Broadway Musicals Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Free printable trivia quiz questions about Broadway Musicals


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.

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