Fiddle Me This! The <em>Fiddler on the Roof</em> Musical Quiz
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Fill in the missing lyric from "If I Were a Rich Man:" "I see my wife, my Golde, looking like a rich man's wife with a ______"
...Carriage built for two
...Proper double chin
...New dress every day
...Ring on every finger
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What is the name of Tevye's shtetl?
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Although the story takes place in Russia, the 1971 movie was filmed in Yugoslavia. Why?
Cold War Russia banned the filming of movies about Jewish life.
The President of Yugoslavia was a huge movie fan.
The terrain better matched turn-of-the-century Russia.
Topol couldn't get a visa.
ANSWER: Otherwise, the country was not in favor of the film's message and probably would have denied filming requests. Otherwise, the country was not in favor of the film's message and probably would have denied filming requests.
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What big purchase did Motel make?
A sewing machine
A butcher shop
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Which of the following is NOT listed among the duties in the song "Tradition"?
Saying daily prayers
Making a proper, quiet, kosher home
Marry whoever the Papa picks
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What did Fyedka give Chava that started their secret relationship?
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Who played Tevye in the original Broadway production?
ANSWER: Mostel reacted quite negatively to Topol playing the role in the 1971 film. Mostel reacted quite negatively to Topol playing the role in the 1971 film.
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Which of the following actresses did NOT play a role at some point during the original Broadway production?
ANSWER: Bette Midler appeared as Tzeitel, Bea Arthur as Yente, and Pia Zadora as Bielke. Bette Midler appeared as Tzeitel, Bea Arthur as Yente, and Pia Zadora as Bielke.
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The musical's title is inspired by which artist's painting of Eastern European life depicting a funeral and a man playing a violin on a rooftop?
Vincent Van Gogh
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In the Gilmore Girls episode "Jews and Chinese Food," the Stars Hollow elementary school put on a production of Fiddler on the Roof. Who played the lead of Tevye?
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How many daughters did Tevye and Golde have?
ANSWER: Tzeitel, Hodel, Chava, Schprintze, and Bielke Tzeitel, Hodel, Chava, Schprintze, and Bielke
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What composer won an Oscar for his work on the 1971 film?
Erich Wolfgang Korngold