Is an Official Prince Musical Featuring Unreleased Songs on the Way?

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 28:  ***EXCLUSIVE***  Musician Prince performs his first of three shows onstage during "One Night... Three Venues" hosted by Prince and held at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on March 28, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images for

Is an Official Prince Musical Featuring Unreleased Songs on the Way?

Looks like a famous circus act could also be involved.

Published June 20, 2016

Prince’s unreleased music, currently safeguarded in a vault tucked away somewhere at Paisley Park, may see the light of day, and sooner than we all think.

According to a recent interview in the New York Post, some of the late legend’s never-before-heard music may be involved as part of a potential Broadway musical.

“We’re going to be having a good time,” veteran music industry executive Charles Koppelman said during the interview. “There is so much to be done with this estate. There are vaults full of music.”

Koppelman, along with Prince’s longtime lawyer, L. Londell McMillan, was appointed to help handle the musician’s assets.

According to Koppelman, some of Prince’s music could end up on Broadway or worked into a Cirque du Soleil show, similar to that of Michael Jackson’s.

"Prince was an icon on the level of The Beatles and Michael Jackson, and his legacy should be honored," he added. "Though his name was Prince, I always thought he was the king of music." 

While there are no official plans yet announced to be in the works, it’s interesting to think of the possibilities, especially in regards to the estate going in the direction of a musical. 

Written by KC Orcutt

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