THTR-101G-M70-WORLD OF THEATRE Module 1-7 QUIZZES

OEDIPUS REX and Module 2 Quiz 1

Instructions

Select the correct answer based on the text of OEDIPUS REX and the lectures of Module 1

 

Question 1

1 / 1 pts

Art should only entertain us and never change the way we look at the world.

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

 

Question 2

1 / 1 pts

Choose the best definition for •representational art•.

 

The use of color and form in a non-realistic way to give meaning to a painting.

 

Correct!

 

Depiction of recognizable objects within the physical world of a painting.

 

 

Question 3

1 / 1 pts

A •catharsis• is best defined as:

 

An Aristotelian Dramatic Element.

 

 

The third act of a play.

 

 

Back ground information you need to know about the play.

 

Correct!

 

A release of emotional tension the audience might experience while watching a tragedy.

 

 

Question 4

0 / 1 pts

Which of these IS NOT a function of the chorus in the ancient Greek theatre?

 

To act as the voice of the playwrite.

 

You Answered

 

To add spectacle to the play by adding music and dance.

 

 

To ask the questions and make the comments an audience member might if they had the chance.

 

Correct Answer

 

To move the plot of the play along and to act as a gang of characters.

 

 

Question 5

0 / 1 pts

Based in the definition of climax -the moment in which the action and suspense rises to its highest point and after which nothing can be as it was before – which of these answers best describes the climax of OEDIPUS REX?

Correct Answer

 

Oedipus realizes he has killed his own father and married his mother and stabs his eyes out.

 

You Answered

 

Oedipus becomes king of Thebes and marries Jocasta.

 

 

Oedipus wonders the desert alone and blind.

 

 

Question 6

1 / 1 pts

According to the definition of “exposition” – background information or something that has happened before the real-time action of the play has begun – which of these would be the best example of exposition from OEDIPUS REX?

Correct!

 

Oedipus was born with a prophecy that he would kill his father and marry his mother.

 

 

Oedipus stabs his eyes out when he learns he has indeed murdered his own father.

 

 

Jocasta hangs herself.

 

 

Creon becomes king of Thebes.

 

 

Question 7

1 / 1 pts

Based on the definition of “inciting incident” from the lecture, what is the best example of the inciting incident in OEDIPUS REX? Remember that “inciting incident” is defined as the point in the story when the normal routine of the characters changes. ‘

 

Oedipus realizes he is the murderer of his own father.

 

 

Oedipus answers the riddle of the Sphinx.

 

 

Oedipus and Jocasta marry.

 

Correct!

 

Creon returns from the Oracle at Delphi saying that the murderer of Laius must be found and held accountable.

 

 

Question 8

1 / 1 pts

The playwrite of OEDIPUS REX is:

 

Aeschylus

 

Correct!

 

Sophocles

 

 

Socrates

 

 

Euripedes

 

 

Question 9

1 / 1 pts

According to the definitions of “comedy” and “tragedy,” is OEDIPUS REX a comedy or tragedy.

Correct!

 

traagedy

 

 

comedy

 

 

Question 10

0 / 1 pts

According to Aristotle’s definition of the “tragic hero,” as stated in the lecture, I can call Oedipus a tragic hero because… ( Read them all carefully before you choose the best answer.)

You Answered

 

Oedipus is a character from a Greek myth.

 

 

He is the “average guy next door” type of character.

Correct Answer

 

He is a king and ruler of men.

 

 

Oedipus dies a tragic death.

 

 

Question 11

1 / 1 pts

Theatre is which kind of art form?

 

Literary

 

 

Visual

 

Correct!

 

Performance

 

 

Question 12

1 / 1 pts

“What happens in the play or the events that occur during the play” This is the definition of:

 

Theme

 

 

Character

 

Correct!

 

Plot

 

 

Spectacle

 

 

Question 13

1 / 1 pts

According to my personal definition of art: “art attempts to communicate what it means to be…what?

 

beautiful

 

 

a part of nature

 

 

talented

 

Correct!

 

human

 

 

Question 14

1 / 1 pts

Abstract art tends to emphasize these things:

 

the human body and form

 

Correct!

 

mood and impression

 

 

sound and brightness.

