It's over for the Al Capone
The box office had just reopened for 25 dates between April 13 and May 12, but it was closed almost immediately.
In the end, the ambitious show will have held 48 dates at the Folies Bergères, instead of the 90 planned.
The producer of the show, Jean-Marc Dumontet, laments in a post on Instagram a "
joy thwarted by unexpected events
, the owner of six Parisian venues explains: “
We wanted to improve the show by working on a new version.
I wanted to go after the gesture because the adventure was brilliant, the artistic team and the songs superb.
But that was not possible.
As for the spectators, the musical carried by Anggun and Roberto Alagna did not have the expected success.
50,000 tickets were sold in total, 30-40% less than expected.
The public apparently did not appreciate the show, whose satisfaction rate on the Billetreduc website does not exceed 60%.
The review was also not very enthusiastic.
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The musical traces the love story between a sister of Al Capone, Eliot Ness, played by Bruno Pelletier.
The US Treasury agent fought the gangster played by Roberto Alagna and whose mistress is carried by Anggun.
This love story did not seduce the spectators and according to
delivered a “
quite disastrous image of women in 2023