Subject: MUSICALS

(e.g., In which musical are the songs "Mathilde," "Amsterdam" and "Madeleine"? Answer: "Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.")

Freshman Level

1. What is the name of Fantine's illegitimate child in "Les Miserables"?

2. This musical focuses on the Kit Kat Klub.

3. In which musical are the characters Demeter, Asparagus, Victoria and Jemima?

Graduate Level

4. What is the name of the beautiful soprano in "The Phantom of the Opera"?

5. In which musical is a widow named Anna Leonowens a principal character?

6. Which musical is about petty criminals in New York City in the late 1940s?

Ph.D. Level

7. Which character sang "Bali Ha'i" in "South Pacific"?

8. What is the name of the boat in "Show Boat"?

9. Which popular musical is based on the 1930 play "Green Grow the Lilacs"?

Answers:

1. Cosette.

2. "Cabaret."

3. "Cats."

4. Christine Daae.

5. "The King and I."

6. "Guys and Dolls."

7. Bloody Mary.

8. Cotton Blossom.

9. "Oklahoma!"

facts of the day