I thought I'd take this opportunity to do a little spring cleaning. I'll share an email, the answers to the last several contests, and last month's poll results.
D. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
(Tuesday) 2. Jessica Phillips, star of LEAP OF FAITH, has appeared on Broadway in all of the following shows EXCEPT:
A. next to normal
B. The Scarlet Pimpernel
C. The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim
D. Priscilla Queen of the Desert
(Wednesday) 3. Alan Menken composed the score for which musical last season?
A. Sister Act
B. Catch Me If You Can
C. Priscilla Queen of the Desert
D. The People in the Picture
(Thursday) 4. Leap of Faith is based on a documentary about faith healers travelling in the American South.
(Friday) 5. Christopher Ashley, director of Leap of Faith, also directed all of the following on Broadway EXCEPT:
A. All Shook Up
A. True (ALW: The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita; TR: The Lion King, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita)
(Tuesday) 2. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice collaborated on all of the following EXCEPT:
A. AIDA - Tim Rice provided lyrics to Elton John's music
B. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
D. The Wizard of Oz
(Wednesday) 3. All of the following Biblical figures have their name in a song title in Jesus Christ Superstar EXCEPT:
A. Jesus of Nazareth
B. Judas Iscariot
C. Mary Magdalene
D. Simon Zealots
(Thursday) 4. Des McAnuff has directed all of the following shows on Broadway, EXCEPT:
A. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
B. The Who's Tommy
C. Jersey Boys
D. Titanic: The Musical
(Friday) 5. This revival of Jesus Christ Superstar originated:
A. in New York.
B. in Canada.
C. in London.
D. in Australia.
THE NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT CONTEST
The Winners: D.Q. from Brooklyn. NY and M.B. from Stockholm, NJ
The Questions and Answers:
(Monday) 1. Which Gershwin classic in the NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT songbook contains this lyric: "You like 'potato' and I like 'po-tah-to', You like 'tomato and I like 'to-mah-to'. 'Potato' - 'po-tah-to,' 'tomato' - 'to-mah-to'"?
A. "Someone to Watch Over Me"
C. "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off"
D. "But Not For Me"
(Tuesday) 2. According to her cast biography, co-star Estelle Parsons won an Oscar for her performance in:
A. Bonnie and Clyde
B. Miss Margarita's Way
C. August: Osage County
D. Good People
(Wednesday) 3. Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse wrote the original material that NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT is based upon. They also provided the original material for which other currently running show?
A. The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
B. Anything Goes
(Thursday) 4. How many Tony Awards has Matthew Broderick, star of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, won?
(Friday) 5. Kelli O'Hara (co-star) and Kathleen Marshall (director/choreographer) of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT have worked together previously on which Broadway show?
A. Anything Goes
B. The Light in the Piazza
C. South Pacific
D. The Pajama Game
- 56.7% - Once
- 43.3% - Disney's Newsies
- 23.3% - Ghost: The Musical
- 20.0% - Nice Work If You Can Get It
- 16.7% - Leap of Faith
- 3.3% - Not interested in any of these shows