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Pop Quiz


  1. Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II all attended the same college. Which was it?
    New York University
    Columbia University
    The Julliard School
    Princeton University

  2. Which musical was Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's first collaboration?
    Babes in Arms
    Pal Joey
    Poor Little Ritz Girl
    I Married an Angel

  3. Which Rodgers and Hart musical was originally written as a film only to be abandoned by MGM, who then bought the film rights back after it became a hit on Broadway?
    Love Me Tonight
    Babes in Arms
    On Your Toes
    I Married an Angel

  4. Which Rodgers and Hammerstein musical was the first musical for which an original cast album was recorded?
    South Pacific
    State Fair

  5. Who starred in the original television production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella?
    Julie Andrews
    Lesley Ann Warren
    Mary Martin
    Whitney Houston

  6. In The King and I, when does Anna "Whistle a Happy Tune?"
    Whenever something wonderful happens
    When she falls in love
    While she works
    Whenever she feels afraid

  7. Which actress auditioned for the lead role in the 1958 film version of South Pacific, but lost to Mitzi Gaynor?
    Shirley Jones
    Gloria Grahame
    Elizabeth Taylor
    Deborah Kerr

  8. How many Academy Awards did the partnership of Rodgers and Hammerstein win over the years?

  9. For which television production did Richard Rodgers win an Emmy?
    Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella
    Victory at Sea
    Ghost Town
    The Valiant Years

  10. After Oscar Hammerstein's death in 1960, Richard Rodgers continued to write, both solo and in collaboration with lyricists. With whom did he collaborate on 1965's "Do I Hear a Waltz?"
    Stephen Sondheim
    Tony Rice
    Bernie Taupin
    Raymond Jessel