Special Sub-Topic: Lyrical Fun - Musicals
|In a well-known 'Bye Bye Birdie' song, Albert tells a young girl that "Gray skies are gonna clear up - put on a happy face!" What comes next?|
Brush off those clouds and cheer up!. Young girls all over the country seem to be just like this little girl - their favorite singer and first love Conrad Birdie is going into the army. How will they ever survive? They'll just have to "Put on a Happy Face."
|In 'Annie,' a young red-head girl claims that she's "poor as a mouse." Daddy Warbucks replies with "I'm richer than ________."|
Midas. Finally, Annie and Daddy Warbucks have found the thing they were missing out on in life. Though complete opposites, Annie found a family and Warbucks found a gem in "I Don't Need Anything But You."
|Which of these things does Sarah Brown not compare herself to in 'Guys and Dolls'?|
a rock. Pious and naive Sarah Brown finds herself in unfamiliar territory- apparently too many "Dulce de Leches" can cause strange behavior. Sarah proves she isn't a girl that can hold her alcohol when she starts babbling about Sky Masterson in Havana in the song "If I Were a Bell."
|In 'Side Show,' the chorus urges you to "Come look at the _________"
in a haunting, in your face number.|
Freaks. Daisy and Violet are conjoined twins that appear in a traveling circus act. The Ringmaster urges the audience to "Come hear the haunting song of the Siamese twins!"
|In 'The Music Man,' Harold Hill sings that the people of River City have "Trouble." '...That's trouble with a capital T, and that rhymes with _______, and that stands for ___________.'|
P; pool. This delightful tale follows Harold Hill. He's a con man who tells that people of River City that's he's going to start a "River City Boy's Band." He gets caught up in his own tale, and falls in love with the local librarian, Marian.
|In the hit musical 'The Producers,' which is not a song lyric?|
"I'll give you a show with flash...maybe some slash if you really make me smile.". 'The Producers' pokes fun at everyone - no one is safe! Max and Leo want to create a show so awful that it is closed after one show - then they will be free to take the investors' money and head to Rio for the high life.
|In 'The Sound of Music,' Maria tells of her favorite things. Which of these is not mentioned?|
Light, crispy pastries that melt on your tongue. Maria, the Von Trapp family's governess, tries to calm the children during a storm by singing one of her favorite songs as a child. Strangely enough, the song is not mentioned as a favorite thing in the song "My Favorite Things."
|In 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,' the narrator introduces the show with the 'Prologue.' Finish this line from the opening song: "Some folks dream of the wonders they'll do before their time on this planet is through. Some just don't have anything planned - they hide their hopes ____________."|
and their heads in the sand. The narrator then introduces the story of Joseph. Joseph is used by God through all sorts of adversity. "..Dreamcoat" puts a unique spin on a centuries-old Bible story.
|In the hit movie 'Chicago,' the "six merry murderesses" each has her own word in the song "The Cell Block Tango." Which of these is one of the words?|
six. In a very artistically and visually appealing sequence, each inmate tells of how she killed (or didn't, as the case may be) her significant other. Of course, they all will tell you that "he had it comin'."
|In 'Les Miserables,' a young girl dreams of a better place in 'Castle on a Cloud.' She dreams of a 'Lady all in white, holds me and sings a lullaby. She's nice to see and she's soft to touch. She says "Cosette, _________________."'|
I love you very much.. 'Les Miserables' is a touching tale about the French uprisings in the 19th century. Other popular songs include 'On My Own' and 'Bring Him Home.'
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