Since our focus is on BroadwayScene.com here are five questions about those majestic palaces dedicated to the art of theatre.
In the mid-19th century, there was a riot between supporters of American Shakespearean actor and tragedian Edwin Forrest and his English counterpart William Charles Macready. What was the riot called? (a) The Broadway Riot (b) The Bowery Slaughterhouse Riot (c) The Astor Place Riot (d) The Forrest-Macready Riot
At its peak, how many Broadway theatres existed? (a) 76 (b) 50 (c) 92 (d) 68
Who was the major theatre architect during it’s boom era from 1918-1928? (a) George Keister (b) Florenz Ziegfeld (c) Herbert J. Krapp (d) Frank Lloyd Wright
What are the two oldest Broadway theatres? (a) Nederlander & Palace (b) Lyceum & Palace (b) New Amsterdam & Lyceum (c) O’Neill & Nederlander
What was the original name of the Belasco Theatre? (a) George M. Cohan (b) Stuyvesant (c) Belasco (d) Selwyn
Last Week’s Quiz Answers:Theatre Teachers & Innovators
He created the System or Method. The answer is (b) Konstantin Stanislavki. Question 2 asked which one of these theatre artists was NOT a founding member of the famous Actors Studio? Trick question, they all were- (a) Elia Kazan (b) Cheryl Crawford (c) Robert Lewis (d) Anna Sokolow.
In the 19th century, who created a system for teaching acting, which focused on using specific poses to show emotional states? The answer is (b) Francois Delsarte.
Question 4 focused on an acting technique that asks actors to bring the spontaneity of improvisation to scripted text. It was Sanford Meisner who developed (c) the Meisner Technique. Finally, in Ancient Athens, this person trained the chorus in a play was the (b) Choregus.
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