Press Release: WE WILL ROCK YOU School Edition Available in North America!
Queen’s hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU, which ran for twelve record breaking years in London’s West End and has been performed throughout the world to an audience of more than 16 million people is now available as a School Edition in North America.
Musical licensor Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) has announced the release of the North American licensing rights to the School Edition of WE WILL ROCK YOU. The Olivier Award winning musical features music and lyrics by Queen and story and book by Ben Elton, developed exclusively for schools.
“We are excited to add this title to our collection of shows for students and young people,” said Steve Spiegel, President and CEO. “It is an exciting opportunity to carry on the legacy of Queen to new generations and, through their artistry, share the magic of theatre. You can’t help but love this musical with all of the classic Queen hits.”
The show takes place in a future age on a planet once called Earth that is now controlled by a mighty corporation…rock music is unheard and all musical instruments are banned. The hope of breaking free rests with an unlikely resistance—an alliance of rebel Bohemians. The show features many of Queen’s chart topping hits including “We Will Rock You,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Radio Gaga,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” “We are the Champions,” and more.
A UK version of the schools initiative has been running successfully for 10 years and has seen over 1700 schools there produce the musical, with thousands of children taking to the stage and performing the timeless music of Queen. We are now thrilled that schools of both the United States and Canada have that opportunity…and they
WILL ROCK YOU! WE WILL ROCK YOU School Edition is available for licensing at www.theatricalrights.com.