Special Sub-Topic: Inspirations for Classic Broadway Musicals
|'Phantom of the Opera' is based on a work by what author?|
Gaston Leroux. An unfamiliar name to most
|'Peter Pan' derives from a work by this author:|
James Barrie. Barrie had a tough life - plenty of room for fantasy. Baum did 'Wizard of Oz'. Dodgson is better known as Lewis Carroll
|What author's work provided the basis for 'Hello, Dolly'?|
Thornton Wilder. The story was 'The Matchmaker'
|'Miss Saigon' was based on the opera, 'madame Butterfly' by this man|
|Writings by this author provide the basis for 'Fiddler on the Roof':|
Sholom Aleichem. Short stories
|'South Pacific' derived from works by this author:|
James Michener. The stories were also the basis for the TV series, 'Adventures in Paradise'. The others are good novelists.
|Stories by this author provided the basis for 'Guys and Dolls':|
Damon Runyon. Stories and tales, etc.
|This author's work provided the foundation for 'Man of La Mancha':|
|'Les Miserables' was originally a novel by what author?|
Hugo. Dickens' 'Oliver Twist' resulted in 'Oliver'
|'Cats' originated with works by this author:|
T.S. Eliot. Shaw's 'Pygmalion' became 'My Fair Lady'
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