Theatre Trivia

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Desperate Love August 21, 2015

      Knightley

      Knightley

      This naturalistic drama, which was first penned by Emile Zola, focuses on a young wife and her lover who conspire to brutally kill her husband.

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Desert Relationship August 19, 2015

      Eddie and May

      Eddie and May

      This Sam Shepard play focuses on former lovers May and Eddie and their chance meeting in a Mohave Desert motel.

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: O’Neill’s Family Portrait August 17, 2015

      Ella O’Neill, mother of Eugene O’Neill, in “Miles to Babylon”

      Ella O’Neill, mother of Eugene O’Neill, in “Miles to Babylon”

      O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize winning play that was produced after his death and focused very specifically on his family, and his mother’s drug addiction.

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Passion and a Three-Time Tony Winner August 14, 2015

      Passion

      Passion

      He has won the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical three times, for Into the Woods, Falsettos, and Passion and the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Sunday in the Park with George. What is his name?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: They Keep Pulling Him Back August 12, 2015

      Pacino in his Broadway debut.

      Pacino in his Broadway debut.

      Al Pacino has appeared in about a dozen Broadway shows. His next one will be David Mamet’s new play China Doll. His first Broadway appearance was in 1969. What play was he in?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

       

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Riding the Playboy Wave August 10, 2015

      Irish actors Sara Allgood ("Widow Quin") and J. M. Kerrigan ("Shawn Keogh"), in The Playboy of the Western World, Plymouth Theatre, Boston, 1911

      Irish actors Sara Allgood (“Widow Quin”) and J. M. Kerrigan (“Shawn Keogh”), in The Playboy of the Western World, Plymouth Theatre, Boston, 1911

      What Irish playwright wrote Riders to the Sea and The Playboy of the Western World?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Time Does Fly When the Rent Is Due July 31, 2015

      rent1How many minutes in a year and from what song in Rent do we get that fact?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: How High Is THAT corn? July 31, 2015

      Oklahoma!

      Oklahoma!

      According to the lyric of “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning,” how high is the corn and high tall might it grow?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: The Mystery of Rupert Holmes July 29, 2015

      mystery_of_edwin_drood.jpgRupert Holmes, the multi-talented artist, penned the Tony winning musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Holmes was first known as a pop singer/songwriter. His first international hit was “Timothy” recorded by the Buoys. What is “Timothy” about?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Amazing Grace Writer July 27, 2015

      Amazing Grace

      Amazing Grace

      The musical Amazing Grace focuses on the man, who was the son of a slave trader, who penned that song. What is his name?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Not So Good to be the King July 17, 2015

      A raging King Lear railing against one of his daughters.

      A raging King Lear railing against one of his daughters.

      In Shakespeare’s King Lear, which of his three daughters really does love him and is true to him?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: What a Riot! July 15, 2015

      The Astor Place Riot

      The Astor Place Riot

      On May 10, 1949, the Astor Place Riot took place outside the Astor Opera House where a performance was to occur. There were more than 120 injured and 25 people we killed. What two feuding actors fueled the animosity for this night of violence?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Greg, Kate and…? July 13, 2015

      Playwright A.R. Gurney

      Playwright A.R. Gurney

      In this A.R. Gurney play Greg finds a new companion, which upsets his wife, Kate. The name of that companion is the same as the title of the play. What’s the name?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Do You Like the View from that Bridge? July 10, 2015

      London revival of A View from the Bridge comes to Broadway this season.

      London revival of A View from the Bridge comes to Broadway this season.

      Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge, which will be revived on Broadway this season, was first a one-act play. What was the title of that play?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Born Yesterday, Really? July 9, 2015

      born yesterdayWho played Billie Dawn in the original 1946 production of Born Yesterday?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Willis Will Do It March 28, 2015

      th-74

      Willis in Die Hard.

      Bruce Willis is going to make his Broadway debut in 2015. In what show will he be performing?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Try to Remember March 27, 2015

      The original cast of The Fantasticks.

      The original cast of The Fantasticks.

      What year did The Fantasticks premiere in New York City?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

       

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Why NOT a Tony in 1975? March 26, 2015

      Scott in Salesman.

      Scott in Salesman.

      The only time Death of a Salesman was not nominated for Tonys was for the 1975 Broadway production starring George C. Scott. Why was it not nominated?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Tennessee Williams’ Home Sweet Home March 20, 2015

      A young, very pensive Williams.

      A young, very pensive Williams.

      Where was playwright Tennessee Williams born and where did he spend much of his childhood?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

    • Theatre Trivia Tweet: Hedwig Hails From? March 18, 2015

      Hedwig rocks out.

      Hedwig rocks out.

      In Hedwig and the Angry Inch, in what country was the title character born?

      Click to show or hide the answer. Reveal Answer

       

     

    See All Trivia…

    • SYNOPSIS