Since "Pride and Prejudice" was published in 1813, the British novel has inspired everything from comic books and fan fiction to plays, films, and TV shows. But with the exception of one 1959 Broadway musical – "First Impressions," named after Jane Austen's first draft of the novel – the romantic tale of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet has not been adapted for the musical stage.
When we think about school desegregation in the US, the 1954
case Brown v. Board of Education immediately springs to mind. But the roots of
the movement stem from a lesser known lawsuit.