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Can you name the musical from the book, movie, etc that it was based on?
Quiz Updated Mar 26, 2012
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'Year' denotes year the musical first appeared on Broadway. One asterisk means off Broadway. Two asterisks means West End.
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'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon
Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, 'Green Grow the Lilacs'
The Bible - Joseph stories
The Bible - Adam and Noah stories
Bruno Bettelheim's 1976 book, 'The Uses of Enchantment', and several fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm
E. L. Doctorow's 1975 novel of the same name
2000 British film of the same name
1973 Christopher Bond play of the same name, and British urban legend
L. Frank Baum's 1900 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' and the 1939 film 'The Wizard of Oz'
George Bernard Shaw's 1912 play 'Pygmalion'
Thornton Wilder's 1938 farce 'The Merchant of Yonkers' (later retitled 'the Matchmaker')
Miguel de Cervantes' 17th-century novel 'Don Quixote'
1997 British film of the same name
Richard Bissell's novel '7 1/2 Cents'
1960 novella of the same name by Elizabeth Spencer
Famous Weekly World News article
1955 novel by Patrick Dennis
Gaston Leroux's 1910 novel of the (almost) same name
1967 film of the same name (starring Julie Andrews)
Shakespeare's 'Taming of the Shrew'
1913 Atlanta trial of Leo Frank
James A. Michener's 1947 book 'Tales of the South Pacific'
1968 Mel Brooks film of the same name
Rosa Guy's novel 'My Love, My Love'
Several short stories by Damon Runyon, especially 'The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown'
Novella of the same name by David Garnett
The life of a famous female sharpshooter
Ingmar Bergman film 'Smiles of a Summer Night'
1998 movie of the same name (starring Adam Sandler)
1933 movie and previous novel by Bradford Ropes
Sam Raimi horror movies
Several short stories by Sholem Aleichem, especially 'Tevye and his Daughters'
The Bible - Gospel of St. Matthew
The Bible - Gospel of St. John
Verdi opera of the same name
Federico Fellini's 1963 semi-autobiographical film '8 1/2'
1960 Roger Corman movie of the same name
Harold Gray comic strip
John Van Druten's 1951 play 'I Am a Camera', which was adapted from Christopher Isherwood's 1939 novel 'Goodbye to Berlin'
Charles Dickens (unfinished) novel
Life of an Argentine political leader
Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'
Novella by Robert Louis Stevenson
1926 play of the same name by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins
Puccini's opera 'Madame Butterfly'
The 1957 memoirs of the title character, a 1930s burlesque stripper
Gregory Maguire's 1995 novel of the same name (based on 'The Wizard of Oz')
Charles Dickens (finished) novel
Frances Hodgson Burnett's 1911 children's novel of the same name
Loosely based on the play 'The Romancers' ('Les Romanesques') by Edmond Rostand
The life of a famous 19th-century showman and circus founder
Several Roman farces by Plautus, especially 'Pseudolus', 'Miles Gloriosus' and 'Mostellaria'
Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
1949 memoir of Maria von Trapp, 'The Story of the Trapp Family Singers'
A series of poems by T.S. Eliot
1975 film 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail'
Puccini's opera 'La boheme'
'The Once and Future King' by T. H. White and Arthurian legends
1862 Victor Hugo novel of the same name
1905 novel of the same name by Baroness Orczy
1988 John Waters film of the same name
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