 

 

the exact representation of natural forms and shapes

 

 

Question 15

1 / 1 pts

Which of these art forms is temporary – only occupies a specific space at a specific time.

Correct!

 

performing art

 

 

culinary art

 

 

literary art

 

 

visual art

 

 

Question 16

0 / 1 pts

The themes in plays are usually stated up front by the playwrite.

You Answered

 

True

 

Correct Answer

 

False

 

 

Question 17

1 / 1 pts

This man is identified as the first actor in the Greek theatre.

 

Sophocles

 

 

Sparticus

 

Correct!

 

Thespis

 

 

Aristotle

 

 

Question 18

0 / 1 pts

A Tragic Flaw is the moment when the normal routine of the characters change and the rising action of the play begins.

You Answered

 

True

 

Correct Answer

 

False

 

 

Question 19

1 / 1 pts

Greek drama was presented at a festival honoring this Greek god.

 

Demeter

 

 

Athena

 

 

Zeus

 

Correct!

 

Dionysis

 

 

Question 20

1 / 1 pts

Each playwrite at the City Dionysius presented 3 tragedies and 1 of this type of play:

 

melodrama

 

 

comedy

 

 

musical

 

Correct!

 

satyr play

 

Module 2 and HAMLET Quiz 2

Instructions

Choose the BEST answer for each question based on the text of HAMLET and the lectures of Module 2

 

Question 1

0 / 1 pts

In the Elizabethan theatre actors were considered respectable members of society.

You Answered

 

True

 

Correct Answer

 

False

 

 

Question 2

1 / 1 pts

In the end of HAMLET, who will now be the new king of Denmark?

 

HAMLET

 

 

Laertes

 

 

Claudius

 

Correct!

 

Fortinbras

 

 

Question 3

1 / 1 pts

Whose skull does Hamlet “know” in the graveyard scene in HAMLET?

 

King Lear

 

Correct!

 

Yorick

 

 

Laertes

 

 

Ophelia

 

 

Question 4

0 / 1 pts

In HAMLET, what is the name of the play the troupe of players have come to present to the King’s court?

You Answered

 

“The Play Within The Play”

Correct Answer

 

“The Mousetrap”

 

“Let’s Put Poison In His Ear”

 

“The King’s Folly”

 

Question 5

1 / 1 pts

According to the lecture, which if these is the best example of “exposition” in Hamlet?

 

Claudius reacts to the play within the play to reveal he is the killer.

 

 

Ophelia dies by drowning when she is rejected by Hamlet.

 

 

Gertrude drinks from the poisoned cup during the sword fight.

 

Correct!

 

We find out that Hamlet’s father was poisoned while he was sleeping in the garden.

 

 

Question 6

0 / 1 pts

In the climax of the play, Hamlet is killed by his former friend. Who is he?

Correct Answer

 

Laertes

 

 

Horatio

 

 

Polonius

 

You Answered

 

Claudius

 

 

Question 7

1 / 1 pts

Hamlet is often called Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy. According to the lecture why can we call Hamlet a tragedy?

Correct!

 

All of the above.

 

 

Hamlet is a prince and a leader of men.

 

 

HAMLET deals with themes of Universal human importance.

 

 

The play ends in death.

 

 

Question 8

1 / 1 pts

As one of the complications in the plot of Hamlet, Claudius sends for two of Hamlets friends from school and asks them to spy on Hamlet. Who are they?

Correct!

 

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

 

 

Marcellus and Bernardo

 

 

Voltemond and Cornelius

 

 

Francisco and Reynaldo

 

 

Question 9

1 / 1 pts

HAMLET is set in what country?

 

England

 

 

Norway

 

Correct!

 

Denmark

 

 

Italy

 

 

Question 10

0 / 1 pts

According to the class lectures, which of these statements best describes a possible “theme” in HAMLET?.

 

HAMLET is a play that argues against the sin of pride since the pride of the old king causes him to be unknowingly killed by his own son.

 

You Answered

 

HAMLET is a play what warns against the idea of young love since the young lovers in it both die.

 

 

HAMLET is a play that argues against war by showing the devastation war always brings upon a country.

 

Correct Answer

 

HAMLET is a play that argues against the idea of revenge since in shows the consequences a family suffers when a member seeks revenge against another member.

