Who Am I Word Scramble

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1 “WHO AM I?” WORD SCRAMBLE DIRECTIONS: Unscramble the show titles below. Then use the squared letters to decipher the name of this playwright. This 1963 Broadway show was made into a 1967 film staring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda. 1. in The Rapk aBoFoReT ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ in The ___ ___ ___ ___ This 1976 play is about five couples set in the suite of a west coast hotel. 2. iFiaRCLnao ZLapa ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 3. Walter Matthau played a leading role in this Broadway play and later starred in the movie version. The DoD oLeUpC The ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 4. a semi-biographical play by this author, the first in the eugene trilogy. oGBRnhTi CahBe iSMeRMo ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ originally written as a screenplay for a 1977 movie, the musical version opened on Broadway in 5. 1993. The eoGoDBY LRiG The ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 6. The film version of this 1972 Broadway show starred George Burns and W alter Matthau. The SSinhenU SoYB The ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ This 1992 coming of age Broadway play won the Tony 7. award for Best play and the pulitzer prize in Drama. TLSo in eRSknYo ___ ___ ___ ___ IN ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 8. The last chapter in this author’s semi-autobiographical trilogy, this play’s revival is scheduled to open on Broadway in late 2009. Doaa YBRW BDonU ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 9. The plot of this musical is based on the real-life relationship of the lyricist, Carol Bayer Sager, and the composer, Marvin hamlisch. ThYeeR inYLapG RUo GSno ___ ___ ___ ___ ’ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ c WHO AM I? C I am known as one of the most reliable hit makers in Broadway history and I’m one of the most performed playwrights in the world. i wrote all of the plays and musicals listed above. i am: ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ Provided compliments of PIONEER DRAMA SERVICE, INC. (www.pioneerdrama.com) Please feel free to reproduce for use in your classroom.

2 “WHO AM I?” WORD SCRAMBLE ANSWER KEY 1. BaReFooT in The paRk This 1963 Broadway show was made into a 1967 film staring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda. 2. CaLiFoRnia SUiTe This 1976 Broadway show about five couples set in the suite of a hotel. The oDD CoUpLe 3. Walter Matthau played a leading role in this Broadway play and later starred in the movie version. BRiGhT 4. on BeaCh MeMoiRS A semi-biographical play by this author. The GooDBYe GiRL 5. originally written as a screenplay for a 1977 movie, the musical version opened on Broadway in 1993. 6. The SUnShine BoYS The film version of this 1972 Broadway show starred George Burns and W alter Matthau. 7. LoST in YonkeRS This 1992 coming of age Broadway play won the Tony award for Best play and the pulitzer prize in Drama. aY BoUnD 8. BRoaDW The last chapter in this author’s semi-autobiographical trilogy, this play’s revival is scheduled to open on Broadway in late 2009. 9. TheY’Re pLa YinG oUR SonG The plot of this musical is based on the real-life relationship of the lyricist, Carol Bayer Sager, and the composer, Marvin hamlisch. cC neiL SiMon is known as one of the most reliable hit makers in Broadway history , as well as one of the most performed playwrights in the world. Born in the Bronx in 1927, Simon attended both new York University and the University of Denver. his first Broadway play, Come Blow atkinson Theatre in 1961. Simon has received seventeen Tony Your Horn , opened at the Brooks 1985 Best Award nominations and won three: 1965 Best Author Award for The Odd Couple; and 1991 Best play award for Lost in Yonkers, play award for a play which also Biloxi Blues; earned him the 1991 pultizer prize for Drama. Simon was a 1995 kennedy Center honoree and has won numerous other awards over the years. Provided compliments of PIONEER DRAMA SERVICE, INC. (www.pioneerdrama.com) Please feel free to reproduce for use in your classroom.

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