Name that Broadway Tune
This program will have clues about musicals and highlight a famous song from
each Broadway performance.
❏ The 1st slide will describe a famous Broadway musical.
❏ The 2nd slide will highlight an iconic song from that musical.
❏ This musical opened in 1964 and
ran for over 3,000 performances.
❏ It is about a father trying to find the
perfect man for each of his
daughters to marry while trying to
uphold his Jewish traditions and
❏ His daughters are making this task
difficult as they want to marry for
❏ This musical arrived to Broadway
❏ The musical is about a woman
who is a “matchmaker”. She
travels to New York to try to find a
match for a well-known millionaire.
❏ Carol Channing played the lead
❏ It won 10 Tony Awards.
❏ This Broadway musical
opened in 1944.
❏ It is about 3 sailors that arrive
in New York City for some
shore time during the war.
❏ The soldiers meet women
pretty quickly after arriving to
the big city.
❏ It had a revival in 1971 with
Bernadette Peters in the lead
❏ This Broadway Musical was produced
❏ It starred Rex Harrison and Julie
❏ This musical was referred to as “The
❏ Eliza Doolittle gets speech lessons
from Professor Higgins who makes a
wager that he can turn Eliza into the
❏ This musical opened on
Broadway in 1959.
❏ It was based on the story of
“The Von Trapp Family
❏ The Broadway Musical starred
Mary Martin and Theodore
❏ It won 5 Tony Awards including
❏ This musical was based on the book
by P.L.Travers and the 1964 Disney
❏ It arrived on Broadway in 2006.
❏ This musical starred Ashley Brown,
and Gavin Lee in the lead roles of
Mary and Bert.
❏ It takes place in London during the
❏ This story is centered around a nanny
who comes to help the family who
lives on Cherry Lane.
❏ This musical was on Broadway in 1957.
❏ The plot of this story is centered around
Harold Hill, the man who comes to town
and sells musical instruments with the
promise to organize a boy’s band. Harold
has no intention to keep his promise; he
intends to leave town without giving the
lessons. The plan becomes in jeopardy
when Harold begins to fall in love with the
town’s librarian and music teacher.
❏ This musical won 5 Tony Awards
including Best Musical. It prompted
several revivals of the musical and a
This “Jukebox Musical” is centered around the songs by the group ABBA. It had a
14 year run on Broadway making a mark in the charts as the 9th longest running
musical as well as being the longest running “Jukebox Musical”.
❏ This musical is based on the Disney
film and music of Elton John.
❏ It currently is identified as the top
producing Broadway musical of all
❏ It first appeared on Broadway in
❏ With over 9,000 performances and
over 1 billion dollars in earnings, it
marks its place in history as the
longest running and the most
earned money for a musical.
❏ It has been seen by over 100 million
people across the world.