Type
Crossword
Description

A Broadway actor who starred as Jack Kelly in Newsies and Clyde Barrow in Bonnie & Clyde Jeremy Jordan
Musical about the childrens strike for rights in 1899 Newsies
High heels that most women wear in theater Character Shoes
a classic Disney movie-turned-musical about a common boy who finds love with a princess Aladdin
A series of dance steps put together to music choreography
a ground-breaking musical that won a tony for best musical, involves rap hamilton
show about highschool gone wrong - has three main characters with the same name Heathers
a female preformer actress
the person who keeps the whole show running from behind the scenes production manager
actress who is known for her roles in Cinderella, Bonnie & Clyde, Bandstand, Anything Goes, and many more Laura Osnes

Broadway Musicals Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Aladdin
Annie
Anything Goes
Bonnie and Clyde
Book of Mormon
Bye Bye Birdie
Cats
Chicago
Cinderella
Dogfight
Evita
Fun Home
Godspell
Hairspray
How to Succeed
Legally Blonde
Okalahoma
On the Town
Phantom of the Opera
Shrek the Musical
Sideshow
Something Rotten
The Little Mermaid
Wicked

Musical Theatre Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Performed without preparation Ad Lib
musical in which the basic story is taken from another source such as a book, an opera or a play without music Adaption
Planning the moving on the stage throughout the show, usually referring to non-musical sections Blocking
The "theatre" section of New York City Broadway
The actors, actresses, dancers, and singers who perform in a musical Cast
Stage dancing, or organized movement Choreography
The person who creates the Dance Moves Choreographer
The person who writes the music for a show Composer
The appearance of the cast following a performance of a musical or play, in groups or individually Curtain Call
The main person in charge of the action on the stage, he/she instructs the cast and crew Director
the closing musical number in a show. It usually includes the entire cast Finale
The book, script, or dialogue of a play. Libretto
The person who writes the words for the songs in the show Lyricist
Comedy A theatrical production, typically of a sentimental or humorous nature that consists of musical numbers and dialogue based upon a unifying theme Musical Comedy
A musical, theatrical production that has no spoken dialogue. The entire story is told in song Opera
A selection (introduction) played by the orchestra at the beginning of a musical, consisting of short sections of the songs to be performed in the show Overture
The person or organization financing and supervising the making and public presentation of a play Producer
The person or organization financing and supervising the making and public presentation of a play Plot
The "repeat" of a song already heard in the musical. It is usually shorter than the original, and often sung by a different character Reprise
Backdrops, furniture, and other large structures and properties used on the stage to provide atmosphere Set
Once a year, this is given to plays and musicals in a ceremony honoring excellence in the theatre Tony Award
The main plan of story Plot

Pop Culture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What film studio made WALL-E, Toy Story and Brave? Pixar
In which country was Lego invented? Denmark
The longest running show ON BROADWAY is... The Phantom of the Opera
Which show was based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee? Gypsy
What was the name of the first hippie musical? Hair
Which show, starring Robert Preston and Barbara Cook on Broadway? The Music Man
Which show about Danny and Sandy was made into a film with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Grease
What did the Little Shop hold in the movie which premiered in 1982? Horrors
What cult classic was made in 1975? therockyhorrorpictureshow
Which 90s revival hit shares its name with a gangster city? Chicago
Famous movie or play about a lion? Thelionking
What movie or play is about a village girl falling in loe with a beast? Beauty and the beast
What famous movie or playabout a girl that's not in Kansas anymore? The Wizard of oz
The prequel for The Wizard of Oz Wicked
Who was US President when America entered World War II? Franklin Roosevelt.
Who succeeded Nixon as President of the USA in 1974? ford
What film adapted from a one-woman off-Broadway show is considered the most profitable movie in Hollywood history? My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Which candy did the boy in E.T. use to lure the extraterrestrial? Reese's Pieces
What was the original title of the horror classic "Halloween"? The Babysitter Murders
What kind of animal was Baloo in The Jungle Book? Bear

