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APNewsBreak: Immigration crackdown in Alabama forces high school to put spring musical on hold
PELHAM, Ala. (AP) ' An Alabama high school is putting its spring musical on hold after a New York licensing firm that owns the rights to the play refused to comply with the state's crackdown on illegal immigration.
Officials say Pelham High School's production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" is in limbo after the licensing company refused to submit a document required of firms doing business with the state or local governments.
A school spokeswoman says Tams-Witmark Music Library Inc. submitted the documents Friday following inquiries from The Associated Press.
Acting groups ' even student theater troupes ' must pay for the right to use scripts or risk lawsuits. The rights can cost at least $1,200.
Teachers are planning another show in case they can't pull off a deal for the play.