Amy Winehouse Play in the Works

From Rolling Stone:

A play based on the life and music of Amy Winehouse is expected to open in Copenhagen in 2013, the BBC reports. The Winehouse family, however, has no involvement in the production, a spokesperson confirmed.

The show will feature music from late singer’s two records Frank and Back to Black and will reportedly focus on “the enormous pressure a sensationalist public put on a young superstar when her problems began,” according to organizers of the performance.

Source material for the play includes interviews, acceptance speeches, concerts, newspapers articles, letters and songs. Winehouse will be played by 29-year-old actress Johanne Louise Schmidt, and the show is set to open on January 30th at the Danish Royal Theatre’s 220-capacity Red Room.

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