Free Quiz Questions about theatre. Most of the questions here are to do with musicals and so on. See art and literature questions for more 'brainy' stuff about Shakespeare, etc.

  1. What is the world record number of aerial somersaults performed by a trapeze artist before being successfully caught by the bloke on the other trapeze?

    4 somersaults

  2. Which incredibly successful composer wrote the music for the musicals Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar?

    Andrew Lloyd Webber

  3. In the tradition of the theatre, is it bad luck or good luck to open a new show on a Friday?

    Bad luck

  4. Which stage musical, written by the blokes out of ABBA has the same name as a board game?

    Chess

  5. Which fairy story, originally written by a Frenchman, is the most-performed Pantomime in Britain today?

    Cinderella

  6. Who played The Elephant Man on Broadway in 1990? Mick Jagger or David Bowie?

    David Bowie

  7. Which musical featured the song “Don’t cry for me Argentina”

    Evita

  8. Which famous Andrew Lloyd Webber musical includes the song 'Oh What A Circus'?

    Evita

  9. Which Andrew Lloyd Webber musical includes the song I Don’t Know How To Love Him?

    Jesus Christ Superstar

  10. The song `New York, New York` is from which Leonard Bernstein musical?`

    On The Town`

  11. Which Opera House does the Phantom of the Opera haunt in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical The Phantom of The Opera+A5551: London, Paris or Rome?

    Paris

  12. In theatrical tradition, is it bad luck to use real flower or fake flowers on stage?

    Real flowers are bad luck

  13. Before Swedish actors go on stage, what do they do for a dose of good luck? Do they kick someone else up the arse or do they get someone to kick them in the arse?

    Someone kicks them.

  14. What was the name of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical on rollerskateswhich ran in London's West End for more than 18 years and 7000 performances?

    Starlight Express

  15. What is the name of the feminist theatre production written by Eve Ensler which has now been performed in more than 75 countries?

    The Vagina Monologues


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