2019 marks the 70th anniversary of South Pacific, winner of ten Tony awards in 1949. It’s still the only musical production to win Tony Awards in all four acting categories. The original cast album was the bestselling record of the 1940s (which is pretty amazing when you think that it came out at the end of the decade!).
What is the world’s first novel? Early contenders included The Satyricon, probably the world’s first dirty book, and The Golden Ass, about a man who turns himself into a donkey and has various adventures. But only Daphnis and Chloe can claim to be the first romance novel!