The most difficult theatre riddles A list of theatre related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Culture quiz 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.very hard 35% seamstressseamstress32%millinermilliner21%chambermaidchambermaid35%midwifemidwife10%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 346 answers in 3 languages »opera 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. very hard 39% TerpsichoreTerpsichore17%EratoErato18%EuterpeEuterpe23%ThaliaThalia39%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 5696 answers in 3 languages »Greek mythology 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.hard 48% Shakespeare's charactersShakespeare's characters48%Roman godsRoman gods24%German and Arthurian legendsGerman and Arthurian legends17%Roman emperors and their wivesRoman emperors and their wives9%Created by: Cleo. Statistics based on 17263 answers in 3 languages »theater 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.hard 51% Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin28%Stan LaurelStan Laurel11%Richard BurbageRichard Burbage51%Lilian GishLilian Gish9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 20246 answers in 2 languages »actors 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.average 66% samurai in war colorssamurai in war colors24%Kabuki actorKabuki actor66%imperial judgeimperial judge5%kamikaze pilotkamikaze pilot3%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 7515 answers in 3 languages »Japan 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.easy 71% he is a very old manhe is a very old man8%it is a catit is a cat5%he never shows uphe never shows up71%he is a devil in the form of handsome manhe is a devil in the form of handsome man14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14314 answers in 2 languages »literature 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.very easy 82% men onlymen only82%women onlywomen only10%puppetspuppets6%childrenchildren1%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8416 answers in 2 languages »culture riddles » Play culture quiz and see all the questions.