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Broadway Musical Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Musical trivia quiz questions about Broadway Musicals

 

Broadway Musical Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Who first played Mr. Arnstein with Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl?
A: Sydney Chaplin.

Which former child star appeared in Little Johnny Jones in the 1980s?
A: Donny Osmond.

What was known as Sondheim's Kabuki musical?
A: Pacific Overtures.

In which theater did Pal Joey have its New York premiere?
A: Ethel Barrymore Theater.

In which year did New York have its very first premiere of a musical version of Peter Pan?
A: 1905.

Where did Crazy For You lose half a million dollars before finding success on Broadway?
A: Washington.

 

Who wrote the play on which Porgy  & Bess was based?
A: DuBose & Dorothy K Heyward.

What was the first show at the Ziegfeld Theater in February 1927?
A: Rio Rita.

What was the name of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's follow-up to the musical which had the hit If I Were A Rich Man?
A: The Rothschilds.

Who lived at the real 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue when the musical 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue had its debut in 1976?
A: Gerald Ford.

Who played Maria in the 1990 revival of The Sound of Music by the New York City Opera?
A: Debby Boone.

Sunday in the Park with George is based on which painting?
A: Sunday Afternoon On the Island of La Grande Jatte.

 

Which show's main characters are Vernon Gersch and Sonia Walk?
A: They're Playing Our Song.

Who played Anita in the first Broadway production of West Side Story?
A: Chita Rivera.

What was Mary Martin's first Broadway success?
A: Leave It To Me.

What was the original plot of Anything Goes about?
A: Shipwreck.

What was the Broadway debut musical of Lauren Bacall?
A: Applause.

Who wrote the lyrics for A Chorus Line?
A: Edward Kleban.

 

Who played the original Stine and Stone in the musical which included The Tennis Song?
A: Gregg Edelman & James Naughton.

Fiddler on the Roof was based on whose Tales?
A: Sholom Aleichem.

What is the name of the leprechaun in Finian's Rainbow?
A: Og.

 Godspell was based on which book of the Bible?
A: St. Matthew's Gospel.

Who wrote the play o which La Cage Aux Folles was based?
A: Jean Poiret.

Who did Alan Jay Lerner collaborate with on Love Life?
A: Kurt Weill.

What was the first show to be produced and directed by Hal Prince?
A: She Loves Me.