The Hippodrome Theatre

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  • 1. In what year did the Hippodrome Theatre originally open?

    • A. 1900

    • B. 1904

    • C. 1914

    • D. 1924

  • 2. In 1922, what became wedged in a backstage door while exiting the stage during a vaudeville act?

    • A. A donkey

    • B. A horse

    • C. A small person

    • D. A monkey

  • 3. In what year did the Mechanic Theatre open?

    • A. 1937

    • B. 1947

    • C. 1957

    • D. 1967

  • 4. How many buildings are included in the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center?

    • A. 1

    • B. 3

    • C. 4

    • D. 5

  • 5. How many restrooms does the Hippodrome Theatre have?

    • A. 6

    • B. 12

    • C. 18

    • D. 24

  • 6. What is the name of the Cafe at the Hippodrome?

    • A. The Drome Diner

    • B. The Hipp Cafe

    • C. The Hippo

    • D. The H-Spot

  • 7. Who performed at the Hippodrome Theatre on Aug. 19, 1937?

    • A. The original Three Stooges

    • B. Ronald Reagan

    • C. Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy

    • D. Frank Sinatra

  • 8. In 1963, what were the theater walls covered in prior to the regional debut of Cleopatra, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton?

    • A. Gold

    • B. Polyester

    • C. Satin

    • D. Silk

  • 9. What color are the Hippodrome's seats?

    • A. Black

    • B. Brown

    • C. Burgundy

    • D. Navy

  • 10. How high is the Hippodrome's stage?

    • A. 17 feet

    • B. 17 yards

    • C. 7 stories

    • D. 17 stories

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