Broadway Musical Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
Who first played Mr. Arnstein with Barbra Streisand in
A: Sydney Chaplin.
Which former child star appeared in Little Johnny Jones in the
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?
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
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
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?
What was the Broadway debut musical of Lauren Bacall?
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?
Godspell was based on which book of the
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
A: She Loves Me.