We Will. We Will Sue You09 April 2003
The hit musical based on songs by rock band Queen We Will Rock You has been
served with a lawsuit.
The musical director of the show, CHRISTOPHER RENSHAW, has launched a
legal battle for compensation claiming he has been denied royalties. Production
company QUEEN THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS allege Renshaw is in breach of
Renshaw says he has not been paid royalties from the show since 5 October
2002. However, the production company claim that Renshaw broke his contract
before the opening night in May 2002.
They say, "Since 23 April 2002, the direction and staging of We Will Rock
You has been undertaken by both Ben Elton and Arlene Phillips, who have been
assisted by the resident director of the show, TONY EDGE."
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