Musical Roots

  • Which play by George Bernard Shaw was the basis for My Fair Lady?

  • Who wrote Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, which on stage became just Cats?

  • Romeo and Juliet was updated as which New York musical?

  • Who wrote the story of the Trapp Family Singers, the basis for The Sound of Music?

  • Which musical relocated Madame Butterfly from Japan to Vietnam?

  • Which jukebox musical is based on the songs of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons?

  • Which musical is drawn from The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West?

  • Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood was the basis of which Oscar winning musical?

  • Kiss Me Kate was based on which of Shakespeare's plays?

  • Tevye and his Daughters, about a Jewish family in Tsarist Russia, became which musical?

Pygmalion
TS Eliot
West Side Story
Maria von Trapp
Miss Saigon
Jersey Boys
Wicked
Cabaret
The Taming of the Shrew
Fiddler on the Roof

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