The 70th Tony Awards by GersonA

Champion(s):

CorriereC
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Runner(s)-Up:

Rebecca


Quiz Description

A quiz about last night's Tony Awards. You don't have to have watched the ceremony to do well on this, though it might help. A good knowledge of theatre should suffice on most of the questions. And no, unlike the ceremony, this quiz will not revolve around Hamilton.

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Questions:

Before getting his own talk show, James Corden, the host of the ceremony, was previously known for a guest role as Craig Owens on Doctor Who and for his role in the 2015 film Into the Woods. What was this role?

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The Baker

She Loves Me, which was nominated for 8 awards and won Best Scenic Design, was based on the 1937 Hungarian play Parfumerie by Miklos Laszlo. In addition to She Loves Me, this play has been adapted 3 other times. By far the most famous is what 1998 romance film?

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You've Got Mail

Two Arthur Miller revivals were nominated for Tonys: The Crucible and what other, set in an Italian-American neighborhood in New York?

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A View from the Bridge

Although it didn't win any awards, one of the most innovative shows this year was a revival of what 2006 musical, which featured both Deaf and hearing actors performing in American Sign Language?

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Spring Awakening

The music for the musical Waitress, which received four nominations (among them Best Original Score) was written by what pop singer-songwriter, known for her albums Little Voice and The Blessed Unrest? This was her first time writing a musical.

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Sara Bareilles

Which musical managed to earn a Tony nomination despite only running for 39 performances? It was based on the children's book of the same name by Natalie Babbitt.

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Tuck Everlasting

Best Leading Actor nominee Alex Brightman, along with several of his castmates, was one of the first acts to perform at the Tony Awards. Brightman was playing the role of Dewey Finn, a role more well-known for being played, in a different format, by whom?

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Jack Black

What Michael Frayn play, nominated for Best Revival of a Play, was named for the stage direction indicating sounds coming from offstage?

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Noises Off

After Hamilton, the biggest-winning musical was a revival of a 2005 musical based on a novel about African-American women in the South. Who wrote this novel?

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Alice Walker

The biggest winner at the Tonys other than Hamilton was what Stephen Karam play that takes place in a Manhattan apartment? It won four Tonys, including Best Play, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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The Humans

The musical On Your Feet, appropriately nominated for Best Choreography, is a jukebox musical based upon the music of which Cuban-fusion artist popular in the late 1980s?

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Gloria Estefan

What musical, nominated for 10 Tony Awards but winning none, has the subtitle, "Or, the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All that Followed?"

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Shuffle Along