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How Well Do You Know The Lyrics To Musicals?

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For each of the following questions, the word provided appears in lyrics to all the musicals following it EXCEPT for one. Which musical's lyrics does NOT include the word provided?

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    La Cage Aux Folles
    Little Shop of Horrors
    Mary Poppins
    Bye Bye Birdie
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    La Cage Aux Folles ("A Little More Mascara") Little Shop of Horrors ("Suddenly, Seymour" lift up your head / wash off your mascara) Bye Bye Birdie (How Lovely to be a Woman" how lovely to wear mascara / and smile a woman's smile)

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    Funny Girl
    Pippin
    Follies
    Kiss Of The Spiderwoman
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Funny Girl ("Who Taught Her Everything?" but in the world of grease paint / that's the way it goes) Follies ("Broadway Baby" only what I got / plus a tube of greasepaint and a follow spot!) Kiss of the Spider Woman ("Over the Wall I" and fish in my netting / and grease in my barnyard)

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    Damn Yankees
    Anything Goes
    La Cage Aux Folles
    Ain't Misbehavin'
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Anything Goes ("Anything Goes" in night clubs is getting matey with gigolos) La Cage Aux Folles ("La Cage Aux Folles" the clever gigolos romance the wealthy matrons) Ain't Misbehavin' ("Spreadin' Rhythm Around" dance with gigolos who are latin)

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    Ain't Misbehavin'
    Hello Dolly
    On the Town
    Wonderful Town
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ain't Misbehavin' ("Spreadin' Rhythm Around" come from Yonkers, the Bronx, and Staten) Hello Dolly ("Put On Your Sunday Clothes" there's a world outside of Yonkers) On the Town ("New York! New York!" got to see the whole town / from Yonkers on down to the Bay)

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    Chicago
    Anything Goes
    Merrily We Roll Along
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Chicago ("Mr. Cellophane") Anything Goes ("You're the Top" you're Garbo's salary / you're cellophane.)

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    West Side Story
    Ragtime
    A Chorus Line
    Evita
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    West Side Story ("America" I think I'll go back to San Juan) A Chorus Line ("Nothing" they don't have bobsleds in San Juan!) Evita ("The Lady's Got Potential" suddenly an earthquake hit the town of San Juan)

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    42nd Street
    Bullets Over Broadway
    Assassins
    Ragtime
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    42nd Street ("Shuffle Off to Buffalo") Assassins ("Ballad of Czolgosz" and away he ran to the Pan-American Exposition In Buffalo) Ragtime ("Buffalo Nickel Photography")

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    Mame
    Sound of Music
    On The Town
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Sound of Music ("Lonely Goatherd" men in the midst of a table d'hote heard "lay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hoo") On the Town ("I Can Cook")

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    42nd Street
    Miss Saigon
    Fame
    A Little Night Music
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    42nd Street ("42nd Street" it's the part of little old New York that runs into Times Square) Miss Saigon ("The American Dream" call girls are lining Times Square) Fame ("Dancin' on the Sidewalks" Times Square under the neon)

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    Anything Goes
    Bullets Over Broadway
    On The Town
    Guys and Dolls
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Anything Goes ("You're the Top" you're the pants on a Roxy usher) On the Town ("Come Up to My Place" Go to Macy's! To the Roxy!) Guys and Dolls ("Guys and Dolls" I'll tell you what's playing in the Roxy)

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    Hair
    Les Miserables
    Victor Victoria
    I Love My Wife
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Les Miserables ("One Day More!" and "Empty Chairs" one day more to revolution and here they talked of revolution) Victor Victoria ("Louis Says" suddenly the revolution came, and my social life is not the same.) I Love My Wife ("Love Revolution")

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    Mame
    Les Miserables
    Sweet Charity
    Calamity Jane
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Mame ("Bosom Buddies") Les Miserables ("Master of the House" everybody's bosom friend) Calamity Jane ("I Can Do Without You" in my bosom you're a dagger)

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    A Chorus Line
    Hairspray
    Grease
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    A Chorus Line ("Montage 2" if Troy Donahue can be a movie star, then I could be a movie star.) Grease ("Sandra Dee" as for you Troy Donahue, I know what you wanna do)

How Well Do You Know The Lyrics To Musicals?

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Maybe it's time to go home and brush up on your skills, yeah?

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Nice job!

This is a pretty hard quiz and you got a fair amount right! Maybe go home and listen to a few more records for practice.

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MUSICAL THEATRE SUPER-NERD

You really know your stuff! Pat yourself on the back, you nerd! You deserve it!

MUSICAL THEATRE SUPER-NERD
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