Quiz: Can You Answer 13 Questions Every Theatre Geek Should Know?

Kristin Chenoweth, theatre, culture

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Things that all theatre geeks know to be true! The ultimate true theatre nerd quiz, now see if you know the true meaning of "theatre geek"!

 Sep 23, 2016
1 of 13"Defying Gravity" is from what famous musical?
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The Book of Mormon
2 of 13An "off-off broadway" show means that ______.
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a revival of "Showboat"
it is very experimental, very new, usually in small or informal venues
productions that take place overseas
3 of 13When someone is on “standby” that means they are _____.
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getting "cheap" tickets at a show
standing in the back of the theater to watch the show
studying a role so they can replace the regular performer when required
4 of 13What is a "callback"?
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When someone makes an annoucement on stage
The second audition after the preliminary one
The call you get from friends/family after losing an audition
5 of 13What type of show is a "revival"?
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When a show brings back an character from the dead
When an old show is produced on Broadway again
Re-doing the dance number later in the musical
6 of 13When two actors are in a "showmance" it means they are _____.
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20th Century Fox
are best friends outside of theatre
in a relationship that usually only goes until the end of the show
singing a love song together
7 of 13What is a "cue"?
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A command given to technical departments
A writer of a play of musical
A stage door
8 of 13The "pit" refers to ______.
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New Line Cinema
the lower area for the orchestra pit
the main spotlight on stage
the backstage room
9 of 13If you are given the stage direction to go downstage that means ______.
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away from the audience
off the curtain
towards the audience
10 of 13What is the "green room"?
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A room where the performers wait
A lighting kit
A type of dance
11 of 13What does "typecast" mean?
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When you forget who someone is
When everyone gets the role they want
Appropriating someones appearance through casting
12 of 13Hell Week refers to _____.
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Script Reading Week
Tech Week
Finals Week
13 of 13What is the "striking"?
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Learning different accents
After the last performance, when you tear down the set and return costumes
Taking turns practicing your dance moves
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