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Question 1: [28] Sheridan premiered his own comedy of manners ________ in 1777.
Guthrie TheaterHaymarket TheatreTheatre Royal, Drury LaneThe School for Scandal

Question 2: In the 1880s and 1890s, the theatre hosted many of the productions of the ________.
Zélie de LussanGilbert and SullivanCarl Rosa Opera CompanyCharles Santley

Question 3: The theatre and a patent renewal were purchased by actor ________ (who had trained under Macklin earlier) and partner James Lacy.
David GarrickOliver GoldsmithSamuel JohnsonSamuel Foote

Question 4: He also created the role of Captain Channel in ________'s melodrama, The Prisoner of War (1842), and of Lord Tresham in Robert Browning's A Blot in the 'Scutcheon (1843).
EnglandWilliam Blanchard JerroldBlack-Eyed SusanDouglas William Jerrold

Question 5: Davenant's management (with Charles Killigrew) proved brief and disastrous, and by 1693 he was fleeing to the ________ in the wake of embezzlement charges.
Canary IslandsMelillaSpainTenerife

Question 6: New technology facilitated the expansion: ________ columns replaced bulky wood, supporting five tiers of galleries.
OxygenChromiumIronZinc

Question 7: Garrick shared the stage with company including Peg Woffington, ________, Hannah Pritchard, Kitty Clive, Spranger Barry, Richard Yates and Ned Shuter.
Michael ArneCecilia YoungAcis and Galatea (Handel)Susannah Maria Cibber

Question 8: Their additions included an ornate ceiling and a ________ facade facing Bridges Street.
ConcretePaintingStuccoPlaster

Question 9: REALLY USEFUL THEATRES Adelphi • Cambridge • Drury Lane • Her Majesty's • ________ • New London • Palace
Apollo Victoria TheatreLondon PalladiumPrince Edward TheatreTheatre Royal, Drury Lane

Question 10: Killigrew built a larger theatre in the same spot, designed by ________; renamed the "Theatre Royal in Drury Lane," it opened in 1674.
Isaac NewtonRoyal SocietyRobert HookeChristopher Wren







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