 

Question 11

0 / 1 pts

Which of these men is not an Elizabethan playwrite?

 

Ben Johnson

 

You Answered

 

William Shakespeare

 

Correct Answer

 

Henrik Ibsen

 

 

Thomas Kyd

 

 

Christopher Marlowe

 

 

Question 12

0 / 1 pts

In the Elizabethan period, performing plays for money was considered sinful.

Correct Answer

 

True

 

You Answered

 

False

 

 

Question 13

1 / 1 pts

In HAMLET, Ophelia is killed by her own brother, Laertes.

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

 

Question 14

0 / 1 pts

Elizabethan drama focused on human motivation and its complexity.

Correct Answer

 

True

 

You Answered

 

False

 

 

Question 15

1 / 1 pts

Professional Theatre companies in Elizabethan England sought out the patronage of these people to keep them in business.

 

carpenters

 

 

prostitutes

 

Correct!

 

noblemen

 

 

beggers

 

 

Question 16

0 / 1 pts

When the big religious dramas that were popular in the medieval period were outlawed, plays in Elizaabethan England became ___?

You Answered

 

anti-religious

 

 

funny

 

Correct Answer

 

secular

 

 

violent

 

 

Question 17

1 / 1 pts

In HAMLET, Ophelia is killed by her own brother, Laertes.

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

 

Question 18

1 / 1 pts

Elizabethan drama focused on human motivation and its complexity.

Correct!

 

True

 

 

False

 

 

Question 19

0 / 1 pts

When the big religious dramas that were popular in the medieval period were outlawed, plays in Elizaabethan England became ___?

You Answered

 

anti-religious

 

Correct Answer

 

secular

 

 

funny

 

 

violent

 

 

Question 20

1 / 1 pts

Shakespeare wrote only original plays. All of this plots were new and unique.

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

Quiz 3 The Collaborative Process

Instructions

Answer the question with the BEST choice based on the lecture on Module 3.

 

 

Question 1

1 / 1 pts

The most important trait for a director to possess is:

 

advanced acting skills

 

 

great research and analytical skills

 

Correct!

 

great communications skills

 

 

good drawing and painting skills

 

 

Question 2

1 / 1 pts

The director’s personal vision or metaphor for a script is called this. It is how a director sees a script that is different from how anyone else might see it.

 

director’s plot

 

 

blocking

 

Correct!

 

concept

 

 

director’s copyright

 

 

Question 3

1 / 1 pts

This member of the artistic team is part fashion designer/part psychologist.

 

sound designer

 

 

lighting designer

 

 

set designer

 

Correct!

 

costume designer

 

 

Question 4

1 / 1 pts

Costume design DOES NOT include wigs, hats and glasses. These things are props.

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

 

Question 5

1 / 1 pts

According to the lecture, this member of the artistic team i brings the playwrite’s vision to life.

 

stage manager

 

 

actor

 

 

producer

 

 

lighting designer

 

Correct!

 

director

 

 

Question 6

1 / 1 pts

The director of a play cannot change the time period or location of a play.

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

 

Question 7

1 / 1 pts

This theatrical professional runs all of the rehearsals and blocks the play.

 

actor

 

 

costume designer

 

 

stage manager

 

Correct!

 

director

 

 

Question 8

1 / 1 pts

According to the lecture, if you like or dislike a show, the credit or blame should go to this theatrical professional.

Correct!

 

director

 

 

costume designer

 

 

actors

 

 

set designer

 

 

Question 9

1 / 1 pts

The theatrical professional who illuminates the visual world of the play and sets the tone or mood of the play is the:

 

set designer

 

 

costume designer

 

 

sound designer

 

Correct!

 

lighting designer

 

 

Question 10

1 / 1 pts

A chart that shows the placement of lighting instruments to meet the needs of the play is called:

 

hanging list

 

 

lighting chart

 

Correct!

 

light plot

 

 

list of instruments

 

 

Question 11

1 / 1 pts

Sometimes, what a lighting designer doesn’t light is as important as what they do light.

Correct!

 

True

 

 

False

 

 

Question 12

1 / 1 pts

This theatre professional creates the plot, character and language for a play.

