Here are the answers to last week’s quiz which focused on the Broadway stage.
In the mid-19th century, the riot between supporters of American Shakespearean actor and tragedian Edwin Forrest and his English counterpart William Charles Macready was known as (c) The Astor Place Riot. At its peak in the late 1920s-early 30s, the number of Broadway theaters totaled (a) 76. The major theatre architect during Broadway’s boom era (1918-1928) was (c) Herbert J. Krapp. The two oldest Broadway theatres are (b) the New Amsterdam & Lyceum. Both were built in 1903. The original name of the Belasco Theatre was (b) the Stuyvesant.
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All Tickets Inc. Halloween Quiz
Which one of Shakespeare’s plays is said to be cursed by witches? (a) King Lear (b)Macbeth (c) Richard III (d) Julius Caesar
What is the name of the popular 19th century effect that created ghosts on stage? (a) Baily’s ghost (b) Casper’s ghost (c) Houdini’s ghost (d) Pepper’s ghost
What famous theatrical impresario’s ghost is said to haunt a Broadway theatre? (a) Florenz Ziegfeld (b) Lee Shubert (c) David Belasco (d) George M. Cohan
At the end of Les Miserables, whose ghost specifically comes back to help Jean Valjean to the other side? (a) Inspector Javert (b) Fantine (c ) Cosette (d) Éponine
What is the name of the large, man-eating plant in the musical Little Shop of Horrors? (a) Crystal II (b) Chiffon II (c) Audrey II (d) Ronette II