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Most professions and/or hobbies have a specialised language, and the theatre is no exception. What is a Green Room? Why do they tell each other to break a leg before the start of a performance?   

There are 15 quizzes and 160 trivia questions in this category.
Take this hour's trivia quiz: Theatre Vocabulary - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 160 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
Musical Theater Speak

Are you interested in joining a musical theater production? Then you must know that theater people speak their own unique language! These terms will be important to learn in order to understand basic musical theater singing direction.
Easy (10 qns)
ponycargirl
Feb 10 17
231 plays
2
Ancient Greek Theater Speak

Before you think you don't know much about ancient Greek theater, look at the terms! Some of them form similar words that are part of our vocabulary today!
Average (10 qns)
ponycargirl
Feb 03 17
117 plays
3
Theater Speak

Are you interested in joining a theater production? Then you must know that theater people speak their own unique language! These terms will be important to learn in order to understand basic direction.
Easy (10 qns)
ponycargirl
Jan 28 17
354 plays
4
Break a Leg!

To wish an actor "good luck," one says "Break a leg" on the theory that the opposite will happen on stage. How much do you know about the strange and technical vocabulary of the theatre?
Average (15 qns)
FatherSteve
804 plays
5
Exit Stage Left

Here are ten questions relating to different areas of the theatrical arts. Break a leg!
Easy (10 qns)
Creedy
789 plays
6
The Theater Company

A theater company is defined as "the cast and crew of a show and any other staff who work on the show". Can you identify these members of a theater company?
Easy (10 qns)
ponycargirl
516 plays
7
Theater Stuff Nomenclature

Lots of hobbies and leisure activities have their own special language. The performing arts are no different. Can you decipher some of the unique theater language from the clues?
Easy (10 qns)
coachpauly
Mar 31 16
495 plays
8
Theatre - Technical Jargon and a Dash of Folklore

Many technical terms and beliefs exist within the world of the theatre. Some are obvious, some less so. How many do you know, or can you guess? Note: this quiz is based on UK working practice.
Tough (15 qns)
simjazzbeer
1590 plays
9
Exit Stage Left

Welcome to my quiz on expressions used in the theatre, used for cast directions as well as theatre terminology.
Easy (10 qns)
mcsurfie
477 plays
10
Theatre - Jargon and Folklore. Act Two

If you enjoyed my first quiz on this subject, then retake your seats for the second act. Note: this quiz is based on UK working practice.
Average (15 qns)
Simjazzbeer
501 plays
11
Theatrical Terms

This quiz is about terms in current use in the theatre.
Tough (10 qns)
monkeycouzin
3057 plays
12
Backstage Theatrical Devices

Been to the theater lately? A lot of the magic is in the planning and preparation of the technical delivery as well as the actors' performances. What do you know about the backstage?
Average (10 qns)
njbruce
2034 plays
13
Words Every Theatre Person Should Know

Like theatre? Do you know these theatrical terms?
Easy (10 qns)
Ilona_Ritter
495 plays
14
Mastering Theatre Lingo

If you're an avid Actor this quiz should be a breeze. However, if you are only just starting to get involved in the world of Theatre, this quiz may be an excellent learning experience!
Average (10 qns)
Lucay
1521 plays
15
Theater Phrases 101

This is just a very, very easy quiz about things that are said (or not said) in the theater world.
Average (5 qns)
Juya3
3162 plays
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