 

director

 

Correct!

 

playwrite

 

 

producer

 

 

actor

 

 

Question 13

1 / 1 pts

Which of these is not usually a way money can be raised by the producer of a Broadway play?

Correct!

 

money can be raised by a series of car washes

 

 

stock can be sold in a production

 

money can be invested by an individual investor

 

 

money can be invested by a producing organization

 

 

Question 14

1 / 1 pts

The Shubert Organization in New York is a “Producing organization” on Broadway. It is their job to:

Correct!

 

Raise the money to produce a play on Broadway.

 

 

Create the visual world for a play to happen within.

 

 

Create the “concept” for a play.

 

Build all of the sets for a Broadway play.

 

 

Question 15

1 / 1 pts

Play scripts and other texts that were published before 1923 in the United States are referred to as being “in” this:

Correct!

 

Public Domain

 

 

public usage

 

 

library of congress

 

 

public library

 

 

Question 16

1 / 1 pts

What is the one thing all of the artistic team members have in common as they begin to work on a play.

 

they all love the play

 

 

they all have beards and wear jeans and t-shirts

 

 

they all have the same education

 

Correct!

 

the script

 

 

Question 17

1 / 1 pts

Which of these IS NOT a skill or talent a member of the artistic team should have?

 

Interest in the collaborative process.

 

 

curiosity

 

 

strong imagination

 

Correct!

 

A theatrical professional should have ALL OF THE ABOVE.

 

 

advanced artistic abilities

 

 

stamina and discipline

 

 

Fascination with dramatic literature and the work of the actor

 

 

Question 18

1 / 1 pts

Sounds that occur with the telling of the story, like doorbells or phone rings are called this.

 

incidental sounds

 

 

underscoring

 

Correct!

 

environmental sounds

 

 

purposeful sounds

 

 

Question 19

1 / 1 pts

Which of these theatre professionals makes sure the set is built as the designer designed it?

 

stage manager

 

Correct!

 

technical director

 

 

house manager

 

 

carpenter

 

 

Question 20

1 / 1 pts

Blocking is the movement of the actor on the stage and is the job of the director to make it work.

Correct!

 

True

 

 

False

 

Quiz 4 A Doll’s House and Types of Theatres

Instructions

Choose the BEST answers from the Lectures in  Module 4 for the questions.

 

 

Question 1

1 / 1 pts

The playwrite of A DOLL’S HOUSE is:

Correct!

 

Henrik Ibsen

 

 

Anton Chekov

 

 

Oscar Wilde

 

 

Torvald Krammer

 

 

Question 2

1 / 1 pts

Choose the best definition below for the term “box set.”

 

An abstract setting with no walls, only platforms.

 

Correct!

 

A set that appears to be a realistic room with three walls and an implied fourth wall used in melodramas and realistic plays.

 

 

a box theatre with no real set, the stage stays the same for every play.

 

 

A small model of a set, built in a shoe box.

 

 

Question 3

1 / 1 pts

A theatre that allows the configuration between seating and stage to change is called this type of stage space.

 

really cool stage

 

Correct!

 

flexible stage

 

 

proscenium stage

 

 

arena stage

 

 

Question 4

1 / 1 pts

What is Torvald Helmer’s profession?

Correct!

 

He is (or soon will be) a bank manager.

 

 

He is a stock broker.

 

 

He is an undertaker.

 

 

He is a medical doctor

 

 

Question 5

1 / 1 pts

Mrs. Linde wants to be useful and secure in her life. What does she decide to do to gain security and usefulness?

 

Become a housekeeper for Nora and Torvald.

 

 

Goes back home to her village.

 

 

Gains employment as a seamstress in a shop.

 

Correct!

 

Agrees to marry Krongstad and look after he and his children.

 

 

Question 6

1 / 1 pts

A  is a play based on the concept that good will always triumph over evil.

Answer 1:

Correct!melodrama

 

Question 7

1 / 1 pts

A “stage type” in which the audience views the action of a play through a “picture frame” is called a …?

 

arena theatre

 

 

found theatre

 

 

thrust theatre

 

Correct!

