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

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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?

Singin' In The Rain, Gene Kelly, movies/tv
The Book of Mormon

2 of 13An "off-off broadway" show means that ______.

broadway, new york, pop culture
a revival of "Showboat"
productions that take place overseas
it is very experimental, very new, usually in small or informal venues

3 of 13When someone is on “standby” that means they are _____.

musical, theatre, broadway, Music
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"?

movies/tv, High School Musical
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"?

spamalot, musical, theatre, Music
Re-doing the dance number later in the musical
When a show brings back an character from the dead
When an old show is produced on Broadway again

6 of 13When two actors are in a "showmance" it means they are _____.

Sound of Music, Musicals, movies/tv, Music
20th Century Fox
in a relationship that usually only goes until the end of the show
singing a love song together
are best friends outside of theatre

7 of 13What is a "cue"?

West Side Story
A stage door
A command given to technical departments
A writer of a play of musical

8 of 13The "pit" refers to ______.

New Line Cinema
the backstage room
the main spotlight on stage
the lower area for the orchestra pit

9 of 13If you are given the stage direction to go downstage that means ______.

dancing, musical, culture
away from the audience
towards the audience
off the curtain

10 of 13What is the "green room"?

Mary Poppins
A room where the performers wait
A lighting kit
A type of dance

11 of 13What does "typecast" mean?

celebs, theatre, broadway
When everyone gets the role they want
Appropriating someones appearance through casting
When you forget who someone is

12 of 13Hell Week refers to _____.

culture, hamilton, theatre
Script Reading Week
Tech Week
Finals Week

13 of 13What is the "striking"?

musical, theatre, Music
Taking turns practicing your dance moves
Learning different accents
After the last performance, when you tear down the set and return costumes
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