QUESTIONS

  1. Which musical was derived from George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion?
  2. Which New York composer wrote the score for A Chorus Line?
  3. In the film Oklahoma, who played the villain Jud Fry?
  4. An "American Tribal Love-Rock Musical' first shocked and delighted audiences in the 1960s. What was it called?
  5. Which musical includes the songs Marrying for Love and Hostess with the Mostes' on the Ball?
  6. On Broadway, Glynis Johns sang Send in the Clowns in A Little Night Music. On the London stage it was sung by Jean Simmons. Who sang it on screen?
  7. In South Pacific, heroine Nellie Forbush falls in love with a plantation owner. What was Nellie's profession?
  8. The Sound of Music, starring Julie Andrews on screen, told the story of which real-life family?
  9. In the film Oliver, Mark Lester played the title role. Who played the Artful Dodger?
  10. Which musical, inspired by a comic strip, tells the story of an orphan who is eventually adopted by a millionaire?
  11. Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II formed the most successful of musical partnerships. Which was the lyricist?
  12. Which author wrote the book on which the musical Les Misérables was based?
  13. Who starred with Dorothy Dandridge in the 1959 film Porgy and Bess?
  14. Which musical, starring Liza Minelli, is set in Berlin during the rise of the Nazis?
  15. The characters Gus, Skimbleshanks and Growltiger appear in which musical?
  16. The film High Society, starring Grace Kelly, was a musical remake of which film?
  17. The King and I told the story of a real-life English governess who went to teach the children of the King of Siam in Victorian times. What was her name?
  18. Which musical told the story of a Scottish town that appears only once every 100 years?
  19. Name the composer and lyricist who produced Gigi, Coco and Paint Your Wagon.
  20. The songs June is Bustin' Out All Over and You'll Never Walk Alone come from which musical?
  21. Who went 'Singin' in the rain' in the film of the same name?
  22. Evita was based on the life of the wife of a South American dictator. Who was she?
  23. Who starred as the young Gypsy Rose Lee in the film Gypsy?
  24. Richard Harris starred in the film Camelot. Who sang his songs?
  25. The actress Tammie Grimes played the title role in The Unsinkable Mollie Brown on Broadway. Who actually played Mollie Brown in the film?

 


ANSWERS

  1. My Fair Lady
  2. Marvin Hamlisch
  3. Rod Steiger
  4. Hair
  5. Call Me Madam
  6. Elizabeth Taylor
  7. Army Nurse
  8. Von Trapp
  9. Jack Wild
  10. Annie
  11. Hammerstein
  12. Victor Hugo
  13. Sidney Poitier
  14. Carabet
  15. Cats
  16. The Philadelphia Story
  17. Anna Leonowens
  18. Brigadoons
  19. Lerner and Loewe
  20. Carousel
  21. Gene Kelly
  22. Eva Perón
  23. Natalie Wood
  24. Richard Harris
  25. Debbie Reynolds