 

proscenium arch theatre

 

 

Question 8

3 / 3 pts

“A Doll’s House” is usually considered to be a more realistic play then say “Hamlet” or “Oedipus”. Which of these elements of the play make it more realistic? Choose all that apply.

Correct!

 

The dialogue is not in poetic form, but is a more realistic reflection of how people spoke during the time period. time period

Correct!

 

The characters or regular people, not kings or princes.

 

Correct!

 

There is a lengthy description of a realistic setting for the play to use.

 

 

There is a still a chorus that speaks for the playwrite.

 

 

Question 9

1 / 1 pts

Norwegian playwrite Henrik Ibsen is said to have written “dramas of social protest.” during the 19th century. What social problems are under protest in “A Doll’s House?” Choose the best answer.

 

Social problems of the underclass or poor.

 

Correct!

 

Social problems of women.

 

 

Social problems of war.

 

 

Social problems of religious extremism.

 

 

Question 10

1 / 1 pts

Melodramas were only popular for a short period of time. You never see one performed today.

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

 

Question 11

1 / 1 pts

Realistic plays are written in verse form, usually iambic pentameter.

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

 

Question 12

1 / 1 pts

When Krongstad confronts Nora about the money she has borrowed, he says there is a “discrepancy” in the contract. What is this discrepansy?

Correct!

 

The signature of Nora’s father is dated three days after he died.

 

 

Torvald’s signature is obviously forged.

 

 

Rank’s signature is obviously forged.

 

 

Nora’s signature is obviously forged.

 

 

Question 13

1 / 1 pts

What does Nora ask Torvald to give her for Christmas?

 

A pair of Jimmy Choo shoes.

 

Correct!

 

money

 

 

jewelry

 

 

A new dress.

 

 

Question 14

1 / 1 pts

This is the traditional type of theatre that allows the audience to see the action onstage through a “picture frame.”

 

Thrust stage

 

 

Theatre in the round

 

Correct!

 

Proscenium stage

 

 

Found Space

 

 

Question 15

1 / 1 pts

Nora does this type of dance for Torvald.

 

Ballet

 

 

Tango

 

 

Salsa

 

Correct!

 

Tarantella

 

 

Question 16

1 / 1 pts

“Stage Directions” are from this point of view onstage.

 

From the audiences point of view

 

Correct!

 

from actor’s point of view on stage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question 17

1 / 1 pts

This director and theatre activist thought that every play should be able to be produced on a different stage space.

 

Shakespeare

 

Correct!

 

Antonin Artaud,

 

 

Torvald Helmer

 

 

Henrik Insen

 

 

Question 18

1 / 1 pts

“A Dolls House” ends with a happy ending in which Nora and Torvald reunite,

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

Quiz Score: 20 out of 20

 

Quiz 5 Acting and the Actor

 

 

Question 1

1 / 1 pts

This 19th Century American actor was known for playing Hamlet and for the fact that his brother, also an actor, killed Abraham Lincoln.

 

Booth Powers

 

 

John Wilkes Booth

 

Correct!

 

Edwin Booth

 

 

Brutus Junius Booth

 

 

Question 2

1 / 1 pts

Actors in the Greek theatre and later in Commedia Del Arts have his in common.

 

Both traveled in troupes of actors and in wagons.

 

 

Actors in both periods worked for realism in their performances.

 

 

No women were seen onstage in either period.

 

Correct!

 

In both periods actors wore masks.

 

 

Question 3

5 / 10 pts

Match these acting teachers and actors with best description.

Correct!

Constantine Stanislavsky

 

Russian businessman who became an actor/director and created a series of exercises to train actors to find a “believable truth” in a character.

You Answered

Stella Adler

 

One of the first AMerican actors to be trained in the “method” style. Stars in “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “On The Waterfront.”

 

 

Correct Answer

Founder of The Group Theatre who advocated for actors to use their imagination rather than personal history to create a character.

You Answered

Lee Strasberg

 

Modern playwrite and screenwriter who founded The Atlantic Theatre Company and things “The Method” is obsolete.

 

 

Correct Answer

Founder of The Group Theatre who advocated building a character from personal emotion and “inner life.” Disagreed with Adler

You Answered

David Mamet

 

Modern actor who helped found the Atlantic Theatre Company and believes the word on the page, not the actor’s inner life, is the most important thing to use for building a character.

