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Which actor played Harold Hill in the 1957 Broadway hit, "The Music Man"? In which 1949 musical did the sailors agree, "There is Nothing Like a Dame"? The answers to these questions and more are found here!   

There are 45 quizzes and 500 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Musical Stars

A musical requires actors and choreographers to bring it to life. See if you can name these stars. All questions refer to major productions in New York City, generally on Broadway.
Average (10 qns)
chicagojanet
264 plays
2
Complete the Broadway Name

Lots of Broadway shows have the names of one of their characters in the title. But those titles often have just one name. How well do you know the complete names of these Broadway title characters? I relied on www.wikipedia.com for show information.
Average (10 qns)
nilknarf710
987 plays
3
The First Curtain Call

Many successful Broadway musicals included a notable actor or two in the original cast. See how well you know the original Broadway casts to some of the most renowned shows in history.
Average (10 qns)
macabrescribe
495 plays
4
Musical Characters

Can you match the characters to their proper musicals?
Average (15 qns)
nyirene330
Sep 03 16
471 plays
5
Broadway Meets Hollywood!

Many Broadway musicals have made the transition (successfully or not . . .) to the silver screen but the cast tends to change somewhat.
Tough (10 qns)
LemonCurry
2088 plays
6
Characters From Which Musical?

This quiz will test your knowledge of the characters in Broadway musicals. I will give you the names of some characters from a show, and you must pick the musical that they come from. Enjoy!
Easy (10 qns)
amyvsmith
840 plays
7
Musical Narrators

This is a quiz about characters in musicals who also act as narrators for the audience. Good Luck!
Tough (10 qns)
musettae
912 plays
8
The Little Voice in my Head

This is a quiz that will test you on the characters in a variety of musicals. The way it works is as if the character was addressing an imaginary friend describing their part in a musical. You have to guess which character it is who's talking.
Average (10 qns)
daenerysmn
264 plays
9
Who's Who in the Musicals?

I've run into a few characters from different musicals and they need help to get back to their show. Match up the characters to their musical.
Easy (10 qns)
laughinggirl
3783 plays
10
Soprano Ingenues of Musical Theater

With hints from the songs they sang, name these wholesome ladies with voices like bells.
Tough (10 qns)
kia99
171 plays
11
Musical Mothers

Ahh, the Broadway mothers: They range from the sweet and supportive to the insane and malicious. Feel the maternal love as you push through this quiz!
Average (10 qns)
danceswithcows
606 plays
12
Broadway Musical Chairs

Match the character to the musical.
Average (10 qns)
nyirene330
Apr 21 16
441 plays
13
Musicals. Here's The Cast, But What's The Show?

I will give you three or four characters or stars' names from the musicals, your task is tell me the name of the show. As in all of my past quizzes it can be either on the stage or silver screen. Start scanning your old show programmes.
Average (10 qns)
Kwizling
4101 plays
14
Musical Couples

I'll give you the name of a male character in a musical play and you match up the female character to which he is linked.
Average (10 qns)
stageman
1485 plays
15
Name That Show!

I will give you some characters from a musical, and you have to name that musical!
Average (10 qns)
kevinl75
3750 plays
16
Romance, Broadway Style

Ah, true love! See if you can match these characters from Broadway musicals with their love interests.
Tough (10 qns)
dmbfaninsd
723 plays
17
First Lady of British Musical Theatre

Elaine Paige OBE has delighted audiences for nearly 40 years, creating some of the most famous roles in Musical Theatre. How much do you know about this talented lady?
Average (10 qns)
BettyBlue
288 plays
18
Musical Couples 2

Similar to the other couples quiz I created, except this time I'll give you a female character, and you give me the male character to whom she is linked.
Average (10 qns)
Stageman
1071 plays
19
Broadway Musicals--Standbys And Understudies

Being the standby or understudy to the star in a Broadway musical can be a thankless job--or the opportunity of a lifetime! See how much you know about some of the performers who have "waited in the wings" for somebody else in a Broadway show.
Tough (10 qns)
Lost_Player_47
294 plays
20
This Musical is...

I'll give you some characters from a musical, and your job is to tell me which musical it is!
Easy (10 qns)
broadway01
2001 plays
21
Broadway Women

This quiz will test your knowledge of leading women on Broadway. Choose the answer that BEST suits the question.
Tough (10 qns)
bway14
585 plays
22
The Original Broadway Cast

Somehow, the performer who first plays a role on Broadway defines the role forever.
Tough (10 qns)
astorian
861 plays
23
Musical Heroines

How well do you know the leading ladies of the stage?
Difficult (10 qns)
cleoelca
348 plays
24
So, What's This Then?

In this quiz all you have to do is name the musical. I'll give you what the characters are (ie. their occupations), or perhaps refer to some situation from the musical.
Average (10 qns)
tazykat
1347 plays
25
Name That Star

Okay, I'll give you the name of three musicals, and you give me the name of the person who was in them.
Tough (10 qns)
rosieh
537 plays
26
Heroes of Musical Theater

This is a companion quiz to Heroines of Musical Theater, with questions about significant male characters in popular musicals.
Average (10 qns)
musettae
804 plays
27
Who Doesn't Belong in the Musical?

I'll give you the name of the musical, and you pick the character who was not in the show. It's as simple as that.
Tough (10 qns)
MacThespian
Feb 06 16
330 plays
28
Pearl's Musical Trivia Part 2

Here comes another musical quiz from me. I hope it's not as easy as the first one :) Enjoy!
Difficult (10 qns)
PearlQ19
459 plays
29
Original Broadway Cast

You know the shows, but do you know who originated the roles on Broadway? We name the role and the show, and you tell us who was the first to play the part on Broadway.
Tough (20 qns)
movie_mac
393 plays
30
Name That Character

Each of the lines below describes a character from a musical. It's your job to guess which character is being described. Enjoy!
Very Difficult (10 qns)
phoenix405
447 plays
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