Bloomberg Law: Producer Sues Over Rights to ‘EPIC: The Musical’ Recordings

A music producer who created sound recordings of songs for “EPIC,” a musical theatrical adaptation of Homer’s “The Odyssey,” filed suit in federal court seeking a ruling that it owns the copyright in the recorded works.

Blair Russell Productions LLC and BRP Records LLC filed the suit Monday against the author of the compositions, Jorge Rivera-Herrans, in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.

The complaint alleges that “BRP produced and completed, and Records commercially released, recordings of the first two” of nine batches of songs. “In early 2023, those recordings became very popular on social …

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