Theatre questions This is a list of recently added questions about theatre. In theatre, what is a soubrette?Chambermaid. In theatre, a soubrette is a comedy character who is vain and girlish, mischievous, lighthearted, coquettish and gossipy - often a chambermaid or confidante of the ingenue, she often displays a flirtatious or even sexually aggressive nature.Created by: Tschukavery hard 34% seamstressseamstress116millinermilliner75chambermaidchambermaid123midwifemidwife38opera riddles » What is the name of the Muse of comedy?Thalia was the Muse who presided over comedy and idyllic poetry. She was portrayed as a young woman with a joyous air, crowned with ivy, wearing boots and holding a comic mask in her hand. Many of her statues also hold a bugle and a trumpet (both used to support the actors' voices in ancient comedy), or occasionally a shepherd’s staff or a wreath of ivy. Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykvery hard 39% TerpsichoreTerpsichore1002EratoErato1076EuterpeEuterpe1342ThaliaThalia2277Greek mythology riddles » In Samuel Beckett's play 'Waiting for Godot', how does Godot look like?He never shows up. In Waiting for Godot, two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, wait endlessly and in vain for the arrival of someone named Godot.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 71% he is a very old manhe is a very old man1284it is a catit is a cat856he never shows uphe never shows up10169he is a devil in the form of handsome manhe is a devil in the form of handsome man2013theater riddles » Which of these actors died first?Richard Burbage was a lead actor of The Lord Chamberlain's Men, a playing company for whom William Shakespeare wrote for most of his career. He played most of the lead roles, including Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 51% Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin5687Stan LaurelStan Laurel2242Richard BurbageRichard Burbage10495Lilian GishLilian Gish1836actors riddles » Where do the names of Uranus moons (Ariel, Umbriel, Miranda, Titania, Oberon) come from?Shakespeare's characters. William Herschel, Englishman, discoverer of Uranus and its major moons, was very patriotic for naming. He originally named Uranus as "George Star" to honour king of England, but the name was changed later.Created by: Cleohard 48% Shakespeare's charactersShakespeare's characters8345Roman godsRoman gods4172German and Arthurian legendsGerman and Arthurian legends3087Roman emperors and their wivesRoman emperors and their wives1672literature riddles » By whom is the traditional Japanese theatre called Kabuki played?Men only. Kabuki was born in 1603 as ensemble dance and drama performed by women. Soon it was called called prostitute-singing and dancing. Eventually, women's Kabuki was banned in 1629 for being too erotic, and Kabuki switched to adult male actors.Created by: Kasiavery easy 82% men onlymen only6920women onlywomen only870puppetspuppets538childrenchildren99Japan riddles » Who is at this picture?Kabuki actor. Rice powder is used to create the white base for the characteristic stage makeup called kumadori. The red color of the kumadori indicates positive traits; blue or black, villainy; green, the supernatural; and purple, nobility.Created by: Kasiaaverage 66% samurai in war colorssamurai in war colors1853Kabuki actorKabuki actor5036imperial judgeimperial judge382kamikaze pilotkamikaze pilot256culture riddles » Play culture quiz and see all the questions.