WONDER #175: What's So Special About Broadway?
Question 1 of 3
Why did Broadway get the nickname “The Great White Way”?
- When it was first paved, Broadway was painted white.
- No one knows.
- Large white trees line Broadway.
- It was one of the first streets in the U.S. to be lit with electric lights.
Question 2 of 3
The best Broadway productions are recognized with...
- Tony Awards
- Olympic medals
- Emmy Awards
Question 3 of 3
This Wonder was mostly about...
- why The Phantom of the Opera is such a popular Broadway production.
- the history of Broadway and New York City’s Theater District.
- which shows people should see on Broadway when they visit New York City.
- how Broadway became home to America’s movie industry.
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