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Each of these quizzes considers a number of different plays which share a common time frame - possibly the same year, maybe the same decade, possible just a century.   

There are 10 quizzes and 125 trivia questions in this category.
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A quiz every hour! Over 125 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
Broadway in the 1950s

Broadway musicals prospered despite the advent of (shudder) television, as the classic American book musical came into its own.
Tough (15 qns)
ignotus999
393 plays
2
Musicals of the Twentieth Century

Can you match the musicals on the right with the year in which they premièred? There is one from each decade of the twentieth century.
Average (10 qns)
stedman
Apr 20 16
339 plays
3
Broadway in the 1970s

The decade 1971-1980 saw migration from the movies and (vinyl) recordings to the stage, and cultural cross-fertilization between Broadway and London's West End.
Tough (15 qns)
ignotus999
270 plays
4
Broadway in the 1960s

The tempestuous 1960s: Noel Coward's farewell, a Tribal Love-Rock Musical, television as ally and adversary, and more great shows.
Tough (15 qns)
ignotus999
333 plays
5
Broadway in the 1930s

Vaudeville died, Hollywood learned to sing and the Depression deepened, but Broadway musicals thrived.
Tough (20 qns)
ignotus999
252 plays
6
Musical Theatre of the Twentieth Century

Yes, I'm one of the few, the proud musical theatre obsessed! I hope you enjoy my first quiz!
Tough (10 qns)
bwaygal
1092 plays
7
Musicals of the 1970s

In the 1970s, musicals took a turning point. Many hit shows from the 1960s closed and new shows from innovative songwriters were on the rise. Here, you get to answer some various trivia questions about musicals in this decadent decade.
Tough (10 qns)
BwayBabyCA
1056 plays
8
Broadway Shows of the '70s

Come celebrate the great shows from the '70s! The great revivals and the 'new' shows! Just match the three given songs with the correct show title.
Average (10 qns)
LemonCurry
1002 plays
9
Broadway Songs - 1990s and 2000s

Try to see how much you know about contemporary Broadway's songs from the more popular musicals. This quiz should be fun and fairly simple if you are familiar with the productions running on Broadway in the 1990s and 2000s.
Tough (10 qns)
absoluteuphoria2
819 plays
10
Broadway Shows, 2002-2004 Seasons

I entered NYU in the fall of 2002, and for the past two years I have been able to see a lot of the shows that have been on Broadway in these past two years. Match the lyrics given to the show they are from!
Tough (10 qns)
IWillBeatYou14
618 plays
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