The Ultimate Theatre & Musical Quiz

From Broadway to the west end, there are challenging theatre quiz questions, modern-day musicals and Broadway trivia. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some theatrical quizzing.

Round 1

1 – Which “End” is the home of theatre in the UK?

2 – There are more theatres in New York City than London – True or False??

3 – Which musical is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most commercially successful show?

4 – Which musical features the song “All That Jazz”?

5 – Which Disney musical stars a pride of lions?

6 – Which of these musicals did Elton John compose – Aladdin, Aida, Anything Goes?

7 – Billy Elliot is about a boy from which mining county?

8 – In which year was Les Misérables, directed by Tom Hooper, released in cinemas?

9 – Elle Woods is the leading character of which musical?

10 – Which actor plays the lead male role in the 2017 film The Greatest Showman?

Round 2

1 – Which Roald Dahl story won the UK Theatre Award for Best Musical Production in 2011?

2 – Rusty and Pearl are star-crossed lovers in which Andrew Lloyd Webber musical?

3 – Which London theatre has the largest stage?

4 – What is the final song performed in Mamma Mia, The Musical?

5 – The Dominion Theatre had a bronze statue of which famous singer above its entrance from 2002 to 2014?

6 – Choreographer Bob Fosse was the first person two win a Tony, Oscar, and Emmy award all in the same year – True or False? ?

7 – What is the full title of the Harry Potter stage production, written by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany?

8 – Which of these theatres is not owned by Andrew Lloyd Webber? Cambridge Theatre, The London Palladium, The Lyceum Theatre

9 – How many Broadway Theatres are actually on Broadway Street?

10 – Sara Bareilles wrote which musical set partially in a pie restaurant?

Round 3

1 – Who wrote the hit musical Hamilton?

2 – Joel Grey, Will Young and Neil Patrick Harris have all starred in which Cabaret role?

3 – The Movie in My Mind and Bui Doi are both songs from which emotional musical?

4 – Which British musical comedy stars the Queen and a pig?

5 – Which Rogers and Hammerstein musical is based on the book Anna & the King of Siam?

6 – CM are the initials of which top-level British theatre producer?

7 – Which musical theatre character is also known by the number 24601?

8 – Beautiful is a jukebox musical featuring whose music?

9 – Which character did Elaine Paige play in the original London production of Cats?

10 – In which country is Evita set?

Round 4

1 – Which musical retells the events of 9/11, set in a small Canadian town?

2 – According to Tim Rice’s lyrics, if Jesus had come today, what could he have reached?

3 – According to the musical, how many years has the Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee been running?

4 – What is the name of the murderous plant in Little Shop of Horrors?

5 – How many colours are in Joseph’s Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – 15, 24 or 29?

6 – According to the lyrics of My Fair Lady, where does it rain?

7 – Complete the lyric: Toot Sweets! Toot Sweets! The candies you whistle, the whistles you what?

8 – At which address do the Banks family live in Mary Poppins?

9 – Which London theatre was home to Shrek The Musical?

10 – Which musical cost more to produce – Spiderman: Turn off the Dark or Wicked?

Round 5

1 – What is the name of the arch that separates the audience from the stage in a traditional theatre?

2 – Which famous drummer wrote the music for Tarzan?

3 – According to Annie, what will come out tomorrow?

4 – In which American city is Hairspray set?

5 – The Jersey Boys is a musical featuring the music and story of which band?

6 – Which Jewish musical values “Tradition”, and toasts “To Life”?

7 – Who plays Fagin in the 1968 film production of Oliver!?

8 – Which musical theatre show is also the name of an American State?

9 – What is the first of Maria’s “Favorite Things” in The Sound of Music?

10 – Which musical promises “You Will Be Found”?




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