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Each of these quizzes considers some historical aspect of the development of theatrical performances, from the earliest origins to the contemporary stage.
17 Theatre History quizzes and 170 Theatre History trivia questions.
1.
  All the World's a Stage popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Another day, another tour courtesy of the Last Ones In! This time it's forms of theatre hailing from different parts of the world. Can you match the drama form with its country of origin?
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Mar 18 17
Easier
LadyNym gold member
Mar 18 17
1316 plays
2.
  Watching Shakespeare in the Park best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
One of the highlights of a summer's day in New York City is attending a performance of the current Shakespearian production in Central Park. Let's explore the history of this tradition.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 16 18
Average
looney_tunes editor
Feb 16 18
320 plays
3.
This quiz takes a broad look at the first 200 years of Australian Theatre after white settlement in 1788. Find out what's happened on stage down under! A little knowledge of famous plays and world history may be an advantage :-)
Average, 10 Qns, MikeMaster99, Oct 07 13
Average
MikeMaster99 gold member
1889 plays
4.
  The Richness of Melbourne Theatre - 10 questions - 4 mins
A tour of Melbourne's theatres and some of the city's more noteworthy productions
Average, 10 Qns, ClaudiaCat, Mar 18 17
Average
ClaudiaCat gold member
Mar 18 17
1008 plays
5.
  Theatre History - Naturalism great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a quiz on the theories and practice of theatre during the movement known as Naturalism. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, rj211, Feb 05 07
Tough
rj211 gold member
766 plays
6.
  Maddeningly Obscure Theatre History Trivia popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Years of studying theatre has filled my head with lots of useless information. I have confined the quiz to the 20th century.
Tough, 10 Qns, matriplex, Jun 19 21
Tough
matriplex
Jun 19 21
2571 plays
7.
  Who's Who in the Commedia dell'Arte popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Are you familiar with the origins and appearance of the various characters from the famous Commedia dell'Arte?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Mar 19 17
Average
Rowena8482
Mar 19 17
436 plays
8.
  From the Old Vic to London's South Bank. popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
The origins of the National Theatre of Great Britain and its difficult path to a permanent home on London's South Bank.
Tough, 15 Qns, Englizzie, Sep 25 19
Tough
Englizzie
Sep 25 19
501 plays
9.
  A Mouse at the London Palladium popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
You've heard of house mice and church mice. Well, I'm the theatre mouse, and I live under the stage at the London Palladium. You wouldn't believe some of the things I've seen.
Tough, 10 Qns, Christinap, Oct 28 11
Tough
Christinap
727 plays
10.
  Theatre History - 18th Century German popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a quiz on the theories and practice of theatre in 18th Century (and a little early 19th Century) Germany. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, rj211, Feb 05 07
Tough
rj211 gold member
339 plays
trivia question Quick Question
When did the Company finally move from the Old Vic Theatre to its new home on the South Bank?

From Quiz "From the Old Vic to London's South Bank."




11.
  Music Hall and Vaudeville - 10 questions - 5 mins
Music halls and vaudeville were a popular form of entertainment during the late 1800s and early 1900s. This quiz tests players' knowledge of these two subjects. Best of luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Triviaballer, Jul 22 09
Average
Triviaballer gold member
668 plays
12.
  Theatre History - Native American popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a quiz on Native American theatrical practices. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, rj211, Oct 30 09
Tough
rj211 gold member
429 plays
13.
  Theatre History - Romanticism - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a quiz on the theories and practice of theatre during the Romantic period. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, rj211, Feb 05 07
Tough
rj211 gold member
465 plays
14.
  Festive Festivals popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Southern Ontario has two first class Festival Theatre companies that perform every summer. They are the "Stratford Shakespeare Festival", and the "Shaw Festival" at Niagara-on-the-Lake. This quiz is about these two Festive Festivals.
Difficult, 10 Qns, JDavidM, Sep 30 14
Difficult
JDavidM
417 plays
15.
This is a quiz on the most influential or renowned actors and producers from the 19th Century. Enjoy!
Difficult, 10 Qns, rj211, Feb 05 07
Difficult
rj211 gold member
591 plays
16.
  Crash Course in Theatre History - 10 questions - 6 mins
So you think you know your theatre history? Here's a collection of trivia ranging from the Greeks to post WWII theatre. All questions are in chronological order, unless otherwise specified.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, ItalianEyes, Feb 05 07
Very Difficult
ItalianEyes
1194 plays
17.
  The History Of Theatre - 5 questions - 4 mins
I hope you enjoy this quiz. If you find something is wrong, please tell me. I'm doing this from memory. Good Luck.
Tough, 5 Qns, wanda6585, Aug 10 07
Tough
wanda6585
1654 plays
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