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Question 1: [7] The interior was designed by the consulting architect, W. H. Romaine-Walker (1854–1940), after the Opera at ________ by Gabriel.

Question 2: In 1882, the theatre hosted the London premières of Wagner's ________.
GötterdämmerungDer Ring des NibelungenParsifalTristan und Isolde

Question 3: Really Useful Group Theatres has owned the theatre building since 2000; the land beneath it is on a long-term lease from the ________.
Department for Culture, Media and SportCrown EstateCabinet OfficeHome Office

Question 4: George and ________'s Oh, Kay! had its London première on 21 September 1927.
Ira GershwinBlue Monday (opera)Porgy and BessCrazy for You

Question 5: Lumley engaged Michael Balfe to lead the orchestra[38] and entered negotiations with ________ for a new opera.
Hector BerliozFrédéric ChopinFelix MendelssohnRichard Wagner

Question 6: In 1778, the lease for the theatre was transferred from James Brook to Thomas Harris, stage manager of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, and to the playwright ________ for £22,000.
Charles James FoxGeorge CanningDavid GarrickRichard Brinsley Sheridan

Question 7: The present building was designed by Charles J. Phipps and was constructed in 1897 for actor-manager ________, who established the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art at the theatre.
Herbert Beerbohm TreeMax BeerbohmHer Majesty's TheatreBeerbohm family

Question 8: Although early productions combined spoken dialogue with incidental music, a taste was growing amongst the nobility for ________, which was completely sung, and the theatre became devoted to opera.
ItalyMilanItalian operaNaples

Question 9: [1] ________'s theatrical adaptation of his own The Good Companions premièred on 14 May 1931.
Time and the ConwaysJ. B. PriestleyAn Inspector CallsEnglish Journey

Question 10: This theatre was, at that time, the largest in England, and it became the home of the ________ company while that company's home theatre was itself rebuilt between 1791–94.
West End theatreTheatre Royal, Drury LaneRoyal Opera HouseHer Majesty's Theatre


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