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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?

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

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