Saturday, February 25, 2012
Trivia: Which Broadway musical has characters named Electra, Demeter, and Cassandra?
1) The Phantom of the Opera
2) The Lion King
3) Beauty and the Beast
Answer: Cats is a musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. It introduced the song standard "Memory". Cats first opened in the West End in 1981 and then on Broadway in 1982, each time directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Gillian Lynne; it won numerous awards, including both the Laurence Olivier Award and the Tony Award for Best Musical.
Bonus: A queen bee uses her stinger only to sting another queen bee.