HOW STUFF WORKS
QUIZZES

FOLLOW US
Only 1 in 19 People Can Name These Broadway Shows From a Single Image. Can You?
by Khadija Leon
Youtube

When you hear the word Broadway, you immediately think of people singing and dancing in some type of musical or show and rightfully so, as it refers to theatrical performances which are held in the Theatre District in Midtown Manhattan in New York City.

Some of the first theatrical performances in New York date back to the 18th century where Shakespearean plays were performed at a theatre on Nassau Street with only 280 seats. Almost 300 years later, the city that never sleeps now has over 40 professional theatres in what is now called the Theatre District which spans from West 40th to West 54th Street from Sixth Avenue to Eighth Avenue. 

Every year, the popular tourist attraction brings in over 10 million people and grosses over $1 billion in ticket sales. Some of the most popular shows include The Lion King, Chicago, The Phantom of the Opera, Kinky Boots and The Book of Mormon, each having won multiple Tony Awards and performing more than 1,000 shows. 

Have you ever seen any of these Broadway shows? If you have, would you be able to identify them from just an image? The only way to find out is to take this quiz and to see how well you do!

Read More
Scroll to Begin Quiz

ABOUT HOWSTUFFWORKS

How much do you know about how car engines work? And how much do you know about how the English language works? And what about how guns work? How much do you know? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks is about more than providing great answers about how the world works. We are also here to bring joy to your day with fun quizzes, compelling photography and fascinating listicles. Some of our content is about how stuff works. Some is about how much you know about how stuff works. And some is just for fun! Because, well, did you know that having fun is an important part of how your brain works? Well, it is! So keep reading!