Danish Theater Company Scraps Play About Amy Winehouse
A Danish theater company tried to make Amy Winehouse’s dad give over the rights to her music and he said no, no, no.
The Royal Theatre in Denmark announced that they are canceling a play about Amy Winehouse’s life because her father, Mitch, has blocked the use of her music, and photographs, The New York Times reports.
The musical, which was set to debut in January, was based off of interviews, acceptance speeches, concerts, newspapers articles, letters and songs from the late singer’s two records, 2003’s Frank and 2006’s Back To Black.
In an interview with the BBC last week, Winehouse refuted reports that there was a musical being made about Amy’s life. He did announce though that he is planning a tribute concert for February 2014 in honor of his late daughter.
A spokesman for Koda, the Danish copyright agency handling rights for the theater company, said that Winehouse did not a give a reason for his objection.
- Shannon Carlin, CBS Local
Read More On Fresh1027.com:
- Style Files: Selena Gomez Launches ‘Rock Chic’ Adidas NEO Summer Collection
- Major Lazer Teams Up with Pharrell and an ‘Aerosol Can’
- Prince, Warner Bros. Announce Partnership, ‘Purple Rain’ Reissue
- Austin Mahone Drops ‘Till I Find You,’ New Album Track Listing
- One Direction Morph Into Each Other For ‘You & I’ Video
- Raves Are For Kids: NYC Clubs Cater to the 12-and-Under Set