The Broadway Musical Quiz Book (Applause Books) (Paperback)

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The Broadway Musical Quiz Book includes nearly 80 quizzes on every aspect of the Broadway musical, including sections devoted to the careers of major Broadway stars, songwriters, directors, and producers, ranging from Ethel Merman to Stephen Sondheim. It also features thematic quizzes - such as musicals set in France, adaptations from literature, food and drink, British shows, references to sports, biographical shows, and jukebox musicals - and quizzes covering each decade from 1900 to the present. With over 700 shows mentioned, and over 1200 questions, The Broadway Musical Quiz Book is detailed and thorough: the answer section doesn't merely list the answers, it provides further information on the quizzes' subjects (and often on wrong answers, too ). The Broadway Musical Quiz Book is more than just a compendium of trivia; it's a anecdotal history of musical theatre, with something for everyone who loves The Great White Way.

About the Author


Laura Frankos (Chatsworth, CA) has written in the fields of mystery, science fiction, and fantasy. She holds degrees in history from UCLA and works as a children's librarian. From 2002 to 2004, she wrote Broadway trivia quizzes for the internet, which helped inspire the The Broadway Musicals Quiz Book.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781423492757
ISBN-10: 1423492757
Publisher: Applause Books
Publication Date: August 1st, 2010
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Applause Books