Canadian Theatre MCQs with Answer

What is the oldest operating theatre in Canada, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia?
a) Shaw Festival Theatre
b) Neptune Theatre
c) Royal Alexandra Theatre
d) Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre
Answer: b) Neptune Theatre

Which Canadian playwright is known for “The Drawer Boy” and “I Am My Own Wife?
a) George F. Walker
b) Norm Foster
c) Morris Panych
d) Jordan Tannahill
Answer: c) Morris Panych

In which province is the Stratford Festival, one of the most renowned theatre festivals in Canada, held?
a) Ontario
b) Quebec
c) British Columbia
d) Alberta
Answer: a) Ontario

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on new and experimental works?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Necessary Angel
d) Factory Theatre
Answer: c) Necessary Angel

Which Canadian playwright is known for “The Drowsy Chaperone” and “Half a Sixpence”?
a) Michel Tremblay
b) Robert Lepage
c) Tomson Highway
d) Bob Martin
Answer: d) Bob Martin

Which Canadian theatre company is based in Toronto and known for its focus on diverse and inclusive storytelling?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Obsidian Theatre
d) Factory Theatre
Answer: c) Obsidian Theatre

What is the name of the famous Vancouver-based theatre company that focuses on indigenous theatre productions?
a) Citadel Theatre
b) Stratford Festival
c) National Arts Centre
d) Native Earth Performing Arts
Answer: d) Native Earth Performing Arts

Who is the Canadian actor known for his roles in “Deadpool” and “The Proposal”?
a) Ryan Reynolds
b) Keanu Reeves
c) Michael J. Fox
d) Jim Carrey
Answer: a) Ryan Reynolds

Which Montreal-based theatre company is known for its unique approach to physical theatre and storytelling?
a) Cirque du Soleil
b) Black Theatre Workshop
c) Centaur Theatre
d) Geordie Theatre Productions
Answer: a) Cirque du Soleil

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “Les Belles-Soeurs” and “Albertine in Five Times”?
a) George F. Walker
b) Norm Foster
c) Michel Tremblay
d) David French
Answer: c) Michel Tremblay

Which Toronto theatre company is known for its Shakespearean productions and contemporary plays?
a) Stratford Festival
b) National Arts Centre
c) Tarragon Theatre
d) Neptune Theatre
Answer: c) Tarragon Theatre

Which Canadian actor played the lead role in the TV series “Corner Gas”?
a) Paul Gross
b) Rick Mercer
c) Seth Rogen
d) Brent Butt
Answer: d) Brent Butt

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its productions of classic and contemporary plays?
a) National Arts Centre
b) Soulpepper Theatre Company
c) Citadel Theatre
d) Factory Theatre
Answer: b) Soulpepper Theatre Company

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “The Farm Show” and “Salt-Water Moon?
a) Tomson Highway
b) Michel Tremblay
c) David French
d) George F. Walker
Answer: c) David French

Which Canadian theatre company is based in Edmonton and known for its productions of new Canadian plays?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Citadel Theatre
d) Necessary Angel
Answer: c) Citadel Theatre

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “The Rez Sisters” and “Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing”?
a) Robert Lepage
b) Michel Tremblay
c) Tomson Highway
d) David French
Answer: c) Tomson Highway

Which Canadian actor played the lead role in the “Back to the Future” film series?
a) Ryan Reynolds
b) Michael J. Fox
c) Keanu Reeves
d) Jim Carrey
Answer: b) Michael J. Fox

What is the name of the theatre company known for producing Shakespearean plays in a park setting in Toronto?
a) Shakespeare in the Park
b) Shakespeare by the Sea
c) Stratford Festival
d) Shakespeare in High Park
Answer: d) Shakespeare in High Park

Which Canadian playwright is known for “The Flick” and “The Aliens”?
a) Morris Panych
b) Jordan Tannahill
c) Annie Baker
d) George F. Walker
Answer: c) Annie Baker

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its productions of French-language plays in Montreal?
a) Citadel Theatre
b) Théâtre du Nouveau Monde
c) National Arts Centre
d) Neptune Theatre
Answer: b) Théâtre du Nouveau Monde

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “The Edward Curtis Project” and “Riders to the Sea”?
a) Jordan Tannahill
b) Robert Lepage
c) Tomson Highway
d) Marie Clements
Answer: d) Marie Clements

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its productions of Indigenous theatre works?
a) Factory Theatre
b) Necessary Angel
c) Native Earth Performing Arts
d) Obsidian Theatre
Answer: c) Native Earth Performing Arts

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing” and “The Rez Sisters”?
a) Michel Tremblay
b) Tomson Highway
c) David French
d) George F. Walker
Answer: b) Tomson Highway

