May 2009 Quiz
following Musical Theatre questions dealing with names of songs/shows.
1. Name the
original name of Dick & Oscar's first stage success.
2. Before Louis
Armstrong had a hit with the 2nd title tune this show had a different name.
What was it?
A DAMNED EXASPERATING WOMAN
3. Before Miss L
used it to teach Mongut's brood, this tune had a different title in a different
show. Name the first title and first show.
Suddenly Lucky in SOUTH PACIFIC
4. Although he
had a Fine marriage, this fast talker had a real name much longer than his stage
name. Please give both.
Kaye / David Daniel Kaminsky (Kaminski)
5. Before it was
about equines who like mud, etc , this triplicate tune had another name &
lyrics. What was it and what did it become?
Corned Tune / Fugue For Tinhorns
6. Give two
earlier titles of the award winning Lenny/Steve/Arthur triumph.
Side Story / Gangway
7. This Tony
award winning female choreographer was married to a dancer/performer. Who were H
Tamiris and Daniel Nagrin
8. Before Ms
Hovick sang it in a Chinese restaurant, this tune was featured in a TV musical,
albeit with different lyrics. Name both variations.
Never Get away From Me / I'm In Pursuit of Happiness
9. It was a song
of Hope, later used by three WPA witches. What are the two versions of this
Me Savage / Double Bubble
10. Early on she
cut the ?zim? but kept her vim. Who was this brassy dame?
11. Ms Channing
did a silent film era flop with two working titles. What were they?
DELILAH / THE VAMP
12. This tune
was cut from a sassy musical (but used as background music in the Italian film
star scene) then resurrected with Swedish & English lyrics for a three-ring
musical. Name both versions of the song.
Makes Such Fools Of Us All / When Did You Know
13. This musical
had two names but the Abominable Showman pulled the plug in previews. Name the
titles of this show that went capote.
GOLIGHTLY / BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S
14. Two songs
share the same tune but different lyrics & titles in this Holmes-ian musical
mystery. What are they?
Settling Up The Score / Don't Quit While You're Ahead
15. This song
was Golden in London in 1968, then new lyrics came for a show that would ?close
a little faster? in 1983. Name both titles.
Became of Me? / Dance A Little Closer
16. This song
title was used for two different tunes/lyrics for two different shows by the
same composer, bock to bock. First was a show about a reformer, second was about
lonely hearts. Name the song title.
17. This song
started out for Eliza, was cut and used later for Gigi. What's the song.
Prayer For Me Tonight
18. He was on
Broadway before that flight to Rio with Miss R., what was his real name and
Astaire / Fred Austerlitz
19. This curly-maned
musical star took her father's first name as her theatrical surname. Who is this
girl from Ozone Park?
Bernadette Lazzara (Peters)
20. The only theatre on
Broadway named for a caricaturist, it was previously named for a vaudeville
theater owner. Name both theater names.
Martin Beck /