The Ultimate Musical Theatre Quiz

Do you love BROADWAY? Do you love learning about Broadway and the history behind a musical? Then this quiz is the best test to see if you've really learned enough!

This is the ULTIMATE Musical Theatre quiz to see what you know. These questions are pretty tough, but if you are a true Broadway fan, this will prove it.

Created by: Lynn Glener

  1. Who was Stephen Sondheim's mentor?
  2. What play was the musical, "Oklahoma!" based on?
  3. Which of the following is NOT a song that early vaudeville and Broadway entertainer George M. Cohan wrote?
  4. Which musical is based on the short stories by Damon Runyon?
  5. The 1962 Broadway musical, "Little Me", was centered around the talents of which famous comedian?
  6. Which of the following women DID NOT play the title role in "Hello, Dolly!" during its original Broadway run?
  7. Who won the 1966 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical?
  8. What was the working title of "A Chorus Line" during its workshop phase?
  9. After his 1981 musical "Merrily We Roll Along" flopped, composer Stephen Sondheim considered doing what instead of continuing to write musical scores?
  10. Which musical is the shortest running Tony Award winner for "Best Musical"?

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