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Question 1: 1966: ________'s performance in his landmark one-man show, Mark Twain Tonight, earns him a Tony.
Hal HolbrookPaul ScofieldMichael MoriartyJason Robards

Question 2: 1993: Singer ________ takes to the stage for a series of concerts.
Tony BennettBarbra StreisandLinda RonstadtWhitney Houston

Question 3: 1935: Clifford Odets' Waiting for Lefty stars the playwright, Lee J. Cobb, and ________
José QuinteroElia KazanJoseph L. MankiewiczJosé Ferrer

Question 4: Designed by architect Henry Beaumont Herts in 1912, it was named for Longacre Square, the original name for ________.
BoweryBroadway (New York City)Sutton Place, ManhattanTimes Square

Question 5: 1917: The P.G. Wodehouse-________-Guy Bolton musical Leave It to Jane stars Edith Hallor, Robert Pitkin and Oscar Shaw
Show BoatJerome KernMusical theatreIrving Berlin

Question 6: 1975: The cast of Terrence McNally's riotous The Ritz includes Jack Weston, Jerry Stiller, ________, George Dzundza, and Rita Moreno, who wins a Tony.
Academy Award for Best ActorF. Murray AbrahamMichael DouglasPaul Newman

Question 7: A curse allegedly lingers on the theater as a result, and superstitious producers avoid it for fear they'll be backing a flop, as noted by ________ in his seminal book The Season: A Candid Look at Broadway.
Bo GoldmanAcademy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)Horton FooteWilliam Goldman

Question 8: 1985: A revival of Peter Nichols' A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, with ________ and Stockard Channing, earns her a Best Actress Tony.
Jonathan PryceJim DaleJohn CullumAlan Cumming

Question 9: 1978: Ain't Misbehavin' runs for 1604 performances and wins Tony Awards for Best Musical, Richard Maltby, Jr.'s direction, and ________ as featured musical actress.
Audra McDonaldBebe NeuwirthNell CarterBetty Buckley

Question 10: 1955: Julie Harris plays ________ in Jean Anouilh's The Lark, for which she wins her second Best Actress Tony Award.
Hundred Years' WarCharles VII of FranceJoan of ArcCultural depictions of Joan of Arc


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