 

 

Correct Answer

Modern playwrite and screenwriter who founded The Atlantic Theatre Company and things “The Method” is obsolete.

Correct!

Marlon Brando

 

One of the first AMerican actors to be trained in the “method” style. Stars in “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “On The Waterfront.”

Correct!

Ellen Burystn

 

Modern actress who is co-president of the Actors Studio

Correct!

Moscow Arts Theatre

 

Theatre is Russia, founded by Stanislavsky.

Correct!

The Method

 

The style of acting developed by Stanislavsky and brought to America by the Group Theatre.

You Answered

William H. Macy

 

Modern playwrite and screenwriter who founded The Atlantic Theatre Company and things “The Method” is obsolete.

 

 

Correct Answer

Modern actor who helped found The Atlantic Theatre Company and believes the word on the page, not the actor’s inner life is the most important thing to use for building a character.

You Answered

The Atlantic Theatre Company

 

School founded by Mamet and Macy to teach modern actor

 

 

Correct Answer

Modern acting school founded by an a

Other Incorrect Match Options:

  • School founded by Mamet and Macy to teach modern actor
  • Modern actor who helped found the Atlantic Theatre Company and believes the word on the page, not the actor’s inner life, is the most important thing to use for building a character.

 

Question 4

4 / 4 pts

Match these characters in Commedia Del’Arte with their description.

Correct!

Pantalone

 

miserly old man dressed in red

Correct!

Capitano

 

cowardly soldier who carries a sword

Correct!

Dottore

 

PhD who thinks he is smarter than he is, wears black

Correct!

Harlequin

 

Smart servant who carries a slapstick

 

Question 5

1 / 1 pts

Vocal power and agility , not believability, are prized assests of modern actors.

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

 

Question 6

1 / 1 pts

Acting in the Greek theatre was very informal.

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

 

Question 7

1 / 1 pts

In the Elizabethan period, actors were respected members of society.

 

True

 

Correct!

 

False

 

 

Question 8

1 / 1 pts

This style of acting was used in Commedia del Arte and has no complete script but instead is “spur of the moment.”  Created by the actors using their “steroetypical character” skills

Correct!

 

Improvisation

 

 

Realistic acting

 

 

From the gut acting

 

 

Method acting

 

Quiz Score: 18 out of 20

 

American Realism and Fences Quiz 6

Instructions

Answer each question based on the play script not the movie version of FENCES. They are different. I will come back in and grade the matching question after everyone has taken the quiz so your grade will change.

 

Question 1

2 / 2 pts

The playwrite of FENCES is

 

Neil Simon

 

Correct!

 

August Wilson

 

 

Lanford Wilson

 

 

Tennessee Williams

 

 

Question 2

2 / 2 pts

In FENCES, this is Troy’s profession.

 

university professor

 

 

bank president

 

 

janitor

 

Correct!

 

garbage man

 

 

Question 3

12 / 14 pts

Match the character from FENCES with the description that best fits them.

Correct!

Bono

 

Troy’s drinking buddy and friend from work.

Correct!

Rose

 

Troy’s wife.

You Answered

Alberta

 

The woman with whom Troy is having an affair.

 

 

Correct Answer

Correct!

Cory

 

Troy’s teenage son whom he refused to let play football.

Correct!

Gabriel

 

Troy’s brother who was hurt in World War II.

Correct!

Raynelle

 

Troy’s illegitimate daughter.

Correct!

Lyon

 

Troy’s older son who wants to borrow money.

Other Incorrect Match Options:

  • The woman with whom Troy is having an affair.

 

Question 4

2 / 2 pts

Who played Troy on Broadway and and the film version?

 

Brad Pitt

 

 

Samuel L. Jackson

 

 

Morgan Freeman

 

Correct!

 

Denzel Washington

 

Quiz Score: 18 out of 20

 

Quiz 7 Musical Theatre

 

Question 1

1 / 1 pts

Broadway became known as “The Big White Way” because…

 

In 1859, Thomas Edison invented a white spot light that was aimed at the street of Broadway to light the playgoers way.

 

 

Unfortunately, Broadway was segregated and only white actors were allowed onstage.

 

Correct!

