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May Hints Second Queen Musical On The Way

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 20: Brian May of Queen performs onstage during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 20, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
There may be more where the hit Queen musical "We Will Rock You" came from.

Guitarist Brian May tells the BBC that the group and writer/director Ben Elton are "working on a sequel, yes. In fact we've already very secretly and quietly work-shopped it...And everybody loved it, so we're looking for a theater and we hope to have a sequel out there 'at some point.' More than this I cannot say."

"We Will Rock You," which weaves Queen's songs into a plot about rebels in an Orwellian future, ranks as the longest-running musical ever at London's Dominion Theatre and played in 14 other nations before its current run through North America. It’s won theater awards in five of those countries -- including the Theatergoers Choice Award for Best New Musical and the Laurence Olivier Audience Award for Most Popular Show In Britain -- and box office figures have been as staggering as Queen's own record sales, which weigh in at an estimated 300 million worldwide. A company is currently touring in North America, and a film adaptation is rumored though has taken second seat behind a planned Freddie Mercury biopic.

Queen begins a tour with Adam Lambert fronting the group on June 19 in Chicago.