Part 1: Chapter 1
1. Who are the Laurel Players?
(a) A quilting society.
(b) A nature preserve.
(c) A poker club.
(d) A community theater in Connecticut.
2. From where is the director who is hired to work with the amateur actors?
(b) New York.
(d) Los Angeles.
3. What dooms the performance?
(a) Bad acting.
(b) Poor singing.
(c) An out of tune pit orchestra.
(d) Lighting problems.
4. What happens when the leading man becomes sick and unable to act?
(a) The director takes his place.
(b) The understudy takes his place.
(c) The stage manager takes his place.
(d) A friend takes his place.
5. How is April Wheeler introduced?
(a) As a horrible actress and annoying housewife.
(b) As a plain looking, quiet woman.
(c) As a lonely teenage girl.
(d) As a beautiful, poised young woman, possessed of a lot of stage presence.
6. What does the audience do during intermission?
(a) They discuss how wonderful the performance is.
(b) They wander awkwardly around the high school building.
(c) They complain about the amateur actors.
(d) They leave the poor performance.
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