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Our Final April Quiz By Peter Filichia

We’re nearing the finish line of April – also known as National Quiz Month. That’s why I’ve been spending the last three Tuesdays – and this one, too – giving you a quiz that asks you to identify lines and lyrics from various Broadway and off-Broadway musicals. Last week, the quiz centered on relatives. Scoring […]

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Another April Quiz By Peter Filichia

By now, faithful readers have learned that April is National Quiz Month. That’s why I’ve been spending each Tuesday of the month giving you a quiz that asks you to identify lines and lyrics from various Broadway and off-Broadway musicals. Before we get to this week’s quiz, let’s give credit to Fred Abramowitz, Steve Bell, […]

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April Is National Quiz Month! By Peter Filichia

As we established last week, April is National Quiz Month. As a result, we’re spending each Tuesday of the month seeing if you can recognize lines and lyrics from various Broadway and off-Broadway musicals. Before we get to this week’s quiz, here are the answers from last week’s quiz, which asked you to identify lines […]

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April Is National Quiz Month! By Peter Filichia

Did you know that April is National Quiz Month? And in that spirit, we’re going to make what T.S. (Cats) Eliot called “the cruelest month” happier with some happy-go-lucky quizzes. For this Tuesday and the other three during this rainy month, you’ll be given a plethora of quotations that are lyrics or lines found on […]

Peter Filichia is the theater critic emeritus for the Star-Ledger in Newark, New Jersey and News 12 New Jersey.

He is a columnist each Friday for www.mtishows.com and www.kritzerland.com.

Filichia is the author of Let’s Put on a Musical, now in its third printing; Broadway Musicals: The Biggest Hit of the Season / The Biggest Flop of the Season and Broadway Musical MVPs 1960-2010: The Most Valuable Players of the Last 50 Seasons. His new book, Strippers, Showgirls, and Sharks will be published in May, 2013 by St. Martin’s Press.

He has been a columnist for Playbill, Theater.com, Theatermania and Theater Week.

Before joining the Theatre World Awards in 1996 as host and head of the selection committee, Filichia served four terms as president of the Drama Desk. He has served on an assessment panel for the National Endowment for the Arts, and is currently critic-in-residence for the University of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music and the musical theater judge for the ASCAP Awards program.