Deadmau5 & 'Deadmouse the Musical' Settle Legal Dispute (Update)

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Deadmau5 performs during Ultra Music Festival at Bayfront Park Amphitheater on March 29, 2014 in Miami, Florida. 

UPDATE: Less than 24 hours after tweeting about a cease and desist letter he sent to a Toronto production called Deadmouse: The Musical, Deadmau5 revealed the legal dispute is already over. "The dead mouse musical debacle is settled. They have just put up a disclaimer and called it a parody. Moving along now," he tweeted Wednesday (June 17) night.

6/17 post: Deadmau5 has issued a cease and desist letter to the Toronto production of Deadmouse: The Musical, an onstage parody of house music culture set to premiere next month at the Toronto Fringe Arts Festival. 

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In a series of posts to Twitter Wednesday, the DJ and producer released his lawyer's cease and desist letter and stated, "while i appreciate their intent, they REALLY went about this the wrong way and dont fully understand how this diminishes certain endeavours."

According to the musical's website, Deadmouse: The Musical is about "a mouse who wants to be a house DJ but is discriminated against for being a mouse.... Think Ratatouille meets Book of Mormon."

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The lead character is named Joel Zimmermouse, obviously very similar to Deadmau5's real name -- Joel Zimmerman. It also includes other parody characters, including David Goudda and Avicheese. 

Zimmerman's letter claims intellectual property violations against the production. The posted letter was sent to the Al Green Theater, where the musical is being held.