Do You Know the Books These 21 Broadway Shows Are Based On?


Test your Broadway knowledge.

Many theatrical productions are based on written works, ranging from popular novels, to short stories, graphic novels, poetry collections, and more. Do you know which books these 21 shows are based on?

What Books Are These 21 Broadway Shows Based On?

What Books Are These 21 Broadway Shows Based On?


John Raitt, Janis Paige, Marion Colby, Thelma Pelish, and Buzz Miller in The Pajama Game.
The Pajama Game Friedman-Abeles / The New York Public Library

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7½ Cents by Richard Bissell

Angela Lansbury in Mame.
Mame Friedman-Abeles / The New York Public Library

Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum Martha Swope

Oliver! Martha Swope

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis in <i>The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess</i>, 2012″ data-bsp-lazyimage=”” data-lazy=”×450%3E/quality/90/?” data-url=”10″ src=”data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw==”></img><figcaption>             <span>                 <i>Porgy and Bess</i>                                      <span>Michael J. Lutch</span>                              </span>         </figcaption></figure>
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Porgy by DuBose Heyward Michael J. Lutch

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