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Mama Mia!

A quiz about well-known musicals, their composers and their songs. 20 Questions.

 
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1

Match the musical to its composer

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Left

  • Hair
  • West Side Story
  • Evita
  • Guys and Dolls

Right

  • Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Frank Loesser
  • Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim
  • James Rado and Gerome Ragni

2

Name the musical that was composed in 1980 by the French composer Claude-Michel Schönberg based on a story by Victor Hugo.

  • Les Miserables
  • Moulin Rouge
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame

3

"Some Enchanted Evening," "Happy Talk", "Younger than Springtime" and "I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy" are all songs from which musical?

  • Me and My Girl
  • South Pacific
  • The Sound of Music

4

"Edelweiss", "My Favorite Things", "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" and "Do-Re-Mi" are all from?

  • The Sound of Music
  • The King and I
  • Beauty and the Beast

5

Which musical is based on Shakespeare's “Romeo and Juliet”?

  • Blood Brothers
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • West Side Story

6

Place these musicals in the order they were first staged, earliest first.

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  • West Side Story
  • Hair
  • Cabaret
  • Evita

7

Match the song to the musical

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Left

  • Les Miserables
  • Phantom of the Opera
  • Hair
  • Jesus Christ Superstar

Right

  • Do You Hear the People Sing?
  • I Don't Know How to Love Him
  • Where Do I Go?
  • The Music of the Night

8

"What a piece of work is a man" is a song inspired by a speech in Shakespeare's “Hamlet.” In which musical does it appear?

  • West Side Story
  • Hair
  • Me and My Girl

9

Which long running musical is based on the fictional memoir “Tevye and his Daughters”?

  • Miss Saigon
  • The Belle of New York
  • Fiddler on the Roof 

10

Which musical is an adaptation of Puccini's opera, “Madame Butterfly”?

  • A Chorus Line
  • Miss Saigon
  • Hello, Dolly!

11

Which musical, in which the actors perform wearing roller skates, is one of the longest running productions in West End history?

  • Starlight Express
  • We Will Rock You
  • Cats

12

Name the opera based on the songs of the Swedish group “Abba”

  • We Will Rock You,
  • Oh! Calcutta!
  • Mama Mia!

13

The film version of this musical starred John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.

  • Saturday Night Fever
  • Me and My Girl
  • Grease

14

Which musical focuses on Tony Manero, a Brooklyn youth, and his growing relationship with Stephanie Mangano?

  • Saturday Night Fever 
  • Grease
  • A Chorus Line

15

Which musical has the well-known song "Memory" as its the climax?

  • Rent
  • Chicago
  • Cats

16

Which musical, with 6,137 performances, was the longest-running in Broadway history, until beaten by “Cats”? 

  • Miss Saigon
  • A Chorus Line
  • Carousel

17

Which 1997 show, based on a Walt Disney film, has music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice?

  • The Lion King
  • Evita
  • Cabaret

18

Which 1980 production, with music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin, won the 1981 Tony Award and the 1984 Olivier Award?

  • West Side Story
  • South Pacific
  • 42nd Street

19

Which 1945 show includes the hit songs “If I Loved You,” “June Is Bustin' Out All Over” and “You'll Never Walk Alone”? 

  • Carousel
  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • Oklahoma!

20

Which 1973 Oscar-nominated film adaptation starred Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson, who were nominated for two 1974 Golden Globe Awards for their portrayals?

  • Blood Brothers
  • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Hair

 

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