Theater Trivia November 2011

Date:Nov 15, 2011 Time: Price: Location: Playwright:

• It seems as if more and more movies are being made into plays and/or musicals. Once it was the other way around. Name the first play made into a film (now lost).

Hamlet, 1907

• His show broke the house record at the Broadhurst Theater, earning more than $1 million even before it officially opened on Nov. 10. Who is he?  For a bonus: What/Who held the previous record?

Hugh Jackman: The Merchant of Venice, with Al Pacino, last year.

• She received a Tony nomination of her performance in Born Yesterday earlier this year and now is a smash hit in Venus in Fur. What is her name?

Nina Arianda.