School play edited over 'sexually suggestive' Elvis song

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A Utah school district will require the editing of a high school play that uses Elvis Presley's music after a complaint about a "sexually suggestive" song.

Jordan School District officials announced plans on Jan. 2 to scrap Herriman High School's production of "All Shook Up," saying it could be offensive. Then the district announced the play would be edited, including removing the play's title track from the script, and other tweaks.

District spokeswoman Sandy Riesgraf said a person approached the district before Christmas break and complained about the play, which is loosely based on William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night."

Riesgraf said district administrators reviewed the script over the break and determined it didn't meet new district standards put in place in August after a South Jordan high school's play came under fire.

The Deseret News reported students have already started rehearsing the play, which is scheduled for February.