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Updated on Jun 26, 2019. Posted on Apr 15, 2018

Sorry, You'll Only Pass This Quiz If You're A Musical Theater Kid

Theater kids, this one's for you!

  1. Which composer and lyricist penned the music for Into The Woods, Follies, and Company?

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    Stephen Sondheim

    Sondheim served as the composer and lyricist on Into The Woods, Follies, and Company, as well as eight other renowned Broadway musicals.

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  2. When an actor moves upstage, are they moving closer or further away from the audience?

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    Further away

    When an actor is directed to move upstage, they head toward the rear of the stage, furthest from the audience.

  3. Who first starred as Jenna in Waitress on Broadway?

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    Jessie Mueller

    Mueller was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical in 2016.

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  4. Which musical is this lyric from?

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    Rent

    The lyric is from "Take Me or Leave Me."

  5. Which of these movies has NOT been turned into a Broadway musical?

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    Home Alone

    As of right now, Home Alone is not being developed as a musical.

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  6. Audra McDonald won her FIRST Tony Award for playing which role?

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    Carrie Pipperidge Snow in Carousel

    Audra McDonald won her first of six Tony Awards in 1994 for portraying Carrie.

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  7. Which actor has starred in all three of these musicals on Broadway?

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    Norm Lewis

    Lewis has starred in all three productions on Broadway.

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  8. The Phantom's mask in Phantom of the Opera covers which side of his face?

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    Right

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  9. Which of these celebrities has NEVER appeared on Broadway?

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    Kate Hudson

    As of now, Kate Hudson has never appeared in a Broadway production.

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  10. Finish this lyric:

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    "lipstick away."

    The lyric comes from the song "Suddenly, Seymour" from Little Shop of Horrors.

  11. This picture is from which Broadway musical?

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    Miss Saigon

    This picture is from the 2017 Broadway revival of Miss Saigon. Famously, the show features a helicopter landing on stage.

    Via Matthew Murphy / Broadway.com
  12. How many Tony Awards did the original Broadway production of Hamilton win in 2016?

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    11

    Hamilton won 11 Tony Awards in 2016. The production was nominated for a record-breaking 16 Tony Awards.

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  13. Kelli O'Hara won her first Tony Award for which role?

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    Anna Leonowens in The King and I

    O'Hara won her first Tony Award in 2015 for her portrayal of Anna Leonowens in the revival of The King and I.

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  14. Which one of these is NOT considered bad luck in the theater community?

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    Not saying "hi" to the ghosts in the theater

    While some theaters are known to be cursed, this is not a theatrical superstition.

  15. Finally, which actor has starred in all four of these musicals on Broadway?

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    Patti Lupone

    LuPone has starred in all four productions on Broadway.

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