September 9, 2020

Broadway Online Trivia Night at State Theatre NJ

Kathryn Boswell (Photo by Corinne Louie)

State Theatre New Jersey will hold Broadway Online Trivia Night, hosted by actress Kathryn Boswell on Wednesday, on September 16 at 7 p.m. Proceeds raised support State Theatre’s Community Engagement programs. A minimum donation of $5 allows patrons to participate in the trivia challenge.

To sign up for Trivia Night, go to

The Broadway-themed trivia will be composed of 50 multiple choice questions covering everything from classic musicals like The Music Man and Fiddler on the Roof to composers and stars like Stephen Sondheim and Bernadette Peters, to newer musicals like Hamilton and Mean Girls. The first-place winner gets bragging rights as well as a $150 State Theatre gift certificate and a State Theatre swag bag. The second-place winner gets a State Theatre swag bag.

Online Trivia Night will be hosted on Zoom on each participant’s desktop computer and played on the smartphone-based trivia game app called Kahoot. Closed Captioning for this event can be made available by request by emailing by September 11.

Boswell performed the role of Cynthia Weil in the national tour of Beautiful –The Carole King Musical at the State Theatre in 2019. Her  Broadway credits include Anastasia and Gigi. TV and film credits include Bluebloods, Tales of the City, High Maintenance, and The Hating Game.

State Theatre’s ongoing online Trivia series began in August with a popular, sold-out 2000s-themed trivia hosted by drag queen, comedian, and singer Pissi Myles. Online Trivia Nights benefit State Theatre’s Community Engagement Programs. More Trivia Nights will be added throughout the season.