November 2004 - After watching the A&E DVD of "PRIDE and PREJUDICE" with Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle, I decided that this was the musical I wanted to write for my second year project in the BMI Musical Theater Workshop. Of course, then I read the book.

June 14th, 2005 - Presented several songs/scenes for my BMI end of the year presentation/audition for the Advanced Workshop. I was accepted!

March 21st, 2006 - Fund raiser sponsored by Cannery Works. Performed songs and scenes from Act One.

May 10th, 2006 - Reading of Act One at Michael Carson Studios.

February 19th, 2007 - Reading of complete show at West Side Dance Project.

2008 - Richard Rodgers Award Finalist

November 10th, 2008 - Equity staged reading at the McGinn/Cazale Theater of the revised complete show.

September 22nd, 2012 - FWD Theatre Project selected PRIDE & PREJUDICE - the MUSICAL as one of 5 shows chosen to be developed in Chicago. Three songs were presented at the City Winery..with Karen Mason as Mrs. Bennet and Abby Mueller as Elizabeth.

January 10th, 2015 - Main Street Musicals presented two readings in Philadelphia at Randall Theatre at Temple University.

February 16th, 2015 - FWD Theatre Project presented a public reading in Chicago, one of 5 shows chosen out of 220 submissions.

Times Square Chronicles has a write up and photos of the event...FWD Theatre Project.

May 2015 - Pride & Prejudice-the Musical was performed by the Aisquith Homeschool Coop in Glen Arm, Maryland,

March 2016 - Pride & Prejudice - The Musical was performed in concert at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW!!!

March 2016 - Pride & Prejudice-the Musical was produced at Travis Academy of Fine Arts in Fort Worth, TX.

The future?- I am actively seeking producers and investors to produce "PRIDE & PREJUDICE - The Musical" on Broadway. If you are interested, please contact Lawrence Rush at lawrencebrucerush@yahoo.com