Special Sub-Topic: For Theatre Buffs
|What was the original companion piece to the one-act play 'Lone Star' when it opened in New York?|
Private Wars. Later, 'Laundry and Bourbon' was published as the companion piece.
|The musical 'Bye Bye Birdie' was loosely based on what real-life singer?|
Elvis Presley. The writers were inspired by the media frenzy surrounding Elvis's induction into the army to use a similar character to provide the plot line for their show. The name was originally going to be Elsworth, then Conway Twitty (until they discovered there was already a Conway Twitty), and finally became Conrad Birdie.
|Who wrote 'The Wake Of Jamey Foster'?|
|Recently, the role of 'Rizzo' in Grease has been played by the likes of Rosie O'Donnell, Brooke Shields, and Maureen McCormick. Who originated the role on Broadway?|
|In the play 'Sylvia,' the title role was played by Sarah Jessica Parker. Sylvia was:|
A Dog. Although Sarah Jessica Parker is certainly no dog!
|Playwright Israel Horowitz is related to a member of what 'boy band?'|
|Along with Tim Rice, 2 members of a 70's Pop group wrote the music for 'Chess.' Which Pop group?|
|The musical 'Godspell' was based on what book of the Bible?|
|'South Pacific' was based on a collection of short stories by:|
|Which artist was NOT associated with the creation of the musical 'Working'?|
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