Lin-Manuel Miranda, director Thomas Kail, theater owner James L. Nederlander, and producer Jeffrey Seller announced in January that they were saving the Drama Book Shop, by buying it. The 101 year old theater book store closed in January because of a steep rise in its rent; the new owners will find a new location in the theater district to reopen it in the Fall. True or false: Kail’s theater company was in residence there for five years.

Actors Equity called a strike in January, demanding a raise for its members who participate in any developmental stage work with commercial producers. Which current show on Broadway was developed this way?

Two shows opened on Broadway in January, Choir Boy and True West. The first marks Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Broadway debut, the second is one of four plays by the late Sam Shepard that have been on Broadway. But they do have some things in common: Both explore masculinity as a theme, and climax in a physical fight. Both are closing in March. True or false, both playwrights also won Academy Awards.

Rent Live, which Fox TV broadcast in January, was among the lowest rated and least critically lauded of the live musicals on TV since the trend began again in 2013. The one cast member who most stood out for critics and viewers alike was Brandon Victor Dixon as Tom Collins. True or false: Of the eight principal cast members – the others were Kiersey Clemons (as Joanne Jefferson), Jordan Fisher (Mark Cohen), Vanessa Hudgens (Maureen Johnson), Brennin Hunt (Roger Davis), Mario (Benjamin Coffin III), Tinashe (Mimi Marquez), Valentina (Angel Dumont Schunard).—Dixon is the only one who’s performed on Broadway.

Which play that ran in a theater festival in January was an adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya using six different English translations simultaneously?

In which of these plays were the performers playing themselves, military veterans who fought on opposite sides of a war?

In what other play that opened in January are the performers playing themselves?

. “This is the part I’ve wanted to do my whole life. This is my 13th Broadway show. I’ve been doing this since I was 18. And I never ever really thought I’d get to play her.” Who said this at BroadwayCon about which part?

In lieu of a Super Bowl LIII commercial, the candy company that makes Skittles announced in January that it will present the live show “Skittles Commercial: The Broadway Musical” on a New York stage on the day of the Super Bowl. The original cast album, already issued, includes the song “Four Minutes of Michael C. Hall Eating Skittles.”

Which Broadway show that closed in January did the star announce it will be adapted for Netflix?

Carol Channing died in January at the age of 97. What was NOT true about her?