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1. Which of these classic playwrights wrote Waiting for Godot?
Samuel Beckett
William Shakespeare
Arthur Miller
Tom Stoppard

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2. Which classic playwright wrote this play?
Oscar Wilde
Edward Albee
Edmond Rostand
Robert Bolt

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3. Which classic playwright wrote The Cherry Orchard, The Seagull and Uncle Vanya?
Anton Chekhov
William Gibson
Samuel Beckett
Arthur Laurents

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4. Which of these classic playwrights wrote about Napolean, Squealer & Snowball?

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5. Which plays did this classic playwright write?
Pygmalion, Man and Superman & St Joan
Othello, Macbeth & Twelfth Night
Mourning Becomes Electra, Long Day's Journey Into Night & The Iceman Cometh
The Birthday Party, The Homecoming & The Caretaker

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6. George Orwell famously predicted our future for which year?
1984
1994
2024
4444

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7. Which of these classic playwrights is responsible for the creation of this character?
William Shakespeare
Christopher Marlowe
David Mamet
Chaucer

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8. Which classic playwright created the Birling family?
J. B. Priestley
Nikolai Gogol
Brian Friel
Henrik Ibsen

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9. Which classic playwright wrote The Price, The Crucible & A View From a Bridge?
Arthur Miller
Tennessee Williams
Thornton Wilder
Tony Kushner

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10. Which classic playwright wrote The Miser, The Misanthrope Tartuffe?
Sophocles
Moliére
Lorraine Hansberry
Jean-Paul Sartre

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11. Which classic playwright famously said, "Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes"?
Oscar Wilde
Joseph Kesselring
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
William Shakespeare

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12. In which year was this famous playwright born?
1564
1664
1464
1764

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13. I am a British playwright. I wrote Equus and Amadeus. I was 90 years old when I died in Ireland. Who am I?
Peter Shaffer
David Hare
Sarah Cane
Alan Bennet

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14. Noël Coward wrote which of these classic plays?
Blithe Spirit
Hedda Gabler
Twelve Angry Men
The Children's Hour

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15. Ira Levin wrote which of these classic plays?
Deathtrap, Veronica's Room & Son of Rosemary
The Woman in Black, An Inspector Calls & Gaslight
Ghost Stories, Nightmare & The Haunting
Blackmail, Underground & Breathe

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Peter J Snee

Peter is a British born creative, working in the live entertainment industry. He holds an honours degree in Performing Arts and has over 12 years combined work experience in producing, directing and managing artistic programs & events. Peter has traversed the UK, Europe and Australia pursuing his interest in theatre. He is inspired by great stories and passionately driven by pursuing opportunities to tell them.

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