 

Because colored lights burned out too quickly, the colored lights in the electric signs that advertised shows were replaced with white lights.

 

 

In the late 1800’s all of the theatres in the district were whitewashed by one industrious young man.

 

 

Question 2

2 / 2 pts

In a musical, the _________ refers the the words the performers speak and the _________ refers to the words the performers sing.

Correct!

 

book and lyrics

 

 

lyrics and book

 

 

No answer text provided.

 

 

No answer text provided.

 

 

Question 3

1 / 1 pts

According to the lecture, Broadway is a network of how many professional theatres in New York City?

 

120

 

 

75

 

 

3

 

Correct!

 

40

 

 

Question 4

1 / 1 pts

According to the lecture, who wrote the first true American musical?

 

Steven Sondheim

 

 

Oscar Hammerstien

 

Correct!

 

George M. Cohan

 

 

Andrew Lloyd Weber

 

 

Question 5

1 / 1 pts

The musical OKLAHOMA is basaed on a novel called.

Correct!

 

Green Grow the Lilacs.

 

 

O K L A H O M A

 

 

The Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plain

 

 

The Farmer and the Cowman Should be Friends.

 

 

Question 6

1 / 1 pts

During 2006 – 2007, Broadway theatres sold how many tickets?

 

1 million

 

Correct!

 

12 million

 

 

120,000

 

 

275

 

 

Question 7

0.25 / 1 pts

Which of the following musicals would you rather see on Broadway? (Every answer is correct, choose your favorite.)

Correct Answer

 

OKLAHOMA

 

Correct Answer

 

WEST SIDE STORY

 

Correct Answer

 

SPRING AWAKENING

 

Correct!

 

SHOW BOAT

 

 

Question 8

1 / 1 pts

According to the lecture, the Broadway musical combines song, dance and ________?

 

costumes

 

 

sets

 

Correct!

 

the spoken word

 

 

square dance

 

 

Question 9

1 / 1 pts

Who wrote the music and lyrics for OKLAHOMA?

 

Abbott and Costello

 

 

Sondheim and Foster

 

 

Coffman and Hart

 

Correct!

 

Rogers and Hammerstein

 

 

Question 10

1 / 1 pts

A musical that exists entirely of singing is called…

 

a play with music

 

 

musical comedy

 

 

musical drama

 

Correct!

 

opera

 

 

Question 11

1 / 1 pts

In 2006, this show became the longest running Broadway musical ever.

Correct!

 

Phantom of the Opera

 

 

West Side Story

 

 

Oklahoma

 

 

Cats

 

 

Question 12

1 / 1 pts

The musical WEST SIDE STORY is based on this play by Shakespeare.

 

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE.

 

 

OTHELLO

 

 

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

 

Correct!

 

ROMEO AND JULIET

 

 

Question 13

1 / 1 pts

The names of the two rival gangs in WEST SIDE STORY are:

Correct!

 

the Sharks and the Jets

 

 

Capulets and Montagues

 

 

PuertoRicans and Yankees

 

 

The Lions and West Side Riots

 

 

Question 14

1 / 1 pts

The first big musical production to successfully combine music with dialogue and characters was this…

 

Rent

 

 

Cats

 

 

Oklahoma

 

Correct!

 

Show Boat

 

 

Question 15

1 / 1 pts

According to the lecture, the musical SHOWBOAT is about a show boat on the Mississippi RIver called:

 

the Mark Twain

 

 

the Mississippi Queen

 

Correct!

 

the Cotton Blossom

 

 

the Scarlett O’Hara

 

 

Question 16

1 / 1 pts

SPRING AWAKENING is this genre of musical. . .

 

opera

 

 

operetta

 

Correct!

 

rock musical

 

 

musical comedy

 

 

Question 17

1 / 1 pts

The first long running Broadway musical was produced in 1857. It was called.

Correct!

 

The Elves

 

 

The Wolves

 

 

The Fairies

 

 

The Carpetbaggers

 

 

Question 18

1 / 1 pts

The lyrics for WEST SIDE STORY were written by…

 

OScar Hammerstein

 

Correct!

 

Stephen Sondheim

 

 

Richard Rogers

 

 

William Shakespeare

 

 

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