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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead


by Tom Stoppard

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: Now That’s a Concise Synopsis Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How does the coin that Ros is flipping land?

On its side
Sunny side up
Q. What does Guil accuse the Player of being?

A charlatan
A waste of a musical theatre degree from Carnegie Mellon
A pornographer
Q. What game do Ros and Guil play?

Trivial Pursuit: Baby Boomer Edition
Q. Which play does Hamlet ask the Player to perform?

The Murder of Gonzago
The Play Within a Play Within a Play Within a Play
The Abduction of the Prince
Q. What does Guil want from a play?

He wants a simple story with a beginning, middle and end
He wants lots of action
He wants for art to reflect life
He wants to personally know one of the actors so he can get his ticket comped