Theatre Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

theatre union AEA
person who helps find jobs for actors agent
part of the stage that extends past the proscenium arch apron
switching all lights off at once blackout
actor movement on stage, usually assigned by director blocking
a write-up that usually includes a synopsis of the project and descriptions of the characters/roles in the script breakdown
area of NYC known for its prestigious theatre performances broadway
a show that goes from Broadway to traveling and performing around the country broadway national tour
time at which a performer is expected to be at the theater call time
person who finds and auditions actors to fill roles casting director
person who creates and teaches dances choreographer
performance designed to make a sale, profit commercial
clothing worn for a performance costume
writer who reviews performances critic
conversation between characters dialogue
person who oversees and puts together the production of a play or musical director
rehearsal in which all elements of a show are performed, including costumes dress rehearsal
curtain that is lowered to the stage, often serving as background scenery drop
a group of actors, singers, and/or dancers who perform together on stage ensemble
appointment when actor tries on costume to see if it will work for performance fitting
a system that enables stage crew to hoist components such as curtains, lights, scenery, stage effects and, sometimes, people fly
the movement of any body part to help communicate an idea or an emotion gesture
actor's "waiting room", used before or after a performance or while not onstage during the show green room
actor's picture, used for auditions headshot
words your character says, make sure you learn them! lines
a speech presented by a single character, most often to express their mental thoughts aloud, though sometimes also to directly address another character or the audience monologue
teaches and oversees music for a show music director
a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance musical
the "Big Apple", location of Broadway New York City
theatre performance that does not employ Equity actors nonunion
acting with unnecessary exaggeration overacting
a space at the front of a theater for the orchestra pit
phrase called out when it's time to get to your starting position for the show, always say "thank you ______" places
written by a playwright, performed by actors play
author of a play playwright
a lead actor or role principal
objects used onstage by actors during a performance or rehearsal props
a professional theatre outside New York City regional theater
a practice for a show rehearsal
written text given to each actor, usually on the first day of rehearsal script
performance in which actors have the opportunity to display talents and/or skills learned showcase
instrument which projects a bright beam of light onto the stage spotlight
person responsible for the technical details of a theatrical production, takes full responsibility for the stage during a performance stage manager
the process of tearing down the set, cleaning up, and putting things away on the final night of performances strike
a member of the company who understudies several chorus and/or dancing roles swing
a building where plays are performed theater
actor assigned to learn the part and fill in should the regular actor fall ill or otherwise be unable to perform the role understudy
area directly offstage that hides actors and scenery wing
not performing full out, should not be done unless specified by director/choreographer mark
engaging in and responding to what is currently happening in the scene in the moment

Theatre Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A long section of speech where just one person is speaking, commonly used in auditions Monologue
A type of audition where an actor/actress is given the script right before the audition, and is given a few minutes to prepare Coldread
Often used in auditions, where an actor/actress is given a prompt and they act out a scene, making it up as they go along Improv
Giving actors/actresses their roles in a production Casting
The team of actors and actresses preforming in a production Cast
Anyone whohelps with the production that is not preforming Crew
a prestigious award given to professional plays, similar to the Grammys or an Oscar Tony Award
A booklet that contains actor's/actresses' lines and actions as well as stage and set notes Script
An author who has written plays/musicals Playwrite
Named after a street in New York City, this is a league of professional productions Broadway
A break that is approximately in the middle of the show that lasts anywhere from 5-20 minutes Intermission
A nickname for where the orchestra plays Pit
A piece of the stage that extends over the pit Apron
An item for the actors/actresses to interact with on stage Prop
To specify where performers should stand, move, and act while speaking their lines Block
The first song that is played, it is all instrumental and includes melodies from later songs Overture
The line before your line Cue
To block out a dance, or complicated action sequence (ex. swoardfight) Choreograph
Right or left according to the preformer's position while facing the audience, UP STAGE is away from the audience and DOWN STAGE is towards them STAGEDirections