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on socially relevant and contemporary plays?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Necessary Angel
d) Factory Theatre
Answer: d) Factory Theatre

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “Billy Bishop Goes to War” and “2 Pianos 4 Hands”?
a) George F. Walker
b) Tomson Highway
c) John Gray
d) David French
Answer: c) John Gray

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on new Canadian plays and fostering emerging playwrights?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Necessary Angel
d) Passe Muraille Theatre
Answer: b) Tarragon Theatre

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “The Attic, The Pearls and Three Fine Girls” and “Crash”?
a) Morris Panych
b) Norm Foster
c) Michel Tremblay
d) Judith Thompson
Answer: b) Norm Foster

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on physical and experimental theatre?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Volcano Theatre
d) Necessary Angel
Answer: c) Volcano Theatre

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “The Rez Sisters” and “The Cure for Death by Lightning”?
a) Tomson Highway
b) Michel Tremblay
c) David French
d) Gail Bowen
Answer: d) Gail Bowen

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its productions of French-language plays in Ottawa?
a) Stratford Festival
b) National Arts Centre
c) Théâtre du Nouveau Monde
d) Neptune Theatre
Answer: b) National Arts Centre

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “Albertine in Five Times” and “Eddie the King”?
a) David French
b) George F. Walker
c) Michel Tremblay
d) Tomson Highway
Answer: a) David French

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its productions of Shakespearean plays in Stratford?
a) Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
b) Neptune Theatre
c) Stratford Festival
d) National Arts Centre
Answer: c) Stratford Festival

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing” and “The Rez Sisters”?
a) Michel Tremblay
b) David French
c) Tomson Highway
d) Morris Panych
Answer: c) Tomson Highway

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on contemporary Canadian plays?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
d) Necessary Angel
Answer: c) Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “Bachman-Turner Overdrive” and “2 Pianos 4 Hands”?
a) Norm Foster
b) David French
c) Michel Tremblay
d) John Gray
Answer: d) John Gray

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on plays by and about Black artists?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Obsidian Theatre
d) Factory Theatre
Answer: c) Obsidian Theatre

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “The Drawer Boy” and “The Boys in the Photograph”?
a) George F. Walker
b) David French
c) Morris Panych
d) Michael Healey
Answer: d) Michael Healey

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on adaptations of classic texts and new works?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Stratford Festival
d) Factory Theatre
Answer: a) Soulpepper Theatre Company

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “I Am My Own Wife” and “Concord Floral”?
a) Morris Panych
b) Jordan Tannahill
c) Norm Foster
d) David French
Answer: b) Jordan Tannahill

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on producing French-language theatre in Montreal?
a) Citadel Theatre
b) Centaur Theatre
c) National Arts Centre
d) Théâtre du Nouveau Monde
Answer: d) Théâtre du Nouveau Monde

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “The Shape of a Girl” and “The List”?
a) Norm Foster
b) Joan MacLeod
c) Michel Tremblay
d) David French
Answer: b) Joan MacLeod

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on producing plays that explore social justice issues?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Necessary Angel
d) The Theatre Centre
Answer: d) The Theatre Centre

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “Marion Bridge” and “Where the Blood Mixes”?
a) David French
b) Norm Foster
c) Morris Panych
d) Kevin Loring
Answer: d) Kevin Loring

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on physical theatre and storytelling?
a) Black Theatre Workshop
b) Factory Theatre
c) Theatre Passe Muraille
d) Volcano Theatre
Answer: d) Volcano Theatre

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “Drama: Pilot Episode” and “Late Company”?
a) Morris Panych
b) Jordan Tannahill
c) David French
d) John Gray
Answer: b) Jordan Tannahill

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on producing works by female playwrights?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Obsidian Theatre
d) Nightwood Theatre
Answer: d) Nightwood Theatre

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “Hosanna” and “Albertine in Five Times”?
a) Michel Tremblay
b) David French
c) Tomson Highway
d) Michael Healey
Answer: a) Michel Tremblay

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on creating site-specific and immersive theatre experiences?
a) Soulpepper Theatre Company
b) Tarragon Theatre
c) Catalyst Theatre
d) Necessary Angel
Answer: c) Catalyst Theatre

Who is the Canadian playwright known for “The Penelopiad” and “Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)”?
a) Margaret Atwood
b) Judith Thompson
c) Marie Clements
d) Gail Bowen
Answer: a) Margaret Atwood

Which Canadian theatre company is known for its focus on producing works by and about women of colour?
a) Obsidian Theatre
b) Black Theatre Workshop
c) Nightwood Theatre
d) Theatre Passe Muraille
Answer: a) Obsidian Theatre

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