A Christmas Story, The Musical is one of many fine Holiday offerings in New York City.
Rocky, The Musical is coming to Broadway
Coming in 2014
Two New Musicals!
Rocky, The Musical: The uplifting story of the ultimate underdog is now a major musical. (Previews start February 2014)
Aladdin: The ultimate musical magic carpet ride of adventure from Disney. (Previews start February 2014)
All Tickets Inc. Theatre Quiz
Holiday in New York!
These quiz questions are concerned with the Holiday Season and New York theatre.
In A Christmas Story, The Musical the title of the song that celebrates the special prize the Old Man wins is “A Major Award.” What does he say his major award may be before he opens up the box and discovers what it actually is? (a) A sexy leg lamp (b) A turkey (c) A car (d) A bowling alley
The latest version of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular will premiere on November 8, 2013. For how many years has Radio City been producing their Christmas Spectacular? (a) 75 (b) 80 (c) 85 (d) 79
Peter Pan is often presented during the Christmas season. Who was the last actress to play the “boy who would never grow up” in a Holiday production in NYC? (a) Patti LuPone (b) Sandy Duncan (c) Mary Lou Retton (d) Cathy Rigby
In the Nutcracker, what is the name of the child who is in the middle of the Christmas Eve dream that includes a slew of Christmas icons, toys, and images? (a) Clara (b) Fritz (c) Angel (d) Angela
In NYC a large Christmas tree is lighted each year. Where is the tree located? (a) Times Square (b) Radio City Music Hall (c) Rockefeller Center (d) Macy’s Department Store
The Answers to Last Week’s Quiz
Here are the answers to last week’s quiz focusing on Shakespeare.
The drunken knight in Henry IV, Part 1 who dies in another play but is resurrected by Shakespeare because Queen Elizabeth loved the rogue so much is(c) Sir John Falstaff.
In Twelfth Night the man who foolishly believes that Olivia loves him and makes a ridiculous attempt to win her love is (c) Malvolio.
The setting for Romeo and Juliet is (d) Verona. In Macbeth the Scot is killed by the vengeful (a) Macduff.
Finally, the two names for the theatre company of which Shakespeare was a member were the Lord Chamberlain’s Men & King’sMen. In Shakespeare’s day, companies were named after their benefactors. The “king” for the King’s Men was James I.