Broadway Musicals Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

A Chorus Line
Aladdin
Annie
Be More Chill
Beauty and the Beast
Bye Bye Birdie
Cats
Chicago
Dear Evan Hansen
Frozen
Grease
Gypsy
Hairspray
Hamilton
Heathers
In the Heights
Kinky Boots
Legally Blonde
Les Miserables
Mary Poppins
Newsies
Oklahoma
On Your Feet
Phantom of the Opera
Rent
School of Rock
Shrek: The Musical
Something Rotten
South Pacific
Spongebob
The Book of Mormon
The Great Comet
The Lion King
The Sound of Music
Waitress
West Side Story
Wicked

The Preforming Arts Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

songs
Vibrato
stage
Broadway
curtain
character
production
musical
set
guitar
piano
choreography
arabesque
duet
solo
audition
recital
instruments
music
tempo
improvisation
monolouge
scripts
costume
acting
dance
ballet
singer
microphone
drama

Be More Chill Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The nerdy protagonist of the show, aiming for his dream girl Jeremy
Jeremy's gay best friend, loves Bob Marley and retro skates Michael
Burned down Jake's house at the Halloween party Rich
Super quantum unit Intel processor, taken orally with Mountain Dew SQUIP
The state in which the show takes place New Jersey
A washed up drama teacher, he wants to make it ALL THE WAY TO BROADWAY Mr. Reyes
A song detailing what happened on the night of Halloween at Jake's house. Halloween
The default form of Jeremy's SQUIP Keanu Reeves
The default form of Christine's SQUIP Hilary Clinton
Jeremy's dream girl, she loves play rehearsal Christine
Hosts a party on Halloween! Classic bro-dude Jake
The saddest song of the whole show, everyone loves it Michael in the Bathroom
The tattoo that Michael has, stated in Two Player Game Pac-Man
The original actor of Michael Mell George Salazar
Jeremy's Broadway actor Will Roland
She knows everything about everyone Jenna Rolan

The Harlem Renaissance Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who was famous painter during the Harlem Renaissance? Archibald Motely
What was the type of music that was born during this era> Blues and Jazz
Who was an AMerican poet, novelist, playwrite, short story writer, and columnist during this era? Langston Hughes
A term coined in 1925 by sociologist and critic Alain Leroy Locke. The New Negro
THe movement of 1.3 million African-Americans out of the Southern United States to the North, Midwest, and West from 1915 to 1930 was known as what? Great Migration
Female jazz singer in this era. Billie Holiday
The name of the theater in New York City where many great African-American musicians got their start during the Renaissance. Apollo
In 1921, African-American theater producers launched the first African-American show on Broadway was called. Shuffle Along
Famous singer and musician in this time era. Louis Armstrong
Who wrote, "It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Cot That Swing"? Duke Ellington
Name of the city that launched the Harlem Renaissance New York
The success of the artists relied on black patrons and one white American. Charlotte Osgood Mason

Drama terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The name of a frozen picture in Drama. Tableau
The act of performing without a script. Improvisation
Performers who often work with balloons and red noses. Clowns
Another term for dancing in theatre. Choreography
The person who makes decisions for actors in a play. Director
William ___________________ is a famous playwright. Shakespeare
A small section of a play or act is called a _______________. Scene
Performers with painted white faces. Mime
The name of St. Peter's musical. High School Musical
The theatre where St. Peter's musical is being performed. Showplace
The entire furniture and structures on stage. Set
The name of a place you buy tickets for a production Box Office
A play with a sad ending. Tragedy
A play that is extremely funny Comedy
The award given in Hollywood. (think of a man's name) Oscar
An entire group of actors in a specific play. Cast
An award given in New York for an actor in a musical. Tony
In order for the audience to see actors ___________ is required. Lighting
Actors often wear these so they can be heard. Microphones
Lines or conversation in a play. Dialogue
Another theatre in Peterborough other than Showplace. Market Hall
A person in a play who talks to the audience. Narrator