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This category is for the shows that are put on in theatres all around the world.   

There are 1,281 quizzes and 12,810 trivia questions in this category.
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1
The Hardworking Stage Manager

You have probably heard of the director, the actor, the producer and the choreographer. Are you aware of the role of the stage manager? Let's see if you can get a grip on the job of the person who is "totally responsible for totally everything."
Average (15 qns)
kscleaves
Jul 27 09
1344 plays
2
Oh, What a Night!

The audience has gone. The lights are off. I sit alone backstage and recall how such a wee germ of an idea turned into such a extravaganza of excitement and drudgery, smiles and frowns, work and fun....
Easy (10 qns)
mlcmlc
Jul 23 11
1011 plays
3
My Life on the Not-So-Wicked Stage

For many years I worked in theatre as an actor, stage manager, director. I'll give you a description of some of the shows on which I've worked, and you'll identify the show. Break a leg!
Tough (20 qns)
Cymruambyth
Apr 12 08
2334 plays
4
Stage Directing for Dummies

As a drama teacher, I am frequently called upon to both direct and adjudicate plays at festivals and schools. Hopefully, this quiz will give you some tips on how to overcome some common problems with inexperienced actors.
Average (10 qns)
ferfer72
Nov 22 07
2013 plays
5
It's Curtains, I Tell Ya! Curtains!

I recently sang in a concert, with over 300 singers and orchestra onstage. This required that the fire marshall test a particular curtain. It occurred to me that there are actually several curtains involved in live theatre. How many do you know?
Tough (10 qns)
babsr
Mar 28 15
282 plays
6
I Open At The Close

"Betrayal" and the play / musical "Merrily We Roll Along" actually do start at the close - but most shows don't. I give you the ending (except for one); you choose the play, musical or opera.
Tough (10 qns)
ignotus999
Sep 21 13
516 plays
7
Technical Theatre

Many theatre-goers are familiar with the actor's experience, but how much do you know about what goes on behind the scenes, and the terminology used by technicians?
Average (10 qns)
JimiGirl
Jan 10 06
1707 plays
8
Theatre for the Techies!

I notice there are many theatre quizzes on this site, but NONE about the technical side! So if you enjoy going to the theatre, take this quiz to see how much you know about what goes on BEHIND the scenes!
Average (10 qns)
kristyn2003
Jul 01 03
1977 plays
9
Oh Noh!

Welcome to a quiz about Noh, a time-honored form of Japanese traditional theater.
Average (10 qns)
Pegbshack
Feb 16 13
255 plays
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