Missed our Broadway Trivia Night? Play Along at Home!

Welcome to the Grovedale Winery Broadway Trivia Night... at Home! Missed our recent trivia night or simply want to relive the magic of Broadway while sipping on a delightful wine-infused cocktail? You've come to the right place. Before we dive into the trivia, let's kick off with a Broadway-themed cocktail that sets the stage for an evening of fun, flair, and a touch of sophistication.

The Showstopper Spritz


  • 4 oz Optimism Bright Side Wine
  • 1 oz elderflower liqueur
  • 2 oz club soda
  • Splash of lemon juice
  • Edible gold glitter for garnish
  • Lemon twist and a sprig of fresh rosemary for garnish

Quick Mix Instructions:

  1. Mix: In a chilled coupe glass, combine the Optimism Bright Side Wine, elderflower liqueur, and a splash of lemon juice.
  2. Sparkle: Top with club soda and a sprinkle of edible gold glitter for that Broadway dazzle.
  3. Garnish: Adorn with a lemon twist and a rosemary sprig for a touch of elegance.
  4. Serve: Present your "The Showstopper Spritz" with the flair of a Broadway finale, ready to steal the spotlight at any gathering.

Trivia Night at Home: Broadway Edition

Round 1: Broadway Musicals

1. Question: What is the title of the Broadway musical featuring songs "All that Jazz," "Cell Block Tango," and "Mr. Cellophane"?
  • Answer: Chicago
2. Question: Running on Broadway from 2005 to 2017, which musical tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons?
  • Answer: Jersey Boys
3. Question: "There’s no business-like show business" is a song written by Irving Berlin for what classic Broadway musical?
  • Answer: Annie Get Your Gun
4. Question: In which Broadway musical does Jack sing "There are giants in the sky"?
  • Answer: Into the Woods
5. Question: What famous Broadway musical features songs "Dancing Queen," "Honey, Honey," and "Chiquitita"?
  • Answer: Mamma Mia!

Round 2: Broadway Details

1. Question: Why is Jean Valjean imprisoned in Les Misérables?

  • Answer: Stealing bread

2. Question: How many daughters does Tevye have in Fiddler on the Roof?

  • Answer: 5

3. Question: Where are the Sharks from in West Side Story?

  • Answer: Puerto Rico

4. Question: Where is "The Phantom of the Opera" set?

  • Answer: Paris

5. Question: What is the first name of the lead teen character in the hit musical Hairspray?

  • Answer: Tracy

Round 3: Broadway History

1. Question: What is the longest-running musical on Broadway?

  • Answer: The Phantom of the Opera
  • Bonus Question: What year did it open?
  • Answer: 1988

2. Question: What Disney Theatrical Production is the highest-grossing Broadway show in history?

  • Answer: The Lion King

3. Question: What Tony-winning Broadway musical featured a revival in 2016 and has over 7,000 performances?

  • Answer: Cats

4. Question: What was the last Broadway musical Rodgers and Hammerstein created, which debuted in 1959?

  • Answer: The Sound of Music

5. Question: What is the 1960 Lerner and Loewe musical about a mythical king and queen and features Sir Lancelot?

  • Answer: Camelot 

Round 4: Broadway Fun Facts

1. Question: How many theatres are located on Broadway itself?

  • Answer: 3

2. Question: Broadway Theatre is used to describe venues with seating for 500 people. What is the term for smaller theaters referred to?

  • Answer: Off-Broadway

3. Question: What is the title of the song written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil that many versions were produced, one by The Drifters?

  • Answer: On Broadway

4. Question: Broadway productions and artists are honored by what annual awards?

  • Answer: The Tonys

5. Question: What is Broadway's oldest continually operating Theatre, built in 1903?

  • Answer: Lyceum Theatre

Round 5: Broadway in Movies

1. Question: This actress appeared in productions of Les Mis, Ragtime, Fiddler on the Roof, and Funny Girl. Who is she?

  • Answer: Lea Michele

2. Question: Leonard Bernstein was the composer of music for which musical based off the story of Romeo and Juliet?

  • Answer: West Side Story

3. Question: "Defying Gravity" was written by Stephen Schwartz and recorded by Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth for what musical?

  • Answer: Wicked

4. Question: This actor won a Tony award in 2017 for The Great Comet of 1812 and in 2023 for Sweeney Todd. Who is it?

  • Answer: Josh Groban

5. Question: What musical is this line from: "I wore my coat, with golden lining. Bright colors shining, wonderful and new"?

  • Answer: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

How did you fare on our stroll down Broadway, paired with a sip of the Showstopper Spritz? We're eager to hear! Share your trivia scores with us on social media or drop a note in the comments below. Remember, every question answered is a step taken with us through the vibrant world of Broadway, as celebrated by Grovedale Winery. Keep an eye out for our next trivia night announcement. Until then, continue to cherish the enchanting moments and exquisite wines

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