightclub.
  2. South Pacific.
  3. Alan Jay Lerner.
  4. Miss Saigon.
  5. Dolls.
  6. On the Roof.
  7. Sweet Charity.
  8. Paris.
  9. Austria.
  10. WWII.
  11. Siam.
  12. Grease.
  13. Gershwin.
  14. 70s.
  15. Sweden.
  16. Gypsy.
  17. Love.
  18. Hello Dolly.
  19. Florist's.
  20. Man of La Mancha.
  21. Annie Get Your Gun.
  22. Hair.
  23. Jesus Christ Superstar.
  24. The Music Man.
  25. Carousel.
  26. Superstar.
  27. A Chorus Line.
  28. Los Angeles.
  29. Oklahoma.
  30. Cats.
  31. Sailors.
  32. Horrors.
  33. England.
  34. Astaire.
  35. Damon Runyan.
  36. The Pajama Game.
  37. Texas.
  38. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
  39. Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
  40. Brice.
  41. Patti LuPone.
  42. Camelot.
  43. Chicago.
  44. Camelot.
  45. Mack Sennett & Mabel Normand.
  46. Porgy & Bess.
  47. Annie.